unable to share pc folder on network

  simonjh 20:15 09 Dec 06
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I have succesfully set up a home pc network and set up some shared folders on all the pcs except one. I cannot however get the folders on the last pc to be accessible to the others. The relavant folders have the shared (hand) symbol showing, and the firewall is configured to allow the other computers access, but they can never establish the folders as a network space. Can anyone suggest what else might need to be done.

  mgmcc 13:09 10 Dec 06

If the "shared" folders are actually sub-folders, make sure their parent folders aren't set as "Private" as this attribute will be inherited and prevent network access.

  simonjh 17:30 13 Dec 06

No the parent folders are not set as private

  mgmcc 08:58 14 Dec 06

What happens if you type the path to the shared folder directly into the address bar in "My Network Places"?

\\computername\foldername

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