Re: possible bug/flaw in windows xp home edition
From: Mike Hall \(MS-MVP\) (mike.hall.mail_at_sympatico.ca)
Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2005 11:02:42 -0400
I think that you may have Shenan's gender wrong.. I always understood that
Shenan was a girl's name.. even in Australia, it is a girl's name.. lol..
-- Mike Hall MVP - Windows Shell/User "Malke" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:%23BCDn4NoFHA.1372@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl... > Froggy wrote: > >> Thanks for you reply stanley even if it was abit cheeky :) >> >> With regards to the security tab that I said does not exsist except >> for in the XP professional version, you gave me a link for a page >> telling you how to turn off simple file sharing and thus get the >> security tab to appear for files. >> >> If you refer to the introduction on this page >> >> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307874 >> >> You will see this note >> >> "Note You cannot turn off simple file sharing in Microsoft Windows XP >> Home Edition." >> >> Thus there is no security tab to change the permissions. This is why >> I >> believe this to be a bug. I have tried logging in as an administrator >> and using the attrib command from prompt but all I get is access >> denied or not changing hidden file etc etc etc. >> >> Got any more suggestions or possible ways I could get around it? >> ...get xp pro? :) > > It is not a bug. XP Home is designed to only use simple sharing. Whether > you like it or not is another issue. Mr. Stanley told you how to access > the security tab in XP Home - by going into Safe Mode and logging into > an account with administrator privileges. > > Malke > -- > Elephant Boy Computers > www.elephantboycomputers.com > "Don't Panic!" > MS-MVP Windows - Shell/User