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Prompt for username and password for folder access on domain

I have a user that wants a folder that he has to ask for a username and password each time anyone tries to open it.  It is a windows 2003 SBS domain.
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Not without possibly non-existant 3rd party software.  Security in windows is based on the user who logs in - usernames and passwords where the passwords are kept secret and ONLY the user (not even the administrator) has access to them.  Then, if a user wants to access a resource, they are either allowed to access it or they are not.  PERIOD.  So if this person wants only specific people to access a file, then he/she should assign permissions to only that user.  The user is then prompted for a user name and password WHEN THEY LOG ON and if they provide the correct combination, they have access to the file.