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 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 ...
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What's with the \\ in Windows network share paths?

Paths to Windows network shares start with a \\. Does anyone know why (already tried The Great Mighty Google)?
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Windows 10 network drive permissions problems

I have thoroughly searched for answers on this site and nothing seems to be working. I have a Surface Pro 3 / Windows 10 connected to a closed network (i.e. no internet access by design) via wifi on ...
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Is it possible to create some Sort of File Sharing Server/Service/Feature For My Home /Neighbourhood Network

I want the users in the Network to be able to Share their files with one Another. I know about Port Forwarding and UPNP . I tried DC++ and its HUB server. HUB server was accessible but They couldn't ...
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Network streaming to other devices is slow

TL;DR at the bottom; disclaimer up front: I cannot seem to understand networking. Almost any other issue, hardware or software, I can research and resolve with ease. With networking, I blindly change ...
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10GbE Win8.1 file sharing between 3 PCs without a switch

I have 3 windows 8.1 PCs, and they each have two one-port Mellanox 10GbE NICs. I'm using 3 SFP+ Twinax cables to connect them all as per below diagram. Only one of those PCs is also connected to ...
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How do I access a Windows Share over sftp using FreeNAS

I'm fairly new to FreeNAS, and the concept of setting up a NAS or networking in general. I followed this guide that set me up to access files remotely, which worked for me. My only problem is that ...
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Can't use a mounted folder on Linux without root

I used the command mount -t cifs //<server>/<source> /<dest> -o user=<user> to mount a folder onto ~/Desktop/Server, but I can only write with sudo. I can read fine. The ...
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Having trouble mirroring a website

Okay, so I'm trying to mirror a website, obviously. And I'm I having trouble downloading a few files, I was just curious if these files are "important". I have used both File2HD.com and HTTRACK to ...
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What is this mix of Chinese/Arabic/Korean/Japanese user owning a process listening on port 139?

While using an open port checking tool (Technicians toolbox v1.1.0) I found a strange user name listening on port 139 hiding in PID 4 with a mix of Chinese and other Unicode characters as the user ...
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Sharing folder between Ubuntu and Windows

How I can share a folder on a Ubuntu (14.04) machine with Windows PCs on the same network? Thanks and have a nice day.
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Windows 10 SMB shares

I just installed Windows 10 and I can't connect to any of the shared drives on my QNAP station. My network is a private network and I have enabled file and printer sharing, network discovery and file ...
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samba is up and accesible but not showing

I have a very strange problem, I have samba set up and running. I can access it if I use manual access like : smb://myserver however it does not show it on the list under my WORKGROUP. (no Folder ...
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how do i access local file shares from a remote computer?

How do I access local window shares on a remote computer using Windows 7? I've tried Dropbox and Teamviewer but they don't help other than to access the remote desktop. I want to be able to access the ...
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OneNote - associate template with shared notebook

I have a shared OneNote notebook which is used by 100 different network users. I would like to have templates for troubleshooting, guides and the like so they can be consistent and intuitive to follow....
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How do I stop people on my wifi from being able to see my computer?

I'm on Windows 8.1. I never noticed this before but when you open file explorer and then click network, my own computer shows up there. If you click on it, you can see "users" and click that then you ...
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Is it possible to connect to an SMB server without a VPN

This is something i've been struggling with recently, and after the number of other stack overflow and super user questions i've gone through, most people turn to a vpn. what i want to know is: is it ...
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how to shares files with windows 8.1 computer?

I have all my files on my brother's PC and now I want to copy them to mine. Installing a programme didn't help me because it's about 200 GB and takes a long time and sometimes my connection failed. ...
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Can I RSS a shared folder in a any local network?

How can I build an RSS for a regular shared folder in a any local network? so I can get notify with any new file/folder in it?
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Ways around copy/paste size limitation for Windows server without sharing

I'm trying to allow for users to copy/paste or Click and drag items into a sub folder of a shared parent. The architecture goes along the lines of Parent>Child>Child. The bottom child is not shared, ...
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Can't access to shared folder from Windows 7

I have 3 computers in my network. One computer with shared folder running Windows 8, another computer with Windows 8 and the last with Windows 7. The two Windows 8 computers can access to the two ...
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How to force everyone stop editing OneDrive shared excel workbook?

