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What is the best way to share a USB drive on Win7

I'm having trouble sharing my USB drives on Win7. I share them and set permissions to everyone (like the primary C and D drives that are shared sucessfully). But the USB drive doesn't come up. Other ...
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Win7: Stop sharing a network share which has been removed

I have a Win7-system which was sharing a folder on an internal drive. I have copied the data to a NAS and formatted the HDD with the original folder on it. I did not remove the share before formatting ...
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Network credentials

Access is granted to the other user "Bob" in AD. The share "Sleighs" is accessible through Bob's group membership. When I log on to my computer with Bob's credentials, I can map Sleighs to a network ...
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Users own mapped network drives disappear when I set a GPP mapped drive

All the clients use Windows 7 SP1 x64 Enterprise. The domain controllers are Windows Server 2008 R2. I have configured the GPP to map "\server\data" to first available drive letter starting with I:. ...
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File sharing from a cable connected pc to wifi connected laptop (windows 7 ultimate)

I have a one desktop running windows 7 ultimate connected to Ethernet cable. And I want to share folder to another wifi connected laptop (also windows 7 ultimate). Both machines are on the same home ...
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Win 7 Can't access share from one computer on network

I have a simple p-to-p network, a desktop running 7SP1 32 bit and 2 Laptops 7SP1 64 bit The desktop has 3 public shares and 2 My Docs shares for its 2 users - no logon passwords. The laptops have ...
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Share DVD drive over wifi (or lan)?

I have two laptops win 8 and win 7. Win 8 has no dvd drive. I want to backup the os and drivers of win 8 using the dvd writer of win 7. Both systems are connected to a wifi router over which I have no ...
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Sharing only a single folder on windows 7 starter

I want to share a single folder located on my desktop, and sync it via SyncToy to another pc on the network. However, when I make it a shared folder, the 'users' folder also becomes shared. Altough ...
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Can I change backup location from USB to network share and continue incremental backups?

I have an external hard drive which I use for backups of a Windows 7 Professional system. I already used Windows Backup to make an initial backup of approx 400 GB of data on that drive when it was ...
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HP Laserjet 1020 plus offline error on client

I have desktop i3 processor I haves connected a printer 1020 plus directly through USB with the desktop and shared the printer in the network. I have shared the printer with 7 clients it’s working. ...
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How can other Windows computers of the same network display what I do on my computer and hear my voice?

I have a local network with several computer with Windows 7 installed. As a tutor, I want to show what I do on my computer to my students via their own Windows-7 computers (connected to the network of ...
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Windows 7: allow limited users to change network type

I'm an intern that admins Windows machines for a school in a charter school system. When I got here everything was a mess, mainly the students had admin accounts and were turning their machines into ...
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How to configure old Windows clients to use NTLMv2 when connecting to a Windows 7 network share?

So we have a shared folder on a Win7 machine which can be accessed from only Vista or later, but apparently reject older clients with error 58. The reason is that Win7 forces NTLMv2 protocol while ...
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Sharing network automatically disabled the shared network

When I share a network to other users in my network the way described here, the shared network instantly disabled and it says "unidentified network", when I turn off the sharing option, my original ...
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cannot access the shared folder's from network

using window-7 32 bit. error code: 0x80070035 network path not found ON networks other's on network can access my folder but i am not able to access shared folders. they all can access each other ...
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not able to open shared folder in my PC

I shared my folders in my PC. When I am trying to check it with my computer in network - \Kapil My PC name: \Kapil its giving me an error: "Please check the spelling of the name or there might be a ...
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how to share internet connection from wireless to wired using bridge on windows 7

I have two machine. I need share the internet from one to another. Machine 1 with two adapter. OS: WINDOWS 7 WIRELESS NETWORK ADAPTER has connected to Internet. There is no share tab for this ...
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Cannot browse network shares in Windows Explorer, but paths are still accessible

Windows Explorer has somehow corrupted itself and I'm not sure how to fix this problem. My Windows installation has been in use for a few years with network shares setup and working. Recently, I ...
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Is file sharing and printers a “kill switch”?

The Settings menu for media and the public folders ask separately if I want to share them. Are those settings superior to "file sharing and printers"? For example if I deactivate "file sharing and ...
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Win 7 “tough” Network Questions

I recently started looking more detailed into the Win 7 Network settings. Some things got more and more unclear the more I thought about it. Here are some of the questions: 1. Is it true, that you ...
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Cannot disconnect network drives in Windows 7

I'm running into a curious issue. As part of a deployment routine, I'm mounting the c$ share of a remote server and copying files to that share, then disconnecting it with net use <drive> ...
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278 views

Why can't shared folders from Windows 8 be accessed by Windows 7?

I have a Windows 8.1 installation, in which I'm logged in using my Microsoft account, and I'm trying to share a folder with my workgroup. I open the folder properties, go to advanced sharing, enable ...
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759 views

Hide computer from list, but keep file sharing and remote desktop service running?

Is it possible to hide my computer from local network's list of computers, but keep its ability to provide file sharing and remote desktop service? (I mean something like hidden SSID on WiFi network, ...
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enable file sharing for devices that ue 40- or 56bit encryption via registry

Is there a chance to enable file sharing for devices that use 40- or 56-bit encryption via a registry tweak? I have to enable this on a lot of of pc's and don't want to do this manually on every ...
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Open files on network become read-only when laptop is closed and then later re-opened

I frequently have Excel files, Word documents, and some other files (not only Office files) that are located on a network folder (NAS, active directory managed) open when I shut my laptop, either to ...
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samba shares unavailable to one machine - not others?

