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Cannot access to any Windows share including localhost

I can't access any share from my operating system, including \\localhost and \\127.0.0.1. I have Windows 7. NetBIOS over IP is enabled, other computers in the network can access my shares and other ...
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Centrally manage thumbs.db for multiple clients on a CIFS share

I have a multimedia archive viewable read-only by multiple Windows 7 clients. Each time the clients browse the directory in Windows Explorer, the thumbnails are re-created. They're useful, but they ...
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How to share any folder without password in Windows 8/10 in a home network if a Microsoft account is involved?

My question is: How to set up file sharing correctly, in a home network, with Windows 8/10, so sharing any folder with "Everyone" (File Explorer->Right click on ...
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How to use Google Drive when a network drive is required?

I have used Google Drive for backups for a while now (yes...I do encrypt certain files locally). I was in the situation where I had plenty of local storage and just moved my Google Drive directory ...
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Windows 8 won't let me turn on File Sharing or Network Discovery

I've Windows 8 x64 and Comcast's Norton Security Suite installed. Norton takes over Firewall control and it's Automatic File/Printer Sharing control is On. However, it doesn't appear to be the case at ...
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How do I add “Everyone” to “Share with” menu?

In order to share things in my place, I have to go into "Specific people..." and choose Everyone. Is there a way to just put "Everyone" in the right click menu? Homegroup is not an option, since I'm ...
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Accessing Windows share over VPN sort of slow

I have a server at home running Windows Server 2012 Standard (RTM). The server is accessible via VPN (SSTP) over the internet. This works pretty well. But when I access one of the shared folders from ...
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Cannot access shared drive in same machine uisng machine name but can access using IP

I have 4 desktops running Windows Server 2008 32bit version. I created some shares in all these machines. My program gets files from these machines (like \machine1\abcd). The machine names mentioned ...
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Folder doesn't show up in explorer, cmd, and python even though I can access it, how can I fix this?

I am accessing another computer on the network using a mapped network drive. The path looks like \\192.168.0.100\d$ which is mapped to my computer's "m" drive. I can access, view, create, delete, ...
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Solution to archive and search PDF files on a NAS

In my company we have a lot of customer information saved in .pdf files which are stored on a QNAP NAS. I want to be able to do a quick search for information inside the .pdf, like Contract Numbers ...
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Windows 7: restore network drive connections after resume from hibernation automatically?

System: Windows 7 Pro x64 I've three network drives mapped (remote machine = Linux server) and mostly I put my Windows PC into hibernation rather then shutdown down every time. When, after resuming, ...
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How to “mount” WebDAV folder as a local folder instead of a drive?

I know I can use "NET USE X: https://server/" to mount a WebDAV folder to X:. However, I'd like to know if and how I can use mklink to do the same, but with a folder, without mounting it as a drive ...
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Is there a way to fix file location/indexing issues on Windows 7 network shared drives?

The problem I am having is that a file is downloaded onto X drive into a "Downloads" folder, and I think take that file and put it in a TV Shows folder, and the networked computer doesn't see it moved ...
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OSX network filesystem with local MRU cache?

I don't know if this is possible, but here is the problem I'm looking to solve: My local computer has a 128G hard drive, and I have a network mounted drive containing about 1TB of data Most of the ...
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Search Windows share from OS X

Is there a way to search the file contents of a windows share in OS X (specifically Lion)? i.e. Find all files in a shared directory Foo containing the words "Bar".
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Samba create mask not working correctly

I have a samba share on a linux server (RHEL 6) that I am accessing via Windows 7. I set the samba share with a create mask of 0664, but when I create files via samba from my Windows 7 machine, it ...
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Error 0x6ba (RPC server is unavailable) when running sfc /scannow on Windows XP in Safe Mode

I think that my mup.sys file is corrupt. I received the following error when trying to access a network share that was located on my Windows 7 box, from my Windows XP box: No network provider ...
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How can I sync multiple folders to the cloud?

Is it possible to share different folders to a custom location with windows? Many of us use Dropbox, Google Drive and many more to share files. But there is no option to add "multi folder" syncing. ...
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Deny acess to file-shares (SMB)?

There are security policies like: Deny logon locally Deny logon on through Remote Desktop Services Deny access this computer from network Is there any policy to deny specific users/groups to ...
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“The system detected a possible attempt to compromise security. Please ensure that you can contact the server that authenticated you”

We have a Windows 7 environment with an SBS 2003 server (which is the office's DC, DNS server, DHCP server and file server). It's a small, non-profit organization, otherwise we would have been able to ...
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How to share internet from one computer to another via router?

I want to share USB-modem internet from one laptop to another by the following way: The main problem is how to configure the first (white) laptop as a gateway on the router. When I try to set the ...
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Auto mount domain shares based on domain user groups

We are currently working getting some Linux computers integrated into our Active Directory domain at work. I have pretty much gotten everything set up but I am trying to figure out how to get Linux to ...
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Why is copying from a network share over gigabit to a USB3 device slower than doing it in two steps?

I have a file on a network share that's about 500 MB. When I copy it to my local drive, the copy reports about a 106 MB/sec which is reasonable for a gigabit network. When I then copy the local file ...
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CIFS share got full while running script, all processes got stuck with a D State.What to do?

The title pretty much says it all. I had a little script in charge of compressing and copying files to a MS Shared folder. Apparently, one day last week other processes also had to copy files to the ...
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Windows Drive Share Issue

I set up an NAS system today and it works like a charm on my LAN. I'm having trouble with making it accessible through the internet. The NAS has a web management system which I hooked up to a ...
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How can I share MS-DOS application between two computers?

