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Security tab on folders

Posted on 2008-06-09
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2010-03-05
Right click on folder go to properties then should have security tab. I Don't for some reason
Question by:warcraft3dh
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ID: 21746946
Which version of xp are you running? Not sure this is present on home edition.
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MidnightOne earned 128 total points
ID: 21746947
Try disabling simple file sharing if it's enabled.

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pzozulka earned 124 total points
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Most likely you do not have sufficient security privelages to view security tab. Login as Admin.

Furthermore, make sure the account you are currently logged in as, is a local Admin account.

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ankitkumar29 earned 124 total points
ID: 21747097
Goto Control Panel>Folder Options
Under the View tab, scroll down and uncheck "Use simple file sharing".
That should do the trick.
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KCTS earned 124 total points
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Or its XP home
or the drive is formatted with FAT not NTFS

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