Re: Q re sharing documents folder when dual booting XP/Vista
"koze" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> No not needed you can add your self as a trusted user with full right to
> the private folder.
> "Ian R" <email@example.com> schreef in bericht
>> I'm currently running XP Pro.
>> I've moved the location of "My Documents" to its own partition for easier
>> backup etc. I have set this folder to keep private and I logon to XP with
>> I plan to install Vista and dual boot to XP for any applications that
>> like Vista.
>> I'd like to share the "My Documents" partition so I can access my files
>> either OS but as I currently have this password protected and made
>> private I
>> foresee this might be a problem.
>> Would I need to remove the "make Private" option and enable sharing under
>> so that my Vista apps can access it?
>> Or is there another way?
>> Thanks very much for any info and your time.
I didnt realise it would be that simple.
I had presumed that marking the folder as private would encrypt the data
making it inaccessible from outside of XP.