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 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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Smart Dual internet from Tablet + Smartphone [closed]

I am trying to find ways to speed up my connection speed. I would like to use two 3g/4g connections at the same time in one device parallerly. Is there any device/setup which can support this ...
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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 ...
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RDP connection gives nca_s_fault_access_denied

I have 2 PCs on the same network with fixed IP addresses and firewalls turned off. Windows 7 Professional and the service running on a Windows 7 Enterprise editon. System running with DCOM service. ...
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WMP: library-sharing for music files which are on a network drive

There is a Windows 8 PC with Windows Media Player (PC1). Music files are not on PC1, but on a network share, something like \\fileserver\music. I mapped the location to a drive with read/write ...
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What protocol do networked scanners use? Linux server emulation of same?

TLDR: What protocol do network scanners use, and how do I use that to set up a Linux scan server to OS X client? I have a Brother DCP-7065DN laser printer/scanner. It's great. It's connected to ...
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Ubuntu Creating Files/Folders in Network Share Are Locked

I have two machines, both Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. One of them has a shared folder "/domains" (shared by right clicking and choosing "Local Network Share"), and the other Ubuntu machine has that folder ...
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Dir command not working on one UNC Share

We have a process that runs in SQL Server which executes a DIR command on the local network using a UNC path to check that the files generated by another system are all there, as part of an audit ...
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How can I run an EXE from a Network Share?

I have the network share \server\me mounted as H: There are executable in directories there. I try to run them in cmd.exe H:\somedir>program Access is denied. I've read that it is possibly ...
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Sharing vmware shared folders between VMs

In vmware shared folders document, it says "With shared folders, you can easily share files among virtual machines and the host computer. " So it is OK to share the same folders among different ...
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Long SMB session setup delay

I have a Windows machine connecting to an SMB share on a local Debian server. Everything works flawlessly, when it's connected, but the first connection (either after a boot / reboot, or after ...
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Browsing network shares (SMB) causes spike in latency

I've managed to narrow down an incredibly frustrating problem with intermittent latency spikes on one PC on my LAN (Win7 Pro x64) to connecting to SMB shares. I have other Win7 Pro PC's that don't ...
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Internet sharing between PowerMac G3 running Linux and Windows 8 computer

I have a PowerMac G3 on which I have installed MintPPC Linux (a version of Debian) so I can run it as a web server. This computer has two network cards, one is in the motherboard and one is a PCI ...
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Block network share access at client

Is there a way to block another computer's network share on my computer? For example I want to block \\server\share making it inaccessible from my local computer. I may still need to access ...
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Why mapping a drive via IP leads to NTLM authentication instead of kerberos

Why does mapping a drive via IP leads to NTLM authentication instead of Kerberos? I thought Kerberos was more secure.
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wireless network cannot see wired network until reboot

We keep having an issue in a small office, most users on a wired network, but some connect to the wireless router. The network setup is pretty small consists of: 1 16 port switch 1 8 port wifi ...
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Cannot access to shared folders

I try to access to shared folder on another Win8.1 (named ahura) machine from my PC. When I want to navigate to \\ahura I see the following prompt. While I enter username and password of an admin user ...