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By sayal4 ·
We have a problem in our network that when users right click on any resource they cant see sharing and security option and also if they check the property of the resource they cant see the sharing tab. If they login through administrator account then they can see the sharing tab and option.
I have tried by adding user in administrators group still the same problem.
Please help.

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by BFilmFan In reply to yahoo and sharing

Do you have a peer-to-peer network or a domain?

What OS are we discussing?

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by sayal4 In reply to yahoo and sharing

The OS is windows xp professional with sp2. The enviornment is domain.Although user can browse the network and access the resources on other computers on domain.

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by p.j.hutchison In reply to yahoo and sharing

You need to Disable Simple File Sharing in Explorer, Folder Options, View to see Security/Sharing tabs.

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by j236 In reply to yahoo and sharing

As stated above, Windows XP versions impose "Simple File Sharing" on users automatically. In definition, Windows assumes you are stupid. Follow his instructions, if you need more info, I suggest the help and support center. XP appears to be the first version of Windows to offer HELPFUL help.

That will get you to the option. The option, then, must be enabled to a user. I.E. they cannot be an almost completely locked out guest account.

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by sayal4 In reply to

The same problem was experienced on 98 and xp machines. Next day when i went to my office xp machine was showing sharing options and tabs automatically(dont know how did it happend). However 98 machine was still giving problems so i removed the network protocols and then again istalled them, restarted the system and yahoooo all the options and tabs were visible on windows 98 machine. Thanks

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