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Windows xp Pro as a File Server

By mrwizzard1988 ·
I recently changed my file server from a win 2000 box to a win xp pro box. I transferred all the files from the 2000, into the xp and when I try to save anything to the folders brought over from the 2000 box I get a read only error even though I go to the XP box and uncheck read only.

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Make sure the security on the folders is set properly

by Slayer_ In reply to Windows xp Pro as a File ...

XP Pro gives you the ability to change your security settings easily, but only if you turn off "Simple File Sharing". Oddly enough, do this in a folder properties, folder view options.
http://www.practicallynetworked.com/sharing/xp_filesharing/image1.gif

Turn that guy off and you will get a magical security tab where you can manually set your security settings.

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Check this link

by Jacky Howe In reply to Windows xp Pro as a File ...

File and Folder Management in Windows XP

http://labmice.techtarget.com/windowsxp/FileMgmt/default.htm

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