With remote desktop applications like Teamviewer, logmein, vnc, etc... I can share my desktop and specific applications / windows to the other PC that I have, but my problem is that I have an old ...
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How to browse Samba network shares from PC Settings in Windows 8.1

For some time I have kept a lot of my files stored on a home server running Debian Linux with Samba. I have several shares connected as network drives and, using the desktop interface under Windows ...
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How to mount multiple afp shares?

I have a Mac mini Server with different Users on it. Each of these users have shared folders. On my MacBook i can only mount with one account of these users from the mac mini server. Is there a way ...
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Samba shared subdirectories report as files

I just upgraded my home server to Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials. My ancient living room media player makes a lot of assumptions about SMB shares that are incompatible with the new server. My ...
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Do not allow locking read only files by network

I have shared a folder with read-only access rights. But if someone is using files from this folder, I can not delete these files, because they are locked. Is there any way to prevent read-only users ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium can ping Server 2012 IP & name, but server isn't listed in network and can't map shares

This seems to be a fairly common issue with many different twists. We've got an odd environment. A 2012 Server with some Windows 7 Pro machines but more Home Premium machines, and an old 2008 Server ...
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Windows context menu option for “Copy a link to file”?

Is there a way to add a context menu option for copying a link to a file to include in a plaintext email (or something that accomplishes the same thing in Outlook) for Windows 7? For example, if I ...
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Windows 7 Home can see but not access Win 7 Pro shares

Trying to connect a Win 7 Home machine to shares on a Win 7 Pro machine. On Win 7 Home, I can navigate Explorer to the machine, where the shares are listed. But when I try to navigate into the folder, ...
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Same folder/hdd is being shown 3 times in network. How to disable two of them

When I open my desktop from my laptop (both are on same homegroup) It shows me same HDD three times. In below screenscht marked folder's are same HDD. How to keep only one.
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Roaming profiles using vault credentials (instead of user credentials)

I have a share on the server where roaming profiles are stored. Some clients use their vault accounts (through Credential manager) to access the server resources because their local accounts do not ...
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Restrict admin shares

My users need local admin rights but I'd like to restrict the admin shares (c$) to domain admins only. I was reading about adding nt authority\interactive to the local administrator group, but i don't ...
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Mapped network drive is behind a VPN; How do I stop Windows from auto-connecting at startup?

(After about 15 minutes of searching S.U. I haven't found any relevant questions, so excuse me if I got the wrong search terms, and this is a dupe.) I'm running Windows 7 at work, and have a couple ...
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win 8 - network recognition takes 5 min after each reboot

After upgrading to Windows 8, it takes about 5 minutes to recognize a network after reboot. During this time the network and sharing center is not responding. Only when the wifi connection or Lan ...
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Error 53 network path not found Windows XP

I want to access a shared folder on a network. I was able to share data through this folder two days ago. Now, when I double click the folder on workstation, I have error message network path not ...
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Windows Vista ICS staying local only

I hope i can get some help. So here is my scenario then my question. Scenario: I have a laptop running Windows Vista Home Premium (Wireless and Ethernet adapter), A desktop running Windows XP ...
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How to grant domain user access to network share via batch file?

I am trying to grant access rights to a domain user in a batch file like this: net share sharename=c:\dir /GRANT:\domain\username,FULL But it fails. I can only grant rights to local users. Is there ...
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ASP.NET application not working in Network Share

I have a ASP.NET application. While I try to access network share it is throwing an error. I have created a domain user and given permissions to that user. The following permission are given: ...
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Flash was “not designed to function across LANs”. Any workarounds?

See: http://helpx.adobe.com/flash/kb/problems-using-flash-authoring-across.html Issue When using Adobe Flash across a local area network (LAN) and networked drives/folders, you may ...
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Cap transfer rates on shared dirs?

I have a USB drive on my main machine that every uses and want to know if it is possible to max the amount that can be downloaded off it in terms of Mbit/s as to not slow down my connection to the ...
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SSDP Discovery service unexpectedly stops

I discovered this problem as my UPnP device (a Sony Bravia tv) constantly lost connection with the Windows Media Player sharing server (used as the DLNA media server for the Sony TV and apparently ...
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How to access network shares as a different user

I have several network shares mapped to users on the login.script (Windows 2003 Domain controller) I am trying to access a certain share with administrator rights. The problem is that if I try to ...
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Restricted SMB shares on Windows 7

On a Windows 7 PC, I need to share several folders, I'll call them 'restricted1' and 'public1'. Because I do not want to enable anonymous sharing, I have a user called 'public', with a password ...
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CNC Linux machine hangs when trying to acess a Windows shared folder

The CNC Linux machine hangs at this: smb -s //NATS:192.168.0.201/FLEXICAM /flexicam/jobs/remote I have Windows 7 on NATS as 192.168.0.201 and I can ping the other machine. I think something is ...
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How can you enable SMB2.0 on a router running DD-WRT?

I think the steps are something like: Install DD-WRT on a router with an external hard-drive Install Optware to get Samba Upgrade to Samba 3.6 (the link shows Samba 3.5, but using the NSLU2 optware ...
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Create a share of USB drive with USBDLM

In Windows XP this worked (from usbdlm.ini): [OnArrival] Letter=H open=net share H$=H:\ On Windows 7 I get Access Denied errors. How can I add users other than Administrato to the group of ...