Select Share options for networks Windows 8.1


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Selecting sharing options for networks

Well the whole idea behind networking and HomeGroups is to be able to share things with others. Sharing files, folders, libraries, even devices. And we're going to look at how you can take that a step further here in Windows 8.1 by being specific about what you're sharing and who you're sharing with. We'll begin here on the Start screen by starting to type the word share. S H A R for example. The Search pane opens up, and you can see we can access our HomeGroup and sharing options directly from here. Let's give it a click. You'll see your current HomeGroup, and you'll see what's turned on.

In this case for me, music and pictures, everything else turned off. Now, if you don't see a HomeGroup, you'll see a Create button to create one, then you'll be able to go in here and make the adjustments. So, anyone that I've shared this password with will be able to check it out. View or see my music and pictures, but only I can change it. Well, I can change that. If I ...

Selecting sharing options for networks
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Selecting sharing options for networks provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Rivers as part of the Windows 8.1 Essential Training

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Business
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