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 can I enable anonymous access to a Samba share under ADS security mode?

I'm trying to enable anonymous access to a single service in my Samba config. Authorized user access is working perfectly, but when I attempt a no-password connection, I get this message: Anonymous ...
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Can not access network computers anymore

Last Thursday (03/05/12) I got a new computer to be able to work from home. I plugged it, by cable, into the company network and installed most of the software needed for me to do so, by accessing a ...
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Browser link to Windows share in Ubuntu and OS X

In Windows, I am able to create a bookmark in any browser to a file on a network share, like so: file://network/path/to/file/example.htm This works well in Windows because it avoids needing a ...
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How to circumvent file transfering restrictions on a usb disabled computer?

No cdroms, no lan cable, no usb slots, only have a ps/2 mouse and ps/2 keyboard. How can I transfer files from usb hard drive to this computer? Will a ps/2-to-usb adapter do this ? Updated: Well, I ...
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How to forceably unmount stuck network share in Mac OS X?

Not long ago my Xserve failed (power loss) while an iMac was working with files on a particular network share (called "Work Share"). This volume, "Work Share", is now stuck. It can't be seen in the ...
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Can Windows shares potentially be accessible from Internet?

I've set up a Windows homegroup and made some folders shared between the computers on my home network. Strangely enough, it's not the automatically generated homegroup password (which is quite hard) ...
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Corrupted Laptop - Transfer Data Without My Computer (explorer.exe) Using Command Line

I have a laptop (Toshiba Satellite) that is pretty messed up. The person this belongs too already replaced it with a new machine. My job is to transfer all her data from this machine to disk so that ...
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Logging out of a network share drive without reboot?

I have a small script that runs on each workstation which runs defrag and chkdsk and connect each workstation temporarily to a network share that they, normally, do not have access to. The command I ...
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Bad owner or permissions on /root/.ssh/config in a virtual machine

I'm using a VirtualBox VM with Debian as guest OS. In order to share SSH keys between the Windows host and the Linux guest system, I've defined the folder ~/.ssh as a shared folder. Bun now I'm ...
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Where is the difference between a networked hard disk and a router with USB sharing?

It seems that most routers (2011) actually offer USB support and sharing media. However I've heard lots of horrors concerning firmware and all. I am looking for a networked hard disk of 2TB size, so I ...
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How to increase mapped drive letters from Windows defaults?

I'm running out of drive letters to map my network drives. Does anyone know of a registry edit or any other way to increase the number of drive letters from the windows defaults (windows default is A-...
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How do I get list of all network drives mapped to my system?

I mapped a network drive under local system account, I mean I login to my machine using local sytem account. Now I logged off and logged into the machine again using some other valid user account, but ...
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Putting User Directory on Mapped Network Drive on Windows 7

I want to relocate my user directory C:\Users\Edwin to a mapped network drive E: (i.e. mapped from a network share \\\\192.168.22.9\share). The difficult part is in relocating the user directory ...
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Can I use fstab to mount HTTP shares?

I typically mount the "drive" in question in Windows with an http://1.2.3.4/sharename address. In Linux (Ubuntu 10.04), I tried adding the following entry to /etc/fstab to no avail: http://1.2.3.4/...
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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 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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How to access a shared folder on Windows XP (advanced file share)

Information: Server name: HSERVER (Windows XP SP3 Professional) PC name: UPC (Windows 7 x64 SP1 Professional) I have a folder, shared in Windows XP, with the advanced file sharing. Permissions have ...
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Windows 7 Professional Network Sharing Permissions

I want to set up permissions for a share on my PC for other users on my home network (not a domain, which I suspect may be the issue). When I go to add permissions to a share, I get the following ...
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Sharing VPN access between two computers on the LAN

I have VPN access to several machines in my office from my home machine. I'd like to be able to access those machines from another computer on my LAN, without setuping a second VPN access. Both ...
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Using Ubuntu “Connect to Server” to mount Windows share?

I have a system with Ubuntu 9.10 installed. I can connect to remote windows shares by using the "connect to server" under "places" menu. I can't figure out where these mount in the file system. Is ...
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Can't reach Qnap NAS from Windows 7

I have a Qnap 219P NAS, one MacBook Pro, one Windows XP machine and one Windows 7 machine connected to the same network. I've enabled both AFP and SMB networks services on the NAS. Connecting to the ...
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Unable to access Windows 7 shared folder with Windows 98

I'm unable to access a Windows 7 (Windows 7 Pro 64-bit) shared folder from an old Windows 98 box: I tried with: Turning on file and printer sharing Turning on public folder sharing Turning off ...
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How to monitor what someone else is doing while using your internet connection

I gave my network security password to my neighbor so she could get online. How can I tell what she has been doing online or on my computer?
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Mac OS X 10.6 clients cannot see ._resource fork files on a CIFS network share

We have a Windows server, with Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6 clients. On the server are some Automator workflows with custom icons stored in external resoruce fork files, like this: foo.wflow ._foo.wflow ...
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Browsing \\computer\share fails, but net use \\computer\share works?

