Re: restoring file sharing defaults in Vista
I'm no expert, but Control Panel, Network and Sharing Center will give you a
good way to handle classes of shares (media, public, etc.) Choosing a
Restore Point and restoring to an earlier point in time may also be an
"should always document" <should always firstname.lastname@example.org
wrote in message news:BC5134E7-8070-4CFD-902E-63E26D5A9C99@microsoft.com...
> In trying to establish networking between my shiny new Vista desktop and
> rusty old XP laptop, I tried a lot of things including changing the
> options for a lot of the files on the new Vista desktop. I should have
> more careful to document what I had done.
> How can I restore the original "file share" defaults in the now not quite
> shiny Vista System? On the laptop, I can see many things from the Vista
> machine that I don't think I should see but what I think is the main
> "documents" folder, the working folder (if I ever can do work on the new
> machine, has "access denied." )
> any suggestions for returning to factory status other than using the
> recovery disks I so painstakingly burned?