JSI Tip 9748. You receive an 'Access is denied' error when you try to use the Shared Documents folder in Windows XP?

NOTE: See Description of file sharing and permissions in Windows XP.

If you receive an Access is denied when trying to read or write the Shared Documents folder, you do not have sufficient permissions on the folder.

To workaround this problem, grant Everyone RWXD permission on the Shared Documents folder:

1. Log on with administrative privileges.

2. Open a CMD.EXE window.

3. Type the following commands, pressing enter after each line:

pushd "%allusersprofile%"
cacls docume~1 /T /E /G Everyone:C

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