A share is a folder on a computer’s hard drive set to be shared over a network. Other machines on your network can connect to that share, and depending on the permissions that you set up, read and write to all of the files and folders within that shared folder.« Back to Glossary Index
Leo A. Notenboom has been playing with computers since he was required to take a programming class in 1976. An 18 year career as a programmer at Microsoft soon followed. After "retiring" in 2001, Leo started Ask Leo! in 2003 as a place for answers to common computer and technical questions. More about Leo.