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Old 07-08-2008, 05:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm trying to enable full access to my second PC via network. As it stands, I can only get to the C:\ folder. Doesn't let me into Windows, Program Files, User folders...etc.

Is there a way I can make it do that? I know I can share the folders individually, but then it puts each folder under the work group. Is this the only way?

Both machines running XP (one has SP2, one has SP3), firewalls are off on both, and I am Administrator on both.

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Old 07-08-2008, 08:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Can't you just share your C drive? If you share the drive every folder under it will be shared, this way when you look at the PC from the network computer, you will see "C: on CrazeD (CrazeD)."

Are you using another firewall program? I would definately be using some type of firewall. In order to use a firewall and allow network sharing you just need to unblock the IP of your router and any computer under that router. Easiest way is just to allow connections from say to 192.168.50 - covering any possible IP your computer may receive from your router.

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Lex is right. You have not shared your entire drive. That is why you can not get access to all the folders.

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