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Windows Vista® Step by Step Deluxe Edition by Joan Lambert, Joyce Cox

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Sharing Pictures and Other Digital Media Files

If several people work on your computer, you can make your pictures, music, and video files available to them by storing them in your computer’s Public folders. If your computer is connected to a network, you can share the folders in which you store your media files so that other people on your network can access them.

See Also

For information about sharing folders, see "Sharing Drives and Folders" in Chapter 8.

You can also use Windows Photo Gallery or Windows Media Player to share a collection of media files with other computers running Windows Vista. Usually this type of sharing happens on a home network.

In Windows Photo Gallery, you turn on media sharing by clicking the File button on the toolbar ...

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