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(Solved) - Windows 7 file sharing

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InDiSent
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Hey guys,

I'm having a problem sharing files between 2 Windows 7 computers. The desktop is running Windows 7 Pro RTM X64 and the laptop is running Windows 7 Pro RTM X86.

I have shared the C: drive on the x64 machine and i choose everyone and full control. I disabled password protected sharing. I can see the C: drive of the desktop from the laptop, but i can't drill down in to the "\\Antec\c\Users\me\AppData\Local". It tells me i do not have permissions.

I'm not sure what i am missing or forgetting here. Any ideas? Thanks.

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SarahJames
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InDiSent
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EUREKA!!!

I solved the problem...kinda.

I had to right click the AppData folder and choose share with, Then i chose to share with everyone and gave them read/write permissions. Now i can access that folder over the network.

The reason i say it's kinda fixed is because it doesn't make any sense to me. If i shared the entire C: drive then shouldn't that folder have been included too? Is it because it is a protected system folder? How can i make it so that if i share the C: drive it shares everything by default?

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