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File sharing from a cable connected pc to wifi connected laptop (windows 7 ultimate)

I have a one desktop running windows 7 ultimate connected to Ethernet cable. And I want to share folder to another wifi connected laptop (also windows 7 ultimate). Both machines are on the same home ...
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1answer
421 views

Hide computer from list, but keep file sharing and remote desktop service running?

Is it possible to hide my computer from local network's list of computers, but keep its ability to provide file sharing and remote desktop service? (I mean something like hidden SSID on WiFi network, ...
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0answers
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Deny delete prevents modifications [duplicate]

I have a shared directory on my windows server 2008 R2 file server. I need files in this directory to be modifiable, but not deletable. When I deny delete to Everyone, files copied into this directory ...
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1answer
34 views

Unable to share a child folder while sharing from the parent in windows

There are several child folders in parent folder on windows 8. Times ago I shared some child folders and accessed them from from other devices without problems. Then I removed all child folders ...
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Is there a program that can share/access a directory via IMAP?

Is there a way to have a particular directory be served via IMAP (on Linux, or OS X)? Support for read operations would be enough (supporting delete would be great, moving & creating files & ...
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171 views

Windows 7 Wont stop sharing my files on my network

I'm running Windows 7 and network discovery is turned off. When checking my files and folders they all say not shared, and I have password protected sharing on (have tried turning it off as well). But ...
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2answers
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File sharing user limits

Each OS has a limit to the number of users that can access a computers shared folders at one time. XP has 10, 7 has 20. At one time I thought I saw a site where the limit for most OS's were listed. ...
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3answers
210 views

Batch or PowerShell to mount drives on a FQDN

I currently use a batch script to mount my network shares each morning: NET USE * /DELETE /Y NET USE Z: \\<IP>\<SHARE> <AUTHENTICATION> /persistent:no ... Which is fine when I'm ...
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How to connect two windows PC which uses same Router for internet but one is connected via wired LAN and another is on Wi-Fi?

I use DIR-555 Dlink router for Internet for my laptops and Desktop. My laptop is on Wi-Fi but my desktop is connected to Router via wired LAN. Internet works fine on both. I want to share a Desktop ...
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3answers
4k views

Slow file transfer on network between two 802.11n laptops (connected directly together via access point)

Me and my friend have both two exact the same laptops, bought from the same shop at the same day and I decided one day to go wireless because I forgot my ethernet cable to the LAN party (with a few ...
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2answers
155 views

What is a cost effective way to set up a media server? [closed]

What I'm wanting to do: I would like to have a hard drive designated to share my media over my wifi. I have room mates that might want/need some media that I have on my hard drive at any given time ...
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1answer
103 views

How to access shared folders set up on Windows 7 using a Windows 8 machine?

I set up several shared drives and folders on my Win 7 machines, so that any new machine running Win 7 with the same user name and password log in can use those drives and folders. But on Win 8, I ...
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Can Windows shares potentially be accessible from Internet?

I've set up a Windows homegroup and made some folders shared between the computers on my home network. Strangely enough, it's not the automatically generated homegroup password (which is quite hard) ...
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206 views

Cannot access shared drive in same machine uisng machine name but can access using IP

I have 4 desktops running Windows Server 2008 32bit version. I created some shares in all these machines. My program gets files from these machines (like \machine1\abcd). The machine names mentioned ...
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1answer
43 views

How to setup the network under the stated conditions?

I have a desktop PC running Windows 7 Home Premium I have a 1TB internal drive and a printer attached to my PC. There is also a 320GB master drive with OS installed in it. I use a wireless router to ...
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276 views

Access to shared drives on file server fails around 2 PM every day

I have a file server running Windows Server 2003. Our QuickBooks company files are hosted there for multi-user network access. Everyday around 2 PM, when our accountant tries to switch between company ...
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1answer
741 views

Android: accessing Linux PC? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to access my home box PC drive (Linux-based) on Android. What can I use for that? ATM I've found only FTP and SSHFS, both are slow and have issues (couldn't even install SSHFS on ...
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2answers
409 views

Share files from specific folders to computers on the local network [closed]

I've got a mostly Windows-based local network and I would like the files in particular folders of one of the computers on the network to be available to any other computer on that network. Some of the ...
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1answer
496 views

Can no longer access shares on a Windows 7 machine from Windows XP machines

We have a network in the office that has been humming along for over a year now with this basic setup. We share files off of a Windows 7 machine. Windows 7 machines can connect to these shares just ...
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1answer
9k views

How to share files from Mac mountain lion to windows 7?

I've been trying to share one particular folder on my imac to other windows users but having difficulty of sharing just one particular folder. I've tried to google around and the methods work only for ...
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1answer
630 views

How can I rsync password protected shared folder over windows smb?

I'm using computers with Windows xp operating system. What had been done: created a shared folder C:\123 on host 192.168.0.2 and made it shared created user with name User and password 123 granted ...
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2answers
789 views

How to unshare a file in a folder (Windows XP)

I have a folder (lets say, "Folder X"), and inside it a file "Y.doc". How can I share the whole folder, except that one file, in Windows XP?
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5answers
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Windows 7 file and printer sharing doesnt work for me

Until a few days ago I hadn't had any problems, but now I can't use file and printer sharing in Windows 7 but everyone else on the network can. It is possible I installed some program that made a ...
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0answers
132 views

Cap transfer rates on shared dirs?

