Friday, May 11, 2012 10:16 AM
I try to synch some files using Sync Center between two Windows 7 systems in a workgroup environment. I have all access through the network. However when I synch I get Access is denied to every file. The same problem happens when I try to synch a folder in an external drive attached to the host or that in the local drive of the host.
I have not mapped the drive. I read http://support.microsoft.com/kb/275461 but it is still not clear after reading the Message 2 and the CAUSE. I just presume if I can access through the network, then synchronization should not be a problem.
- Edited by healee Friday, May 11, 2012 10:20 AM
Friday, May 11, 2012 2:00 PM
The folder that you are accessing over the network is a share?
Check the NTFS and Share permissions on the folder.
"Everyone" probably will need at least modify access.
Saturday, May 12, 2012 12:17 AM
It is a share, otherwise it won't be allowed to access across the local workgroup network. I do allow Full Control too on Permissions when share was set up, as I have said I have full control across the network from the Windows Explorer.
Today I have even ensured that the Everyone in Security has Full control Allowed. But the problems still remain.
I have also just tried another Windows 7 and even logged on both with the same user name and password, but the problems remain.
Now I wonder if Sync Center actually works in a peer-to-peer network environment.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 7:34 AMModeratorIf you are in workgroup and do not want to access shares with a specified username/password, you may have disabled Password Protected Sharing. In this case, you need to add the Guest account into the permission list of the shared folder.
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 11:40 AM
If you are in workgroup and do not want to access shares with a specified username/password, you may have disabled Password Protected Sharing. In this case, you need to add the Guest account into the permission list of the shared folder.The computers are in a workgroup. I do want to access shares on another computer across the network and I can do it. There is no problem accessing the shares on another computer across the network. However accessing the same using the Windows 7 Sync Centre get "Access is denied" to every file. I have password protected sharing turned on. I am not quite sure what you meant by "you may have disabled Password Protected Sharing." So do I still need to add the Guest account into the permission list of the shared folders? Since I can access them across the network as they are now I wouldn't expect I need to add the Guest account to the permission list which I prefer not if I can help.