Making files/folders invisible if you don't have permissions (Windows 7/SBS 2011)

I have a transit area for files between a number of staff.
Typically they can see everything but if they don't have permissions can't enter a folder or edit a file.
Is there a way to make files/folders they don't have permissions to just not show?

Many thanks as always.
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Scott CSenior EngineerCommented:
About the only thing you can do to "hide" a folder share is to make it a $ share.

There is no way to hide a file if someone doesn't have permission to it.

If someone doesn't need to see a file, it needs to be in a location they have no access to at all.
You need to enable access-based enumeration on the share - this will hide folders that the user has no permission to access.

use Share and Storage Management - Connect to the server which hosts the share, right click the share name, select properties - click "Advanced" and then check the box "Enable access-based enumeration"

Enable Access Based Enumeration
This is of course only applicable if your transit area is a shared folder and people access it via the share either directly via UNC or via a mapped drive.
edhastedAuthor Commented:
Will test this evenings - many thanks - Ed
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edhastedAuthor Commented:
Hmm I get this tabbed options when I do properties?

Use Share and Storage Management  :)

Share and Storage Management

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edhastedAuthor Commented:
Ah don't you love Microsoft products. Many paths to the same destiny but not all of them get there. Many thanks and will try again on Thursday when I'm next on this site.
edhastedAuthor Commented:
I am getting this to work but it appears a very tortuous solution for something this simple. Many thanks.
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