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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Why doesn't Windows explorer show the file name in Windows 8

This is a rather strange issue. Whenever, I select a folder on my server (Windows 7 Ultimate) from Windows 8.1 the explorer windows shows little boxes for the folders and files inside that network ...
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how to connect server local domain from other workstation

I would like to type company.local as local domain instead of type in IP address to connect ti web host in IIS. But i cannot connect company.local from other workstation unless i enter 127.0.0.1 ...
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Accessing a share / Another computer from Windows CE

I have a computer that runs Windows CE 5.0. I need to get files from another computer (Under Windows XP or Windows 7) and copy them on this Windows CE computer. My WinCE has the following Ip address ...
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Share external drive under knoppix

I have this weird situation where I need to recover a broken HDD. The physical drive is split into 2 logical partitions and for some reason they broke up really bad. Here is a schema: ...
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Windows 7 changes my account name… except it does not. How do I REALLY change my account name?

I created a new standard user account named dm500hd-ag1 on a Windows 7 Ultimate PC. The name of the host computer is ag1 so I thought I would add that in the name of the user account name. Then I ...
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SMB Sharing of a USB Mass Storage Device

Okay so I am a bit confused about SMB, it doesn't seem to play well with USB Mass Storage Devices. My "server" is a mac mini intel machine running OSX and the client in this case would be a Linux (or ...
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extremely long reconnect time to network share

In the past I had used an iOmega and a Seagate Black Armor NAS, both run Linux, both ran perfectly fine until they eventually died. I next switched to an Apple TimeCapsule for both network storage and ...
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What files in the home ( ~/ ) directory affect Xorg/graphics?

My home directory is located on a server on the local LAN. The rest of the computer is local to the machine on my desk. When the server is having issues, it locks up my computer. I can understand this ...
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OpenSUSE “fstab” “mount” “An error occurred while accessing” “the system responded: mount: only root can mount”

Gentlemen, I trying to mount a network share at OpenSUSE's boot, when I try to access the folder where the share is mounted (using Dolphin) the system returns me the following error (edited): "An ...
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Cannot map a network drive in windows 7

I know there are many topics, all with same problem, but all the answers seem irrelevant. I have a ftp server/site and I am trying to map it to a drive in Windows 7... Whatever I type as FTP address ...
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Turn off administrative share on Windows 7

I have removed the administrative shares, but the shares are re-enabled after rebooting. I have also tried the editing the registry as described in this Microsoft forum post, but it's also re-enabled ...
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Cannot allow specified user to access shared folder

I'm using Windows 7, and getting an error when I try an connect to a shared network folder via username and password. I get "The network folder specified is currently mapped using a different user ...
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can't access server share on 1 computer

On the First computer a server share that used to work now gives me a message that I do not have access permissions On a second computer the share works just fine both machines can access other ...
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Share Folders on OpenSUSE 13.1 Using SAMBA (Share Not Working)?

Gentlemen, I tried all ways to share folders on OpenSUSE 13.1 using SAMBA, but without success. Frankly, I do not know what to do to resolve this situation. Among my actions are taken...   Stop ...
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persistiant demand-based client caching for network storage

I'm going to preface this by saying that I really don't know if this is the right venue for this question. Aspects of it could be highly technical, but I would rather stay away from that side of ...
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NET USE “The local device name is already in use”

I'm trying to map two drives from a W2003-Server from Win7 with the following batch-file: net use m: /delete net use u: /delete net use m: \\{IP}\srvE /user:{sameIP}\Administrator ...
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How to login a shared folder in a Workgroup from a PC in a domain?

I have 2 home computers that are in a Workgroup. Each PC has Windows and several shared folders. I have a business computer, also with Windows. But this computer is in a domain (company domain). If ...
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Unable to share a child folder while sharing from the parent in windows

There are several child folders in parent folder on windows 8. Times ago I shared some child folders and accessed them from from other devices without problems. Then I removed all child folders ...
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Access Samba share from Windows

I have a samba share set up on a linux box which is only accessible from Windows if they turn off Microsoft network client: Digitally sign communications (always) They would like me to configure 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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recursive file & folder sharing in Windows 7

I have a folder on a Windows 7 Home Professional PC that I'd like to share with the network. I've gone through the process of sharing the folder: Right Click on the folder -> Share with -> Homegroup ...
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Files copied to shared folder do not inherit permissions

I have a shared directory with the Guest account having Read & execute, Read, List contents permissions. I can access files over the network (e.g. on my tablet or laptop) without issue. However, ...
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Windows7 folder sharing in a LAN enviroment

In my local wireless network, all the computers run Windows 7 Pro. My network address is 192.168.2.1 All the computers get dynamic ip (e.g 192.168.1.3,4,5 ..) from the router (can be connected via LAN ...
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How to Share A Specific Folder with a Specific Remote User with Homegroup

There are similar questions on superuser here like this but I was not able to use any of them to accomplish what I want: A specific folder accessible only by a specific user over the homegroup ...
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Delay network connect on bootup, or retry after X seconds

I have a Plex Server running on my Windows 7 Dekstop and a network drive running on my DD-WRT router with all my Plex media. When my desktop boots up, despite me telling it to remember my username ...
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How do I disconnect unmapped Network Login?

