Can we Share an Entire Drive in Windows 7? Yes, it is possible, But the question arises, How? This article will clear all your doubts through the simple steps as explained below.
By the help of this feature you can share your entire drive, so that it can be used by the one who wants to use your files and folders.
Steps to Share an Entire Drive in Windows 7
Step 1: Select a drive, right click on it and hover a mouse over Share with and click on “Advanced sharing”.
Step 2: Select “Sharing” panel and choose “Advanced Sharing”.
Step 3: Put a check mark on “Share this folder” and go to “Permissions” to customize the read and write option.
Step 4: You”ll see “Everyone” username by default, If you agree with it, click on permissions, under it there are three options, chose the one you want, and then press “OK”.
Now the sharing process is complete.
Step 5: If you don’t want to share the drive with Everyone then you can add user by clicking on “Add” button.
Step 6: Enter the object name as I have written “Administrator” then click “OK” to add it.
Step 7: Your added user will appear under the usernames, select it and click on “OK” button to share an entire drive.