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I am using Windows XP Professional SP2 and am logging on with an administrator account.

When I right click on any folder and choose Properties I am unable to see the "Security" and "Customize" tabs. How can I enable these tabs?

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Did you format your HDD in NTFS or FAT32?

FAT32 doesn't have that feature so NTFS does.

Also, you can enable the simple sharing:

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oh! I have formatted it in FAT32 – user28346 Feb 15 '10 at 17:42
Ah! Read this ( ) if you want it in NTFS. And upvote please :) – r0ca Feb 15 '10 at 17:43
I do not have enough credits to give up vote .So i checked your answer as the desired answer. – user28346 Feb 15 '10 at 17:47
Good answer, I spotted you some up votes. – Urda Feb 15 '10 at 18:01

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