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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Sharing a folder in LAN with a password using Folder Lock Software

I have a problem in sharing my created locker in the sharing server of my LAN. Let's assume that the address of the sharing server of my LAN is \\192.168.1.1 and there I stored the locker. Now, after ...
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mount http server as filesystem

I am trying to mount HTTP locally.Using SSHFS its working fine.But for Windows systems, or systems without SSH we cant use SSHFS.For example we can mount FTP locally using curlftp.For HTTP we have any ...
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Do Torrents have file quantity limitations? [on hold]

Is there a limit to the number of individual files that may be included in the root of torrent? If there is a maximum quantity, what is it? If limits are client / tracker dependent, what are the ...
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Sharing files over the network in another server [closed]

I want to share some of my folder from my office computer over the network but the computer is in another server with my computer in my house. Can I share folders over the network but in another ...
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change default direction to l2r in comments in MSWord

In MSword, when I try to comment in a file someone shared on Dropbox, the text defaults to right to left, even if the whole document is in English. The owner of the text has r2l languages installed, ...
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Easist way to connect some SATA HDDs to a network without full PC

I have a few SATA HDDs in my big desktop PC. I store media and stuff on them, and access them from my other PCs over my home network. However, in order to access them, my big PC has to be on, which ...
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what port or ports are used for File sharing in windows?

I want to know on the windows operating system, what is the port number for the file sharing service?For example as you know the port number for HTTP service is 80. So I need to know the port number ...
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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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Setting up Home Computer as File Server Windows

Here's my situation. My brother has a PC with a large hard drive (2TB) in his bedroom. All our movies are stored on that drive. I have another laptop hooked up to my telly in the sitting room, ...
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List Folders which are not updated in last X days

I have windows base File sharing server (with above 100 shared folders for users) for users where users copy there files on daily basis for backup purposes. Some users forget to do this, and after ...
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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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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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Cloud service to on premise file sharing optimization

On AWS I have Windows 2012(file server) & Ubuntu(ipsec vpn) E2C instance. On premise I have a Ubuntu Server(file server & ipsec vpn ). What options do I have in order to optimize sharing ...
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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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Mirror a Dropbox repository in Sharepoint and restrict access

I'm looking for an elegant way to solve the following problem: My development team uses Dropbox for sharing documents amongst our immediate group. We'd like to put some of those documents into a ...
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Samba not visible on windows 7 (raspbian)

I followed one or two tutorials (saying the same) about configuring a samba server on a Raspberry Pi (I've got the third one) (Raspbian). I can see the server locally running smbclient -L localhost. ...
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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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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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Alternative Windows Offline Files + Windows Backup + Previous Version Setup

Currently our documents are all hosted in a Windows 7 box. Users can access the files using Windows share and the documents are available offline (windows 7 feature). The documents are being backed up ...
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File share access

I have a File Server on Windows with user access via AD. Now I need to deny access for a user group from a specific IP-Pool. But other users must connect to the file share from the same pool. How can ...
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Optimising file sharing on wireless client

I have a hard drive (movie storage) connected to a RaspberryPi which is connected to a router (skyhub) via Ethernet Cable. Samba is enabled on the RaspberryPi. Any other devices that are connected ...
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Locking a file on a shared drive for editing by only one person at a time

A shared file exists to a number of Windows 7/8 PCs on a mapped network drive like so: G:\plan.xlsx How can one lock or control the file so as it is only editable by one person at a time? Conflicts ...
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How to share all files and folders over the network

I was wondering how to share all my files on my win 7 machine with my win 10 machine over the network.
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Network Share sometimes missing some folders

I have a Public network share that all computers on the campus can access. One of these computers occasionally 'loses' about 8 out of 10 of the folders in this mapped drive. I have toggled client ...
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Share files and process between a few computers (windows)

I have a few computers. One server for web projets and services, one for development, one my personal computer, one my tablet which I take when I need to move somewhere. I'm a little bit tired to ...
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Is there a usb drive that can be shared with two computers?

