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One other question: is your XP Home or Pro? I just saw a post that indicated Home doesn't show Simple File Sharing in the Advanced Settings list.
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yes, my profile is the admin profile on the computer....
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Good news, microsoft tech support was able to fix the problem... thanks again...

-Mark
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Home edition only supports simple file sharing so there is no option to disable it, that is why it is not on the list.
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I am great at missunderstanding so this is probably not what you are looking for

to take ownership of a drive

- boot into administrator account in safemode
- press keyboard buttons: winkey + e
(explorer opens, need to find the drive letter)
- click drive letter
- click: documents and Settings
- right-click on your folder
- choose: properties
- click: security -
- click: advanced.
- clic tab: owner
- click box at the bottom: "replace owner on subcontainers and objects"
- write "adminstrator"
- click: OK.
- click: yes to replace all permissions

When done, OK back out, reboot and everything should be there and accessible in normal XP mode

Edited by fleamailman, 15 December 2006 - 07:27 PM.

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Yes, actually you are correct Linda. That is how the guy from Microsoft had me do it...

Thanks again...

-Mark
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