Re: Where is "Security And Settings"?
From: Mimic (null_at_void.net)
Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2003 15:02:27 +0100
"Vance Roos" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> "Tom Porterfield" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> As administrator on my XP Pro system, I used to right click a
> >> file on my desktop and in the context menu which popped upI
> >> could select "Security and Settings" for that file.
> >> That no longer seems to happen. Have I done something to
> >> remove it?
> >> How can I access security settings for individual files?
> > You have probably turned on simple file sharing.
> Ah yes, I remember this now. Someone said it made for better
> security to prevent outsiders (my PC is a home based system with
> dialup) from intruding.
> Is this going to be more likely with Simple File Sahring switched
> back on?
Just run a decent firewall and most of all make sure that File and Print
sharing isnt bound to your modem. If youre on a network, it should be bound
to the network card only.
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