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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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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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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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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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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Can see internal drive on other workgroup PC, but not external

I have 2 Windows 10 PCs and want to use one as a file server. I have activated network discovery on both, with no passwords required. I have 3 drives on the server which I want to share. All have ...
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Error: “You do not have permission to access \\pcname”

I've just installed Windows 10 on my machine (not updated from Windows 8) and now I'm getting an error when try to access a specific computer on my network. The error says: You do not have ...
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Troubleshooting Samba (windows shares) perfomance on an Intel NIC

At home, a native windows-shares client on Windows 7 and Windows 10 is performing poorly. It is connected to a Samba server through a gigabit switch. The read-rate is at around 60 MB/s while writes to ...
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How do I create a Windows 10 account for network shares, but not local login?

I need to share a folder on my network for my new scanner to save documents to. I don't want to give the scanner my personal account's password, and it looks like anonymous shares, even very limited ...
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Sharing Window XP and Windows 10 Computers

Before I installed windows 10 to one windows 8.1 and two windows 7 computers, my windows XP PC was able to share both ways on my network. When windows 10 was installed to the aforementioned PC's, ...
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Automatically mount external hard drive into Samba share

I have setup my Raspberry Pi home server, one short-coming is if I unplug 1 of my external hard drives, use it, and plug it back in to the Pi, this drive is not recognized/readable, it returns an ...
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How do I map a mac network drive to a windows machine?

I have a RAID connected to my iMac, and I want other windows users in the same network to be able to access that RAID. I have turned on file sharing from mac system preferences for that particular ...
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Can't access network path of localhost specified with a host

I use Windows. Using Run window, I type \\127.0.0.1 and enter. Viola, a window appears that shows my shared folder, a network view of my PC. Now I add a simple DNS entry to the C:\Windows\System32\...
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Accessing a Network share with different credentials

I am trying to access a network share in my workgroup with different credentials. The user am trying to login in has no password. So how do I log in ? I may be miss spelling the username, if I am ...
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How can I search for files on a Samba share in Linux?

I recently installed Fedora 23 on an old PC for a friend who wanted a basic office machine. Everything works fine, but the feature they really need is file search in a Windows (Samba) shared directory....
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Samba - use only Unix users

I am setting up a home server with file sharing using Samba. It has XUbuntu 15.10. Samba uses passwords specified in shares-admin by default. However, I want Samba to use users from /etc/passwd and ...
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Share a shared folder in windows 7

Somebody has shared a folder for me which I've read access only, how can I share it for someone in windows 7? I've tried to share it but there is no option for it! tnx.
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win 10 network drive mapping to wrong letter

After upgrading a windows 10 computer one network drive does not mount correctly. We have two network mounts, one at G: and another at S: After upgrading to win 10 the network folder mapped to S: is ...
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Mercurial pull across network drive in powershell script from scheduled task

So I previously had this question: Mapped Drive inaccessible from Windows Scheduled task in which I discovered how to get access to a drive a python script I was running needed to put files in. I ...
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W10 cant access WS2008 file shares

I have the following setup: Server: Proliant series, with my required folders shared with 'Administrators', WS2008 Clients: 2 Laptops, W10 Home installation | 1 Desktop, W10 Pro installation All ...
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Can't connect to network drive (attached to media player)

After a factory reset of my router, I can't connect anymore to the harddrives attached to my media player. Before this was no problem. What I do I try to connect to the drives by typing "\\192.168....
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Can I swap 2 folder names in Windows when files are in use

I am a user with write access to a Windows network share. Every few months I update the files on this share but often they are locked or in use, especially exe or dll files. The workaround is to ...
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“Windows cannot access share” with 0x800704cf error

I have a simple LAN with file server, called FILES, which is a Windows 8.1 Pro machine with a bunch of shared folders. I use several Windows 8.1 Pro and Windows 10 Pro client machines to connect to ...
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Can I know names of all files I have shared with people on a network

Is there any way I can know which all files I have shared with others (regardless of the different systems from which I shared the folders/files)?Because, few days back I had logged in to a different ...
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Appropiate configuration for network structure

I need a configuration for sniffing data packets and accessing the internet from the sniffer machine. The system schema is something like this: Linksys X1000 modem ...
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Only two machines in lan asking for credentials

Our straightforward network depicted. Woodcutter, Renat and Encad are win 8.1 machines, activated and fully updated, others are win 7. All computers are in the same subnet, Workgroup. Firewalls turned ...
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Accessing samba file server on external subnet through router(s)

I have the current general setup: Internet | modem | \--Router1 (10.0.0.1/16) | \--Client(s) (10.0.1-225.3-225) \--Router2 (198.168.1.1/24, 10.0.0.2) | \--...
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How to connect to a 3DS's SMB share from Linux?

