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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How can I find out which computer in my local network is accessing a share?

I have a Windows 7 computer that is sharing several folders & files. I also have several other computers that access those shares, and they all have the same username. Is there any method in ...
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Can't see or browse SMB file shares depending on the router

TL;DR Version I can't browse the SMB shares on my fileserver from some of my devices; if I use a new router it works. FIX IT FIX IT FIX IT! The setup I have two routers, a D-Link DSL 2370R and a ...
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Sharing a folder as hidden in Windows 7

I have a Windows 7 Homegroup with 4 computers. I share files among all of these. However, I want to have a folder on computer #1 that can only be seen and accessed by computer #2 and not by computers ...
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Sending very big files to someone? [closed]

I want to sent 4GB+ files to someone, preferably directly. We are currently trying skype but this seems to not reach our maximum potential up/down speed by a long shot and is stuck at 172MB after 30 ...
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Vista PC will not respond to pings on home network

I need some help with file & printer sharing with Windows Vista. Home Network called is named WORKGROUP Router: Belkin N150 Wireless Router 3 PCs: Win Vista Home Premium Desktop 64bit - ...
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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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Share a folder between host and Hyper-V Windows 8.1 Virtual Machine

I am running a Windows 8.1 Virtual Machine on a Windows 8.1 Host using Hyper-V. I would like to share a folder from the host to the virtual machine. The specific usage scenario is that I am writing ...
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Networking W7 and Ubuntu

So we have a small office network setup, one Windows 7 computer and one Ubuntu 12.04 networked through an unmanaged switch and Virgin Router. I have my Windows computer running a WAMP server for web ...
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WIndows 8 shared folder not opening on windows 7 and xp

I have shared my drives in win 8.1. Everything was ok i was accessing my drives form everywhere easily then i installed eset smart security because of it my sharing was blocked because firewall was ...
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Window folder sharing and security setting on subfolder

How could I set my sharing and permission setting so that the user can access a sub folder but cant not access the folder itself? Currently on my share drive I have a folder "A". With in the folder ...
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Peer-to-peer Windows 7 file sharing “access denied” to one user on XP client

In a peer-to-peer network where Windows 7 is sharing a folder with particular users only (not 'Everyone') the Windows XP client receives "Access denied" message when one user attempts to access ...
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How to access a shared SkyDrive folder from Windows?

A friend shared a folder on his SkyDrive with me. The problem is that I don't see it in my SkyDrive folder on Windows 8.1 - both Explorer and the Metro app. I can access the shared folder on the web ...
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Would an NAS with cheap drives serve files faster than a PC with high-performance drives?

First, a little background. We have two computers, which we built. We also have two phones and a tablet, all running Android, as well as a PS3. Currently, one of the computers acts as a file server ...
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Stream files on Window 8 from Mac OS X

My roommates and I got a new tv and we'd like to only have 1 computer connected to it so we can play our media from this laptop. The laptop connected to the tv is Windows 8 and I have no problem ...
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Ensure network shares are constantly mounted

I have a Drobo connected to my network that serves up media to two Macs. Essentially this server acts as a Timemachine and file server for large media files. The frustrating part is that I need to ...
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Protecting files from the network

I need to protect the project files in the local server . It should be accessable for all . Employees can access and modifiy it and they can create new files . The thing which i want to do is ...
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How do I mount an SSH folder in linux so I can access it and read/write as if a normal folder?

I have a remote server that I can SSH into. I want to mount a folder that's on that server onto my local linux desktop. Then I want to be able to read/write files there from within my text editor. How ...
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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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Can I browse a folder which resides in a virtual machine from the host machine?

I have a repository of files in a virtual machine, which is stuck at Windows XP SP2. I am forced to use a version of a program (Subversion) with these files which cannot be installed pre-SP3. My host ...
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Windows 7 file sharing: Folder mappable by hostname but not by IP address

I am facing a challenge with windows 7 networking. I am a scientist maintaining lab equipment, so apologies for any networking idiocies. I have two Windows 7 machines running in one of our labs. ...
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Windows Share Meltdown - Unexplainable

I am having precisely the exact symptoms on my server as is described in this article. This includes statements that the specified network name is no longer available and RPC Server is too ...
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Single SMB transfer doesn't saturate bandwidth, concurrent to same location does. Why?

From \\Win7\C\Src\File1.bin To \\XP\C\Dest From \\Win7\C\Src\File2.bin To \\XP\C\Dest The connection between the machines is 100Mbit Ethernet. When I copy File1.bin from the Win7 machine to ...
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Prevent desktop.ini from being shared

I have a Windows server sharing a directory containing a large number of sub-directories. Each sub-directory has a desktop.ini file which I cannot, for unrelated reasons, remove. (I know how to ...
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How can file permissions be different for 2 files downloaded from the Internet?

