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Since I moved from XP to 7 I don't know anymore how to share folders between Windows 7 machines in a Home Network.

When they share the same Home Network key, they can share special folder like Music, Pictures and Video. But what about common folders?

When I right click a Folder, and share it with Everyone (read permission), the folder isn't visible to other Windows 7 machines

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If this is what you have already done, let me know. It sounds like you set permissions but not set it as a shared volume. Full directions are on this site.

Right click again, go to sharing, specific people, advanced sharing, and check the box for "share this folder" and give it a volume name.

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