Re: Unable to Open Some Files on a Home Network
It is possible that the files transferred from the old machine to your new
machine still have the old owner/permissions associated with them. You may
need to take possession and reset the permissions for those files.
"tcirinci" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I recently purchased a new desktop PC with Vista OS. I created a home
> network and linked my desktop and laptop to the network, enabled file and
> printer sharing and enabled sharing on those files located on my desktop
> I wanted to share with my laptop. However, although I can see all of the
> shared folders from my laptop, I am only able to access some files within
> folders. Specifically, I can access the files created after the purchase
> my new desktop but I'm unable to access the older files which were created
> my previous desktop which was an XP-Pro operating system.
> I'd appreciate any assistance.