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    Sharing the 16 folders separately should not create any issues, or, you could put all of the 16 folders into another Share folder so they are subfolders of the Share (or whatever you want to name it ) folder, and then just share that folder.

    Still another idea is to just use the existing Microsoft folders that are designed for sharing.

    All of my computers are behind a firewall. The XP and Vista PC's are not used for general internet access, although they can access the internet. Remember that all computers, regardless of operating system and whether they are fully up-to-date on patches or not are still vulnerable to malware or zero-day attacks, since all operating systems have security holes that hackers may know about but the OS maker does not yet know about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Midknyte View Post
    You'd need to have the same users and passwords on both systems. That's how they would authenticate on the other computer. However, turning off password protected sharing should have allowed you to access shares without passwords.

    How did you share the D: drive? Step 1 on the link that jdc2000 provided has the steps for creating a share.
    Yes, I had done step 1. See my post #14 for other answer.
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    I need to follow jdc's directions at TomsHardware re: network map, and I'll get back to you when it's done. I work online, so don't have as much free time as I once did.
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