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View Other Peoples Hard Drives With Remote Desktop?

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When I first hit connect to a computer using Remote Desktop I’m warned “The following local devices will be made available to the remote computer.  This may be potentially unsafe.  (Disk Drives)”

Can someone elaborate?  If User “A” remote desktops to a server “X” with his local Disk Drives – will a user “B”  that is on the same server be able to see user "A"s hard drive contents?  I’ve quickly tested this but don’t see the other user’s local drives.  I want to be sure this is the case though.  Is there any way for user B to see or access my drives this way?
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the drives are available in the sense that if there is malicious code/a virus running on the remote computer, your computer's drives will be vulnerable to infection.

your drives are not viewable by other remote users.
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thanks.  that is what I assumed - but wanted to be sure.  I would not turn on disk drive sharing if other people could see them!
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