Solved

Hide Shared Folder from Win98 PC's and Users

Posted on 2003-11-17
1
338 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-04
On a Win2k3 network, how can I hide a shared folder from users and Win98 PC's? I can set access rights but the folder is still visible when logged in as a user.
0
Comment
Question by:ncw
1 Comment
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
TooKoolKris earned 150 total points
ID: 9763445
When you create the share put a $ at the end of it and it wont show up.

Like if you wanted to share out c:\windows\temp you would create the name of the share as "Temp$" and then it would be hidden from people browsing on that server.
0

Featured Post

Complete VMware vSphere® ESX(i) & Hyper-V Backup

Capture your entire system, including the host, with patented disk imaging integrated with VMware VADP / Microsoft VSS and RCT. RTOs is as low as 15 seconds with Acronis Active Restore™. You can enjoy unlimited P2V/V2V migrations from any source (even from a different hypervisor)

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Many people tend to confuse the function of a virus with the one of adware, this misunderstanding of the basic of what each software is and how it operates causes users and organizations to take the wrong security measures that would protect them ag…
Users of Windows 10 Professional can disable automatic reboots using the policy editor. This tool is not included in the Windows home edition. But don't worry! Follow the instructions below to install (a Win7) policy editor on your Windows 10 Home e…
Exchange organizations may use the Journaling Agent of the Transport Service to archive messages going through Exchange. However, if the Transport Service is integrated with some email content management application (such as an antispam), the admini…

685 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question