Simple File Sharing

By matav
Dec 18, 2007
  1. Can anyone tell me how to remove the "Security" tab from a specific folder.
    To make myself more clear, when you turn off "Simple File Sharing", you get an extra tab in the properties dialog of any folder on an NTFS disk.
    This tab allows user to control the permissions granted to selected users or group of users, and take ownership of any folder too.
    but what if i just don't want this tab to be shown from a specific folder, while other folder should still have this security tab.
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    No you can not unless you move that folder to another partition/drive formatted as FAT32 (which does not support security attributes).

    Why would you want to remove the security tab? If you have malicious users who you don't trust, then do not give them administrative rights.
  3. matav

    matav TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 144

    well you can... see for yourself.
    install Outpost Firewall PRO 2008 (on an NTFS partition) and try accessing the security options for the main installation folder.
  4. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Sure. How will you send me the $40 needed? :p

    And really, is the security tab gone from the folder properties?
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