Stuck on creating shared network folder

Aleksander 0 Reputation points


I am trying to create a shared folder on a PC on our office network but the process gets stuck.

I posted this earlier on but was told this was the right place to ask this type of question.

How i did it
create a new folder



Right click the folder and go to properties and under sharing tab click share



Then i just click share


Enter admin credentials

But now it is just stuck on sharing items...

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  1. Limitless Technology 44,071 Reputation points

    Hello Aleksander,

    Thank you for your question and for reaching out with your question today.

    Please follow the steps below for creating a new shared network folder:

    1. Open up ‘Windows Explorer’
    2. Click on ‘This PC’
    3. Click on ‘C://’
    4. Right click and select ‘New -> Folder’

    (You can create this folder anywhere but we recommend placing it here for ease of setup. If you put it in a different location you will have to fill out a different path than in the coming examples)

    1. Name the folder then right-click and select ‘Properties’

    (I chose ‘Scan’. You can choose what ever you want.)

    1. Click on the ‘Sharing’ tab
    2. Click on the ‘Share’ button
    3. Press the ‘Share’ button
    4. Press ‘Done’
    5. Write down your ‘Network Path’

    You will need your Network Path for adding the folder to your MFP

    1. Click on the ‘Security’ tab

    If the reply was helpful, please don’t forget to upvote or accept as answer.

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