[pcductape] Re: xp sharing?

  • From: Sandi <sanneumann@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 13 May 2003 03:51:19 -0400

And that's probably the best way to do it Bob.  At least in the Home version
it is.

Sandi
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2003 2:03 AM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: xp sharing?


| Hi Pam,
| I did find this in the home edition.
| It looks like a user can only make folders private, so one might have to
put
| icons on a desktop in a folder to make them private.
| Here is what help says, so far:
|
| To make your folders private
|
|   1.. Open My Computer.
|   2.. Double-click the drive where Windows is installed (usually drive
(C:),
| unless you have more than one drive on your computer).
|   If the contents of the drive are hidden, under System Tasks, click Show
the
| contents of this drive.
|
|   3.. Double-click the Documents and Settings folder.
|   4.. Double-click your user folder.
|   5.. Right-click any folder in your user profile, and then click
Properties.
|   6.. On the Sharing tab, select the Make this folder private so that only
I
| have access to it check box.
|  Notes
|
|   a.. To open My Computer, click Start, and then click My Computer.
|   b.. This option is only available for folders included in your user
profile.
| Folders in your user profile include My Documents and its subfolders,
Desktop,
| Start Menu, Cookies, and Favorites. If you do not make these folders
private,
| they are available to everyone who uses your computer.
|   c.. When you make a folder private, all of its subfolders are private as
well.
| For example, when you make My Documents private, you also make My Music
and My
| Pictures private. When you share a folder, you also share all of its
subfolders
| unless you make them private.
|   d.. You cannot make your folders private if your drive is not formatted
as
| NTFS. For information about converting your drive to NTFS, click Related
Topics.
| Bob Noble
| www.sonic.net/bnoble


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