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Server 2008 Rights Needed at C

Have a windows server 2008 R2 and need to grant rights to a group of users on the root of C: - - having problems right now and wondering if this is possible to do?  Thoughts?
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Paul MacDonaldDirector, Information SystemsCommented:
Yes, it's possible.
There is never any need to give rights to the root of C:\ for users. Only the OS should have rights there. Anything else is a huge security risk, and besides that can also cause OS corruption.
VB ITSSpecialist ConsultantCommented:
You can share the root of the C: drive just like you would for any other folder, however your users (which I assume are admins) are going to have massive problems trying to even save files to the root of the C: drive due to UAC.

As per rindi's comment above, this is not something I'd recommend doing. Can you just share the folders in the C: drive that the users require access to instead of sharing the entire C: drive?
tparrettAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the comments.  Sorry it has taken long to respond.  Eventually convinced admin that we needed to do it differently. Did not share the root of C:
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