Sharing issue (unintended sharing)

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Networking' started by David, Jul 27, 2007.

  1. David

    David Guest

    I try to share only ONE folder (downloads, a blue folder) but all blue
    folders are visible on network. Only the intended folder (downloads)
    has the "share" icon on it, and is the only folder showing up in the
    search, "shared by me". I've double and tripled checked that the parent
    folder, "username" under "Users" is NOT shared. but the contents of all
    the blue folders is visible from other pc's. also, a yellow folder
    under "username" is also visible, although not intended to be shared
    either. grrr!!!!!

    Dave
     
    David, Jul 27, 2007
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  2. Post back the result of "net share" command in that computer.

    Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
    Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on http://www.ChicagoTech.net
    How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on http://www.HowToNetworking.com
    I try to share only ONE folder (downloads, a blue folder) but all blue
    folders are visible on network. Only the intended folder (downloads)
    has the "share" icon on it, and is the only folder showing up in the
    search, "shared by me". I've double and tripled checked that the parent
    folder, "username" under "Users" is NOT shared. but the contents of all
    the blue folders is visible from other pc's. also, a yellow folder
    under "username" is also visible, although not intended to be shared
    either. grrr!!!!!

    Dave
     
    Robert L [MVP - Networking], Jul 28, 2007
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  3. David

    David Guest

    Perfect!!! Thanks, Robert. After running "net share" and viewing the
    results I quickly learned the syntax to remove the shares via the
    command prompt. No way was i able to do it in the GUI. In fact, the
    last few times I tried, Vista responded by hanging.

    Dave
     
    David, Jul 28, 2007
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  4. Thank you for the update.

    Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
    Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on http://www.ChicagoTech.net
    How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on http://www.HowToNetworking.com
    Perfect!!! Thanks, Robert. After running "net share" and viewing the
    results I quickly learned the syntax to remove the shares via the
    command prompt. No way was i able to do it in the GUI. In fact, the
    last few times I tried, Vista responded by hanging.

    Dave
     
    Robert L [MVP - Networking], Jul 29, 2007
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