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How to Share a Directory on a Network in Windows Vista & XP

Posted by David  •  Dec 24th, 2008 6:42:07 pm - Subscribe | Mood: good | Music: Christmas Music

A step by step on How to Share a Directory on a Network in Windows Vista. This entry was created in reflected to this article - How to Map a Network Drive in Windows Vista.

In this article I will assume that you have already setup the network using the Network Setup Wizard.

How to Share a Directory on a Network in Windows Vista


  1. Find a directory in Windows XP or Vista and do the following.
  2. Right click the directory
  3. Go to properties
  4. Sharing tab
  5. In Windows XP - Check mark - Share this folder on the network and check mark allow network users to change my files. (if you like)
  6. In Windows Vista - Click on the share button (do this if you want to share with other users on a PC. if not skip this and the next step.
  7. Use the drop down and select Everyone (All users in this list) or you can be specific and choose the computer of choice.
  8. Click on Advanced Sharing
  9. Check mark Share this folder
  10. Click the Permissions button
  11. Modify the Permissions as needed
  12. Click ok
  13. Apply
  14. Ok
  15. Close

If you have any questions post them below. I will be emailed and will assist as soon as I can.

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anonymous Says:
May 31st, 2011

thanks

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