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How to change file permission ?

Posted on 2004-09-11
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I've just reinstalled Windows XP Pro and updated to SP2. Now I don't have anymore access to some of my folders/files. I can't see the "Security" tab in properties neither. So how can I do to re-display this tab, and change permission (for many account) of my files.
PS: I'm using French version of Windows, in my own workgroup.
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Luc Franken earned 125 total points
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Hi pfiev,

You will have to disable simplified filesharing to see the "Security" tab.
How to disable simplified sharing and set permissions on a shared folder in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=307874

Greetings,

LucF
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Sorry for asking too soon. I've found the solution http://www.experts-exchange.com/Security/Win_Security/Q_21097049.html
Besides, windows shows an option "Simple fire sharing" outsize the View options before, but now it's only in the View options.
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Oh so fast! You've just answered 1 minute before my post. But I'll give you all the points anyway :-)
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:o) Thanks!

LucF
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