Windows 8 Folders
This tutorial shall focus on Windows 8 folders. It handles how to Create, share and Grant folder permission in Windows 8. This tutorial is also applicable to Windows 7 with just a slight modification.
We create folders in Window to ensure that our various files are well organised. There is always need to create different folders and each folder shall store similar files.
To create a folder in Windows 8, the following steps are involved.
Simply right click anywhere on the desktop, click on New
Click on Folder
A new Folder with name “New Folder” shall appear on the desktop
Then give the folder a name.
It is necessary to share a folder on your local drive. This is only if you want other users connected to the same network with you to have access to it. To share the created Folder, the following steps are also available in Windows 8 platform (Other Windows operating system may have similar steps).
Identify the folder to be shared and right click on it.
Click on Properties,
On My Folder Property box, click on Share
Select the Group or people to share the folder with, click on Share
On the next displayed page, click Done then click Ok on the next page to close out
Granting Folder Permission:
A user may want other users to have right to modify files on the folder, then there is need to grant permission . Folder permission is granted to Everyone group to allow any one accessing the folder to make necessary changes on the content of the folder.
The steps are as follows –
Right click on the specified folder
Click on properties
Move your cursor and click on on security
Select and click on Edit to change permissions
On the Permission For My Folders,
On the option to Enter the Object name to select, enter and select Everyone
Grant full permission to Everyone, apply and Keep clicking the Ok button to exit the process
This is a short training on how to create folder, share folder and grant permission to a folder in Windows 8 platform
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