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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Move files between two windows file shares on the same server

Using Windows 7 I have a server with shared folders set up. If I open one of them and take a file and move it to a subfolder it's instant - the file is obviously only being moved on the server. The ...
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Cannot share folders in Windows Server 2008 R2

When I try to share a folder on Windows Server 2008 R2, I get following error message Windows File Sharing Your system administrator has blocked you from running this program The service ...
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File sharing windows MS Access backend

I want to deploy an access database at a small office with 5 computers, small network. However I do not intend to create a server in order to have a domain etc. Operating system is win 8.1 pro. Should ...
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“You don't have permission to copy files to this location over the network” error

I'm trying to copy a ~5 GB file to a folder on my D:\ drive from an XP machine and getting the following error: You don't have permission to copy files to this location over the network. It ...
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Does good file/folder synchronization agent exist in this world? [on hold]

What I mean by good: works whenever it is possible (continues across boots or when destination gets reachable); doesn't whine when it is not possible (destination is down or not reachable); watches ...
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ACLs on UNC share slowing down access

We have the following structure Share Container Dir1 Dir2 Previously Everyone had full access on Share and that was propagated down. We removed the Everyone group and added ...
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File Sharing on Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard [closed]

I want to share a folder in the server. When I try to share, it always asks for the domain user name and password in all PC. What should I do ?
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Order of downloading parts for torrents

If I download a torrent (uTorrent 2.0.1), is there a way to tell the program to prefer parts on the beginning of the file (eg. so that I can play a video file while downloading)? Something similar to ...
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Every time I login to windows I get the "Could not reconnect all network drives” message

I've tried both of the suggestions mentioned in this thread, but neither of them worked. I have 4 file shares hosted on a file server running on my local network. These shares are set to ...
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Laptop cannot find others devices on network

My laptop (1) cannot find the others devices on network such as pc1 and pc2 , but laptop 2 can find them . How can I connect it to the network ?
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Two computers in home network losing connection

So, I have two Windows computers, both in my Home Network. One of them acts like a server - it has a shared folder and the other one should be able to access it at all times. Mostly, this works ...
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Setting up a server for LAN file sharing and editing with password protection

I work in a call center, where there are 2 teams (team1 and team2) Each team has a supervisor and 10 agents. Agents in both teams periodically change their positions, so no one uses the same PC ...
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How can I sync ALL of my files between my Macs in the background?

I have multiple macs and I want to sync files between them. I don't want a designated "shared files" folder that I have to manually save things to -- I want my Documents, Desktop, Pictures, Downloads, ...
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How to get two computers on the same LAN to connect to the c$ share of each other? (no homegroup) [duplicate]

I'm trying to do file sharing "the old style" between two computers in my network. I'm trying to do "Start -> Run", type in \hostname\c$ or \IPAddress\c$, log in with the user and password, and ...
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how do we share files from Mac to Windows?

Is there anyway we can read the files in a Mac laptop using a Windows laptop? Like I have a movies folder in Mac and I want to view those movies in my Windows laptop (without having to transfer those ...
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Windows XP File Sharing force asking for credentials

I want to know how to setup my share so it will always ask for credentials. So I don't have to map a drive on every computer I go to and then delete it so the user doesn't have access to my share ...
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Advanced Problems with file/folder permissions on Windows 7 - ownership?

I messed up with some folder's right click>Proprieties>Security Tab. Those folders are in an external HDD. The outcome of such a thing like (like messing with stuff you don't fully understand) is that ...
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How do I establish the network sharing to my WinXP server network drive from my Mac notebook?

I have been able to connect to my WinXP server's shared drives by using Finder's Command-K to browse the network. Unfortunately, when the server gets rebooted, the connection drops and sometimes I ...
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How many computers can connect to a shared folder at the same time on Windows XP Pro?

I have an older Windows XP Pro desktop with a couple TB of space that I want to use as a Media Server to my nettops, laptops and desktops around my home and home/office, however I'm worried that ...
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How to copy files to an untrusted computer?

I want to copy files securely from one computer to another, the other computer however isn't trusted and I don't have direct access to it other then giving the owner of the computer instructions. In ...
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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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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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Dropbox: shared wedding photos & someone elses photos [migrated]

A photographer shared all the photos of wedding with daughter, who shared them with me. It appears that he also shared several other events, which I would like to remove and I don't/shouldn't want ...
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Time Capsule create shared folder for some users

I secured the HDD on the time capsule with accounts. There a 3 accounts. A, B and C. Next, I want to create a folder and only User A and C can see it. How is this possible? Log in as admin > right ...
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Wired and wireless network file sharing

I have connected my Internet to a buffalo air station router and a swtich. Computers and Laptops on this network connect to the Internet wired and wirelessly. I would like to share files locally on ...
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Can I change the image associated with my computer when it's sharing as a media server?

