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How can I access a shared folder on a just booted Windows 2003 Server from a client computer without logging on to server?

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migrated from Nov 24 '11 at 12:58

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Set the permissions on your share so that Everyone can access it and set the right write/read permissions.

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This method also works if I set permissions only for myself? – Hiddin Nov 24 '11 at 12:38
Okay! this worked. Thank you:) – Hiddin Nov 24 '11 at 12:55
Windows Home Server works best if you create the folders in the management tool it provides, it will then set the appropriate permissions etc. – Sam Nov 24 '11 at 12:58

It doesn't matter if you're logged in or not on the server. Connect like you normally would. File sharing runs as a service, so it doesn't matter whether or not the server is logged in.

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