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Hi all,
I'm trying to set up a internal hard drive of mine so that it appears on the home (LAN, wired) network and everyone can use it.
So I have set it up to be shared, configged the sharing settings.
But when I go to map it on another PC, it says it cannot find my PC which contains the shared drive...
Ideas?
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Are you trying to configure this on a home server, or your main pc?
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So you have enabled sharing and the networks are all set to private. (home)


What are the OSs.

Can you see the pc in the network explorer ?
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Yes, the PC can be seen in network explorer, but when clicked on, it says it cannot be found. The PC with the drive = Win 7. The other PCs in my house are 7,Vista, XP. All nets are private, but I will double check.

This is not a home server, this is my main PC.
    
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I just got it showing up on vista and its mapped, but whenever I go to open it it says access denied ?
    
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I'll tell you right now you might weasel just make a home server... I tried what your doing for months and it never really worked. Some computer would always mess up. On a home server that won't happen.
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I'll tell you right now you might weasel just make a home server... I tried what your doing for months and it never really worked. Some computer would always mess up. On a home server that won't happen.
Fixed. You need to create a usergroup called Everyone and give it the appropriate permissions. The only bummer is that it can only be used whilst my PC is on.
    
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