Hi Guys .. Need a little advise here if possible. I recently added a new hard disk drive and made it as a single volume partition with dynamic disk configuration on my win XP pro machine. I intend to use this drive to store all my important work, and enable sharing so that I could access my files from my notebook as it is hooked up on the same network. I also setup Serv-U FTP so that I could login from outside to retrieve any files which I may need. Under the securities setting for this volume, Administrators group and Everyone has everything allowed, but a user called SCA (which is created for my housemate) has everything denied because I do not wish for him to see some of my confidential files. The problem is when I try to access the folder from my notebook in the LAN, I can do so but all files are read only and I cannot even save a file into it nor copy anything into the volume. Similarly, I am able to login to the FTP server from outside, but can't complete login because its like access to the destination path is denied. Can anyone advise me what settings on the security for the users to set to rectify this issue please? : ) Many thanks!!!