Password Protect Shared Folder

March 26, 2010 at 13:13:57
Specs: Windows XP
I have a Dell Vostro 200 running XP SP3 with an attached external hard drive and am sharing the external hard drive. I have several users and each has their own PC. We are in a workgroup environment. On the external hard drive, I want to create folders for each employee and password protect each folder so the employees can back up their files. I removed Simple File Sharing and I created a generic user (on the PC with the external drive) with a password that all users will log into. The shared external drive has full permissions for the generic user. I will then create a folder for each user and I would like each folder to have a separate password so the folder is only used by that user. Any suggestions?

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March 26, 2010 at 13:46:12
Not real secure. Any live cd can access that data.

I think I'd use a file protected compressed file over ntfs permissions.

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Les Paul (1915-2009)

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