For File System, you must be using NTFS and not FAT32?
Right open My Computer, right click the drive, click Properties.
What does it show for File System?
Is the file in your profile? It must be.
Jupiter Jones [MVP]
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"Irv" <grampywcomcast.net> wrote in message
news:06ac01c344df$ab2377d0$a301280aphx.gbl...> I can't seem to password protect one of my files. I
> installed Windows XP upgrade home edition recently and
> everything appears to work fine except the sharing and
> security feature. I have followed the instructions to
> make my folders private but the button that I am supposed
> to check remains grayed out and impossible to activate.
> Any suggestions?
> Irv Winter