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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Strange share editing behavior

For a while now, I have had issues attempting to change the share properties for any file or folder on my computer. When I open up file properties, this is what I see: I am able to edit these ...
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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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Disable streaming of a shared video

I work in a corporate office, I am in charge of distributing the training videos. I have all 100+ training videos shared over the network. The plant managers open the videos in WMP so it's ...
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Relocating a Hard Drive with shared folders from Windows XP to Windows 7

I have a secondary SATA HD in NTFS format that used to be a non-system HD for my Windows XP machine. I have folders that were shared in the network. The Windows XP has since gone out of commission, ...
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Cant access USB connected to WDR3600 acting as an access point

Well hello. I have two routers at home. The one that my ISP provided me with is a Huawei and doesnt have the option for USB sharing so i connected my TP Link - WDR3600 to the Huawei and took all the ...
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Why can I access some shared folder and not others?

I have four hard drives on my server running windows 7. Upon installing the operating system I set sharing permissions on all of them, yet when I browse the computer under "Network" on another ...
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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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What happens in background when a local file is accessed over the network

If I share a file which is i.e. located at C:\share\somefile.txt to the network what happens when I call it on my computer this way \\MYCOMPUTER-PC\share\somefile.txt. Does the communication flow over ...
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Windows Server 2003 R2 vs 2008 R2 vs 2012 as a file server

I am using Windows Server 2003 R2. We have about 100 PCs which are connected to this server and by using network connection. We are planning to upgrade it to other newer version. So I was looking for ...
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How do I auto-mount a network share from a Linux Samba server on Windows 7?

So I started working for a company that has a Windows Small Business Server 2003 as the domain controller with the workstations being Windows 7. We have a Linux server with Samba installed, which ...
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Samba share disconnects on client reboot

I've recently set up a simple Shamba share on my home server, running Ubuntu 12.04 x64. The share is basically a whole LVM volume residing in my home directory. Although everything is working more ...
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Cannot find share on Ubuntu from Windows 8 using samba

I have properly set up a share using samba (as best I can tell because I can access the share with my Macbook by navigating to smb://192.168.1.14/share). How do I connect to this same share called ...
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how do i share files between windows computers on a local network?

We are trying to set up a home network where all computers can see shared files on all other computers. So far we've got two computers connected via a wireless router/modem, connected via ethernet ...
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Turn a shared folder into a network item always present

I would like my network users to have a shared folder mapped without having them to do anything themselves. Is it possible to turn a shared folder into a network item like the list of PC's there is in ...
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New files from shared folder not showing up on remote PC

I have a shared folder on my Win 7 desktop, and I access it from Win 8 laptop. I don't use homegroup because I couldn't get it working, have workgroup set up on both PCs (don't know if it's relevant ...
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Slow speed when transferring files between android phone and computer

I've recently gotten a new LG Optimus G E975 phone (with android), and wanted to wirelessly transfer files from my (stationary) computer to the phone. So I installed the ES File Explorer app and ...
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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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Windows 7 Password sharing OFF

I try to access my computer without password protected .it popup me username/password when i try to access my computer to another computer in the same LAN. i try to OFF the Password Protected Sharing ...
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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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Can't connect to Windows (SMB)

I have a MacBook Pro (OS X 10.8.4) and a Windows 7 Ultimate machine. I can't connect to the latter because of incorrect password or login. I tried to create several users on Windows machine and even ...
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Robocopy causing network disconnects

PROBLEM: I am trying to copy a large folder (my music) from my Windows 7 machine to a Windows 8 machine via a LAN. Inevitably, once robocopy is run, the state of the network will start fluctuating ...
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How to make changes in shared folders between two Mac computers and save those changes?

I have a follow up question to the question on how to share files between two Mac computers. I've gotten that far using the "sharing" option in "preferences". Now the problem is that the person I'm ...
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Sharing to Hyper-V without requiring credentials

I'm running Windows 8 on a domain joined machine (i have local admin, not domain admin). I have VM's on hyper-v and I want to share a folder without requiring the VM's to logon. The VM's are setup on ...