Sharing Folders Independently

To share a folder that isn’t inside your user profile folder, follow these steps:

1. Locate the folder in File Explorer, or to share an entire drive, select the name of the DVD-ROM, floppy, USB, or hard drive from the list in the Computer section.

2. Right-click the folder’s or drive’s icon and choose Share With.

3. If your computer is a member of a homegroup, proceed as outlined previously under “Setting Permissions for HomeGroup Sharing.” Be sure to select one of the two Homegroup options first, even if you intend to customize access for specific users or change the share name later.

4. If your computer is not a member of a homegroup, or if you want to grant access to non-homegroup computers, select Specific People ...

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