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advanced sharing
This sharing offers more options than basic sharing and is therefore the best choice for protecting confidential information.
basic sharing
A Windows feature that enables users to control who may access specific files and folders located in the user’s libraries.
effective permissions
Permissions for an object, such as a folder, granted to a user or group based on the permissions granted through group membership and any permissions inherited from the parent object. Windows does not include share permissions as part of the effective permissions.
A Windows 7 feature that enables sharing of files and printers across a small office/home office network.
To method of gaining permissions in a file system. A folder with subfolders is considered the parent folder. The subfolders are considered child folders. After permissions are set on a parent folder, new files and subfolders that are created in the folder inherit these permissions.
mapping a drive
A method of creating a logical drive letter that allows easy access to a shared folder or drive on a computer.
network discovery
A Windows feature that enables a computer to find other computers and devices (such as printers) on a connected network. Network discovery also lets a user control whether other computers can see the user’s computer on the same network.
network location
A collection of security settings that’s appropriate for the type of network a user wants to connect to. Windows 7 offers three broad categories of network locations: Home, Work, and Public.
NTFS permissions
Permissions that apply to users who log on locally or from across a network. NTFS file permissions are set using the options on the Security tab in the Properties dialog box.
Rules applied to users and groups to limit actions they can take on shared resources, such as files, folders, drives, network shares, and even printers.
printer driver
A small software program that prepares application data to print to a specific printer.
printer sharing
The process of allowing a computer user to share his or her attached printer with other users on a network. The Devices and Printers applet in Windows 7 helps a user manage and share printers.
Public folder
A Windows folder that’s set up for sharing files and folders with other users on an attached network. Windows 7 Public folders include Public Documents, Public Music, and others.
share permissions
In Windows, permissions that apply to users who connect to a shared folder over a network.
In Windows, a wizard-driven tool that walks a user through a software or hardware issue to help the user resolve it.
A logical grouping of networked computers that can “see” each other on a network.