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September 6, 2005 12:37:34 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

First, I still have problem to set a folder to be
private. It should be a VERY EAY task.
But when I right click the Property of a folder on D: drive
its "Make this private" check box is gray out.
So I can NOT make a folder be private in D: drive.

It seem to me the private folders are private
under "My Documents" in C: drive.

I read from Help, it says a drive MUST be NTFS

But I type

convert D: /fs:ntfs

It says my D drive already is NTFS format.
Since it already in NTFS, then why I can't
make it private?

Since I am system administrator at home for my
Windows XP. If I created new folders on D: drive
for my daughter and son.
I need to set the ownership, group and permission
for each user, make the folders be private.

How do I do these in step-by-step.
I am UNIX/LINUX system administrator.
It is a very easy task for me do
these in UNIX/LINUX, just type

mkdir folder_name # create a directory/folder
chown owner_name folder_name # set owner for a foler
chgrp group_name folder_name # set group for a folder
chmod u=rwx,g=rx,o=r folder_name # set permission
# owner read/write/execute;
# group read/execute;
# others read only

or

chmod u+rwx,g+rx-w,o+r-wx folder_name


How do I do all these in Windows XP Home edition?
Thank Q very much in advance!
September 6, 2005 7:12:39 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

In news:D fk3br$tdk$1@news.nems.noaa.gov,
RC <raymond.chui@nospam.noaa.gov> had this to say:

My reply is at the bottom of your sent message:

> First, I still have problem to set a folder to be
> private. It should be a VERY EAY task.
> But when I right click the Property of a folder on D: drive
> its "Make this private" check box is gray out.
> So I can NOT make a folder be private in D: drive.
>
> It seem to me the private folders are private
> under "My Documents" in C: drive.
>
> I read from Help, it says a drive MUST be NTFS
>
> But I type
>
> convert D: /fs:ntfs
>
> It says my D drive already is NTFS format.
> Since it already in NTFS, then why I can't
> make it private?
>
> Since I am system administrator at home for my
> Windows XP. If I created new folders on D: drive
> for my daughter and son.
> I need to set the ownership, group and permission
> for each user, make the folders be private.
>
> How do I do these in step-by-step.
> I am UNIX/LINUX system administrator.
> It is a very easy task for me do
> these in UNIX/LINUX, just type
>
> mkdir folder_name # create a directory/folder
> chown owner_name folder_name # set owner for a foler
> chgrp group_name folder_name # set group for a folder
> chmod u=rwx,g=rx,o=r folder_name # set permission
> # owner read/write/execute;
> # group read/execute;
> # others read only
>
> or
>
> chmod u+rwx,g+rx-w,o+r-wx folder_name
>
>
> How do I do all these in Windows XP Home edition?
> Thank Q very much in advance!

Log on to safe mode, start > run > type "control folders" > click view tab >
untick simple file sharing > make your changes.

Safe Mode :
http://kgiii.info/windows/all/general/safemode.html

Galen
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"You know that a conjurer gets no credit when once he has explained his
trick; and if I show you too much of my method of working, you will
come to the conclusion that I am a very ordinary individual after all."

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