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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Network drive constantly remaps at startup

I mistakenly mapped my P: drive in Windows 7 to a useless network share, and for the life of me I can't remove the network drive. It was set to "reconnect at login" and it seems impossible to remove. ...
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How to share internet in Windows 7 using two netcards?

I have a Windows 7 system and two netcards. One is linked to the internet probider. The second one connected to the router. How can I set up all this to allow my computer to work as router, allowing ...
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XP shared folders not accessible after BIOS changed

Here's what worked for over a year: PC A runs Windows 7, PC B runs Windows XP. Both are on the same subnet behind a router. A uses user account X, but logs in to PC B using the Administrator account. ...
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Windows XP network shares not working

I have a few PCs sharing folders in the same workgroup. The Guest account is enabled. I'm not using Norton, McAfee or Windows firewall. I know that I have not run out of storage or memory. ...
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Volume formatting for network backup using Macs and PCs

I'm trying to use a LaCie 2TB drive as an AirPort drive, for backup on a home network. We have one mac and two PC laptops. My plan is to create a Mac partition and a Windows partition. However, Disk ...
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Mac sees mangled filenames from Linux SAMBA share

Certain filenames in my SAMBA shares from Linux are not getting transmitted properly. It's certain files in certain folders and it doesn't affect all folders or all files within a single folder. I can ...
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Computer can not connect to any shares

Windows 7 64 bit After rebooting my computer i can not access any shares at all.The error is "windows cannot access \tb228dc\" There are shares on the domain i can usually connect to. I can not ...
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How to access Guest (Linux) Filesystem from Host (Windows) in VirtualBox

I am trying to synchronize my music between my desktop (Ubuntu 9.10) and my laptop (VirtualBox: Windows 7 host & Ubuntu 9.10 guest) I use Unison to perform the actual sync, which itself is not the ...
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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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File system timeouts on network mounts are insane

A few programs (FF and TB) on my windows laptop keep hanging on me and after some messing around I've figured out that it is when I try and do a "save as" but where the last location I saved to is on ...
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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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Permission denied while mounting samba cifs share on linux

I have a samba server set up on a Linux computer that uses winbind on an AD domain. Everything seems to be working but I haven't been able to mount a samba share on another machine. Right now, I would ...
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NFS Network path not found

I did setup a nfs share on my debian 7 server and been trying to mount it on a windows 7 machine. I've tried the following: C:\Users\David>mount \\192.168.178.240\backups Y: Network Error - 53 ...
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Centrally manage thumbs.db for multiple clients on a CIFS share

I have a multimedia archive viewable read-only by multiple Windows 7 clients. Each time the clients browse the directory in Windows Explorer, the thumbnails are re-created. They're useful, but they ...
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OS X can connect to Windows machine, but can't access shared folders

I can create new folders on my Windows XP machine, set them to "shared". On my Mac, I pick Finder → Go → Connect to Server → smb://192.168.1.4 → Connect → Name / Password. ...
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Bridging connections between two wireless notebooks

My apartment has a very weak public WiFi signal. my vista notebook is not connecting to this public WiFi, it says signal is weak, while my win7 notebook does connect and is working OK, so i wanted to ...
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Share an external USB Hard drive connected to XP Home

I want to share on my home network an external USB Hard drive connected to my netbook running XP Home. My laptop and home PC (both running Win 7 Home Premium x64) can see the shared drive but cannot ...
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Access my PC through the internet

i have a belkin dd-wrt router. It connects to dyndns. I am able to access my Windows XP PC throught the internet, and i have already enabled RDP by forwarding port 3389 to my local IP-address. It ...
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How to share folder between Linux PCs?

I've 2 linux PCs and i would like to share a folder between them. The 2 linux PCs are Debian derivatives (one knoppix, the other linux mint debian). Can someone explain how to setup the knoppix ...
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How to save the password for a mapped network drive?

I have a map drive created from Tools > Map network drive. The drive is mapped to a different machine's shared folder. So each time I switch off the machine, it asks for the password when I open the ...
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How does one disconnect from a network share in Windows 7?

