Advanced Sharing in Windows® 7
What are the ways to change advanced sharing settings in Windows 7?
Windows 7 is one of the best Operating System available now. This has got all new and best features when compared to other Operating Systems. You could download that form the Microsoft website itself. But, make sure that you are using only the genuine version so that you could get all these features. When you share the folders, right click the folder and then select 'Share with'. In that, you need to select to whom you want to share. In the next window, click 'Advanced Sharing'. In that, you need to enter the share name and all. Then, set permissions below of that window.
Following points explain about advanced sharing and tips to change the settings in Windows 7:
- Advanced sharing
- Features of advanced sharing setting
- Change advanced sharing settings
Advanced Sharing would allow you to share the data between the systems which are present in the system. When Windows 7 has got this feature that would be very easy. You would be bale to perform the task in less time by sharing things from other systems and all. While in Advanced Sharing, there are lots of extra features and would also have options for providing the security between the system file sharing and all. You could be able to share printer like external devices.
Features of advanced sharing setting
In this Advanced Sharing, there is Network Discovery. This setting would check whether your system could find other computers and devices on the network and vice versa. The File and Printer Sharing feature would allow you to share files and printer across other systems in the network. When Public Folder Sharing is turned on, users on the network could access public folders on your system including Home Group users. Password Protected Sharing would allow users with user accounts on this PC would be able to access folders in the system.
In order to use Advanced Settings, open Network and Sharing Center. On the left hand side, you could see a link 'Change advanced sharing settings'. This would open the advanced settings for network profiles. The settings are in two groups that is Home or Work and Public. When you open the Home or Work you could see advanced settings. They are network discovery, File and Printer Sharing, Public Folder Sharing, Media Streaming, File Sharing Connections, Password Protected Sharing, Home Group Connections. You could change settings by making them turn on and off by clicking.
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