How to Share a Folder?

if you save your vacation picture in a folder and share it on a network, the other network users can access the folder and view the picture .Let us learn how to share a folder

The following steps to share a folder.

1)Click Start→Computer. The Computer window is displayed.

startcomputer

2.)Navigate to the folder that you want to share.

Navigate to the folder that you want to share3.)Right-click the folder and select Share with→Specific people from the pop-up menu. The File Sharing window is displayed.

Right-click the folder and select Share4.)Select the Everyone option from the combo box, given in the File Sharing window.

everone5.)Click the Add button. Everyone appears under the Name list with permission level, Read .

share6.) Click the Share button. Your folder is shared page is displayed.

share7.) Click the Done button.

done

Now, your folder is shared. Once you have shared the folder with other users, you need to tell them either the name or the IP address of your computer to enable them to access the shared folder.To know the name of a computer, you can execute the HOSTNAME command at the command prompt. The following figure shows the execution of the HOSTNAME command.

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However, to know the IP address of a computer, you need to execute the IPCONFIG command at the command prompt. The following figure shows the execution of the IPCONFIG command.

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How to Share a Folder?

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