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Windows Network Share Issues

I'm having trouble setting up windows homegroup and network shares on two windows 8 computers, a desktop and a Laptop. I want to be able to have full access from my PC to my Laptops Shares and at the ...
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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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Make network share accessible to multiple users on OSX

My goal is to mount a shared folder from a Synology to a Mac running 10.9.1, only I want the mount point to be accessible to all users in group staff. The share is made accessible by the synology ...
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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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Homedrive not mapping on 2 PCs

I have a problem with 2 PCs. They are both on Windows 7 Professional SP1 64Bit and are part of a domain. The problem: Home drive (H:) not mapping to any user profile Admin / Non-Admin. Facts: All ...
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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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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 ...
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Can't share WD MyBook on network

Trying to share part of a MyBook (WD10000h1cs w/last release firmware) on the network is unsuccessful. Connected to an XP Pro pc, I try to access it through a Win7 pc. The drive shows up, but when ...
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Can't map a network drive through VPN (it works over the regular network)

I need to map a network drive over VPN. The server is running Windows Vista Business 64-bit and the client runs Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit. The computers are on two different networks. Windows ...
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Slow network performance in win 7 when reading winXP share

I have a windows share on a Windows XP (SP3) that is mapped as a network drive on multiple XP and win 7 workstations. When I try to start a program from that network drive on XP workstations it starts ...
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How to change the default sync folder on the win 7 PC

I'd like to use Win 7's Sync applet to sync word processing, spreadsheet and other data files between multiple computers and a NAS device with the NAS being the primary repository of the data. Sync ...
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Mount bluetooth FTP as filesystem in windows 7

Is it possible to mount a bluetooth "filesystem" (a bluetooth device that offers the Bluetooth FT profile) as a network share on a Windows 7 system? I want to be able to open a file from my phone ...
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windows xp periodically loses network shares

we have a LAN of windows xp machines all in the same workgroup. Most of the machines have several shared directories, with RW access from anyone on the network. Mapped drives are not being used. The ...
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OWA on IE8 cannot access local shared folder, error “network access is denied”

Here's the setup: I'm connecting to an exchange server via OWA (Outlook Web Access) in IE 8 on Windows 7. Everything works as it is supposed to, except that I cannot access a local shared drive when ...
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Sync, share and backup policy using NAS

Trying to come up with a way to keep in sync while sharing and keeping a backup of my music/photos and movies. Currently I have an iMac in Greece and a MBP with me in the UK. As a result I've ended ...
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(Re)Share a mounted network volume on OS X

I have a network share with an archive on it. Only I have access to this share and cannot change the permissions. On OS X server I want to mount this share, then create a new share (from the server) ...
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Win7 -> Server 2008: Mapped drives take a long time to open

First, the configuration: I have a desktop and a laptop running Windows 7. I have a server running Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition. The workstation and server connect to the same Gigabit ...
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Network Volumes Keep Changing Names OSX

It seems everytime I reconnect network volumes, my drives cycle through names like /Volumes/user, /Volumes/user~1, /Volumes/user~2 Is there any way to stop this? I just want the name of a network ...
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Sharing Clipboard between non-networked PC's (KVM style)

My situation is this: I have a PC which is joined to a domain, and another computer 'outside' that network. I'd like to use a KVM style device to switch between them, but sharing the clipboard would ...
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Aperture and networked drive: thinks images are offline

I keep my photos on a networked drive (wireless), and they are referenced by Aperture. Aperture seems to not try very hard to look for this drive. Usually I have to open the network drive in Finder ...
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Computer Studdering When Transferring Over Network

This is a really weird problem that I've never even seen before. When I copy to or from my server share, my computer studders terribly and the data transfers very slowly at only around 12MB/s. By ...
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Trouble accessing network drives in Windows 7

Running Windows 7 Professional. I am experiecing problems accessing network drives (shares) on my local netowork. I have a LaCiE network drive - the Windows XP machine can access it without problems. ...
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Modify network shares, but not delete?

How can I make it so that I can modify the files on a network share (client: linux, ubuntu 9.10, network share server: windows 7), or create new files on it, but not delete? Or at least make it so ...
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How to enable Netextender client PC to view “Network” objects

I have a Sonicwall device in the office, and a PC at a house. The home PC logs in through SSL VPN. The access rules are set to Allow Any between the two zones. The LAN Subnet zone is added as a ...
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Access local VM from an external device

I have a local VM that hosts my website. The private IPv4 address of the VM is 192.168.10.120/24; I can access the website both locally to the VM and on the main machine by typing 192.168.10.120:80 in ...
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Error 0x8007003b - Can't transfer file over network from a Windows 10 client

0x8007003b / Can't transfer file over network from a Windows 10 client I have a really weird problem. I can't transfer any files from my windows 10 client to any network device. Tried to transfer to ...
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Windows 10 network share freeze frequently

I have two desktops on the same network. One with all my files on it (media) and one I use for gaming that I use to stream videos. Both are running Windows 10 Pro. Firewalls are off. They're on the ...
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Is there any meaning to the “Map Network Drive” option when you right click Network in Windows 10?

I spent two hours troubleshooting my network drive yesterday because I was right clicking "Network" to access the Map Network Drive wizard. Once I realized I needed to right click "This PC" it was ...
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Can access, but not browse, windows network behind Ubuntu router

My network setup is like this: Internet -> Ubuntu router and file server -> PCs. The Ubuntu server (which is a DHCP and DNS server for the network) is running Samba with a couple of shares, ...
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Transferring over network gradually slows down

I have a spare Windows 10 computer sitting around and I turned it into a file storage computer. My computer is running Windows 7. When I transfer a 1.5GB file from my pc to my server, it goes from ...
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mounting specific directory from zfs share mounted on other server

I have two servers in LAN. Server "A" contains one ZFS share mounted as /u01. Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on 172.8.1.1:/export/Server1/Store1 100G ...
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Semi-disconnected network drives Windows 10 after timeout

I'm using Windows 10 in our company for a couple of weeks. Using the GPO (I'm a domain admin myself) we added some network drives for all users of our domain. This works fine. But.... For some ...
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Allow users to create folders at netowrk share, but not open others folders

I have a ReadyNas Pro4. On it I have created a shares such as "Movies", "Music", "Backup" etc.. The first step For these shares I would like to set some (for me) advanced privileges, which brings me ...
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Win 7 Network shares becomes unavailable

Weird issue here. I have a few Win 7 clients on my network that sporadically and randomly lose access to a server share. Other shares on the network are still available, and I can ping the server so ...