A short list of hidden Windows 7 hints
July 12, 2017
Listed here, are a few more networking hints for windows 7.
Another possible way to get win7 networking with other win7 machines:
first need to set network type to "Home network":
control panel >> network and sharing center >>
If this is the first time a "Home" network is setup then save the password given,
For this password the case matters.
setting up the shared hard drives or folders
>> share >> set share name >> exit, go back to sharing tab >>
(click) Advanced sharing >> Permissions >> Add >>
then click OK >> set permissions for Everyone to just "Read"
set the security access for the shared hard drives or folders:
(right-click) D: >> properties >> (click tab) security
>> edit >> add: everyone >>
right-click on "List folder contents" and "Read" >>
on other win7 machines search for the "Home network":
control panel >> HomeGroup >> click on it, add in the above password
>> then setup the shared folders just like above.