I have connected to a network shared folder but I haven't mapped it to any drive. Now I want to disconnect from that shared location without restarting my PC. How can I do it?
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Network shares not displaying under Network on remote computer

Without using Home Groups, how can I have a share be available as read only, without the need to specify a password? So far, I need to specify a username and password for a folder that is read only. ...
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Mac Network Share via VPN Subnet conflict

So we have a Windows Server 2008 hosting files and a VPN connection. One of my clients is at home, successfully connects to the server using the VPN, but can't access the network shares of the server. ...
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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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Network Sharing Problems Between 2 Laptops

Tried enabling network sharing on both laptops with LAN cable and wireless connection but only 1st laptop is able to access its own User under Network and User of 2nd laptop. The problem is that 2nd ...
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Windows 7: Share folder over Internet

How would I share a folder over the Internet and also have the machine on a LAN? The internet connection has a fixed IP. The purpose would be to host an Access backend. I know Access doesn't work ...
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Connecting to Samba shares from a Windows 7 SP1 machine

I have just configured a Ubuntu server at home, which I have named CRICHTON, running Samba 3.6.3, and created a test share, named Media. Sadly, I can't connect to it from my Windows 7 SP1 machine. I ...
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Do not allow locking read only files by network

I have shared a folder with read-only access rights. But if someone is using files from this folder, I can not delete these files, because they are locked. Is there any way to prevent read-only users ...
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Restrict the amount of space a folder can use

I have a directory I have given write access to everyone and shared it for the LAN (for easy distribution of files within my sharehouse). I want to be able to remove any chance that my drive will fill ...
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Setting up Windows Server 2012 with a NAS

Looking to set up a Synology DS412+ NAS on a Windows 2012 Server for backups and extra storage. How do you make the NAS viewable on the network? I have been trying for 3 days with no luck. I can FTP ...
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Networking for a business purpose with three different internet connection

I have three broadband connection on three different floors. All are connected to a wireless D Link ADSL router. I want to connect them to a network and form a single network. How can I do this?
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Running a bash script stored on a windows share from linux

I want to run a script directly from a windows share. The windows machine is running Windows 7 and I try to run the script from Ubuntu 13.10, on the same LAN. I tried with a bash script as well as a ...
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Windows 8 won't let me turn on File Sharing or Network Discovery

I've Windows 8 x64 and Comcast's Norton Security Suite installed. Norton takes over Firewall control and it's Automatic File/Printer Sharing control is On. However, it doesn't appear to be the case at ...
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mount a cifs share without root/fstab

Hello is it possible to mount a samba share without root privileges? Currently I have a java program that needs to access a smb share. (it will index every file on the smb share and will create some ...
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Is there a program that can share/access a directory via IMAP?

Is there a way to have a particular directory be served via IMAP (on Linux, or OS X)? Support for read operations would be enough (supporting delete would be great, moving & creating files & ...
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How to setup automatic backup of particular folders on Mac?

I would like to have automatic backups of particular folders (excluding some files and folders by name) to: Google Drive Network drive (NAS) The data should be added to the password protected zip. ...
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Backup Connection Information

How can I backup my networked drive(s) connection information? For example, say I am connected to \127.1.1.1\Media using a different login. How can I back that info up? I've looked in the ...
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How can I share files over internet between Windows 7 and Linux? [closed]

I want to continuously write small media files (150-200 kb) from a windows 7 desktop machine behind a home LAN to a Debian Linux server in a data center over the internet. The system will remain in ...
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File marked as locked, always by the same user

The situation is as follows: My user has modify permissions on a network share, as do her colleagues. Whenever someone opens the file, it is locked, and if someone else tries to open it, they are ...
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Windows share is not accessible from time to time

I have a CentOS box having a share mounted from local NAS (Synology) and a share mounted from a Windows Server 2012 (no utilities, plain standard share AFAIK). There's a script that does backups every ...
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Autoconnect VPN when opening network location

I have a network location of my university which I can access when my computer is connected to the VPN (which I've setup in the network settings and it works when connecting manually). I also mapped ...
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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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How to make a pc act as a router on some port

I have a linux server in my lab(hereafter called pc1), and I have a windows pc2 where I have a game server running on. But since it's a private network, and the only pc that the internet can access is ...
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Set network for remote connection

I would like to setup my network for remote connection in a different way than normal. I have two computers connected and sharing files through LAN with one router. then each computer has a modem with ...
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Network Printer shows as “Offline” in Windows 8.1

Driver is installed, printer is OK and printing. Then after some reboots, the printer is shown as offline, or does not print, in Windows 8.1 Only returns if reinstall it or NET STOP SPOOLER NET ...