XP Share Options window.   Change view

Posted on 2005-05-05
Last Modified: 2011-10-03
So I have Xp NOW....yawn.....

I used Win2000 a long time and am use to the sharing tab with ability to set permissions on file Folder I am sharing .

Xp gives me 4 check boxs in it's version of sharing options.  How do I get back my sweet win2k view of the sharing window


Question by:_SABB_
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    Accepted Solution

    //try this
    Open Windows explorer
    Go the "view" tab, and scroll down to the bottom to "Use Simple File Sharing", check the box.
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    Assisted Solution

    If you are using XP Professional edition , then your can disable "Use Simple File Sharing" as decribed in the following article:

    If you are using XP Home edition, then there's no such option to disable "Use Simple File Sharing", The only way to do is to re-boot your computer and press <F8> , enter Safe Mode with Network connection, then you can find the same option as Windows 2000 when you right-click shared folders

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