Sharing the hard disk on Windows Vista

December 2016






In Windows Vista, the following manipulations to be done to share a hard disk:
  • Go to the file explorer (Windows Key + E).
  • Right click on the hard drive (or partition) and then choose to share share ...
  • In the new window click the Security tab.
  • Click on the Edit button.
  • Click the Add button.
  • Type "guest" (without quotes) where the cursor blinks.
  • Validate by clicking on the OK button.
  • If you need to write on this disk from the network, check the "modification" in the authorizations.
  • Then confirm by clicking OK.
  • Please wait while Windows changed all authorizations.
  • Click the Sharing tab.
  • Click the Advanced Sharing button.
  • In the new window, check Share this folder.
  • Click on the Permissions button.
  • Type "guest" (without quotes) where the cursor blinks.
  • Validate by clicking on OK and OK again.
  • If you need to write on this disk from the network, check the change in permits.
  • Then confirm by clicking OK.
  • Please wait while Windows changed all authorizations (several minutes if you share a lot of files).

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