I've had mixed results with using Windows Explorer to browse remote file shares. The setup: I'm at work on Windows XP SP3 Files are at home on Windows XP SP3 Two separate VPNs are available to ...
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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 7 Mapped Network Drive Multiplying to Create Duplicates all the way to Z:

A strange issue came in today from some users. At least two Windows 7 x64 boxes that have duplicate mappings of a network drive. The drive is not mapped with a log in script, but done manual through ...
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Windows 7 error: Windows cannot access \\servername; The network path was not found

There are five servers we connect to here at work. All of a sudden, I have been unable to access three of them through Windows Explorer using the UNC path. However, I can remote into them with ...
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What are Windows hidden shares good for?

What is a Windows hidden share? And what is it good for? Does removing Windows server default hidden shares impact the system?
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mapped network drive

I have a mapped network drive which required a password to be able to map it. Is there anyway to find out the passowrd which i used to map it initialy. It is currently stored so i can access all ...
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Encrypt net share traffic

I have two Windows 7 Professional workstations in my network. Workstation A is hosting a standard Windows network share which is accessed by workstation B. I would like to encrypt the (net share) ...
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Sharing between Vista and Windows 7

Vista Ultimate 32 bit Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit I've read through similar questions about sharing between Win7 and Vista, but none of them have resolved my issue of not being able to share between ...
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Windows XP computer can't see Windows 7 shares

I am building a network containing notably a laptop running XP and a computer running Windows 7. Both computer have shared folders and the 7 has a shared printer, to which another laptop running 7 is ...
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How do I use a mapped network drive when not connected to network?

I have mapped drive S: on ThisComputer to \\ThisComputer\DocumentsFolder when I am attached to the network, and it works fine. Other computers on the network need to see this drive S: too, and are ...
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Home Network Bandwidth Control

I will mount a home network to share the ADSL internet connection. The speed is 1Mb, but I want that my PC get 75% of the bandwidth and the another PC get 25%. I know that linux boxes can do it, but ...
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File disappeared after error during move

I was cut and pasting a file from one network share to another on windows. During the move an error occured and now the file isn't in the source or destination locations. Is there any way to recover ...
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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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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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Password Protect Specific Shared Folder in Windows XP

how can i password protect a specific shared folder and all the sub-folder/contents in it? The PC which I want to password protect the folder is running Windows XP. My Workgroup are all using Windows ...
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How do I add a network folder to a Windows 8 library? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 - creating a local library with network shares/drives A follow-up to this question: Add a network folder as a readonly Windows 8 library location When I try and ...
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Encrypted network share drive

In the company where I work, we're currently in the progress of setting up a new HR server. Right now, this server is in a seperate network, physically disconnected from the regular LAN, because this ...
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How can I become invisible (or) turn off my network share folders .. from my network workgroup (Windows XP)?

My network folder "Scheduled Task" is appearing in my workgroup. I don't want it like that. I want myself to become totally invisible in my workgroup. I don't want to share (any of my files) with ...
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Windows 7 Professional: always forgets shared directory on truecrypt volume

I mount my true crypt volume with a logon script, so it is available very early after logging in. Then I right-click the directory, Properties -> Sharing -> Advanced Sharing -> UAC: Yes -> [x] Share ...
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Access Windows shares on remote computer

Is a VPN connection required to view a computer's shares? In other words, using my computer's WAN IP, Can I access its shares? And what port does this system use (so I know what to forward through ...
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Accessing shared folders

I have shared a folder in a remote PC....when I access the folder through run (\192.168.4.*) it doesn't ask for credentials the 2nd time (Without mapping the folder). How can I have the credential ...
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Who was the last modifier of a file on a mapped network drive?

I am running Windows 7, and I have a mapped network drive. Is there any way to examine a file on that drive and find out who was the last user who modified it? If so, how can I do this?
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How do you convert an existing shared drive to Alfresco?

How do you best take an existing shared drive and turn it into an alfresco one? Our office uses one central shared drive to store the following: Administration Documents. Employee Schedule (in ...
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Stop sharing network shares without removing them?

I have several shares on my Win7 machine. I need them to disappear from the network (and stay gone across reboots), without my having to actually remove the shares (because they need to reappear in a ...
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How to stop homegroup sharing folders?

I have homegroup on my PC and laptop, both running Windows 7. I can share the folders and files easily, but the problem is I can't stop sharing the folder. Even I went to computer > manage and stop ...
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Windows user account just for accessing network shares on a Windows 7 machine

I would like my Xbox (Xbmc) to access my Windows 7 shares without having Guest accounts enabled and without using my Administrator account login details. I have tried making it an account called Xbox ...