Generally used to share a resource over a network, including files and folders as well as printers or other physical devices

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How to circumventa network's setting for throttled connection on mobile devices - Debugging software (Charles) questions

I am in a scenario where I am required to be on a network that throttles internet connection for mobile devices to 5mbps. This is a big issue for me, since I am real-world testing the tracking of ...
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FIles on WIndows 10 share remain locked after accessing them from other computer

I have a Window 7 (Ultimate) computer that got upgraded to Windows 10 Pro. (I intended to wait a few weeks, but my girlfriend accidentally started the upgrade and was afraid aborting it would leave ...
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Running instances of the same exe (on a shared drive) on two separate servers?

I am automating a lab where the same tests are conducted on separate test servers (using the same GUI). The executable for that GUI lives with the source code on a network drive that both servers have ...
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Sharing external hard drive on a network (WINDOWS 7)

I will like to share a 1TB hard drive to users on my network and create users, set permissions to files and folders. But i'm having a hard time accessing the users on the network. As it is i can only ...
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How to share a USB device from Linux to Windows/Linux? [on hold]

I have a tiny Linux box (think Raspberry Pi or similar) with a few USB ports. This tiny box shares its (ethernet + wifi) network with a few Windows/Linux computers. How can I access the content of a ...
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Windows 7 machine can't access any shared folders

I have a windows 7 machine which is unable to access the Samba (Linux) file server on the network however it is also unable to access the shares of any other computer on the network. All other ...
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Can't view MP3 artist, album, rating info on Home Group network share's MP3s

Please see this question for problems accessing a network share in the Windows Home Group. On a Windows 7 Home Premium PC, I am playing MP3s located on a network share in the Windows Home Group. The ...
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Unable to connect from one Windows machine to another

A friend of mine has two machines, both running Windows 7, both on the same network, both in a WORKGROUP. He wants to be able to connect to a network share on machine A from machine B, and I told him ...
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Disable DVD-ROM administrative share in Windows 7

I turned HDD administrative shares off by setting AutoShareWks=0, but there are two hidden shares left: print$ and W$. The last represents DVD drive. I can assume that print$ is necessary for printer ...
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NAS detected on Windows 10 but not showing under Network

I have a MyBookLiveDuo NAS that is working and configured correctly (It was working on Windows 8.1 before I updated). After I updated it simply do not show under Network on Windows Explorer. I can ...
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Cannot access administrative share on Windows 7 from Windows 8.1

so I have a Windows 7 PC in a workgroup mode, with couple of local users. Both these users belong to administrators group. I have been accessing administrative shares on that W7 machine for a long ...
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samba shared folder and mounted disk

Technically I only want to setup a samba shared folder. Situation: With CentOS7 and samba I can successfully setup a shared folder but even if I change the create and directory mask, the read only ...
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Permission issue on network share drive

I am using Windows 7 on work domain network. One of the shared drives is mapped automatically when I logon with my domain user. However, when I try to create a file or directory from my workstation in ...
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Cant access Share on Windows 7

I have a Windows 7 Enterprise and Windows XP professional on domain. Windows 7 has a share folder which windows XP access it but for some reason during the day I cant access the share but if I reboot ...
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Connecting to multiple network shares on the same host using different credentials?

Is it possible to connect to multiple network shares on the same Windows 7 host using different credentials? Example: Host H has shares \H\A and \H\B. Share A is configured to be only accessible by ...
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How to display default admin shares (C$) in Windows Explorer

I have my network sharing set up so that when I go to \\CompName\c$ I can get to the C: drive of the CompName computer. However, if I navigate to \\CompName\ directly, or via the network browser, I ...
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How does cygwin mount mapped network drives

I use Cygwin as a POSIX environment, and I have a bunch of mapped network drives on my windows computer (set up by a sysadmin, not by me). I have found that all the network drives which are mapped on ...
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RoboCopy unable to copy between a server on a domain to a computer in a workgroup

I have a RoboCopy problem and here is the scenario. My server is running Windows Server Essentials 2012 R2. My laptop is running Windows 10 Technical Preview. The server is running as a domain ...
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Files in Samba share not visible on some Windows computers (but on others they are)

I have a Debian 8 Linux machine with Samba 2.4. On this machine I have configured a Samba share: [myshare] path = /path/to/my/share writeable = yes browseable = yes public = yes force user = myuser ...
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network mapping doesn't work after restart when using alternate credentials and mapping established via net use

I will first describe what does work in a series of steps. And then I'll change a step that should not change the final outcome, but it does. What works: Log into Windows on a computer that has ...
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Increasing speed of WiFi Local LAN

I have Tp-Link router to which I connect my laptop (Dell XPS 15, Core i7, 12 GB RAM, Windows 8.1) and mobile (Nexus 6). I get torrent download speed at least 2 Mbps. So downloading a file say 600MB ...
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Share the scanner of the MFC-7470D Multi-function printer

I have the Brothers MFC-7470D printer connected to a computer and shared over a small LAN (10 PCs). The printer is connected to a 32-bit Win 7 computer and I installed the necessary 32- and 64-bit ...
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Log tailing over SMB much slower under Samba 4 vs Samba 3

I just upgraded my internal development VM running Ubuntu 11.10 with Samba 3.6 to Ubuntu 15.04 with Samba 4.1 (fresh install, new VM). Everything is working great, with the exception that my log ...
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Purpose of Changing Workgroup Names? [duplicate]

I always assumed that assigning computers to different workgroups was a way of effectively putting them on separate Windows networks. I just tried this, expecting computers in one workgroup to be ...
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Access on Windows Server file share OK with hostname (or FQDN) but not with IP?

