Peer-to-Peer file sharing Windows 10 Home
Posted on 2016-10-11
I'm working on a Windows 10 Home "file server" which is at the latest update.
I've seen Windows updates change the state of "Turn off password protected sharing" to "Turn on password protected sharing". Now I'm trying to figure out which of the two settings is appropriate for the existing and working setup. I'm actually not sure that it matters but figured that someone would know better than I.
It appears that the system was set up to "match" username/password.
Every user has a user profile on this computer.
The file share and security is for Everyone wil full privileges.
"Everyone" of course only means anyone with a user profile on this machine - by definition.
So, given that this is the setup, what's the difference between
"Turn off password protected sharing"
"Turn on password protected sharing"
Does it matter?