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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 => ...
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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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Find who added a specific file on a shared folder?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Shared folder issues on Dropbox

User 'example@gmail.com' is owner of many folders which are shared with me (& others). When I update some files in those folders, the owner is not getting the updates in his/her account/folders. ...
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How to share a MHT file and get a link with HTML bookmark defined within the document?

I created documentation of XML schema. The file is HTML with linked images. To keep it simple, I made it MHT file (single file). Links to chapters within the file are crucial for purose of the file. ...
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Sharing files over network - accessing files on a Mac from a Win7 machine

This is one of those questions that has a million web sites explaining how simple it is, but for some reason I'm living in some edge case that is being difficult. First the details: Mac is running ...
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File sharing over a network using samba in ubuntu 12.04 desktop

I got a problem with filesharing. My goal is to share a file in one source address. Example: \\192.168.1.1 is the souce address of file sharing and all of the PC's that are connected to the LAN will ...
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Why can't I open files from an inserted disc or memory card?

I have MS Vista, 2009 with lots of storage and up to date Kaspersky Internet Security software. I use Google Chrome. When I receive a memory card from someone or have software that is compatible with ...
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Sharing folders between vmware and windows?

I have a following scenario. 1.I have windows 8 on my machine. 2.I have installed vmware and am running ubuntu on it. Now I want some folders on my windows that I want to access from my vmware ...
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Connect to Mac File server from Linux

I've been trying to connect my Linux box to my Mac Mini file server. The Mac shares via AFP and SMB. On the Linux side, I've tried connecting using both protocols. For SMB I've tried mount -t ...
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Share a folder between host and Hyper-V Windows 8.1 Virtual Machine

I am running a Windows 8.1 Virtual Machine on a Windows 8.1 Host using Hyper-V. I would like to share a folder from the host to the virtual machine. The specific usage scenario is that I am writing ...
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WIndows 8 shared folder not opening on windows 7 and xp

I have shared my drives in win 8.1. Everything was ok i was accessing my drives form everywhere easily then i installed eset smart security because of it my sharing was blocked because firewall was ...
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Window folder sharing and security setting on subfolder

How could I set my sharing and permission setting so that the user can access a sub folder but cant not access the folder itself? Currently on my share drive I have a folder "A". With in the folder ...
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Ensure network shares are constantly mounted

I have a Drobo connected to my network that serves up media to two Macs. Essentially this server acts as a Timemachine and file server for large media files. The frustrating part is that I need to ...
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Windows 7 file sharing: Folder mappable by hostname but not by IP address

I am facing a challenge with windows 7 networking. I am a scientist maintaining lab equipment, so apologies for any networking idiocies. I have two Windows 7 machines running in one of our labs. ...
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Windows Share Meltdown - Unexplainable

I am having precisely the exact symptoms on my server as is described in this article. This includes statements that the specified network name is no longer available and RPC Server is too ...
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How can file permissions be different for 2 files downloaded from the Internet?

Have downloaded 2 .ZIP files but both have different permissions for reasons I don't understand. These 2 files among other files were in public directory of source laptop through which I wanted to ...
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UNC, Remote Desktop, Homegroup issues on Windows 8.1

I have three Windows 8.1 computers, named "SERVER", "TRAVEL" and "MIKEPC". All are members of the same homegroup. I'm experiencing the following symptoms: From MIKEPC to SERVER Remote desktop ...
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Connect computers to share files using router

I have two windows 7 PCs connected through a router. I want to enable file sharing across both computers. I tried to create homegroup but it gives error message 'Can not create the homegroup'. How ...