Have downloaded 2 .ZIP files but both have different permissions for reasons I don't understand. These 2 files among other files were in public directory of source laptop through which I wanted to ...
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Cannot See And Share Files In HomeGroup

I have tried it with LAN cable and wireless connection and cannot make it work. I have tried creating HomeGroups on both laptops and joining from both but same scenario occurs. On 1st laptop (Windows ...
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Sharing: Give mobile device homegroup access (but no more than that)

I'm accessing shared files on a windows 7 machine from an android. This seems to be the recommended approach: How to Add an Android Phone or Tablet to a Homegroup in Windows 7 and Windows 8 and ...
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Force remove mounted windows share through terminal

I have a Windows share mounted in OSX 10.9 Finder (through ⌘+K) that acts bizarre every so often (can't log in sometimes, randomly disconnects from the GUI claiming it can't access the mounted ...
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UNC, Remote Desktop, Homegroup issues on Windows 8.1

I have three Windows 8.1 computers, named "SERVER", "TRAVEL" and "MIKEPC". All are members of the same homegroup. I'm experiencing the following symptoms: From MIKEPC to SERVER Remote desktop ...
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Windows - “users” folder shared with everyone

Today I found something strange on my newly installed Windows 7 OS - my "users" folder C:\Users was shared and "Everyone" had full access... I disabled that and now it seems fine, however I'm a bit ...
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Connect computers to share files using router

I have two windows 7 PCs connected through a router. I want to enable file sharing across both computers. I tried to create homegroup but it gives error message 'Can not create the homegroup'. How ...
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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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Cannot access shared files from Windows XP while connected to Windows 7 Adhoc

I'm trying to share files between a Windows 7 x64 workstation and an old laptop running Windows XP SP3, so I've created an Adhoc network on Windows 7 and made some folders on it shared. Windows XP ...
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Sharing many files at once through google apps

We are using Google Apps for Business (paid plan) and need to share many (hundreds to thousands) files at once to all users in the organization and have them show up in either "My Drive" (preferably) ...
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How to send a few Gb of confidential data to non-technical users? [closed]

I have approx 3Gb of data that my institution has obtained under a NDA. We are permitted to share it with a small number of partner institutions, but cannot make it publicly available. The users at ...
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Share files between Ubuntu and OS X (in the same PC)

I think the question title explains itself, but I will give you some details... I have a MacBook Pro Late 2011 with Ubuntu 13.10 and OS X Mavericks sharing the same hard drive with OS X using most of ...
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Share Windows7 and Windows8 erro “to continue, please enter administrator password”

In our network we have a Win2003 Now we try to install windows7 and windows8 for our clients, Our client in active directory have a "Normal User" For example: user "arab" when share one folder in PC ...
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Why file sharing connection to other 10.9 machine via guest account always fail?

I'm trying to allow guest access to ~/Public and Dropbox folders in the standard fashion on my iMac but any guest connection automatically fails. Connecting as Registered user or by Apple Id works as ...
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Host machine (win8) can't connect but guest (virtual win7) machine can

Two machines on same LAN: "Win7Machine" running Win7 Home Premium 64-bit and "Win8Machine" running 8.0 Ultimate 64-bit). No domain controller. File sharing is enabled on Win7Machine and it can be ...
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Cannot access file on XP pro from Windows 8

I am sharing a file on Windows XP Pro. Everyone has full access. However, when I try to access the file from a networked Windows 8 machine, it says I do not have permission. How do I fix this?
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Home Network File Sharing: Laptop--Cat5-->ISP modem / Google TV-->wireless router--Cat5-->ISP modem

My windows 7 PC is connected to my ISP's modem via Cat5. My wireless router is connected the same way. The wired LAN is 192.168.1.xxx and the wireless is 192.168.2.xxx. Is it possible to share ...
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Clear cache/configuration for remembered network shares in Mac OS X

I'm experiencing an unexpected problem when Mac OS X 10.8.2 shows me a window informing that it couldn't connect to SMB share behind domainname that is no longer resolvable. I removed everything from ...
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Can a windows virus downloaded in linux be transferred to windows? [duplicate]

I know that linux is mostly safe from viruses, however: if you do download a windows virus (i.e., through a drive-by download), will it just sit there on your computer, and take up space? Is it unable ...
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How can I auto-share anything sent to one Drive account with another?

People sometimes share Docs with my rarely used Google account. So I have to email them and ask them to use my main Google account instead. It's a hassle for them and for me, plus it slows down our ...
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How to improve media streaming when high server CPU usage

I am streaming a media file from my windows file server to my HTPC. All the streaming is done locally (on the LAN). However when the server's CPU utilization gets high (e.g. another process), the ...
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Sharing files between 2 different routers

I realize this has been asked before and I have read as much as I could find on the topic but I still need help with this because there are so many different approaches and the ones I am trying aren't ...
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Dropbox anonymous sharing into others own dropbox'?

I know that I can use the "Get link" function of the desktop client to get a link I can send to people so that they can download the files/folders I shared. I also know I can share a folder in ...
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Teamviewer cannot send fonts

When sending/transferring fonts via Teamviewer (on Mac OSX) they transfer as 0 bytes, so cannot be opened/used. Is it a copyright issue? How can I get around this?
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Sharing external USB drive via Mac Mini with server.app randomly disconnecting

I've got a Mac mini running server and a few people connecting. This is working fine and no issues so far. I bought a sharkoon USB external 5 bay RAID box and connected to the server and setup shares. ...
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How can I open a file that is stored in a virtual machine from host?

I'm running Red Hat Linux on VMWare installed on Windows 7 and I want to be able to open a text file that is stored on the VM from Windows. How can I achieve this? Thanks
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Why can't I map a network drive if I can ping the server?

I have a server running Windows 2003 R2 SP2. I can ping it from any computer on the network. My problem is that it acts as a file and print server, but none of the other computers on the network can ...