I have a USB drive on my main machine that every uses and want to know if it is possible to max the amount that can be downloaded off it in terms of Mbit/s as to not slow down my connection to the ...
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4answers
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How to share my localhost over the internet?

I really want to share my localhost over the internet to show my friends the progress of the website we're working on, so that I don't need to upload it to the public server each time I make a change. ...
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1answer
202 views

Ubuntu - Windows file sharing

Scenario: I have a folder on Ubuntu which I want to share over a network (LAN). This folder has many sub-folders and lots of files (~10k). The client is running on Windows Xp. This client will ...
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2answers
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Windows stops copying files after a few folders

I'm trying to copy a folder of mine to my other machine. The other machine got a folder shared. I have read/write access, and can copy files. Sometimes. Sometimes not. For some reason it just stops ...
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1answer
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Windows XP local network sharing: 1GB .zip file is blocked; seeing “Access Denied” on copy?

I have two computers on our local network both running Windows XP. My main computer has local network sharing setup for \etc\install. I have a folder with two 1GB .zip files, one of which I've had ...
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1answer
2k views

OS X can connect to Windows machine, but can't access shared folders

I can create new folders on my Windows XP machine, set them to "shared". On my Mac, I pick Finder → Go → Connect to Server → smb://192.168.1.4 → Connect → Name / Password. ...
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3answers
948 views

Share files and devices using Belkin N150

I have a Belkin N150, wireless modem+router. I have connected my desktop with a LAN cable and my laptop uses Wi-Fi. My desktop is connected to External Hard Drive and Printer and is always switched ...
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1answer
2k views

Windows 7 Professional Network Sharing Permissions

I want to set up permissions for a share on my PC for other users on my home network (not a domain, which I suspect may be the issue). When I go to add permissions to a share, I get the following ...
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3answers
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Make a network drive available over the internet?

I recently built a small server machine, using Ubuntu Server and Samba, to act as a file server (among other things) so that my entire family can access certain files over the network from Windows ...
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3answers
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Sharing between Vista and Windows 7

Vista Ultimate 32 bit Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit I've read through similar questions about sharing between Win7 and Vista, but none of them have resolved my issue of not being able to share between ...
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Access Mac OS X folder from Ubuntu

How can I access a Mac OS X folder from Ubuntu Desktop (10.04) over the network?
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win xp - permanently map a network drives from command line?

I can open "My Computer"..tools..map network drive. Check "Reconnect at logon". And it is permanent. But I may want to clear the shares, and create them quickly. So I want to automatically do a few, ...
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2answers
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win xp - change permissions and not require a restart?

In Win XP, is it possible to change permissions on a network share, and not require a restart? I don't mean, a case where one doesn't need a restart, though if there are cases where one does and ...
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6answers
3k views

Problem sharing files between two Windows 7 machines

I have 3 machines. Two of them running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, let's call them Windows 7-one and Windows 7-two. One is running Windows XP SP3, let's call that one Windows XP-one. I've shared ...
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1answer
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windows file sharing. 3 folders. one whose files I can access remotely, one whose files I cannot and one i cannot open remotely

2 comps. Both win xp sp2. CompA, CompB CompB has a shared folder, C:\blah CompA can access it \compB\blah CompA can open files in \compB\blah CompA can see folders in \compB\blah, and it can ...
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windows file sharing - one computer cannot view others shares

advanced file and printer sharing A can do it on B but B can't on A, it prompts for user/pass I have 2 computers. Both Win XP Pro Both advanced file sharing.. I want that. But when I connect comp A ...
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2answers
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Map a Windows network folder using IPv6

I need to map or browse a network folder. I can only use IPv6 in the browser / URL. Is this possible? I am using two Windows 7 machines, one Vista PC, and one Windows Server 2008 R2 machine. The ...
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3answers
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How to share movies inside the home network without password?

This is the situation: We have a broadband connection which is shared by 6 people who have different os'es and laptops. But now we are planning to share movies among 6 people... How to achieve ...
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1answer
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Mac OS X 10.6 clients cannot see ._resource fork files on a CIFS network share

We have a Windows server, with Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6 clients. On the server are some Automator workflows with custom icons stored in external resoruce fork files, like this: foo.wflow ._foo.wflow ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I share a Windows 7 library with anonymous access without using a Homegroup?

The "homegroup" feature is useless, because it requires a password, and therefore doesn't support anonymous, no-hassle access to shares from devices such as my Sony Bravia TV and non-Windows7 ...
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votes
1answer
153 views

I'd like to archive files from Ubuntu to Windows between two computers on a shared home network

I have an old laptop running Ubuntu 9.10 which I use as a LAMP environment for web development, and I have a comfortable, powerful desktop computer with Windows 7 installed on it. These two are ...
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1answer
152 views

Enable File sharing in Windows Vista

There seems to be a problem in my Windows Vista.. In the network and sharing centre only the network discovery is visible. I cant find a option for file sharing as mentions in other websites. There is ...
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1answer
577 views

How-To define an Alias-Name for a given Fileserver?

I'm building a testsystem and want to use the servernames like in the productive environment. For tcp-traffic i made an entry in the hosts-file but that seems not to work for fileservers (smb). How ...