Nintendo's New 3DS ("new" is part of the name) has the ability to expose an SMB share of its micro SD card. It asks you to define a name for the 3DS to appear as, and also a username and password. ...
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Local copy of network share for performance reasons?

At the company I work for we have a few graphic designers, and one of them works in a different country. Their internet connection speed is very poor, which has a large negative effect considering ...
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Files not being deleted on Windows 2008 share

Windows 2008 environment with domain. All clients are Windows 7. This is a newly configured domain. On two client computers, files are deleted on the share. Intermittently on a directory refresh ...
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samba4 acl for allowing group access to files created by a user

I've just setup samba4 as an Active Directory domain controller. (samba v4.3.0, installed on ubuntu x64) It's used in a small accounting office. The office has a number of file shares. I've given ...
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Hide Windows servers in OS X Finder Shared menu?

Strangely can't seem to find an answer to this online anywhere, maybe my search skills have degenerated. But is there anyway to hide the Windows systems OS X finds the Finder side bar named things ...
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Robocopy - NTFS Access is Denied

I am trying to backup a disk from one share to another using robocopy with the following command: robocopy \\servername\E$ \\servername\F$\Copy /E /ZB /copyall /r:5 /w:30 /dcopy:T /log:"C:\Temp\log....
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How can I disable AFP to use SMB in the Finder by default in Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)?

When I connect to network volumes through the Finder in Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) it uses AFP instead SMB. As result I can't clean .AppleDouble files using BlueHarvest. I want the Finder to use SMB ...
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How to access windows administrative share from mingw shell?

I am using a mingw shell that comes with github by default, I've been accessing my server's administrative share by: \\myserver\c$\path\to\dir Is there a way to access it from mingw shell without ...
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Unable to access shared folders on a domain using a workgroup PC (W7 home premium)

I do know that a Windows 7 Home premium does not have the "join to a domain" feature. But shouldn't they be able to access a shared drive on a domain?, as I've seen some can access. However, I've ...
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Windows 10: set default network location to Public

Windows 10 prompts you to enable/disable LAN sharing every time you connect to a new wifi network. Is there a way to make it stop asking and defaults to "disable" or "public network"?
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Access Network Drive/Share over VPN externally

Ive been working on my home network, and I decided that it would be super helpful if I could have a personal VPN hosted at home that I can connect my laptop to, and access my home Domain Controller's ...
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Cannot authenticate from win 7 to win 8.1 system for shares access

I have a Win 7 client on the same workgroup and a Win 8.1 computer The win 7 computer cannot access any shares on the 8.1 box but can access shares on other computers (all Win 7) in the workgroup just ...
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dns probe finished nxdomain?

I'm using my mobile as a wireless hotspot for my laptop but the internet doesn't work I tried everything on the internet to flush dns and set it but it won't work also I tried to my mobile with ...
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Windows Explorer file search returns blank items

When searching for files on a network drive through Windows Explorer sometimes the results come back with empty blank spaces (as shown by the yellow arrows in the screenshot below) strewn throughout ...
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How to use a Windows 7 Pro network share as a user's home in Windows 10?

I have a Windows 7 Professional "server" that is always running at my house. I have a Windows 10 Home laptop. I want to make it so on the laptop the user's home directory is on the network share with ...
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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 ...
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Cannot delete file, change permissions or take ownership as admin

I have a Shuttle OmniNAS KD20 NAS that runs Samba. It's connected to my desktop that runs Windows 10. I mapped the NAS to Z:\ and access it with user named "OmniNAS\nasuser". Here's the problem. I'm ...