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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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 ...
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Can I make files deleted on the NAS automatically go to the recycle bin? [duplicate]

So when I use my desktop and delete \NAS\Files\Directory, that I can still recover the files from the NAS' recycle bin. The NAS is just a normal Windows share on a Windows 7 computer. I don't like ...
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Cannot find other Macs in the same network

I have 2 Macs at home, I found that the old Mac can detect the new Mac on the network, however the new Mac cannot detect the old Mac. I set the "Sharing" settings both the same and there is no ...
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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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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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How to share internet connection of a pc to another(both in same intranet)?

In my college I have internet access to my pc which is in my lab(intranet ip 172.xx.xx.xx)(I have administration rights) and I dont have internet access to my pc in my room(but I have intranet ...
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Default username/password for accessing network shares in Windows 8?

I always had the same username and password on all my network devices (NAS, desktop PC, laptop) in my small home network. This allows me to access network shares of other devices without having to ...
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Many folders into one network share?

Is it possible to migrate many folders into one network share in windows? (Server 2012 R2 standard) I only need read access Example: d:\pictures\ e:\pictures\ f:\pictures\ to \\server\pictures\ ...
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How can I share a printer on Windows 7 x64 with Windows XP x86?

I'm trying to share a printer that's on Windows 7 64-bit with Windows XP 32-bit. I've tried: Using the Add Printer Wizard on XP Selecting network printer Browsing for the printer and selecting it ...
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Limit size of shared folder in Windows Server 2003 SP2

I have a machine with Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition, SP2. The hard-drive is in NTFS format. I am sharing a folder from this machine. I would like to know if a limit exists for: the size of a ...
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Accessing UNC Share with different Login Credentials

I have a share "\dhiwin7\alice's folder". The machine dhiwin7 has 2 different users bob & alice with different permissions. I would like to access the CIFS share as alice and then bob , but ...
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Disconnect from a network share

How do I really disconnect from a network share in Windows 8.1? I'm familiar with using net use to disconnect from a network share, even if it isn't mapped to a network drive letter: net use ...
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Cannot ping virtual machine (VMWare)

Here is the situation: I have Windows 7 on both host and VM. Network connection on VM is set to NAT, both machines are in the same workgroup, I have turned off password protection for shares, enabled ...
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Samba 4 share times out

I have a Fedora 20 x64 box serving a couple of SMB shares via the Samba 4 server. The problem is that any hosts that attempt to connect to it (even the server itself) always time out (server not ...
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Mounting Windows 8.1 hosted network volume on OS X Marericks 10.9.4

From a Windows 8 machine, I have shared an NTFS partition, full rights. On the Mac, I can access it as expected. However, if I right-click on the volume and select Make alias, I will get the ...
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Access Windows shares on remote computer

Is a VPN connection required to view a computer's shares? In other words, using my computer's WAN IP, Can I access its shares? And what port does this system use (so I know what to forward through ...
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Is there any way to prevent a Mac from creating dot underscore files?

At work we're letting one of our very tech savvy clients actually help out a little with a few development projects specific to him. However, he uses his own personal Macbook, and as he edits files on ...
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Samba CentOS 6.5 cannot connect to the shared folder

The problem is that I added samba user 'root' via 'smbpasswd -a root'. Then I edited '/etc/samba/smb.conf' and added there: [shared_folder] valid users = root public = no path = /tmp printable = no ...
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Slow network share

I have 2 computer, desktop and laptop. They both connected to internet via wi-fi. When i copy a file from shared folder, transfer speed is too slow(400 kb/sec at best). So i connected them via ...
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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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Since upgrading to Windows 8.1, I can't open any files on a SMB share shared by my OS X Mavericks Mac

I have a PC with Windows 8.1 and a Mac with Mavericks. I have a folder on the Mac that is shared with the PC. When I'm on the PC and I try to open a file that is shared by the Mac, such as an ISO file ...
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Windows Clients using a cached copy of .Net 4.0 exe located on a network share drive

We have a .Net 4.0 executable (MyProg.exe) and associated dlls that are deployed on a network share using XCopy. MyProg.exe and its dlls are all unsigned. We have them installed on the network ...
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Are there any alternative CIFS implementations for the Windows platform?

Out of curiosity, is using standard built-in Microsoft Windows file and folder sharing services the only way of running a CIFS/SMB server on a Windows machine or are there alternatives (like open ...
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How to logon to a non-domain computer from one in a domain

I've met a rather annoying problem that should be very simple, but I can't seem to figure it out. I have a work laptop that is part of a domain, so my username is foobar\bob. I also have my home ...
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Some information about the mapping of networks drive operation

The server administrator of my company have created a directory structure on the web server as shown in this tutorial (but this is not very important for my question) So, on the web server I have a ...
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Windows Server 2012 network shares are uncessibile for some machines

I have a little problem with new installation of Windows Server 2012 and I can't figure aut any solution for it! I had have Windows domain with two DC running on Windows Server 2003. Recently I ...
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How to use an XML file from another computer?

I have a home management server (consisting of a Raspberry Pi with simple web server) on which I would like to have hard disk temperatures from computers in my home network. The other machines are ...
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How do I get the fully qualified path of a share in Windows?

I know that I can find out what a drive is mapped to with: net use X: But how do I resolve a share easily? Like \\JoshPC\SomeSharedFolder Is there a way to get the fully qualified path?
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Windows 7 - Samba Shares - multiple credentials

My home setup has a Linux server which serves several shares, each with a different user & password. I.e.: public, user1, user2 I can connect to my shares individually via \\server\public with ...
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Windows is asking for password to browse the available file shares on Samba

Server: Samba on Ubuntu 12.04, with security = user. A variety of file shares - some need to be accessible by guests, some are allowed users = user1. Client: Windows XP, on same workgroup as the ...