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Old 06-09-2005, 12:05 AM   #11
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i think that there in no this share in windows xp home its possible only in windows xp professional so you should to share from right click sharing and security but this option not include file systems like folder "windows"or "program files" this options is not in home edition for security i think that

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Old 06-09-2005, 01:45 AM   #12
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I'm pretty sure hoksha is right. I run windows pro and i tried to share the folder and it worked. But i tried it on home and no luck there....

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Old 06-09-2005, 12:04 PM   #13
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Yes, that is one of benefits of XP Pro. It has better networking and sharing options like that. Well, that sucks.... XP Pro is pretty cheap now if it is absolutely necessary I'm sure you can trade in your XP home and get Pro for like $20-$50.
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Old 06-27-2005, 08:55 AM   #14
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Thanks, a ton guys. I checked out Microsoft and you cannot share the admin$ on XP Home. That is definitely a security advantage. That disables quite a few tools though...the PsTools suite for instance.


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