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I assumed there should be an easy way to limit the size of a shared folder but I can't seem to find it? Is there some easy way to do it, preferably without 3rd party software?

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I don't think there is a way to do this. You can have a workaround for this by creating a virtual drive of that size, or by creating user profile that has a quota.

If you are using windows server, here is a link for how to do it in that, but it is not possible in windows 7.

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maketecheasier.com/limit-disk-space-usage-by-users-in-windows-7/… I have no idea if this would be usefull or helpfull? Does not work in Home versions. – Psycogeek Jan 5 '12 at 9:47
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@Psycogeek, this is a user quota, as mentioned above. It does not work on a folder level. – soandos Jan 5 '12 at 10:01

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