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Can you bind the Windows “Server” service to an ip/interface?

I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2. I would like to bind the Server service which listens on port 445 to a specific ip address or interface. Is this possible?
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Windows 7 Wont stop sharing my files on my network

I'm running Windows 7 and network discovery is turned off. When checking my files and folders they all say not shared, and I have password protected sharing on (have tried turning it off as well). But ...
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What do these shared folder settings mean?

I just got a new pc from work and when I check the shared folders from computer management section I see that there are 4 share names: Admin$ C:\Windows, type windows with the description remote ...
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3answers
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Can Windows shares potentially be accessible from Internet?

I've set up a Windows homegroup and made some folders shared between the computers on my home network. Strangely enough, it's not the automatically generated homegroup password (which is quite hard) ...
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0answers
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How does rsync (in Cygwin) decide what sharing permissions to apply to a copied file?

I have an XP machine with Cygwin installed. Every night my Android phone connects to rsync on the PC and backs up my phone's pictures. This process is working smoothly, and has been for over a year. ...
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4answers
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The requested security information is either unavailable or cannot be displayed

Something or someone had recently deleted 90% of the files on the network. The recovery was done by copying backup files from a Linux based NAS (Baffalo Terastation Pro) back into the win2k8 servers. ...
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2answers
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How to not require username/password for XP network share?

When I connect to a network share in XP I am being asked for a username/password. How can I prevent this happening. Usually this is not required.
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1answer
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Windows: How can I reproduce exactly the same blank-password security but with non-blank password?

Having read in Set a Blank Password in Windows XP To Protect the Computer from Internet Attacks : "Using a blank password (or no password at all) makes your computer more secure because Windows ...
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1answer
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On my Mac, under the 'Shared' folder it shows another computer in my house, am I hacked?

I didnt' setup any connection to another computer in my house (its a PC), and I just noticed under my 'Shared' folder in the file explorer on my Mac laptop I see the name of the PC. How could this ...
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3answers
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How do I check if some one is accessing my computer from somewhere?

Here is a snap shot of my processes running on Windows XP Is there anything suspicious? How will you know if some one is accessing your computer remotely?
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1answer
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Alert when someone connects to my PC

I'm sharing various folders on my Windows 7 PC. When I go to the Computer Management section, I can see if there are any open sessions in my shared folder. When I connect to the PC from another ...
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2answers
477 views

Different permissions when navigating to a remote server folder via UNC path w/ Explorer than when I remote in via Remote Desktop?

Here at work, we connect to remote servers when we need to deploy our production code. I often use Windows Explorer to navigate to a server folder directly via UNC path to delete, rename, or copy ...
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Security Concern with my Windows 7 Box at Work

This question may be weird and misworded but I'm not a Windows expert by any means so feel free to correct me. The group I'm in recently got new computers at work. They gave me a new computer and ...
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1answer
671 views

Map to drive on another PC using net use - is passing password insecure?

When running the following from the command line in Windows XP (to another XP machine): net use "\\IP\c$" MyPassword /user:TheUser Is the password passed securely? If not, is there a secure way?
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1answer
630 views

Encrypt net share traffic

I have two Windows 7 Professional workstations in my network. Workstation A is hosting a standard Windows network share which is accessed by workstation B. I would like to encrypt the (net share) ...
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1answer
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Network Drive on XP/32: Opening Files w/o Extension?

Under Windows XP/32, I have configured files without an extesions, such as README, to be opened by: C:\Programme\Emacs\bin\emacsclientw.exe -n "%1" I used the guide available at the following URL: ...
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Disable Windows 7's “Open File - Security Warning” dialog for exe on network drive?

I have a mapped network drive, on which I store some programs, one of which I've put in my startup folder. Unfortunately, this program "does not have a valid digital signature", which means that ...