How to create SMB Scan folder on desktop on Windows 7

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This video covers the process to create a SMB scan folder on desktop on Windows 7.

Please follow the step by step instructions below.

1. Right click on the desktop and select “New” – “Folder” and name it Scan.

2. Right click on the Scan folder and select “Properties”

3. Select Sharing Tab (second tab from the top left)

4. Under Network File and Folder Sharing click on “Share…”

5. Click on the down arrow and select…


  1. Well, you are creating a security risk by not specifying a specific user to do the scan.  You should not use everyone, but a specific account.  Then use that account when specifying the scan location in the machine.

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