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How to share local disk drives in a homegroup in Windows 7 ?


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bdjfreestyle

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i tried a lot to share my disk drives with my home group but when i try to access them in the other computer, it says \\d: access denied. contact your network operator. i've connected my 2 computers with an ethernet cable. Please help


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Try to right-click on the folder/drive and see that sharing is enabled. Also check your permissions.
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pankaj

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Hi bdjfreestyle,
"Homegroup" is a new feature in Windows 7 which allows to share files and printers on a home network quickly and easily..
You can try the following if you wana share out the drive.....
right click and choose share with and then advanced sharing and select advanced tab and check on share this folder follow by apply and atlast ok....

Edited by pankaj, 12 October 2010 - 06:22 AM.

Thanks and Regards,
Pankaj




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