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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Connect from Android (ES File Explorer) to Windows 7 Share

I am having problems connecting from Motorola Razr HD phone to my Windows 7 PC's shared folders via ES File Manager. Until recently everything worked fine, I could see/copy files just fine. Not sure ...
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Is it possible to create a user-dependent link to a network folder?

This is, I guess, more of an academic question, but is it possible to create a link at common pointing to the user's network-home directory? So, when user A follows this link, it points to ...
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Modified file not being read over network

I have a strange issue with file sharing in Windows Server 2012. We have an application that's run from a network share. There's also a Terminal Services server so remote users can run it. This ...
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Win7 share cannot access \\localhost and cannot share folder

My problem occurred literally over after my switch crashed. Resetting the switch brought everything back to normal except my Win 7 laptop lost connection to my network share. The Win 8 desktop can ...
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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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find out which computer has opened a file on Servers network share

I have a Windows Server 2008 and it shares a folder. Many clients access that folder and the inherit files. One client opens one dll file sporadically with mode rw, so after that no other client can ...
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Why can't domain Users map network drives?

I have a domain controller set up with some shared folders. I have multiple users with different levels of access to the shared folders. I tried to use the GPO to map the network drives and it didn't ...
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Windows 7 can't access shared folder on Windows Server 2003

I have a Windows Server 2003 in my local network, made a shared folder with permissions for the specific user. But the user can't access this shared folder from other Windows 7 PCs on the network. I ...
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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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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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Can different person see different shared folder structure by file sharing services of Windows Server 2008 r2?

For example, I have a folder structure like bellow in Windows Server 2008 R2 server: ShareFolder SubFolder1 File1 SubFolder2 SSFolder1 File2 SSFolder2 ...
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Share files and folders over two gateway 192.168.2.1 and 10.10.10.1 on the network 10.10.10.1

I have a DSL Broadband line with Static IP 10.10.10.155 and a Router connected to my PC. When I have to use internet with this router, we need to configure Internet Setup as Static IP. In this case ...
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Running Programs as Administrator from Network Drive - Windows 10

I want to store my user folders (Documents, Pictures, Music, Downloads, etc.) on a Network Shared Drive and Map them as a Network Share on a windows server. IE. \Server\User is Mapped to U:\ in ...
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Automatically closing shared file read locks

Is it possible to configure Windows to automatically close a shared-file read lock when a user with full permissions deletes it via the share? I know that there are ways to do this manually but I ...
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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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Trouble scanning documents directly to a Server 2012 network share

We have a Ricoh Aficio SP 5210SF multifunction printer which is set up to send scanned documents to various network shares. Previously the printer was set up to send the scans to a user's folder on a ...
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Task Scheduler and Mapped Drive Invalid Disk Specification

I have a task in Task Scheduler to run a batch file that resides on a local hard drive. The batch file simply runs XCopy to copy files from a mapped drive to a folder on the local drive. When the ...
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How to change workgroup on Sharp MX-5001N MFP?

I am the IT admin for a small business and we're trying to get our Sharp MX-5001N MFP to scan to a network drive on a Windows 7 domain using Small Business Server 2011. After meticulously ...
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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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Windows 10 Desktop Loses Network Sharing After Windows Updates

I have a home file server that was upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. The upgrade went off without a hitch and everything has worked great with one exception: After almost every Windows Update ...
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Why won't my mapped drive persist for elevated user after reboot?

This is related to this issue: Command Prompt in Administrator mode doesn't see mapped drives I'm needing to run a program (InstallShield) as an elevated user, but this program also needs to ...
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How to set share permissions based on folder structure

The problem I'm having is that users are moving folders around in a tree-like folder organization on the shared drive. User education has not improved the issue so i want to use permissions to ...
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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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Map NAS drive ip address to name

I have a NAS drive on my local network at a static IP. i can browse this drive at \\10.0.0.x\ However, I would like to alias this ip to a more human readable name: \\server\ how do I accomplish ...
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How to password authenticate only one user in windows 7 Share?

