winxp network access


2 pc, freshly installed with xp pro and new service pack 2,
windows updated done.

norton antivirus 2005 installed and updated.

my problems, how come each pc unable to access
to c:\program files folder even though the main C: drive
has been shared on both computers.

is norton need to configured ?

please advise
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Windows normally doesn't allow to share Program Files folder. You can share it, by right mouse clicking Program Files folder and set sharing handly.
nprignanoTechnical ArchitectCommented:
You cannot run programs on other computers over the network without a terminal server or remote desktop - if that is what you are trying to do.  If you want to share the data, you have to share the folders on the drive that you want shared over the network.  In other words, share the program files folder.


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ilovekeat2Author Commented:
well, if i directly want to share the program files folder itsself, it cant be done....

the sharing features will disable once i right click on sharing and went into the sharing tab page.
you cant share program files but you share the hall drive ( C or D etc) and the you can access program files
or if you want you can use remote desktop and allow disk drive from remote options

nprignanoTechnical ArchitectCommented:
Asker, why the C?  This low grade seems pretty unfair to me.  Do the other experts here agree that c is an unfair grade?

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