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Managing multiple file shares on a computer is relatively easy, but to do so you have to go through a layer of menu commands. Although not a huge problem if you only have to manage one computer, when you must manage file shares on several workstations, it can become annoying.
Normally to manage file shares, you must either go through My Computer and access the shares one by one or you can access shared folders by clicking Start | Control Panel | Administrative Tools | Computer Management | Shared Folders.
You can quickly manage files by using the Shard Folders directly from the Run command or the Command prompt. To do this, Start, click Run, type fsmgmt.msc, click OK, and the Shared Folders snap-in will immediately appear.Â As seen in Figure A.
|You can directly access the Shared Folder Snap-in from the command prompt.|
From there you can access the same three folders--Shared, Sessions, and Open Files--that you could by going in the long way.