VMWare Fusion shared folder no longer accessible in XP after Snow Leopard clean install

I just upgraded my MacBook Pro to Snow Leopard.  I backed up my system, formatted my drive, installed Snow Leopard clean, then allowed Snow Leopard to copy my apps, etc, from my Time Machine backup.  I had my WinXP VM in suspend mode when I did this (I know I should've ended the session, but I didn't think about it at the time).

Now, when I start up my WinXP machine, it seems to be working fine.  However, I can't access the shared folder between the Mac and WinXP side now.  (It's there, but all the files are marked read-only and I can't save any files or create folders in it from the WinXP machine.)  I've tried removing the folder using VMWare's settings and re-adding it, but that didn't work.

What are your thoughts?
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Try using Disk Utility to run Repair Permissions.
lisfolksAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the suggestion.  However, didn't help.

I have now also tried removing/reinstalling the VMWare Tools - but that didn't help either.

I am going to try removing/recreating the folder I'm using on the Mac side for the shared data...  Let's see what happens...
lisfolksAuthor Commented:
Okay, first I unshared the folder from within my VM.

Next, although the permissions seemed to be okay in the Info window, I did an ls -l from Terminal on the Mac side - and it showed some weird permissions and an access control list (ACL) attached to the folder I was sharing.

So, I did a chmod -R -N on the folder to remove the ACL.  Then I did a chmod 777 to give everybody rights to the folder, and I did a chgrp to correct the group on the file (the owner was okay).

Finally, I switched to my XP VM and re-shared the folder.  This time it worked!  I can now access the folder just fine from within the VM.

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