Friday, September 23, 2011

Missing Security Tab in Windows XP

In Windows XP, you can set permissions on files so that specific users can access it. However, in certain cases when you Right click on the file and select Properties, you may notice that the Security tab is missing.

To get the Securities tab, follow the underneath steps :-
1. Open Windows Explorer, and choose Folder Options from the Tools menu.
2. On the View tab, scroll to the bottom of the Advanced Settings and Clear (click) the check box next to "Use Simple File Sharing."
3. Click OK to apply the change, and you should now have a Security tab when viewing the properties of a file on an NTFS volume.

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