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Windows 7 Sharing to windows 8 and vice versa

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    Windows 8.1

    Windows 7 Sharing to windows 8 and vice versa


    Hi there,
    I have a desktop running Windows 7 and a laptop running Windows 8, I am also in a homegroup. Now I want to be able to share my hard drive on both computers with each other but not allow anyone else to view it. I would also like to allow read and write access for both computers too.
    How can i do this?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,690
    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    right click the drive icon - share with

    Question, why would you want to share the whole drive
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by KYHI View Post
    right click the drive icon - share with

    Question, why would you want to share the whole drive
    Just to save the hassle to share each individual folder. I don't want to give the homegroup access to everything all i want is just both my computers access to each other whether that is a password or something
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Windows 7 Sharing to windows 8 and vice versa
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