Windows File Sharing Basics

Windows File Sharing Basics #

Sharing Resources on a Home Network #

Step 1: To share a folder locate the folder in Windows File Explorer.

Step 2: Right click on the folder and click on properties you should see a screen similar to that below.

Step 3: You should then see a screen similar to that below were you need to choose a user to share the resource with, and the level of access that user has.

Step 4: You need to select the account and then click add and then adjust the permissions using the drop down arrow.

Step 5: When finished click on the share button to complete the operation you should see a confirmation screen similar to below:



Advanced Sharing Options #

Advanced sharing option gives more control over the file share and even lets you limit the number of users con