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 configure old Windows clients to use NTLMv2 when connecting to a Windows 7 network share?

So we have a shared folder on a Win7 machine which can be accessed from only Vista or later, but apparently reject older clients with error 58. The reason is that Win7 forces NTLMv2 protocol while ...
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Sharing network automatically disabled the shared network

When I share a network to other users in my network the way described here, the shared network instantly disabled and it says "unidentified network", when I turn off the sharing option, my original ...
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Applescript to run when connection to specific network on OSx

I have an apple script that I can manually run that will connect to a couple network drives. I would like it to have that script run when my mac connects to a specific wireless network connection ...
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How does my ISP knows that I am sharing my internet connection? and how to bypass it?

I am in a student residence hall.There is one ethernet socket in the room. I can connect my laptop to the cable, but how can I get internet in my iPad? It will be good to have internet on both of ...
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how to share internet connection from wireless to wired using bridge on windows 7

I have two machine. I need share the internet from one to another. Machine 1 with two adapter. OS: WINDOWS 7 WIRELESS NETWORK ADAPTER has connected to Internet. There is no share tab for this ...
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Cannot browse network shares in Windows Explorer, but paths are still accessible

Windows Explorer has somehow corrupted itself and I'm not sure how to fix this problem. My Windows installation has been in use for a few years with network shares setup and working. Recently, I ...
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Is file sharing and printers a “kill switch”?

The Settings menu for media and the public folders ask separately if I want to share them. Are those settings superior to "file sharing and printers"? For example if I deactivate "file sharing and ...
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Win 7 “tough” Network Questions

I recently started looking more detailed into the Win 7 Network settings. Some things got more and more unclear the more I thought about it. Here are some of the questions: 1. Is it true, that you ...
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Can't auto connect to samba drive on login?

I have a old PC running Ubuntu server with samba and for some reason, my mac cannot connect to it automatically on login. I added the volume to the login items in system preferences but every time I ...
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VirtualBox network adapter blocking samba share

My host is Windows 8.1, my server is a Raspberry Pi (irrelevant). My server is giving all nodes on LAN a samba share, however my desktop has VirtualBox installed. I am unable to access my samba share ...
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Unable to access samba file share

Aim Trying to access Samba share from Debian box to all other machines within my LAN. If it's any help, my Samba version is 3.6.6. Problem The Debian box is not showing up anywhere within the ...
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VPN connection “blocks” windows 7 computers in network neighbourhood

Using Rasdial.exe to make VPN connection, i am using Windows 7. When connection is active i am unable to browse Windows 7 or newer computers (ie. access shared drives). I get standard error message: ...
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Windows Network Share Issues

I'm having trouble setting up windows homegroup and network shares on two windows 8 computers, a desktop and a Laptop. I want to be able to have full access from my PC to my Laptops Shares and at the ...
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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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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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How do I prevent a user from accessing a network drive?

Is it possible to prevent a user from accessing a network drive through Explorer, mapping the drive, or with the Run command -- for example, by modifying the registry? I found part of the solution ...
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Home network file shares only work one way

I am currently sharing folders on my home network between my desktop PC (Win 7 64) and laptop (Win 7 64), both going to the same switch (Zyxel G5-105B). I'm using the default Windows sharing, but I ...
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Listing all shared folders on Windows 7 from Windows XP takes long time

I have 22 shared folders on a Windows 7 Professional x64 server. When I list them from Windows XP by browsing \\SERVER\ it takes about 30 seconds to finish. If I do the same under Windows 7 or Vista ...
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Mount samba user directory at login on Windows

To have user settings shared on a server for Linux clients, I would set up the client to : bind the user login and password against an LDAP server get the user login and password via pam_mount mount ...
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Win 8.1: can see NAS shares on Wired network, but not Wireless

When my Win 8.1 machine (Surface Pro) is connected to my LAN via CAT-5, I can see and access all of the Shares on my network. I have three NAS devices (each with Shares) and a Mac, all of which show ...
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Invisible Samba Share on Windows 7

I have a linux server running Samba, with 4 shares. I have a laptop running Windows 7. The laptop can see and use all 4 shares when viewing the server in the Network, and I can map all 4 shares. ...
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How to refresh windows share after connecting Ethernet cable to use better connection?

I use home NAS to serve shared files over home network. When I want to copy bigger files I connect ethernet cable to my notebook to use it's 1Gbps speed instead of wireless 54Mbps. The problem is ...
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Can non-administrator users share folders on the network on Windows 7?

I'm working out a solution to a complicated file copying workflow in a laboratory environment. One solution hinges on normal users (who must not have administrator privileges) running a script that ...
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How to know if a remote linux machine has booted?

I have a Windows development machine, and a Linux target on a company network. After booting the target board, how do i learn if it has booted up ? ping dig host nslookup utilities with target name do ...
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Windows 2000 mrxsmb.sys issue while using network shares

At my job, we use some old FTR (ForTheRecord) Recording devices. These devices are actually Windows 2000 computers with audio recording hardware attached. These devices encountered a few issues with ...
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How do I delete a homegroup if I am not in it?

