You can allow other people in the network to access your folder or directory with the file sharing feature in Windows. The feature is provided by the File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks option in the Control Panel, which is enabled by default. It implements the CIFS protocol compatible with SMB implementation in Linux and other Unix-based operating systems.
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You can share files and folders in Windows from the command prompt or the GUI. The easiest way to create a network share using the GUI in Windows is by using File Explorer.
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