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How to get access to other PCs files remotely?

What I am wanting to do is type in '\\name of pc or IP\c$' and gain access to files from there.  I am looking for what I need to do to get this working on all the PCs on my network domain, ranging from Windows XP SP2 all the way up to Windows 7 SP1.  Can someone help?
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Dustin23
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jerbear1337Commented:
You should just be able to enable file sharing and share the specfic folders you want others to have access to on the network.  google windows file sharing
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Stewart BeelSenior Technical AnalystCommented:
Try this link, tells you how to enable File and Printer sharing firewall exception via Group Policy

http://www.intelliadmin.com/index.php/2008/10/enable-file-and-printer-sharing-using-group-policy/
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chris_martin62Commented:
you should be able to do what you are saying if your username is part  of the local administrators group. thats all it requires. You may want to create a policy or add a restricted group to your default domain policy the following link will tell you how to do this. Now you want to add your username to the builtin\Administrators group.  http://www.windowsecurity.com/articles/Using-Restricted-Groups.html
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Dustin23IT DirectorAuthor Commented:
Sharing the points because Restricted Group stuff was very informative, albeit not quite what I was looking for.  Thanks for the help guys!
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