How do I set password on shared folder on LAN Network?
how do I set password on share folder on Lan network?
note:operating system is Windows XP with FAT 32.
This question was answered on October 18, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.1 Using Windows Explorer, select the folder, C:\data or something to that effect Right-Click the folder name If the system is configured for file and printer sharing, the shortcut menu opens
2 Click the Shared As option button and enter a name for the shared folder This action makes the folder available to others on the network They can see the folder when they open the network neighborhood on their desktop.
3 In the section labeled Access Type, click the “Depends on Password” option button.
4 To allow others the right to make changes to the folder, enter a password under “Full Access Password” For read-only access, enter a different password Click OK to exit the Window.
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Posted by julie of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on October 18, 2004