Sharing files..access denied


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I have an XP delima. I have Xp pro workstation that i set up as a server to
share files and folders. I grant specific users both the shared permissions
and advanced permissions. they can see the folder and access the folders. but
they cannot modify them. It says "access denied". I verified that the
permissions were not propogating fromt he parent folder also. Everything that
i see says it should work, but it doesnt. iThe only thing i got to work was
giving the user full rights to the above folder..which is for all to share
but not to modify. anyone have any suggestions, i have done this on many 2000
pc;'s with no problem. What am i missing with XP as the server? please help...

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Carey Frisch [MVP]

Access is Denied" Error Message When You Try to Open a Folder
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;810881

How to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;308421

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Carey Frisch
Microsoft MVP
Windows XP - Shell/User
Microsoft Newsgroups

Get Windows XP Service Pack 2 with Advanced Security Technologies:
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/windowsxp/choose.mspx

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| I have an XP delima. I have Xp pro workstation that i set up as a server to
| share files and folders. I grant specific users both the shared permissions
| and advanced permissions. they can see the folder and access the folders. but
| they cannot modify them. It says "access denied". I verified that the
| permissions were not propogating fromt he parent folder also. Everything that
| i see says it should work, but it doesnt. iThe only thing i got to work was
| giving the user full rights to the above folder..which is for all to share
| but not to modify. anyone have any suggestions, i have done this on many 2000
| pc;'s with no problem. What am i missing with XP as the server? please help...
 

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