How do I... Secure Windows XP NTFS files and shares?

Share permissions are configured using the Share Permissions tab (reached by clicking the Permissions button from a shared folde

To remove the Everyone permissions, and specify varying access permissions different users should receive to a file share:

  1. Right-click the folder you wish to share.
  2. Select Sharing And Security from the pop-up menu.
  3. Click the Permissions button. The Permissions ForFolderName dialog box will appear.
  4. Highlight Everyone from within the Group Or User Names window.
  5. Click the Remove button.
  6. Click the Add button. The Select Users Or Groups dialog box will appear (see next screenshot).

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