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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Can't view MP3 artist, album, rating info on Home Group network share's MP3s

Please see this question for problems accessing a network share in the Windows Home Group. On a Windows 7 Home Premium PC, I am playing MP3s located on a network share in the Windows Home Group. The ...
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NAS detected on Windows 10 but not showing under Network

I have a MyBookLiveDuo NAS that is working and configured correctly (It was working on Windows 8.1 before I updated). After I updated it simply do not show under Network on Windows Explorer. I can ...
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Can't access Share on Windows 7

I have a Windows 7 Enterprise and Windows XP professional on domain. Windows 7 has a share folder which Windows XP accesses it but for some reason during the day I can't access the share but if I ...
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Files in Samba share not visible on some Windows computers (but on others they are)

I have a Debian 8 Linux machine with Samba 2.4. On this machine I have configured a Samba share: [myshare] path = /path/to/my/share writeable = yes browseable = yes public = yes force user = myuser ...
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Share the scanner of the MFC-7470D Multi-function printer

I have the Brothers MFC-7470D printer connected to a computer and shared over a small LAN (10 PCs). The printer is connected to a 32-bit Win 7 computer and I installed the necessary 32- and 64-bit ...
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How to mount a public windows 8.1 share in linux

I have a folder shared on a windows 8.1 machine. It is shared with "Everyone" and "Everyone" has "read/write" access. In the security tab of the properties dialog of the folder, again "Everyone" has ...
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Win 7 defines share network path incorrectly. Therefore it can not be discovered on the network

I have 3 Win 7 machines networked, but not using Homegroups. The problem I have is with one of them (my laptop)and how it defines the Network Path for sharing the Public directory under Users. The ...
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Can I rearrange drive letters of my mapped network drives?

I have several network storage drives that I've mapped in windows. I'm wondering if I can change their assigned drive letters easily rather than disconnecting from them all and remapping in my ...
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Ubuntu Creating Files/Folders in Network Share Are Locked

I have two machines, both Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. One of them has a shared folder "/domains" (shared by right clicking and choosing "Local Network Share"), and the other Ubuntu machine has that folder ...
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Connecting a Windows 8.1 (Home ed.) to a OSX Server 10.10 via SMB

I'm trying to get a Windows 8.1 (Home edition) laptop to connect to a shared folder on a Mac OSX 10.10 server. I'm fairly sure the problem isn't on the server side, since i've managed to connect ...
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Samba Network Path not found

I am trying to set up a Samba-Connection between my linux server and my home computer. However, when I try to add the Samba share as a network drive using net use k: \\ip.ip.ip.ip\shared password /...
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Network shares not available, little Xes

Sometimes I get this error that all most of the shared folders I see are greyed-out with little Xes and not accessible. A reboot or logout usually fixes the issue, however this keeps happening. Some ...
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Network share not updating when using IP address

Basically, the share folder is not being updated when I use the IP address in the path. If I go to the same folder, but use the computer name in place of the IP all of my files are there. Here's an ...
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How to enable file change notification for network drives?

When you run any program handling local drive, when you externally change file the program usually detects such change and offers to reload it. When the file is located on network no such thing ...
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How to disable password access from Win7 to XP folder sharing

I have 2 PC's. One is XP PC other is Win7 PC. Both are in same network and same group. I have a Shared FOLDER in XP. I want to access it through the network using IP from my Win7 PC. Yes, I can access ...
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How to find which web technologies were used to develop the web interface of a server only accessable through the local LAN?

We access the server by entering the IP address in the address bar of our browsers, e.g. http://172.16.50.4/ Server OS: CentOS Server Apache 2.2.15 FTP: vsftpd 2.2.3 I use Wappalyzer in my browser ...
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Every File shared with same person

At work, Windows 7. It seems every file / folder I create is shared with this one admin who installed something on my PC a long time ago. I can remove them from every individual file, but it's not a ...
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My devices cannot see my dlna media center

I installed XBMC on my iMac to host as a media center. I enabled UPnP in XBMC. However my BD player cannot see any media center (it can see the Mac as a computer). I know the BD player support dlna. ...
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Domains and shares(Share a DVD-ROM drive?)

As a part of my college studies, I configured an AD DS for me to put around and enjoy while my review license lasts. My wife had recently purchased a laptop with out a DVD-ROM and with a puny 32 GB ...
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WiFi funny business => “One” machine can ping “the other” but “the other” cannot ping “one.” “The other” can browse “one” in explorer

So I'm at work and I need my private server (my personal laptop) to communicate with my team's assigned machines. I had Hamachi approved as a solution by all of our stakeholders only to have IT ...
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Laptop cannot find others devices on network

My laptop (1) cannot find the others devices on network such as pc1 and pc2 , but laptop 2 can find them . How can I connect it to the network ?
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Samba server not taking credentials on a windows machine

I had a series of problems with samba server. I have a ubuntu server 14.04 installed here on the office. I installed the samba server, and it worked correctly with a test folder. Then i installed a ...
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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 access)(...
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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 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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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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Sharing only a single folder on windows 7 starter

I want to share a single folder located on my desktop, and sync it via SyncToy to another pc on the network. However, when I make it a shared folder, the 'users' folder also becomes shared. Altough ...
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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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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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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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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 ...