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Windows 7: share a folder with another computer in the family

I want to share a folder on my desktop to another of my laptop, which connects to the same network router in the family. The laptop connects to the router via wireless, while the desktop uses ...
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0answers
65 views

Why unshared folders in homegroup keep showing

Here is the scene: I have a PC A and B connected with a homegroup, I shared a folder Tmp in A to copy some files between the 2 PCs, and un-shared the folder after the job was done. But B keep showing ...
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1answer
126 views

How to share a folder between two computers on different networks?

I'm trying to create a folder that can be shared between my home and work computers (both Win 7, not on same network). Ideally I want to have folder on both computers desktops and be able to change ...
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1answer
25 views

Windows7 folder sharing in a LAN enviroment

In my local wireless network, all the computers run Windows 7 Pro. My network address is 192.168.2.1 All the computers get dynamic ip (e.g 192.168.1.3,4,5 ..) from the router (can be connected via LAN ...
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0answers
19 views

Network shares not displaying under Network on remote computer

Without using Home Groups, how can I have a share be available as read only, without the need to specify a password? So far, I need to specify a username and password for a folder that is read only. ...
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1answer
39 views

Set network for remote connection

I would like to setup my network for remote connection in a different way than normal. I have two computers connected and sharing files through LAN with one router. then each computer has a modem with ...
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1answer
99 views

How feasible to bind mac address and ip address to block unwanted sites?

I'm network admin in educational institute , We are coming with a strategy to monitor/block unauthorized Network access such as (news/social network/entertainment...etc) from students. till now we ...
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0answers
295 views

Home network file shares only work one way

I am currently sharing folders on my home network between my desktop PC (Win 7 64) and laptop (Win 7 64), both going to the same switch (Zyxel G5-105B). I'm using the default Windows sharing, but I ...
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0answers
45 views

Restrict access to W8 users dir share

I some W8 laptops on a W-LAN and at some point I have set up sharing of one of them's users dir. If I log into the shared folder by navigating to Network/SHARED_PC_NAME and log in, I can see and have ...
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2answers
2k views

“Network path not found” when trying to access network PC

I have 2 computers: Windows 7 desktop and Windows 8 laptop in a home wi-fi network. They are both configured to use passworded shared file access, not homegroup-based access. Desktop PC can access ...
0
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1answer
890 views

Windows 8: Share a folder at network to a microsoft account user

I have 3 computer at home, I want to share some files from one computer to another, but I want to share just to my user (microsoft account)... All computer has Windows 8, and is logged in with the ...
3
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4answers
7k views

Can a desktop (windows 7) Wifi adapter serve as a Wifi Access Point (not ad-hoc nor bridge)?

I was reading the many differences between Access Point, Bridge, Ad-hoc or hot spot networks, and as you may tell from the title I'm a bit confused. From my understanding based on the their difference ...
2
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1answer
123 views

Booting from shared root over network?

I have multiple systems in my home network that are running Linux Mint. I also have a NAS server hooked to the home network, which already serves the various user's home directories (so no matter ...
1
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1answer
562 views

Exploring other windows 8 machine's root

I used to be able to type start \\other_machine\c$ in PowerShell and Windows Explorer would pop up with a login dialog. Then I'd type other_machine\moswald and my password (the account is a local ...
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2answers
355 views

Share files from specific folders to computers on the local network [closed]

I've got a mostly Windows-based local network and I would like the files in particular folders of one of the computers on the network to be available to any other computer on that network. Some of the ...
2
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2answers
257 views

Win7 Mounting network drives depending on network

Is there a way of mounting certain drives with NET USE only when you're connected to certain networks? I use this particular laptop at home and at work. When I am at home and connect to the network ...
0
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1answer
1k views

How to set up a network domain at home?

My home network consists of 3 desktops (and one htpc in the future), 1 laptop that comes and goes (and is part of a work domain) and soon another laptop that will be mostly home based. I've thought ...
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1answer
305 views

Why my home network stop working

I have a hub at home, I use it to connect to broadband and then share this broadband among my PCs. Previously I made a home network for 2 PC and 1 laptop, all with windows xp professional, all join ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Accessing Computers/Devices on a Network from Linux

I have a network hard drive that I want to access from my Linux system as well as some other computers that run Windows, but I have no idea how to go about doing this. The desktop environment Gnome ...
0
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0answers
632 views

Get my domain-joined work computer to work in my home network

In my home network I have a wireless router to which you can connect two USB drives. I use these disks much like a simple NAS. The problem is that my work computer that is connected to a Domain on ...
3
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1answer
825 views

Share an external USB Hard drive connected to XP Home

I want to share on my home network an external USB Hard drive connected to my netbook running XP Home. My laptop and home PC (both running Win 7 Home Premium x64) can see the shared drive but cannot ...
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2answers
2k views

Identify CIFS / AFP bottleneck on FreeNAS VM setup

This has been a bit of a pain for me, I'll try to provide as much info as possible. My set-up is as follows: I have a laptop running Windows 7, with a wired Ethernet connection to a router. I have a ...
0
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1answer
4k views

How can I share data between two Windows 7 PCs on a LAN? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Problem with network shares I have one desktop (Win 7 Pro 32-bit) and one laptop (Win 7 Home Premium 64-bit). I want to share data between the two PCs over my house's ...
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2answers
775 views

Access root of system over network share

I'm migrating to a new Windows 7 box from an old WinXP box (about 5 years old). The new machine is fully set up and running, and my preference is to not swap drives around (I've got terrible luck ...
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0answers
158 views

Sharing Windows Folders on a Network… other PCs see but can't access

I'm soooo tired of network setup issues. All I want to do is share a folder and all it's sub-folders so other PCs on my network can view and change this remote location. Why is it that setting a dir ...
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1answer
3k views

Qnap won't connect to Windows Share

I have a qnap nmp-1000 in my network and would like to stream my films from my win7 laptop to the nmap-1000 device. I just managed to do so with upnp sharing, but I would like to, for security ...
2
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1answer
2k views

How can I share a Windows 7 library with anonymous access without using a Homegroup?

The "homegroup" feature is useless, because it requires a password, and therefore doesn't support anonymous, no-hassle access to shares from devices such as my Sony Bravia TV and non-Windows7 ...
5
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6answers
13k views

Can't ping other machines in my network

I've got 3 machines on my network, all running Windows 7. None of them can ping each other, either by name or IP address. (And because of this, they also can't see each other on the network, can't ...
4
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5answers
279 views

Need Suggestions on Backup Strategies and Alternatives?

Currently, I use Mozy Home to perform an online backup of my laptop. So far, this works well, since I only use one laptop that needs to be backed up. But, soon this may change and I want to explore ...
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2answers
4k views

How to create domain or router-level workgroup (dd-wrt micro)

In Windows, is active directory required for using "Domain" instead of "workgroup"? Do I need to register a domain with a DNS provider like godaddy? What I really want to do is set up my home LAN so ...
3
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3answers
2k views

Home Network Bandwidth Control

I will mount a home network to share the ADSL internet connection. The speed is 1Mb, but I want that my PC get 75% of the bandwidth and the another PC get 25%. I know that linux boxes can do it, but ...