I'm working as a freelancer on my own laptop (windows 10 pro). I am not allowed on my client's network with my own laptop. My client provided me with a desktop (windows 7 pro) for mail, printing, ...
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Slow searching OSX Server from Windows machines

Our graphics/media/photo files archived onto share points on Xserve. Photographer's macs are to be replaced by Windows PCs. Initial test with PC suggests that we can access share points and files ...
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Can different person see different shared folder structure by file sharing services of Windows Server 2008 r2?

For example, I have a folder structure like bellow in Windows Server 2008 R2 server: ShareFolder SubFolder1 File1 SubFolder2 SSFolder1 File2 SSFolder2 ...
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Is the origin of a file traceable? If it is how can I sanitise it?

If I copied a file from my PC to a newly formatted USB flash drive, took the file to a public PC and public Internet connection, created from there a new email, created a new account on an uploading ...
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Share files and folders over two gateway 192.168.2.1 and 10.10.10.1 on the network 10.10.10.1

I have a DSL Broadband line with Static IP 10.10.10.155 and a Router connected to my PC. When I have to use internet with this router, we need to configure Internet Setup as Static IP. In this case ...
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How to share a link to a picture in BTsync?

I have often files which I sync between my devices in BTsync. However, sometimes, I would like to share one picture or one video to one user elsewhere from the BTsync network. Technically, the ...
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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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Share PST file across multiple machines

Does anyone have experience sharing one .pst file across multiple Outlook installations? I want to have one calendar, contacts, etc on multiple machines. I have several ways to get the file on the ...
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How to find conflicted shared files in Dropbox?

In OS X, by just clicking the popup you are redirected to the file. However, in Ubuntu, you there is no such redirection. Also, you cannot find afterwards which files have changed. I just remember ...
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Share file and folders over Network with Static IP behind a router

I have a DSL Broadband Connection with Static IP 10.10.10.155 and a Router connected to my PC. When I have to use internet with this router, we need to configure WAN Access type is to be Static IP. In ...
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Network sharing NTFS drives without a Windows workgroup or homegroup (Linux solutions welcome)

I had a home setup - one desktop PC used as file server, 2 laptops. The laptops should be able to read/write the desktop's NTFS drives, but not each other's; nor should the server have access to the ...
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Windows File & Printer Sharing SMB Public Server - Cannot authenticate

Problem: I am sharing files through Windows File Sharing which uses SMB. I am able to access my files on my private network (192.168.1.x) However I am unable to access them publicly via public IP ...
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How to share files between administrator and standard account?

I have been running windows 7 like forever and I had only one account: Administrator(A). This is the first time I've created a standard account(SA). In my SA I created a simple jpg image and placed it ...
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Connecting two computers through Ethernet wire and data transfer

I know how to share files and transfer data through Ethernet by assigning IP and getting through by giving the right credentials. Is there a way to do this more simpler or any other way without ...
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How do I detect sharing permissions of an open file?

What software can I use to detect the details of how a file is opened (specifically permissions for other processes)? We have two versions of card printing software: CardFive, and Zebra Card Studio ...
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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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Can't see my PC on network, but can access it

This is rather inconvenience than a real problem. I have 3 PCs connected on LAN & assigned to a Homegroup, but when I open network folder in explorer, I can only see 2 of them: Network folder ...
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Using Team folders in Dropbox with basic user accounts

I tried to set up a free DropBox "Team folder" for a local club I am involved with. I'm getting replies from some of my collaborators (all using basic accounts) that they are getting stuck on how to ...
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I want to restrict users to copy files from Hyper-V VM, How should i achieve it?

As i am newbie in virutalization. My boss gave me a task. He want to share some files with all finance employees but do not want them to copy, delete or edit those files, only users can see them. I ...
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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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Network File Sharing no longer working after upgrade to Windows 10

Recently my family and I have been having problems with the Network File Sharing feature on Windows. We've had it working ever since we got our first version of Windows XP, but it seems to be ...
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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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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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Collaborate via a private/unlisted cloud folder without login [closed]

I'd like to give users a link to a web-ui cloud folder, onto which they could upload [large] files without bothering to login to some account. OneDrive is a good candidate due to the 15GB free ...
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Share files between all devices in a wifi home network

I have a Windows 10 PC, another PC with Windows 7, a MacBook Pro with OSX 10.11 and an Android phone - they are all connected to the same home wifi network. I want to be able to transfer files ...