Allowing more than one user to have access to a file. This can be via a network share, some method of cloud storage, using an FTP server, or other methods.

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FreeNAS - cifs sharing / active shares error

I'm using FreeNAS and just sharing to windows clients on the LAN with CIFS, but I'm stuck with trying to interpret why it's behaving as it is: The NAS is configured as "Browsable to Network Clients" ...
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Changes in “Advanced sharing settings” of Windows 10 are not saved

I change settings in "Advanced Sharing Settings" in "Network and Sharing Center" of Windows 10 but they are never saved. I turn on "Find/Discover Networks" and "File and Printer Sharing" but they ...
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Best Way to transfer files over internet?

So basically I want to be able to have a pc at home with all of my files on it. Then I want to be able to have full read and write capabilities of my files from where ever I am connected to internet ...
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Do Torrents have file quantity limitations? [closed]

Is there a limit to the number of individual files that may be included in the root of torrent? If there is a maximum quantity, what is it? If limits are client / tracker dependent, what are the ...
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mount http server as filesystem

I am trying to mount HTTP locally.Using SSHFS its working fine.But for Windows systems, or systems without SSH we cant use SSHFS.For example we can mount FTP locally using curlftp.For HTTP we have any ...
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Change default direction to LTR in comments in an existing MS Word document

In MS Word, when I try to comment in a file someone shared with me, the text defaults to Right to Left, even if the whole document is in English. The author of the text has Right to Left languages ...
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Easist way to connect some SATA HDDs to a network without full PC

I have a few SATA HDDs in my big desktop PC. I store media and stuff on them, and access them from my other PCs over my home network. However, in order to access them, my big PC has to be on, which ...
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Setting up Home Computer as File Server Windows

Here's my situation. My brother has a PC with a large hard drive (2TB) in his bedroom. All our movies are stored on that drive. I have another laptop hooked up to my telly in the sitting room, ...
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List Folders which are not updated in last X days

I have windows base File sharing server (with above 100 shared folders for users) for users where users copy there files on daily basis for backup purposes. Some users forget to do this, and after ...
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Cloud service to on premise file sharing optimization

On AWS I have Windows 2012(file server) & Ubuntu(ipsec vpn) E2C instance. On premise I have a Ubuntu Server(file server & ipsec vpn ). What options do I have in order to optimize sharing ...
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Samba not visible on windows 7 (raspbian)

I followed one or two tutorials (saying the same) about configuring a samba server on a Raspberry Pi (I've got the third one) (Raspbian). I can see the server locally running smbclient -L localhost. ...
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File share access

I have a File Server on Windows with user access via AD. Now I need to deny access for a user group from a specific IP-Pool. But other users must connect to the file share from the same pool. How can ...
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Optimising file sharing on wireless client

I have a hard drive (movie storage) connected to a RaspberryPi which is connected to a router (skyhub) via Ethernet Cable. Samba is enabled on the RaspberryPi. Any other devices that are connected ...
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Locking a file on a shared drive for editing by only one person at a time

A shared file exists to a number of Windows 7/8 PCs on a mapped network drive like so: G:\plan.xlsx How can one lock or control the file so as it is only editable by one person at a time? Conflicts ...
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How to share all files and folders over the network

I was wondering how to share all my files on my win 7 machine with my win 10 machine over the network.
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Share files and process between a few computers (windows)

I have a few computers. One server for web projets and services, one for development, one my personal computer, one my tablet which I take when I need to move somewhere. I'm a little bit tired to ...
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Is there a usb drive that can be shared with two computers?

I'm working as a freelancer on my own laptop (windows 10 pro). I am not allowed on my client's network with my own laptop. My client provided me with a desktop (windows 7 pro) for mail, printing, ...
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Slow searching OSX Server from Windows machines

Our graphics/media/photo files archived onto share points on Xserve. Photographer's macs are to be replaced by Windows PCs. Initial test with PC suggests that we can access share points and files ...
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Can different person see different shared folder structure by file sharing services of Windows Server 2008 r2?

For example, I have a folder structure like bellow in Windows Server 2008 R2 server: ShareFolder SubFolder1 File1 SubFolder2 SSFolder1 File2 SSFolder2 ...
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How to share a link to a picture in BTsync?

I have often files which I sync between my devices in BTsync. However, sometimes, I would like to share one picture or one video to one user elsewhere from the BTsync network. Technically, the ...
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Is the origin of a file traceable? If it is how can I sanitise it?

If I copied a file from my PC to a newly formatted USB flash drive, took the file to a public PC and public Internet connection, created from there a new email, created a new account on an uploading ...
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Share files and folders over two gateway 192.168.2.1 and 10.10.10.1 on the network 10.10.10.1

I have a DSL Broadband line with Static IP 10.10.10.155 and a Router connected to my PC. When I have to use internet with this router, we need to configure Internet Setup as Static IP. In this case ...
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How to find conflicted shared files in Dropbox?

In OS X, by just clicking the popup you are redirected to the file. However, in Ubuntu, you there is no such redirection. Also, you cannot find afterwards which files have changed. I just remember ...
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Share file and folders over Network with Static IP behind a router

I have a DSL Broadband Connection with Static IP 10.10.10.155 and a Router connected to my PC. When I have to use internet with this router, we need to configure WAN Access type is to be Static IP. In ...
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Network sharing NTFS drives without a Windows workgroup or homegroup (Linux solutions welcome)

I had a home setup - one desktop PC used as file server, 2 laptops. The laptops should be able to read/write the desktop's NTFS drives, but not each other's; nor should the server have access to the ...
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Windows File & Printer Sharing SMB Public Server - Cannot authenticate

Problem: I am sharing files through Windows File Sharing which uses SMB. I am able to access my files on my private network (192.168.1.x) However I am unable to access them publicly via public IP ...
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How to share files between administrator and standard account?

