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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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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“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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Microsoft office word 2013 sharing a document allowing only edit/add comments

I've been trying to share a document in Microsoft Office Word 2013(in fact office 365) but in a way that other users only can comment it(like google drive). I've tried in "REVIEW" the option ...
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single Windows 7-64 lost access to public shares on NAS “element not found”

The NAS is otherwise reachable from the client: web interface, ping - works fine. I map the shares via IP and it works fine with other win7-64 clients in the network. I can also map other local ...
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Why are my home file transfers very slow?

I have a shared local network between my desktop and laptop,configured with Samba shared files, directly connected via ethernet. My laptop has 10/100 mbps and my desktop has 10/100/1000 mbps, yet ...
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Requirements to show up in Network Neighborhood

What are the requirements for a Linux box running Samba to show up in Network Neighborhood in Windows and to be accessible using "\\SERVERNAME\"? I read that I need to make the Linux box the WINS ...
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FileZilla FTP server provides a help to commands even before user authenticates

I have a Windows 7 computer running FileZilla server. I was reading my logs a while back, and took note of an odd excerpt which I do not understand. 199)10/28/2014 23:07:57 PM - (not logged in) ...
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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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How do pieces of a file in a torrent be shared non-uniformly?

I sometimes see that pieces of a torrent file is not equally distributed. Since the pieces of an individual file are randomly chosen, I would expect a uniform distribution under the standard torrent ...
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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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In Windows 7 / Windows 2008 R2 File Sharing, is there any encryption by default?

Not using vpn or selective IP allowing, and connecting to another computer over the internet (i.e. enter \\xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx in the run command, where xxx is for example an Amazon instance). When you ...
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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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How can I link to network files without the use of Chrome addons?

I'm looking for a method on how I can link to files on a network share without the use of browser plugins. I'm unable to do file:///server/folder/path.txt due to browser security not allowing ...
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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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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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Advanced Security Permissions for Shared Drive

I have a large, shared drive of folders that are automatically created when a client is added to software that we use. I want to allow users to access the folders on the top level of the drive but not ...
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Find who added a specific file on a shared folder? [duplicate]

I have a computer network with Static IP computers.One of the computers have a shared folder,which everyone can access without password. Can i find which of the computers added one specific file to ...
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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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If I have network file sharing turned on, and I connect to a VPN, are my files then visible to other users on the VPN?

I have one computer on my home network that I always leave on, with a few shared folders set up so that other computers in my home network can access the files inside. When I connect to a VPN, I'm ...
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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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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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Unexplained locking of file shared over the network in Windows 8

I have an application (Win 32-bit) which makes a changing data set available to other network machines by writing a data file of around 100 kbytes every second. Other PC's read the same file once per ...
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Windows 7 PC refusing connection from Windows XP PC. System Error 67

So I have several PC's on a small local network. Server - Windows 8 Professional Client 1 - Windows 8.1 Client 2 - Windows 8.1 Client 3 - Windows 7 professional Client 4 - Windows XP professional. ...
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Is FTP file sharing faster than cloud storage alternatives e.g dropbox / google drive / mediafire

I work doing DCP (digital cinema packages) for trailers, the files are usually a zip of 1-2 gig. I have been just uploading them to an ftp on a cloud hosting and sending the links with ...
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Can ping another compurer by IP but can can't folder/file sharing in Windows 7

I have some computer with same workgroup and one of them is a print sharing server (localPrintServer machine). All computer can connect into localPrintServer by \\localPrintServer or \\192.168.1.2 ...
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How to fix LanmanServer and srvnet error?

We have a PC running Windows7 Enterprise. The PC can access the Internet and communicates with other workstations (i.e: I can RDP connect to it), but it cannot access any file shares. I tracked down ...
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Dropbox-like web interface for an FTP server

I am looking for an open-source web-based interface that allows me to share files that reside on an ftp server. It should also be possible to a) share folders so that non-registered users with a ...
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Why does directory vanish when I do SSHFS? How to setup SSHFS share on Max OSX 10.9?

I'm running Max OSX 10.9.3 and I'm trying to setup an SSHFS file-share between my MacBook Pro and a remote file system. However, when I try to do it, it doesn't work. Strangely enough, it makes the ...
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Can dropbox pick up 2 folders on different locations on the same machine and sync under the same account?

I use dropbox and my main folder resides D: local drive on a win 7 machine. I have linked a linux machine's folders at Z:, I would like to have those folders to be included in my dropbox too. Is there ...
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What is the most reliable way to send a big file between two Windows computers via network? [duplicate]

The file is around 170GB. I wouldn't upload it on the FTP, and download it. It is not reliable, sometime, connections drop, and it will have big trouble. So, is there any better way to do so? Anyone ...
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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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Ubuntu/Mac Setup — Show Samba and Netatalk

I have setup Netatalk at my home for Time Machine backups, and I would also like for my samba shares to show up on my MacBook. Here is what I currently see: ...
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Error 53 occurs when connecting to local file share

I have Windows 7 Pro PC and am trying to connect to a file share located on a Server 2008 machine. I was previously able to connect to the file share on this computer, but recently I started getting ...
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Move a document to a folder that someone else shared with me

A coworker has shared a OneDrive folder with me. How, if at all, can I add a document in that folder? It seems like the only way to do this is as follows: Go to the folder that's someone has ...
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Google Drive - restrict access to an e-mail domain, but allow open access within that domain

I have a Google Drive spreadsheet and I would like to allow anyone with a @foo.com email to edit it, but prevent anyone else from seeing it. Is that possible directly within Google Drive? If not, is ...
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File and Printer Sharing, in 10.0.0.x

I have a strange problem: When I assign addresses of the form 10.0.0.x to my computers, file sharing (smb) does not work. When I assign them addresse of the form 192.168.1.x it works... OS is XP ...
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How to map a shared folder in the network to a local folder in Windows

I've got an application which stores its settings and other data in a specific folder on my hard drive. I cannot change this location without reverse-engineering the application. I use the ...
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File Sharing on Windows Server 2008R2

Is there a way to allow access the folder on server for reading only for every user, who access server via explorer. Active Directory is disabled, and there is a workgroup here. Everytime I try to ...
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Is it possible for other users on a network to track if anyone has been going around through my stuff?

The title pretty much says it all, but some of my folders have change there content and i am wondering if anyone has somehow Changed them, this is happening at work,i'm sure because at home i leave my ...
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Relationship between seeding torrents and downloading?

Is it a myth that: the more we seed in bittorrent, the faster our bittorrent downloads? If i stop all my seeding, will my downloads slow down?
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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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“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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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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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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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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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 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 ...