Root of a drive is absolutely unshareble.

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asked Jul 14, 2014 in 2D Network Printer by MR.Big (120 points)
I am trying to share a drive for printing but nothing seems to work, I've tried to contacting tech-support but I am just exhausted, they said you can't share a drive with a dollar sign $ or something like that but I don't understand what that means. I found out about your website printingsupport thought you guys could, so please help. Thanks.

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answered Jul 26, 2014 by Super_Admin (8,660 points)
Hello Mr. Big, it can't be absolutely unshareable, you can share it, but you cannot share the drive with '$' as the title; you can only save as 'C', 'D', or 'E'.

Follow these steps:-

- Hit the windows logo key on your keyboard and select 'Computer' or 'My Computer' from desktop.
- Next select the drive you want to share and right click that drive and click 'Share'
- Now in the 'Advanced Sharing' option, Check 'Share this folder' box and type a name without the '$' sign and Click OK.

That's it. Write back to me if the problem persists.


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