Setting shared folder permissions on a mixed XP Pro, XP Home network
Posted on 2006-07-11
Apologies if this has been asked before or if it's too trivial. I don't know much about networking and would appreciate being pointed in the right direction. I've had a peer-to-peer network for myself and employees for a while now but with simple file sharing. I've just added a file storage system in the form of a big RAID-1 array attached to one of the computers. I want to use this drive array as the centralized store for the company data. I would like to set up two main folders on this drive - one private to the owners of the company and another open to everyone on the network. The computer that has the storage device runs XP Pro but most of the rest run XP Home. What's the easiest way to achieve what I want? Does it make it harder that some use XP Pro and the others XP Home?