Why does it say 'Share' in Microsoft SkyDrive and how can I make it non-share

We have been are using Microsoft SkyDrive that came with Windows 8 Pro for quite some time and just finished noticing that all files main folder and sub-folder have "Share" under their file name.

Why is that and how can we make it non-share?

Please advice.

Thank you very much
rayluvsAsked:
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rayluvsAuthor Commented:
here is a pic to show what we mean:
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DavidPresidentCommented:
because the data on those devices are now networked and you have allowed another computer to access that data.
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DavidPresidentCommented:
.. if you don't want to share it, then turn off skydrive  (Sorry, but if you want skydrive to have access, you'll have to make it shared).
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rayluvsAuthor Commented:
Allowed another computer to access the data? Dont remember doing this.  How can another computer access these files? (I use onenote and have important notes and now I see is available to everybody).

Please advice.
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rayluvsAuthor Commented:
placed attention.
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DavidPresidentCommented:
Look, it is shared because it is on a SHARED device instead of a LOCAL device.  It is not necessarily shared between your computer and other computers.  It is a SHARED device between the cloud and your computer.

Just consider this a poor choice of wording. Nobody else can get to it unless you set it up that way, or you foolishly gave it passwords that somebody could guess or determine via brute force attack.
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Davis McCarnOwnerCommented:
SkyDrive will let you choose who you share them with and/or stop sharing; but, you'll need to do each folder individually/
1.Select the check box in the upper-right corner of the shared item, and then tap or click Share on the bar at the top of the page.

2.Under Shared with, select the permissions you want to change. You can switch a person or group's permissions between editing and only viewing, and you can stop sharing through any links you created.

From this: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/skydrive/share-file-folder

Please note: though, that a tablet or phone with a different username will need to be in the share with list or it will lose access to the files.
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rayluvsAuthor Commented:
Thank you all for the info!  Super helpful and just got rid of a heavy worry load from our minds!  

The SHARED info display is just telling us that the device between the cloud and our computer is shared, not that is openly shared with the rest of the world.

In essence, we have nothing to worry about if we don't make any share setup to our folders.
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rayluvsAuthor Commented:
Thanx!
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