So a while ago I made a homegroup on my network. The computer I made it on is now formatted. I don't have any computers on the network in the group. When I try to enter the homegroup it asks me for ...
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Connect to windows network share through 2 routers

I have an android device (in my house, downstairs) that can connect to my Windows 7 share without problems through the Wifi signal of my router upstairs. Problem is, that is a pretty weak signal. I ...
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Restrict write or delete access when user reads a file

In a share on Windows XP, everyone can read and only one user has full access. I want that user who has full access to be unable to write or delete a file if a "normal" user reads it. It is ...
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Accessing shared folder asks me credentials

I have a shared folder on a Win 2003 server: user Guest can access in read-only mode. On the network I have many different pc with different OS (Win8, Seven, XP) and almost all can access that folder ...
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How does rsync (in Cygwin) decide what sharing permissions to apply to a copied file?

I have an XP machine with Cygwin installed. Every night my Android phone connects to rsync on the PC and backs up my phone's pictures. This process is working smoothly, and has been for over a year. ...
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Mixing Manual and GPO Mapped Drives: Manual drives not reconnecting after logoff / on or reboot

I really have spent some serious time looking for this answer before posting here. Basically, I have a GPO set up to map drives in our 2008R2 domain. It works flawlessly on our RDS server remote ...
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Network drives vanish from “My Computer”, even if they're deleted and re-added

I have a weird situation where I have several mapped network drives which works properly. I can access them by their paths (for example, N:\), and they properly show up in the sidebar in windows ...
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Access Denied when Mapping Drive from Windows 7 to Samba Share

I'm at my wits end with this, I've tried connecting to my samba server with smbusr, and smbusr_RO from windows 7 by mapping a drive. It says S:\ is not accessible, access denied. I know I'm putting ...
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\\server\users\name doesn't show all contents

With Win7 Home Premium computers when I browse or map to \\server\Users\myname only 3 folders are shown - Documents, Music, Pictures - yet when looking at that directory from the local console there ...
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Can’t Browse SMB Share After Temporary Outage

This is a strange issue that I’ve not seen before, but maybe somebody here could help? I have a Mac (running Snow Leopard) that is a SMB client accessing a Windows 7 share. The Windows 7 server has ...
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Files turned into folders on external hard drive

I have a networked hard drive where I like to store audio/video/software and all sorts of other files for my house. While the software files are all intact and working, many of my video and audio ...
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Windows 7 clients cannot access shares on server 2003

We just installed a suite of Windows 7 Pro 64 bit machines with a Server 2003 Domain Controller. For some reason the W7 machine cannot connect to the User shares on our DC. e.g. admin account: root ...
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Access to shared drives on file server fails around 2 PM every day

I have a file server running Windows Server 2003. Our QuickBooks company files are hosted there for multi-user network access. Everyday around 2 PM, when our accountant tries to switch between company ...
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How Should I Share Thunderbird-Lightning-Tasks Between Workstations?

I originally submitted this here, but I don't expect a reply. After migrating a company from MS Exchange server to Google Apps, I had a hard time finding a comparable replacement for Outlook's ...
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Ubuntu shared folders in other drives not mounting

I have two other Drives in my System, which I have automounting when system startup using FSTAB. And I have installed Samba on my Machine to create shared folders. Then created some shared folders in ...
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Access a Windows XP tablet share from another subnet

I have a Windows XP tablet that is connected to my computer via an IP address that I can access files from my computer (Windows 7) with no problems. My computer is also on a network and if I want to ...
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Samba file shares - ownership of folder accessible for 1 group verified by MS active direcctory

I have a machine set up to share a folder /srv/sambashare, here's an exerpt of the config file: [share] path = /srv/sambashare writable = yes The permissions of that folder are set at 700 ...
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Unable to Access local Share Windows 7

I am unable to access Network shares, this includes mapping a drive or access via UNC. To simplify I created local share on my windows 7 computer \myhostname\share (C:\temp\share), given it full ...
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net share and CD/DVD drives

I have 2 machines both have Win2K8 R2 Enterprise and if I run the command net share on one computer it shows me CD/DVD drive on other it doesnt show CD/DVD. On both I am running with a user which is ...
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Shared folder on mac: mounted on ubuntu but not writable

I've got a mac (called 'maxw-hackbook') with a folder (called 'work') which i've shared, making it "read & write" by me, "staff" and everyone. I've then mounted it to a folder on my ubuntu ...
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Troubleshoot network application

I'm having an tough time troubleshooting an application that will not start properly after a move to a new domain controller. The first thing checked was permissions and exceptions in Windows Firewall ...
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Corrupt files on shared folder virtualbox ubuntu guest on mac osx

I'm having this annoying issue with a shared folder on a Mac OS X host, and Ubuntu 11.10 guest. I have a shared folder beetween them. Most of the time when creating a folder, copying files, or ...
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Get my domain-joined work computer to work in my home network

In my home network I have a wireless router to which you can connect two USB drives. I use these disks much like a simple NAS. The problem is that my work computer that is connected to a Domain on ...
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Samba transfers fail randomly without errors in Windows client

I just set up a new server for home use running Ubuntu 11.10. Installed the regular samba pkg and added a share through webmin. Seemed to work fine until i started transferring large quantities of ...