I would like to know how to allow a user/username from a different computer (sample: \home-pc\Owner) to have viewing permissions and someone else (sample \home-pc\Guest) to have full accsess to the one folder (in this case, My documents). How would I go about doing that via Windows Vista? Oh, and by the way, I have tried this already but the computer name would not show up on my side at all. My computer says that the computer could not be found. I am on the same work group as the other computer is.
Share the folder and create identical user credentials on each computer. Add the username to the shared folder permissions and your set. As a side note, if you do not have a DNS server you may have to map the hostnames to their appropriate IP address in the HOST file. Or simply use IP address's to access each machine.