I have 3 samba servers and a user who is having connection issues. He can see two of them but not the third. His cube-neighbor can see all three (as can the rest of us). To further complicate ...
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Windows 7 cannot automatically connect to SAMBA network drive using a shared SAMBA credential

I am sharing (to mostly Windows 7 clients) a folder on my Ubuntu PC via SAMBA. To keep things simple, I created a new user named "shared_user" with a shared password "xxxxxxx", whose sole purpose is ...
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VPN connection “blocks” windows 7 computers in network neighbourhood

Using Rasdial.exe to make VPN connection, i am using Windows 7. When connection is active i am unable to browse Windows 7 or newer computers (ie. access shared drives). I get standard error message: ...
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Accessing a Windows share with a different username

Is it possible to manually specify the username Windows uses when it connects to a networked share? perhaps \\username@host\... Both the server and clients run Windows 7. Thank you!
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Why doesn't Windows explorer show the file name in Windows 8

This is a rather strange issue. Whenever, I select a folder on my server (Windows 7 Ultimate) from Windows 8.1 the explorer windows shows little boxes for the folders and files inside that network ...
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Accessing a share / Another computer from Windows CE

I have a computer that runs Windows CE 5.0. I need to get files from another computer (Under Windows XP or Windows 7) and copy them on this Windows CE computer. My WinCE has the following Ip address ...
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Windows 7 changes my account name… except it does not. How do I REALLY change my account name?

I created a new standard user account named dm500hd-ag1 on a Windows 7 Ultimate PC. The name of the host computer is ag1 so I thought I would add that in the name of the user account name. Then I ...
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Cannot map a network drive in windows 7

I know there are many topics, all with same problem, but all the answers seem irrelevant. I have a ftp server/site and I am trying to map it to a drive in Windows 7... Whatever I type as FTP address ...
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Turn off administrative share on Windows 7

I have removed the administrative shares, but the shares are re-enabled after rebooting. I have also tried the editing the registry as described in this Microsoft forum post, but it's also re-enabled ...
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Cannot allow specified user to access shared folder

I'm using Windows 7, and getting an error when I try an connect to a shared network folder via username and password. I get "The network folder specified is currently mapped using a different user ...
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NET USE “The local device name is already in use”

I'm trying to map two drives from a W2003-Server from Win7 with the following batch-file: net use m: /delete net use u: /delete net use m: \\{IP}\srvE /user:{sameIP}\Administrator ...
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recursive file & folder sharing in Windows 7

I have a folder on a Windows 7 Home Professional PC that I'd like to share with the network. I've gone through the process of sharing the folder: Right Click on the folder -> Share with -> Homegroup ...
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Files copied to shared folder do not inherit permissions

I have a shared directory with the Guest account having Read & execute, Read, List contents permissions. I can access files over the network (e.g. on my tablet or laptop) without issue. However, ...
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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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Delay network connect on bootup, or retry after X seconds

I have a Plex Server running on my Windows 7 Dekstop and a network drive running on my DD-WRT router with all my Plex media. When my desktop boots up, despite me telling it to remember my username ...
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How do I disconnect unmapped Network Login?

I have connected to a network shared folder but I haven't mapped it to any drive. Now I want to disconnect from that shared location without restarting my PC. How can I do it?
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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
299 views

Connecting to Samba shares from a Windows 7 SP1 machine

I have just configured a Ubuntu server at home, which I have named CRICHTON, running Samba 3.6.3, and created a test share, named Media. Sadly, I can't connect to it from my Windows 7 SP1 machine. I ...
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Restrict the amount of space a folder can use

I have a directory I have given write access to everyone and shared it for the LAN (for easy distribution of files within my sharehouse). I want to be able to remove any chance that my drive will fill ...
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Backup Connection Information

How can I backup my networked drive(s) connection information? For example, say I am connected to \127.1.1.1\Media using a different login. How can I back that info up? I've looked in the ...
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How can I share files over internet between Windows 7 and Linux? [closed]

I want to continuously write small media files (150-200 kb) from a windows 7 desktop machine behind a home LAN to a Debian Linux server in a data center over the internet. The system will remain in ...
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1answer
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Windows share is not accessible from time to time

I have a CentOS box having a share mounted from local NAS (Synology) and a share mounted from a Windows Server 2012 (no utilities, plain standard share AFAIK). There's a script that does backups every ...
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1answer
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share created with net use with other account than login accout disappear

We have the problem that we are trying to create a share with net use with a different account than the actual login account on a Win7 PC. e.g. login account is "user" (the actual account used to ...
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Windows 7 mapping network shares fails: propfind - method not allowed

I am running two NAS-systems in my home network: One Raidsonic Icybox and one Shuttle Omninas. Everything works fine with those - except for my Windows 7 Laptop. When I try mapping the shares I get an ...
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Cannot Mount Windows 7 Share from Linux using CIFS: Mount error(13): Permission denied

We have a windows XP share entry in our FSTAB that works as follows: //MAIN/StorageD /mnt/storaged cifs username=admin,password='',uid=1001,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777,noperm ...