To share pictures and music on your computer

1.

Open My Documents

2.

Follow the instructions under the option that matches what you want to do:

Share a picture with other users on your computer

1.

Double-click the My Pictures folder.

2.

Double-click the folder that contains the pictures you want to share.

3.

Click the picture or picture folder.

4.

Under File and Folder Tasks, click Move this file or Move this folder.

5.

In the Move Items dialog box, click the Shared Documents folder, and then click the Shared Pictures folder.

6.

Click Move.

 Note

If you want to share pictures or picture folders that are stored in My Pictures, not one of its subfolders, select the item you want to share and drag it to the Shared Pictures link under Other Places.

Share music with other users on your computer

1.

Double-click the My Music folder.

2.

Double-click the artist folder that contains the album or tracks you want to share.

3.

Click the music album or track.

4.

Under File and Folder Tasks, click Move this file or Move this folder.

5.

In the Move Items dialog box, click the Shared Documents folder, and then click the Shared Music folder.

6.

Click Move.

 Note

If you want to share music tracks or artist folders that are stored in My Music, not one of its subfolders, select the item you want to share and drag it to the Shared Music link under Other Places.

Note

To open My Documents, click Start, and then click My Documents

If you are connected to a network domain, the Shared Documents, Shared Pictures, and Shared Music folders are not available.

Dragging an item to a new location removes it from the old location. To copy the item to a new location instead of moving it, press and hold down CTRL while dragging.

Related Topics

Sharing files and folders overview

Share files and folders on your computer

Other Places overview

Move files by dragging

Move a file or folder

Copy a file or folder



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