I have been running windows 7 like forever and I had only one account: Administrator(A). This is the first time I've created a standard account(SA). In my SA I created a simple jpg image and placed it ...
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How do I detect sharing permissions of an open file?

What software can I use to detect the details of how a file is opened (specifically permissions for other processes)? We have two versions of card printing software: CardFive, and Zebra Card Studio ...
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Connecting two computers through Ethernet wire and data transfer

I know how to share files and transfer data through Ethernet by assigning IP and getting through by giving the right credentials. Is there a way to do this more simpler or any other way without ...
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Can't see my PC on network, but can access it

This is rather inconvenience than a real problem. I have 3 PCs connected on LAN & assigned to a Homegroup, but when I open network folder in explorer, I can only see 2 of them: Network folder ...
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Using Team folders in Dropbox with basic user accounts

I tried to set up a free DropBox "Team folder" for a local club I am involved with. I'm getting replies from some of my collaborators (all using basic accounts) that they are getting stuck on how to ...
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Network Share sometimes missing some folders

I have a Public network share that all computers on the campus can access. One of these computers occasionally 'loses' about 8 out of 10 of the folders in this mapped drive. I have toggled client ...
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Network File Sharing no longer working after upgrade to Windows 10

Recently my family and I have been having problems with the Network File Sharing feature on Windows. We've had it working ever since we got our first version of Windows XP, but it seems to be ...
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I want to restrict users to copy files from Hyper-V VM, How should i achieve it?

As i am newbie in virutalization. My boss gave me a task. He want to share some files with all finance employees but do not want them to copy, delete or edit those files, only users can see them. I ...
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Collaborate via a private/unlisted cloud folder without login [closed]

I'd like to give users a link to a web-ui cloud folder, onto which they could upload [large] files without bothering to login to some account. OneDrive is a good candidate due to the 15GB free ...
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Share files between all devices in a wifi home network

I have a Windows 10 PC, another PC with Windows 7, a MacBook Pro with OSX 10.11 and an Android phone - they are all connected to the same home wifi network. I want to be able to transfer files ...
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Word 2016 not shared when opened from Ondrive Desktop

I have a Word 2016 document in a shared folder. The document was saved to OneDrive through Word 2016 Desktop app. I made sure the document was saved and uploaded. When I open the document from the ...
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exclude folder from windows share

I'm more familiar with Linux/Samba so please bear with me. Single Windows7 share, how do I exclude sub directories inside the root shared folder that match a pattern from being visible to share ...
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Unable to access shared folder on the same network

I have two systems: Home desktop - Windows 10 PC - no domain (only WORKGROUP) - no homegroup created or joined - manually shared a particular folder with "Everyone" Work laptop - Windows 7 PC - ...
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Connect to Samba Share over VPN

I have a Windows 10 box that has the minimum requirement for file-sharing setup. From the LAN, I can connect to this box just fine with Samba and access its files. I have setup my router with a ...
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How to share files from wifi connected devices to Wired connected devices?

I have many computers connected to wired LAN, with fixed IP addresses. I have connected one IP address / connection to WiFi router . Now I am facing problem for sharing files using file sharing, As ...
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How can I collect multiple GB of holiday pictures from multiple people the best way? [closed]

I've been given the task to collect and then distribute the pictures from the whole group of our holiday trip. That is about 15 people with 0.5-2 GB worth of pictures each. How can I collect the ...
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File Sharing in Windows 8.1 doesn't work on other accounts

I've got a Windows 8.1 computer with a 3TB drive. On that drive there are two files. One of them is a private file shared with my account and the other is a public file shared with all other accounts ...
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Is it safe to use Dropbox in a shared computer?

I'm using a Windows 7 PC with 2 accounts, we are sharing the computer with another colleague, so is it safe if I sync my Dropbox on this PC? The other user cannot access my files without knowing my ...
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Windows - How can I determine what is locking this network file

(a similar question has been asked by me before - this question relates to the same application, but a different - but probably related - problem) I have an application that regularly writes records ...
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Selective PC Folder Sharing between different windows versions

I have: 10 PCs in my factory with Windows 8 installed on them. 1 Windows 7 PC 1 Windows XP PC There is one central router and all PCs are connected through switches. They are all connected to the ...
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User accounts on the machine can't share files or folders in Windows 10

I have installed Windows 10 on a Windows 7 laptop. There are two user accounts on this machine and they both need to access certain folders, but no matter what how I try to share those folders, ...
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Why can't I access shared folder on my PC from a another PC that doesn't have a password? [closed]

If the PC i'm using doesn't have a password I can't access my shared files. After creating a password I can successfully access shared folders on the computer.
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windows 8 Windows Live ID account not working with groups

I have 2 windows 8.1 installations (local + vmware). I log into both using my Windows Live ID. This user is a member of the local administrators group on both according to lusrmgr.msc. If I share a ...
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How do I set up non local network folder sharing?

I am not a tech savvy person so this may be very easy to solve or not solvable at all, or perhaps there is a better way that I am not thinking of... The Situation: Three (3) Desktop Computers ...