Generally used to share a resource over a network, including files and folders as well as printers or other physical devices

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Ultimate way to use Picasa in a home network

I've been trying a lot of approaches but still didn't find any effective solution. I want gigs of photos in a network drive (a IOMega Home Media Network Drive, plugged to my wifi router). I'd like to ...
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Windows 7 Mapped Network Drive Multiplying to Create Duplicates all the way to Z:

A strange issue came in today from some users. At least two Windows 7 x64 boxes that have duplicate mappings of a network drive. The drive is not mapped with a log in script, but done manual through ...
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Since Windows 8.1 Cannot Access Network Shares on Windows Home Server 2011

I recently rebuilt my PC and installed Windows 8 Pro 64 bit - I was using it with few issues, and it was able access the shares on my Windows Home Server 2011 - although I had to enter user name ...
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How to increase mapped drive letters from Windows defaults?

I'm running out of drive letters to map my network drives. Does anyone know of a registry edit or any other way to increase the number of drive letters from the windows defaults (windows default is ...
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Access TrueCrypt mount over network

I'm running Linux Mint in a Virtual Machine (VMWare) with a Windows 7 as host. I shared one of my Windows partitions to access it in the Linux guest using Samba because of a problem with permissions I ...
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Is it possible to access password protected network shared folder without authentication?

Is it possible to access password protected network shared folder (shared by some-other user in the same network) without providing any of their credentials ?
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How to share a folder (directory) with an Android device?

Step by step, how does one share a folder (directory) that is on a Windows 7 system with an Android device? I want a true networking share (over Wifi), not an FTP connection. I would prefer not to ...
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Shared folders and C$

With WinXP in a corporate environment, one has to explicitly setup shared folders and define permissions for another user to be able to access them. So for folder XYZ on machine ABC another user could ...
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Map network drive for the SYSTEM user in Windows

I have a piece of software which needs access to files as if they are local to the machine, so I just mapped the network drive as a letter using net use. This works as expected, however the software ...
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If I begin a mass file deletion on a network share folder, what is the load on my local PC and what is the load on the network share PC/device?

All questions are based on Windows 7 64-bit PCs and/or a Synology NAS. I'm going through an aging file server and cleaning up thousands of old documents including e-mails and attachments and tons of ...
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How to stop windows explorer from trying to log in to a network share so many times after a password change

So typically, I'm logged into at least one network share with my Windows 8.1 machine. And every 30 days or so, I have to update my passwords on the network shares. However, if I attempt to access ...
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Cannot share folders in Windows Server 2008 R2

When I try to share a folder on Windows Server 2008 R2, I get following error message Windows File Sharing Your system administrator has blocked you from running this program The service ...
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Accessing Linux NFS Shares using Windows Explorer

I have a Linux Machine (CentOS 6.4) using which I exported a NFS Share. I'm pretty sure that this is an NFS Share since I Created an entry in /etc/exports Ran the command exportfs -avr Now when ...
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Quick way to share files on a PC with another PC that's NOT on the same network (work laptop on a domain, home PC on a home network)

I want to access a folder on my home desktop PC over my local home network from all our various laptops at home (just to backup photos and share media files). I tried simple Windows sharing, but one ...
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Showing Hidden Files as Hidden in Windows from Linux Samba Share of NTFS Drive

I have a Raspberry Pi which is using samba and ntfs-3g in order to share a USB external hard drive on my home network. On the hard drive, there are some files which are marked with the "Hidden" ...
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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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Default administrative share for external drive encrypted with BitLocker not created on startup

I have an external Hard Drive( F:\ ). I have this drive encrypted with Bitlocker 2 Go, and i turned automatic unlock on, on my laptop. I would like to access this drive, from my Virtual Machine, as ...
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Laptop cannot find others devices on network

My laptop (1) cannot find the others devices on network such as pc1 and pc2 , but laptop 2 can find them . How can I connect it to the network ?
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Samba server not taking credentials on a windows machine

I had a series of problems with samba server. I have a ubuntu server 14.04 installed here on the office. I installed the samba server, and it worked correctly with a test folder. Then i installed a ...
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Default administrative share for external drive encrypted with BitLocker not created on startup

I have an external Hard Drive( F:\ ). I have this drive encrypted with Bitlocker 2 Go, and i turned automatic unlock on, on my laptop. I would like to access this drive, from my Virtual Machine, as ...
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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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Access a shared folder over the network

I'm on Windows 7, I created some user accounts with passwords, created some folders, shared every folder with the exact user I want to grant access to. Now, I want a given user to access his folder ...
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Linux Mount Windows Share Automatically when logon to Win Domain

I have Lubuntu 14.04 running and I have successful connected it to my Windows Domain Controller using Likewise-Open. I can log in my Lubuntu computer as any domain user (of course). Now, how can I ...
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Folder security vs folder share

This is for Win XP We got RW permission for a folder (and its sub-folders). When I logon into the PC using previleged ID I am able to read & write. Ex: D:\Folder But I am not able to write when ...
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Is there a way to update SMB protocols on legacy Synology products like USB Station 2?

