Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

The docs say this :

Check permission settings. Permission settings on the host computer determine access to files in the shared folder. For example, if you are running VMware Player as a user named User, the virtual machine can read and write files in the shared folder only if User has permission to read and write them.

My host is Windows 7. I am running another Windows 7 guest under the username Fake. According to the docs, I have to share my intended folder, say c:\share, by giving Fake the read permission, no? But I am unable to do that as the host says no such user is found. What am I doing wrong?

Daniel.

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

Ensure you have a matching user name ("Fake") and password on the share's host computer. Then you can apply the share/file access to that user account.

Check out:

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.