Using Shared Folders

You might need to be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group in order to perform some tasks.

Shared Folders displays the following three categories:

Shares: Shared folders on your computer.

Sessions: Users connected to your computer.

Open Files: Files on your computer currently opened by other users.

Using Shared Folders, you can create, view, and set permissions for shared files and folders.

To open Shared Folders


Open Computer Management (Local) 


In the console tree, click Shared Folders.


To open Computer Management, click Start, and then click Control Panel. Click Performance and Maintenance, click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Computer Management

For information about using Shared Folders, in Computer Management, click Help on the Action menu.

For more information, click Related Topics

Related Topics

Using administrative tools in Microsoft Management Console

Using the Microsoft Management Console

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