JCH

Adding share on Windows 10

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Has anyone tried to run _Net_Share_ShareEnum on Windows 10?

It says it adds the share but doesn't give any info on the share.

I'm trying to add a share with _Net_Share_ShareAdd but don't have any success.

Any help would be appreciated.

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The linked example works perfect. What are your issues?

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Thanks JohnOne, that worked! :)

I thought it was enough to be logged in as admin, but apparently not!

 

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On 7/30/2016 at 3:41 PM, JCH said:

I thought it was enough to be logged in as admin, but apparently not!

The account you are logged in with might be an admin, but you still need to elevate privileges to create the share.  It's a security mechanism.  Depending on how UAC is confgured--typically--if the user account launching a script (after #RequireAdmin has been added to it) is simply prompted with a Yes/No acknowledgment window, that indicates the account is an admin; if instead you get prompted for a username and password than likely the launching user account is not an admin.

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