Windows File Sharing
What Is File Sharing?
File sharing in computer networking is the process of copying files from one computer to another using a live network connection. Several forms of file sharing exist for Windows computers, home networks and the Internet.
How To Share Files in Windows XP
Share files from a Windows XP computer across a network by following these simple steps. Windows XP file sharing allows individual files, an entire folder, or an entire Windows drive to be shared.
Enable or Disable Windows File and Printer Sharing
Microsoft Windows File and Printer Sharing is particularly useful on home networks but can be a security concern on public networks. Follow these instructions to either enable or disable the Windows File and Printer Sharing.
How to Enable or Disable Simple File Sharing in Windows XP
Simple File Sharing, a feature introduced in Microsoft Windows XP, removes some of the security options available in Windows 2000 and earlier operating systems for sharing files and folders. In XP Professional, this feature can sometimes be enabled or disabled.
How to Find Shared Windows Folders
Discover how to find the set of folders and files that have been shared on a Windows computer.
Tips for Troubleshooting Windows File Sharing
This checklist describes the most common problems encountered when setting up peer-to-peer file sharing on a Microsoft Windows network. Follow these steps to troubleshoot and resolve Windows file sharing problems.
How to Map a Network Drive in Windows XP Using Windows Explorer
Mapping a network drive in Windows XP can be accomplished in several different ways. Follow this process to map a shared network drive or folder using Windows Explorer.
Can a Mac Be Connected to a PC?
Apple Macintosh computers support standard networking technology allowing them to be connected to other Macs and the Internet. But does Mac networking allow connections to a Microsoft Windows PC also?
Hidden Shared Folders in Windows
When looking up the list of network shares on your Windows computer, you'll probably see several entries there that you didn't create.