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Win7 shares (peer to peer) - Is it possible?

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Is it possible to share on a LAN with Win 7 peer to peer - No "Server"
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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Of course. I do this all the time.

Please review my article on folder sharing

https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/16639/Folder-sharing-on-modern-machines.html
Yes, right-click the folder, select Properties, select the Sharing tab, set sharing options / permissions.

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Do they have be win 7 pro or will any version of win 7 share?
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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I always use Windows Pro when sharing like this.

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To Clarify - can shares be set up on non Win 7 "Pro" machines ?
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@feck1 - Thanks and I was happy to help.

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