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By sanjay ·
i have 10 computer with winxp installed, now i would like to share my drives only with 2 users not others. how do i do it, i have peer to peer lan connection

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by Toivo Talikka In reply to user rights

You need to disable Simple File Sharing, set up at least one user or a group on your PC, limit the access to the folder to the user(s) or the group and store the login credentials into the other workstations so that the users of those workstations can access the folder on your PC.

The following MSDN article describes in details how to configure Windows and the folder:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa202653(office.11).aspx

You can store the login name and password, or the login credentials, necessary to access the shared folder in each workstation, as explained in this Technet article: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/winxppro/reskit/c16621675.mspx#E1PAC
Look for the heading 'Stored User Names and Passwords' on the page to find the detailed instructions.

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