I have been using a Synology USB Station 2 for some time. It was working fine with my Mac until I upgraded to Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) & Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks). After that upgrade, there's always ...
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What does “Turn on automatic setup of network connected devices” mean?

My Windows 8.1 has the setting "Turn on automatic setup of network connected devices": What exactly does this setting mean? Why would I want it? I have been unable to find any useful information ...
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Can't connect to windows 8 share from any remote source. “The user name or password is incorrect.” error

I have a problem sharing my folders on local lan from one Windows 8 machine to.. practically anywhere (tried Android phone and other Windows 8 machine). As far as I know I do everything right: - When ...
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Ricoh Aficio MP171SPF: Scan to Folder not working

The scanning functionality on my MP171 is not working over my network. All the necessary configurations have been made using the web interface, but it cannot authenticate. It throws several different ...
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unable to access network share and cannot access sql server on windows 8 over vpn

I was wondering if anyone has any tips on this issue I am having. I am running windows 8 and I basically have setup VPN exactly the same as how I have it setup on windows 7. But for some reason over ...
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How to always share “Seagate Expansion” as F [duplicate]

We have 10 "Seagate Expansion" drives that we use in rotation as backup storage devices. Whenever we swap the drives over the share gets broken. Is it possible since all the drives have the same name ...
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Win 7 how to access a shared folder with restricted access

I have seen many answers to various flavours of this question but no one gives a clear answer to a clear question. I would ask that any answer not generalize. Thanks! A 3 computer, peer to peer, ...
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Network info when copying files from USB drives

When I copy files from USB flashdrive to another USB flashdrive file using a PC linked to a local network, is the network owner able to check/view the content of the files in transit? Particular ...
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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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Why has my collegue network access to my harddrive c?

When I add the address \\collegue-a\c$ to my Explorer I have access to the harddrive of my collegue. If he does the same (by replacing collegue-a with my pc name) he has access to my harddrive. ...
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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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Sharing folder for Network drive

I have 3 computers, A - B - C, all connected locally. (I am physically using computer A) I've remoted on computer B, and shared a folder with full access to Everyone and Anonymous Logon. Then, I ...
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Store password for network share that is connected via dns name

I am using Windows 8.1 as client and a cheap NAS-System (from fantec). The NAS offers an smb-share which I use as network share. It is no problem to connect the network share, but even if I put the ...
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How to save the password for a mapped network drive?

I have a map drive created from Tools > Map network drive. The drive is mapped to a different machine's shared folder. So each time I switch off the machine, it asks for the password when I open the ...
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Cannot Access Folders after copying data to new Hard-drive

For Example : I have 10 folders 1-10 , i copied these folders to a new hard-drive E: . My problem is when i tried to access this folders from RDP protocol it gives me an error : "E is not ...
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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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Increase timeout on shared file access on Windows

I have windows 2008 R2 running in many VM, some applications sometimes have problems accessing shared resources on a NAS (windows 2008 share). The file are available and accessible (not locked, not ...
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Is it possible to share files over multiple protocols?

If you have a (linux) server, is it possible to share certain files and folders using more than one protocol? For example, sharing a file over SMB and NFS. If it is possible, is this recommended? Or ...
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How to check if someone on the same network accessed/tried to access my shared resources

Simply I have shared some folders on my system in Windows 8. I just want to know who on the same network accessed or at least tried to access them. thank you.
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Play video from SAMBA share on Android--Any shared volum from Linux or Winodows

I use Ubuntu12.10 with Gnomeshell Installed latest version of samba share, configured to share my Video folder ,access restricted via login(uid n password needed) SMB share accessed via Solid ...
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moving C:\Users folder to a network location

I want to relocate my user directory C:\Users\Edwin to a mapped network drive E: (i.e. mapped from a network share \\192.168.22.9\share). The difficult part is in relocating the user directory ...
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Putting User Directory on Mapped Network Drive on Windows 7

I want to relocate my user directory C:\Users\Edwin to a mapped network drive E: (i.e. mapped from a network share \\\\192.168.22.9\share). The difficult part is in relocating the user directory ...
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Not able to access sub-folder of shared drive from secondary site office

My windows server 2003 is running as VM and this server is the file print server, hosting the printers as well as the shared drive using DFS, hosted in HQ (primary site office). The connection between ...
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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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How can I Map a Network Drive with Password so it stays mapped after a reboot?

I mapped a network drive to a location that needs a password. Now whenever my computer starts up, it tells me that it could not connect to that network drive because a password is needed. How do I ...