Sunday, 11 April 2010

Accessing windows 7 files from xp (sharing files from windows 7 to xp)

On windows 7 make sure computers are on the same group
Go to network and sharing centre
Click on Change advanced sharing settings (its on the left pane)

Under File and Printer Sharing
Turn on File and Printer Sharing
Under password protected sharing (for security)
Turn on Password protected sharing
if you select the other option, people can access without giving a user name and password, otherwise you have to provide user name and password)