A public shared Excel workbook of mine once turned-off/removed share-link is still NOT able to be opened by Excel even though I have turn off sharing, and remove the shared-link. How can I force ...
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Removing System Volume Information\DFSR Directory

I have a DFS setup, one of the replicated servers is being decommissioned and I'm replacing it with a new server. Since the Volume previously had DFS on it I need to remove System Volume Information\...
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File URI with username and password in Explorer

How to specify file URI with user name and password in the (Windows File) Explorer, please? Something like file://domain\user:password@host/dir/file. I need to specify domain to be equal host name, ...
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Cannot add, remove nor access mapped share “Element not found” in Windows 8.1

A standard user on my Windows 8.1-64 cannot remove a mapped drive. Tried command line and explorer. Tried run as admin. "Element not found" everywhere. C:\Windows\system32>net use x: /delete The ...
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Connecting to a Folder on a Different Partition Using AFP or SMB

I'm in the process of setting up a DeployStudio system. Part of the requirement is that the server be able to connect to a Repository of files. On my server, that Repository is located on the ...
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ProcMon - catching incoming file accesses from the network

I'm currently using procmon to chase down a problem I'm having involving network files. Another PC on the local network writes small "command" files to the target machine, which then consumes them - ...
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Network error: The specified network name is no longer available

I'm receiving this message after getting a list of files. And trying to move a file out of the list. There is no Antivirus software installed on this server. The server is Win Server 2003 SP2.
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Does the Atheros AR956X WLAN adapter support WoWLAN (Wake on Wireless LAN)?

Some friends want to be able to access files on their WiFi network, even when one of their computers is asleep. To accomplish this, they probably need WoWLAN (Wake on Wireless LAN) working. Does ...
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UNC path with hostname omitted?

I have an application that opens a file, the path of which is set to what looks like a UNC path, but with the double slash and hostname removed i.e. instead of \\HOSTNAME\SHARED\FILE it has \...
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Cannot ping to default gateway from computer inside private network

I have one desktop PC, laptop and android mobile. I have created a WiFi hotspot on my desktop PC so that I can use my internet on mobile as well on a laptop and it's working great, but now I want to ...
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why does microsoft office ignore owner file?

We started rolling out Seafile as replacement for our old file-server. Everything works fine except some users who work on excel files together have problems with concurrent editing. Normally if one ...
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Hide a folder's state

When you file share a folder in Windows 7, it says "State: Shared" at the bottom; How can I remove that? When I enable file sharing I want it to look like it's not being file shared.
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What does shared file transfer speed depends on?

I have discovered that I can transfer shared files from my PC to my Android phone.I am using ES File Explorer, and I was wondering what the transfer speed depends on? For example, if I start ...
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Disable file sharing with batch

I have file sharing enabled on my computer and I was wondering, is there a batch code that can turn off all file sharing? I would prefer if I could disable it via a batch script but any way works ...
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How to disable the shared folder icon on Windows XP?

When I share a folder through file sharing, it automatically has a hand under it that tells you it is a shared folder. How can I disable that? In this picture, the "Family Photos" folder has the hand ...
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How do I serve a torrent from my web server?

I have some files that I have the legal right to distribute (I made them), and I want to give people the option to get them via bittorrent. Following instructions I've read, I've used the program ...
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Share a VirtualBox guest machine folder with host machine

My question is simular to this question. Since the question was asked years ago, virtualbox development has changed owners. In my case I have windows 8.1 running a windows 8.1 vm. Is there a way to ...
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Can't Connect to Remote File Share from Windows 7 PC to Windows 2012 Server

I have an issue where I can't connect to a Windows 2012 Server form a Windows 7 machine via a remote file share. I can't RDP into the machine just fine using a set of credentials, but when I try to ...
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Mac does)n't show all files from a WIndows computer

When I connect to a computer from a local network that runs Windows 7, I only see the "Users" folder. But if I connect with my Android phone (ES File Manager) I see all the folders and drives like ...
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Linux Mint MATE Caja “Share Folder…” menu entry missing

I have two Linux Mint 16 MATE boxes connected. One has the "Share Folder..." right-click menu item in Caja, and the other does not. How do I get it? Later: After installing caja-share, the menu item ...
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What file sharing systems for peer to peer Linux boxes on LAN with occasional Windows box?

This is a home network and I am the only person using it. I have two Linux boxes (Mint 16 and 17) dual boot with both MATE and Cinnamon desktop logins. I would like to set up my network to enable ...