troubleshooting Question

Non Domain Users Can Access Any Network Folder

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Active DirectoryWindows Server 2008
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We recently had our environment upgraded/rebuilt with Server 2008 Active Directory and Data Server for our network folders.

I just found out today that a users laptop not on the domain can access any network folder without even a prompt for login credentials.  This user is a standard user on the domain.  Im not even sure if his Windows laptop login credential is the same as his Domain credential.

It seems to be a problem with the users laptop on the domain.  A workstation that is on the domain is not allowing access to any folder.


There is a folder called Internal.  On the sharing tab, shared button, the following users are listed:

Administrator (domain\Administrator)
Administrators (builtin\Administrator)
Domain Admins

Under Advanced Sharing it shows Everyone and Administrators with rights.

Under the Security tab, it shows: System, Administrator, Domain Admins, and Administrators (Server\Administrators).

I thought it may be that Everyone is listed under Advanced Sharing so I removed that.  However the user can still access this folder.

What is it that is giving this person access to the folder?
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