Exporting a List of Shared Folders
Windows 7 is undoubtedly the most user-friendly and stable operating system released by Microsoft. The much impressive GUI, which was introduced in Vista, was enhanced and came with much better levels of performance in Windows 7. With a highly responsive interface, the OS unquestionably continues to be the most sought after of the times. Along with the various improvements in Windows 7, came better capabilities for creating and managing Shared Folders as well. In this post, the Windows 7 support team gives you a comprehensive account on how to export your shared folders.
For Windows 2000, XP and 7
According to the Windows 7 support team, the following steps are in order for exporting shared folders in Windows 2000, XP and 7:
- Commence the procedure by clicking on the Windows orb button at the lower-left corner of your desktop. Right click on “My Computer”, and select the option “Manage” from the context menu.
- You may now select the icon corresponding to “Shared Folders” to expand its category.
- Choose the option that reads “Shared”, whereby a list of all the shared folders would be displayed in the center area of the window.
- Now, proceed to save the list in the form of a text file by clicking on the option that reads “Action”, followed by “Export List”.
For Windows Vista only
The Windows 7 support team prescribes the following steps for exporting shared folders in Windows Vista:
- Begin by clicking on the Windows orb button at the lower-left corner of your desktop.
- From the list of options, select the one that reads “Control Panel”.
- In Windows Vista, click on the “Classic View” link on the left side of the screen. And in Windows 7, choose the “View by:” drop-down menu, followed by the option “Small icons”.
- You may now double click on the option “Network and Sharing Center”.
- At the bottom of the subsequent screen, click on the link that reads “Show me all the shared network folders on this computer“.
Alternatively, you may choose the option “Show me all the shared network folders on this computer” to reveal the required files and folders.
The above account would surely prove helpful in exporting your shared folders.
Dual Booting Windows 7 on Intel iMac
It could be rightly said that Windows 7 is by far the most user friendly and stable operating system released by Microsoft. When Microsoft engineered Windows 7, one thing that they wanted to ensure was that it should never seem like a mere rectified version of Windows Vista, but a rare repository of quite a few features and options, that would redefine our Windows experience. And of course, Microsoft has succeeded largely in their attempt.
In this post, the Windows 7 support team gives you a comprehensive account on how to dual boot Windows 7 alongside Mac OS X on Intel iMacs.
Dual booting on iMacs
In order to install Windows 7 on your iMac, you would require a Mac OS X v10.7 Lion, or the Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard, and of course the Boot Camp 3.1 update, which takes care of all such booting businesses on an Apple PC. Almost all Intel based Macs support Windows 7, by virtue of the Boot Camp 3.1 mechanism. And hence, the process won’t be difficult at all for you.
Installing Windows 7 on iMac
According to the Windows 7 support team, the following steps are in order for dual booting Windows 7 on your iMac:
- Commence the procedure by opening the Apple menu located at the upper-left corner of your Mac OS X screen. Please note that you must be logged in as an administrator and have all other users logged out.
- Select the option that reads “Software Update”, whereby you’ll be also notified of any necessary downloads.
- Double click on the option “Macintosh HD“, followed by “Utilities” to bring up the “Boot Camp Assistant“. Double click on it.
- Start creating a Windows partition. Use the slider to determine the size of the partition.
- As the Windows 7 support team says, insert the Windows 7 installation DVD, when prompted. Click on “Start Installation” and wait for the Windows 7 installer to load after the PC restarts.
- Select the destination drive for the Windows 7 installation. When asked “Where do you want to install Windows?“, choose “Disk 0 Partition 3 BOOTCAMP”.
- Select “Drive options (advanced)“, followed by “Format”.
- Click on “OK” and “Next” to initiate the formatting process.
- Once the Boot Camp partition has been partitioned as NTFS, the installation wizard would start automatically. Post installation, your iMac would restart once more and boot into Windows.
Well, that’s it! You’ve successfully installed Windows 7 on your iMac.
For any further assistance, do get in touch with Windows 7 support.