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Windows Vista™ Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Sharing Files and Folders Over the Network

Windows Vista supports two file sharing models: public file sharing and standard file sharing. Although either or both techniques can be used in both workgroups and domains, standard file sharing is preferred because it is more secure than public file sharing. Standard file sharing enables you to use a standard set of permissions to allow or deny initial access to files and folders over the network. Standard file sharing settings are enabled or disabled on a per-computer basis. Click Start and then click Network. On the Explorer toolbar, click Network And Sharing Center. Expand the File Sharing Panel by clicking the related Expand button. To enable file sharing, select Turn On File Sharing. To disable ...

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