HOW TO: Set the My Documents Folder as "Private" in Windows XP

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This article describes how to set the My Documents folder to Private.

NOTE: You can use the information in this article only if you have activated the Simple Sharing user interface.

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How to Set the My Documents Folder to Private

To set the My Documents folder to Private:
  1. On the Start menu, right-click My Documents, and then click Properties.
  2. Click the Sharing tab, and then click to select the Make this folder private so that only I have access to it check box.
  3. Click Apply, and then click OK.
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Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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