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I have three groups in a sharepoint site Members- Contribute, Limited Access Owners - Full Control,Limited Access Visitors - Read, Limited Access

why does it say limited access?any suggestions?

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Limited Access means a SharePoint user or group has permissions to an item or document or page or library within a Site, but does not have permissions to the entire Site.

This is normally used when you want to share content that resides within a site with users but not allow to browse the site.

See the following Microsoft TechNet article for further help on the subject.

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