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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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 do I set up non local network folder sharing?

I am not a tech savvy person so this may be very easy to solve or not solvable at all, or perhaps there is a better way that I am not thinking of... The Situation: Three (3) Desktop Computers ...
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Sharing a folder with full access in Windows 7

I have the following situation: I need to share a folder in the root of drive C: on a Windows 7 machine. The share should provide read/write access for anybody on other machines on the local ...
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Linux Mint MATE Caja “Share Folder…” menu entry missing

I have two Linux Mint 16 MATE boxes connected. One has the "Share Folder..." right-click menu item in Caja, and the other does not. How do I get it? Later: After installing caja-share, the menu item ...
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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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Windows 7 disable media sharing (DLNA) for individual accounts

I have a Win 7 machine with 3 user accounts on it. I stream media from this machine to my LG Smart TV using standard HomeGroup sharing. However, the TV picks up 3 different input sources ...
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Access to certain files but not others

Hoping someone can help me as I have, thus far, been unable to solve the issue. I am running a media center utilizing Ubuntu 12.04. I was initially successful accessing media files from the ...
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Could not able launch Windows file share from Terminal

Not able open SMB share URL from Terminal using OPEN command. Terminal command is: $ open smb://userName:Password@hostIp/sharedName
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How to share files to devices connected between router 1 & router 2

Hardware: Huawei HG8247 (router 1) - router & modem combo. Linksys EA6900 (router 2) - router with 4TB hard drive attached. Goal: Share hard drive files to a laptop connected to router 1 via ...
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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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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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Share a VirtualBox guest machine folder with host machine

My question is simular to this question. Since the question was asked years ago, virtualbox development has changed owners. In my case I have windows 8.1 running a windows 8.1 vm. Is there a way to ...
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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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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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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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Vista PC will not respond to pings on home network

I need some help with file & printer sharing with Windows Vista. Home Network called is named WORKGROUP Router: Belkin N150 Wireless Router 3 PCs: Win Vista Home Premium Desktop 64bit - ...
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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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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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Shared Folders - Network Resource not Available

We have five computers (example "COMP1", "COMP2", etc.) at a remote site hooked-up to our domain. Each computer has a shared folder which gives full permissions to the local administrators group. To ...
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How to grant single user access from other computer?

I own two computers running Windows 8. Both of them are configured with the same user (say Bob) and password, with admin rights. Without getting crazy, I'd like to grant ONLY the user Bob full access ...
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Cap transfer rates on shared dirs?

I have a USB drive on my main machine that every uses and want to know if it is possible to max the amount that can be downloaded off it in terms of Mbit/s as to not slow down my connection to the ...
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“is not accessible you might not have permission” message when accessing a password protected share folder

I'm sharing a password protected folder from my Windows 7, but the other computer which is using Windows Vista is unable to access this folder. This Vista can access my other non password protected ...
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Files put in other Macs' Drop Boxes don't appear

One MacBook Pro will see other Macs' Public Folders, including their Drop Boxes, and will allow me to drop files into them, shows the copy dialog, takes a reasonable amount of time, and... doesn't ...
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N300 Capable wifi, with approriate router, why am I only getting 150kb/s on local transfers?

I have recently purchased the new Linksys E4200 which quotes Simultaneous Dual Band full N300 speeds. It should be amazing. Through wired connections, it is amazingly fast. I didn't shell out 300 ...
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Can't access local SMB share via DNS name on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 with single network adapter. For this adapter I created two IP addresses and registered DNS aliases for each one: 1.2.3.4 => app1.rnd.example.com 1.2.3.5 => app2.rnd....
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Connecting to Windows 7 file system over local network is very slow

Essentially, connecting to a Windows 7 file system from another Windows 7 system over local network is very slow. The system I am trying to connect to is awake and the drive is running when I attempt ...
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Win XP Home won't share files

I'd like to share some files off a Windows XP Home computer. Since it's not XP Pro, I can't use the more advanced options. Under "Computer Management -> System Tools -> Shared Folders -> Shares" I ...
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How do I fully share a Hard Drive on my Local Network?

I have 4 computers connected to a router (DD-WRT) My main PC is Windows 7 (Home Premium). This machine has 2 Hard Disks: HD1 is used for my OS and the other (HD2) is used to store files. My 3 other ...
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How to share a file (not folder) across WInXP LAN?

I know how to share folders across WinXP LAN via WORKGROUP. However, when it comes to sharing just a file (not folder), I find no such a sharing button within WinXP. I tried creating a shortcut link ...
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Sharing folders in a workgroup - nonsymmetrical behaviour with windows 10

I have 2 computers running under W10.64. One named W36, the other W500. I configured my network as a workgroup and I can see the W36 and the W500 icons in the explorer on both computers. However, ...
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QNAP Nas File Server outside LAN

I am trying to map my NAS as a network drive outside my LAN however I have very limited knowledge around this. I have a QNap TS-212P which is configured to port forward so I can access it's GUI ...
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Computer accessible via IP and shown in NET VIEW, doesn't automatically appear in Explorer

The LAN with the problem has about 5 Win 8.1 PCs and a unix file server. The file server also acts as browser master via samba. File sharing works fine, each machine can see the others - except one (...
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FreeNAS - cifs sharing / active shares error

I'm using FreeNAS and just sharing to windows clients on the LAN with CIFS, but I'm stuck with trying to interpret why it's behaving as it is: The NAS is configured as "Browsable to Network Clients" ...
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Changes in “Advanced sharing settings” of Windows 10 are not saved

I change settings in "Advanced Sharing Settings" in "Network and Sharing Center" of Windows 10 but they are never saved. I turn on "Find/Discover Networks" and "File and Printer Sharing" but they ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Word 2016 not shared when opened from Ondrive Desktop

I have a Word 2016 document in a shared folder. The document was saved to OneDrive through Word 2016 Desktop app. I made sure the document was saved and uploaded. When I open the document from the ...
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exclude folder from windows share

I'm more familiar with Linux/Samba so please bear with me. Single Windows7 share, how do I exclude sub directories inside the root shared folder that match a pattern from being visible to share users?...
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Connect to Samba Share over VPN

I have a Windows 10 box that has the minimum requirement for file-sharing setup. From the LAN, I can connect to this box just fine with Samba and access its files. I have setup my router with a ...
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File Sharing in Windows 8.1 doesn't work on other accounts

I've got a Windows 8.1 computer with a 3TB drive. On that drive there are two files. One of them is a private file shared with my account and the other is a public file shared with all other accounts ...