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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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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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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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 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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PC to PC file transfer over internet

I use a Windows XP PC and have a file of about 700mb, that I would like to copy to another PC (Win XP) over internet. None of the PCs have have a static IP from ISP. How can I transfer the file? I ...
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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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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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Outlook running as different windows user

Just encountered a user who in Outlook runs as a different profile abcd01 rather than dcba02. This causes her attatched file to misbehave as user abcd01 is not allowed to touch dcba02. Is there a way ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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Dropbox: no direct access?

I've created a Dropbox folder, with a .png and .html in it. Obtained these links via "Share link": png, html However, they don't open directly. Only through Dropbox logo or download. What's wrong? ...
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How to create a Windows 7 fileshare that requires NO authentication

This almost seems like a silly question, and yet I can't find the combination to keep the safe open. I am trying to create a fileshare on a Windows 7 Pro workstation. I want NO authentication ...
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Why can't we turn off firewall And file sharing?

I was under the impression that turning off file sharing "makes it more secure". Especially when I like to have my firewall switched off, turning off file sharing becomes more important to me. But ...
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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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In Dropbox, how can I tell the date and time when a file was shared?

I have shared a directory (folder) with another Dropbox user. Over the course of several weeks, this user has shared a number of files with me. I need to determine the date and time when these files ...
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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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Edit restriction in Microsoft Onenote

I have multiple notebooks shared within my team. However, I want one of the notebook/page, to be restricted. Other team members should not have the access the edit a specified notebook/page. They ...
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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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“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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Cloud computing vs file sharing websites?

When it comes to Cloud Computing, I always get in trouble to understand the difference between Cloud computing file sharing vs. File sharing services offered by 4shared, Rapidshare, etc. Can ...
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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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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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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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Does imgur delete old images that have few image views? [closed]

Does imgur delete old images that have few image views? If it does, then is there an alternative which doesn't delete old uploaded images? Does Imageshack too delete old images?
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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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Windows 7 file and printer sharing doesnt work for me

Until a few days ago I hadn't had any problems, but now I can't use file and printer sharing in Windows 7 but everyone else on the network can. It is possible I installed some program that made a ...
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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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Sharing folder from centos 7.0 using samba fails

I've installed samba, set selinux config to disabled, configured sharing folder following this q&a: Using Samba to share a folder from a Linux guest with a Windows host in VirtualBox. My centos 7 ...
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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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Specific permissions with Windows File Share

I have a Windows 7 machine with a file share on it. (I've tried having the share on a Windows Server 2008 machine, same result.) Let's call it sandbox. My user has full control on sandbox, but no ...
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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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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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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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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 ...