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Exam Ref 70-687: Configuring Windows 8 by Mike Halsey and Andrew Bettany

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Chapter 4. Configure access to resources

Files and folders are probably the most important assets on your computer. Chapter 7 covers backing up and restoring files, but this chapter focuses on how to ensure that your information remains safe, secure, and accessible.

Have you ever been locked out of your home, lost your car keys, or arrived at the store after it’s closed? When you lose access or “control” over something, you might experience many unwanted feelings. It can be very frustrating if you can’t access one of your documents such as a media file, or the project on which you have been working. Windows resource access works in both directions: It allows you to access your resources and it can be used to prevent unauthorized access to the same ...

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