I can access a remote (via VPN) file share on a Windows 2012 DC but not with IP. This works flawlessly: \\dc1\share1 This raises error: \\192.168.20.10\share1 (error: cannot access. check name ...
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How to stop automatic authentication to a network drive?

I have a network drive I will call \\fs. I have two sets of credentials: user and admin. I am automatically authenticated to \\fs as user through some dark magic which I do not understand. This ...
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all tests from samba.org troubleshooting pass, but samba not working

I followed closely all tests from the Samba docs troubleshooting chapter: https://www.samba.org/samba/docs/using_samba/ch12.html I am just trying to setup samba shares on RH 7 and see them from ...
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Stream video from Mac to OPPO BD player

I used to stream video from my PC to my OPPO BDP-103 player without any problem (I just go to "Network" on my OPPO and find the PC and the shared folder). Now I have a Mac as my main computer and I ...
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Shared usb-mount is read-only when accessed from another computer

On my Windows 7 machine, I have shared a usb drive to my Macbook Pro, over the network. I've shared it by right clicking the drive and sharing it in properties. However, I can't seem to write to the ...
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How to mount a public windows 8.1 share in linux

I have a folder shared on a windows 8.1 machine. It is shared with "Everyone" and "Everyone" has "read/write" access. In the security tab of the properties dialog of the folder, again "Everyone" has ...
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Unable to access folder directly but can via UNC path

I am a domain administrator on our network. Recently, I noticed that there was a folder that I was unable to browse directly (when logged on to the server via Remote Desktop) to due to unusual NTFS ...
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Windows 2008 says “not a valid Win32 application” launching from network share, but it works when launching locally - why?

I have a mysterious problem on a win2008 terminalserver. Sometimes a specific programm on a network share throws the "not a valid Win32 application" message at me that could only be solved by ...
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Can't added back my client for microsoft networks in Windows 10

I can't open network shared folders. Got to looking at my NIC properties, and I found that I was missing everything buy IPv4 and IPv6. So I started to try to add back to client, and protocol. I can't ...
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Win 7 defines share network path incorrectly. Therefore it can not be discovered on the network

I have 3 Win 7 machines networked, but not using Homegroups. The problem I have is with one of them (my laptop)and how it defines the Network Path for sharing the Public directory under Users. The ...
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Can't access shared external drive on Windows 8.1

Internal hard drives are shared on Windows 8.1 and accessed successfully using username/password login via ES File Explorer on Android. Upon sharing a WD Essentials 2TB USB 3.0 HDD and attempting to ...
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I cannot share other folders to homegroup

So only pictures, videos, and music is shared. I tried to share other folders. I right click choose share with homegroup. Still if I go to homegroup all I see is music, pictures, and videos. If I ...
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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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Reach shared folder that is 'upstream', behind router

We have a local network that has several shared network drives. To provide Wi-Fi, we have added a router (TP-Link) that simply serves as an access point. What I would like to do is to access the ...
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Can I rearrange drive letters of my mapped network drives?

I have several network storage drives that I've mapped in windows. I'm wondering if I can change their assigned drive letters easily rather than disconnecting from them all and remapping in my ...
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Allow everyone to access share

I'm attempting to create a share that is accessible to everyone, including people who aren't on the same domain. I attempted to do this by using cacls.exe: cacls C:\share /G everyone:F However, ...
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Connect to shared drive from Emacs on Windows 7

I am using emacs-w32.exe, invoked from Cygwin, on a Windows 7 machine. I'm trying to connect to a shared drive that I can otherwise access and write to (e.g., by using the Windows explorer), but I am ...
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How to share a drive with a network in Windows 7

How can I share a drive with my network, so that I can access the drive form my mobile (any device) which is connected to the same network (same wireless modem). I did try it once and when I tried ...
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Centos7 samba share not visible in windows 7 network group, but can be directly accessed via \\servename\share

I've set up a Centos 7 samba share according to these instructions: Samba Server Installation and Configuration on CentOS 7. My client machines run Windows 7 64bit pro, and I am able to directly ...
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Can't map to second share on remote computer

PC1 & PC2 are both running Windows 7 Professional. 64-bit & 32-bit respectively. PC1 contains a secondary internal HDD, as D:\ PC1 also has an external HDD as E:\ D & E are shared on ...
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Computer losing connection to shared Dot Matrix Printer

So, I have an OKI ML 5520 dot matrix printer connected via USB to a computer running Windows 7. I also have a server running Windows Server 2012. On the Windows 7 computer I have shared the printer ...
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How to send an xml file from a linux based machine to a server [closed]

I would like to ask which is the best command for linux to send an xml file to a specific ip. netcat, ssh or ftp. And is it possible to send the file every 10 minutes?
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Null Session Share not working on Windows 7

I have a computer running Windows 7 SP 1 Ultimate (IP 192.168.11.100). I need to create a Null Session Share (named WIA_RIS_SHARE) for Serva PXE Server to be able to install Windows XP via networking. ...
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Windows 8.1 My Documents/Pictures/Videos new location shows in all old places

In an effort to help domain users not save to their local hard drives and only save to their (backed-up, secure) personal network shared drive, we have a practice of setting their default save ...
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Network share readonly for Java Application

We have a windows server with Windows 2008 R2 SP1. This server provides a network share, let's call it Data. The permissions are set to Read/Write for all domain users. Multiple PCs (PC1 to PC4) in ...
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Outlook does not connect to my pst file “Error 0×80070718”?

I am running MS Outlook 2010 and this morning I get an unknown exception: "Error 0×80070718". Outlook has decided that it will not connect to the pst file residing on a network drive. I've googled a ...