FileBrowser does not show my Admin shares on Windows Vista

Admin shares usually have a name with a $ at the end. These can include 'C$' for example, which gives you remote access to the complete C: drive. FileBrowser shows these as "C:" instead of "C$".

You can also create your own Admin shares in Windows by giving them a name with a $ at the end when you create the share.

Enabling FileBrowser to show Admin Shares

  1. Bring up FileBrowser's Config Page to see the 'Show Admin Shares' switch in the 'File Browsing Preferences' section.
  2. Set the Switch to ON.

Admin shares are still not visible

Possible reasons:

  • Admin shares are not available on Windows Vista Home.
  • The account you used to connect with does not have Administrator privileges.


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