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Computer B has permissons for computer A, but not vice-versa

I've networked two Win 7 computers, A (tower desktop) and B (laptop). From B, I can create new folders and do anything I want on A, But on A I can't create new folders on B ("You need permission to perform this action"). This is preventing some needed software from running correctly.

- From A looking at properties on B, and also on B looking at properties on A, Advanced Security Settings/Permissions shows all users having "Full control".

- The Owner user is also included as a user in Advanced Security Settings/Permissions for both A looking at properties on B and B looking at properties on A.

You can probably tell that I'm far from expert at networking.

Any ideas for me to try?

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Permissions can change per folder.

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Since we can't count on all users to apply, check the permissions on the folder and if need be, add that user you use to connect with (to the folder permissions.)

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I'm the only user

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I'm the only user. The user name is the same on both computers and and has "full control" everywhere.

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I've found this doesn't always work.

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As such I find myself adding this user to the ACL as well as unsharing and resharing the folder in question. There are folk that will exclaim "but it should work." Maybe so, but this is Microsoft. I've learned to work around it all.

In a pinch you can turn on the Guest account.

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What's the ACL?

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What's the ACL?

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Access Control List.

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