Lost Shared folders, need to tell XP I don't have a shared network

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Lost Shared folders, need to tell XP I don't have a shared network

Postby and5 » Sat, 29 Oct 2005 14:30:02 GMT

I was fooling around with the home network wizard and now my computer thinks 
I have a home network (I don't) and I can't access my shared folders. I have 
a Documents folder in the All Users subdirectory but I am unable to access 
it, even from my administrator login.

How can I tell my machine that it is not networked and hopefully get my 
shared folders back? Thanks.

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