I have a shared folder on a box running windows 7, I've shared what I want to and disabled password protected sharing. (This is for an office, so ideally I don't want everyone to have to login to ...
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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 ...
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how to access redmine which works on a specific port?

when I access Localhost a file management is installed there, Also I have installed redmine on localhost:3000, we have a network and people from other computers can access the domainname of this ...
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Windows File & Printer Sharing SMB Public Server - Cannot authenticate

Problem: I am sharing files through Windows File Sharing which uses SMB. I am able to access my files on my private network (192.168.1.x) However I am unable to access them publicly via public IP ...
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Give write permissions on samba shares

I am trying to give myself write access to several directories in samba shares. However, I am only partially successful and I cannot figure out why this does not work... Lets say I am user username ...
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Windows 10 Doesn't Find Network Drives or Computers

I just upgraded my computer from Windows 7 Ultimate to Win 10 Pro. After the process all my network drives have been disconnected and no longer appear under Network along with the other computers ...
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Dynamic network and system resource usage archiving

I am attempting to find a solution to the problem of file archiving from one network resource to another without affecting other users/processes that are trying to utilize those network resources but ...
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Safe way to share a folder with a VMware machine on Windows?

So, I want to share a Windows folder on the host with a VMware virtual machine. To do this, I need to share this folder on the Windows side. But who do I share it with? The list includes: ...
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Why does turning on password protected sharing have no effect under Windows 7?

I'm trying to restrict access to a share in a workplace network using username/password credentials. For that I've added a new user via netplwiz that belongs to the Distributed COM-User group ...
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Weird network issues - Network drives not connecting, download folder taking a long time to load, Office timing out, etc

Within the last two weeks, some weird things have been happening and I cannot figure out why. System: Windows 10 Pro, OS Build:10586.0.amd64fre.th2_release.151029-1700, just updated to this within ...
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creating symbolic links on networked drive

I'm trying to better organize my public folder at work and I need to maintain old links that I have emailed to people in the past. I'm thinking of creating symbolic links so that I can maintain those ...
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Windows 10 homegroup, “0x80070035 network path was not found” when accessing shared folders

I made a homegroup with a PC act as a "server". It shared folders to be accessed by another PCs in my homegroup. A while ago, I updated this "server" PC to windows 10. But the problem occurred that ...
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Another Samba permission denied error

This is my first attempt at setting up a samba share without some fancy gui doing all the heard work for me. This needs to be a secured share that a Windows Server 2003 system can access (don't ask). ...
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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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Access shares on my computer using different computer name

I'm running Windows 10 Pro on a home network. No domain. Background: As a developer, I use source control for my projects. I have many projects. They all reference the source control location ...
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WD My Book World Edition (white light) shares/connection are being lost

I have a very weird problem with WD My Book World Edition (white light). It is connected to the router (CAT6) and so is a Windows 10 desktop. There're a few shares on WD that are used by the desktop ...
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Win10 shared drives not accessible from other computers on the network

Earlier, I was using a Win7HomePremium Desktop, a Win8.1SL laptop (and the shared drives thereon) and a Seagate 2TB NAS drive, all connected to each other through a single ethernet network. I use the ...
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NTFS - Allow only one user

Is it possible to use NTFS to only allow one specific user to a resource? I have a shared folder, where I will put user home directories, which allows the "Domain Users" group full access. I have a ...
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Unable to map a network drive over vpn to OSX server

I have a windows user, that is attempting to connect to a osx network drive. They connect using VPN, which they are able to connect and authenticate against. In addition they are able to ping the ...
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Share internet without vpn interferance

So i have a 64 windows 10 machine And i am sharing my internet with my roommate ,When i share the adapter named "Celular" everything works find until i connect to a VPN ,then my roommate don't ...
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Efficiently managing multiple credentials with differing refresh cycles

I'm looking for a way to cope with different windows credentials and their refresh cycles. Currently I keep the credentials in KeePass, RDP through VisionApp and use Windows Explorer to access shares. ...
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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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Windows file sharing not applying to permission to new files in a folder that is shared

I have a shared folder on my windows 10 pc that I'm trying to access on my openelec raspberry pi machine. When I apply sharing it works as intended however when I copy a new file into the folder I ...