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Can't Turn on File Sharing

Submitted by pedro_cesar on August 22, 2009 to Bug

For some odd reason my File Sharing option has been disabled and I can't turn it on.

When I open "Network" and the yellow bar appears on top with message: "File Sharing is turned off. Some network computers and devices might not be visible. Click to change..." even if I click on it 1,000 times it won't change.

I also went to Advanced Sharing Settings for home/work (which is where I'm connected to) and selected "Turn on File and Printer Sharing" but when I save and come back in is off again.

I tried disabling the antivirus (Norton Internet Security Beta for Windows 7) but it won't help.

Medium

Medium

Rejected

Discussion (2 comments)

Jarrod wrote on January 8, 2010, 8:27pm

I don't think it's fixed, since I'm having this exact problem:
"I also went to Advanced Sharing Settings for home/work (which is where I'm connected to) and selected "Turn on File and Printer Sharing" but when I save and come back in is off again."

pedro_cesar wrote on February 1, 2010, 12:42am

Changed status from [Fixed] to [Rejected]

pedro_cesar wrote on February 6, 2010, 8:22pm

Turn on your "Server" service.

nyp wrote on February 12, 2010, 6:25am

Marked as removed.

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