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Network / Homegroup ? How to restict sharing

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  • Started 4 years ago by graeme
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I have 3 x PC all running Windows 7, all running off the same router. Each PC has 2 users. Each of the 2 users per PC are a manager and member of staff. (they share the PC). I use PC1 as my library for everything for the business to saved on, so all users need Access, but I want to restrict what the "staff" can see.

PC1: User = Manager1 and Staff1
This PC holds the Back End of an access database as well as shared folders

PC2: Users = Manager2 and Staff2
This PC has Front End which is linked to PC1's BE

PC3: Users = Manager3 and Staff3
This PC has FE which is linked to PC1's BE

At the moment, when I click on "Computer", I can see all three PC's are part of NETWORK. I can also see under "Homegroup" that all three PC's are part of the same homegroup.

The way I want it to work is that managers can see everything, and staff can only see what they've been given permission to see. Any ideas ?



Posted 4 years ago
Posts: 15

Thanks Raphoenix,

The first artcile fairly sums that what I'm trying to achieve is not achievable.

If anyone thinks otherwise, I'd love to hear from them.

Simply, what I'm after is this:-

My 3 PC's on the same network using Windows 7 have a "manager" and a "staff" login each.

I wish to share certain folders with all users, and I want to share other folders with "managers" only.

Seems Windows 7 will only allow a blanket share or nothing.

Help !!!!

Posted 4 years ago

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