I currently have my computer setup to share its videos, music, and pictures as a media server so I can easily access all of my stuff from my PS3 and play it on my TV (since I can't connect my computer ...
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Unable to connect to samba shared folder via windows

im new to linux and Samba. Aim Create a called Shared_folder which can be accessed by ALL users (group name = users). Therefore, in order to map the drive in windows, the user is promoted to enter ...
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Connect to Windows 8 computer File share through Explorer with live account

How can I connect to a windows 8 computer running a file share (C$ for instance), with a Microsoft account. I have tried various forms of login, and even found workarounds that could get it working ...
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Windows 7 Administrator HomeUsers Account

I'm trying to login to my Windows 7 PC from another PC so that I can transfer files to the Windows 7 PC. I've just installed Visual Studio 2008 on my new PC, and I wan't to transfer all of my work ...
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Is there a way to turn off notifications for certain users when adding a file to Dropbox?

I want to add a file to Dropbox which is shared with so many others. But I do not want to notify them. Is there anyway to accomplish this?
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Files/Folders get weird names and become inaccessible on Samba share

Here is our current setup: Mac OS X 10.5.8 File server using Mac OS Extended (Journaled) file system. There is a share that is shared over AFP (For Mac desktops) and Samba for (Windows desktops). ...
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Windows counting connections from localhost for connection limit - how to circumvent?

This problem actually comes on a build server that is also used as a file server for a small group in a network - unfortunately, we installed a desktop version of Windows with the 20 connection limit. ...
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File sharing between windows 8.1 and ubuntu 14.04.1

I have been trying all day to connect windows 8.1 and ubuntu 14.04.1 on my local network so I can share files between my two machines. I have them hardwired (ethernet), have set up samba on ubuntu, ...
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Windows Server 2012 folder share without active directory

I am having a really hard time figuring out how to effectively set up folder sharing with Windows Server 2012. I have four servers all collocated in a data center. Each server has two ethernet ...
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How do I share folders between Windows XP and Windows 7 machines?

I just bought a new Windows 7 machine with Windows 7 Home Edition. I already have Windows XP Professional SP2 machine. I want to share folders and files between these two machines. They are ...
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Access computer that has no password via network

I'm trying to access my desktop files through my laptop. Both are connected to the same network. I go to Network and see my desktop computer there. I double click and try to access my files there ...
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Encrypted connection in LAN

I want to established secure (encrypted) connection between four machines in local area network. I'm training on my notebook and virtual machine under VMWare Workstation control, both are with Windows ...
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Need to setup ubuntu server files secure

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 server. On that we have some projects which are shared with Samba share. I need to protect our files to be copied from there by other users except by a superuser or root for ...
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What's the simplest way to simulate a network sharing violation in a Windows VirtualBox VM?

I'm writing some Windows API code and I want to evaluate whether I need OFN_SHAREAWARE, whose behavior is a bit mysterious to me. Normally, the Open File dialog box doesn't allow files that cause ...
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How to share files between Windows and MacOS with dual boot

I have MacOS snow leopard and Windows 7 installed on same hard drive(on a iMac). I want to have a folder that is shared between them where I can write data, not only read. Is this possible? On windows ...
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Why cant windows7 pc on domain share files off domain without first rdp?

We have a shared folder that cannot be accessed until after you remote desktop in. Our requirement is two laptops (a&b) are going to work out of the office and need to share files via windows ...
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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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Share files between two Win8 machines

How can I share files between two or more Windows 8 computers, while blocking internet access? They should be connected to a home router which is connected to internet. But I don't want any of sharing ...
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My mldonkey doesn't work due to “Too many open files”

On my NAS (an incredibly basic and reliable DNS-323), I use mldonkey to download files. It worked quite well during the last 3 years, but it seems now mldonkey doesn't work. Indeed, each time I start ...
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How do I connect two computers using USB 3.0?

I know this question exists, but it's about USB in General. Mine is about USB 3.0 and newer specifically. USB 3.0 specification introduces the feature known as direct host-to-host connection with ...
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Is it possible to link to a file inside of a magnet link?

I would like to provide magnet links in my service, for large downloadable files. However, I would like to be able to tell the Torrent-download client only to grab a specific file within the ...
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seafile not uploading/downloading/ internal server error

sorry if i at all did this wrong. new to this site. i have been using a raspberry pi as a seafile server and its been nothing but a problem thus far. it cant upload or download and has been showing ...
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Make all uploaded files public?

I'm running a personal ownCloud instance, and I want to make all the files I push up to it public. I have nothing to hide, and I see the software as a better way to manage public downloads than just a ...
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How can I share files from Windows to Mac OS X?

I've got a Windows laptop and another Mac laptop. I'm wondering how should I go about setting up my Mac to be able to read files from my Windows laptop? Let's say I have a file C:\test.txt and I want ...
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Should file names contain multiple periods?

I often name files using a convention such that I incorporate a version number at the end, similar to Some Deliverable - v0.1.docx. Sometimes when colleagues make changes and send back revised ...