As a Mac user, I would expect this to be as simple as right-clicking the share and selecting "Disconnect", but it appears we are not to be so lucky. To be clear, this is the kind of share where you ...
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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 ...
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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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Make a network drive available over the internet?

I recently built a small server machine, using Ubuntu Server and Samba, to act as a file server (among other things) so that my entire family can access certain files over the network from Windows ...
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How to access a network folder in Ubuntu using the terminal

I am new to Ubuntu(and Linux for that matter) and I am trying to access files using the terminal. The network folder is on my Desktop, but when I go to the Desktop folder via the terminal, the ...
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Play video from SAMBA share on Android--Any shared volum from Linux or Winodows

I use Ubuntu12.10 with Gnomeshell Installed latest version of samba share, configured to share my Video folder ,access restricted via login(uid n password needed) SMB share accessed via Solid ...
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How can I copy a file on a network share using a different login with powershell or batch file?

I have a file in a shared location that I want to copy over to my local harddrive. However I will not be running as a user that has access to the share. So I want to be able to authenticate under a ...
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batch file to disable network share on Windows XP

Loosely related to this question Network Share causing Cygwin to run slowly after 'ls', I'd like to write a little batch file that I can execute to disconnect the host from any network shares and ...
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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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Using browser(s) with 2 internet connection simultaneously, but separately

I'm wondering how to setup two browsers to use each own internet connection. I have WLAN and standard bluetooth modem connections each providing internet access independently. But whenever I connect ...
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Remotely close open shared files

I have a Windows 7 computer that is hosting some files in my network. Sometimes a file (usually an Office document) is stuck in the open state even after a user has finished editing it. What I do to ...
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How can I open my protected folders from another users account in Windows XP?

We have a network with a server running Windows Server 2003 and the workstations running XP Pro. I am a domain admin but I'm not local admin on all the workstations. I have a folder on the server ...
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Windows telling me, the local security authority is internally inconsistent upon mounting a network drive

Since ages I've mounted a network share (via samba to a Linux machine) in Windows 7 to access it via drive letter. This worked flawlessly so far. Until now. Suddenly I couldn't access the drive ...
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Datacenters and their ISP? [closed]

I have ATT and it's nice except the speeds are horrible. I rent a VPS at a datacenter and the network speeds are incredible... I can download torrents onto my VPS in minutes while on my home network ...
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unable to delete a network drive in windows 7

I have 3 mounted network drives mounted to the i:, y:, and z: drives on my Windows 7 machine. I am able to unmount drives i: and z: just fine by either right clicking and choosing "Disconnect", or by ...
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TCP/IP networking working as expected, but can't access Windows Shares

I am trying to fix a Windows 7 Pro SP1 (32 bits) computer. I have a weird problem. It was working fine until two days ago (didn't do anything weird in that day), and suddenly windows network ...
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Share files and devices using Belkin N150

I have a Belkin N150, wireless modem+router. I have connected my desktop with a LAN cable and my laptop uses Wi-Fi. My desktop is connected to External Hard Drive and Printer and is always switched ...
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How do I share data between two Windows PCs via wi-fi?

I have a broadband connection with a WiFi router. I have installed a new PC at home and it is working well and is able to use the internet. The problem I am facing is to share the data from the old ...
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Who has accessed/opened a file on the network and when?

Pretty simple: A certain folder with sensitive information was left accessible to users in a organization unit when it should have been private. I have fixed this, but now the department is asking if ...
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Security: Managing network shares remotely on Ubuntu?

I am about to setup a home network server running Ubuntu Server and I'm currently a bit worried about how to handle network shares and permissions in a good way. After working a bit lately with ...
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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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How to use Client for NFS on Windows Vista?

I've installed "Client for NFS" on my 32-bit Windows Vista Ultimate. However, I can't find it in the start menu, and can't find any documentation on how to use it. How do I connect to a NFS share ...
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Install a command line only Linux in Virtual Box in Windows and access Windows home directory from there

I want to have a command only linux installed in Virtual Box and access my Windows home directory (User directory) from there to enjoy powerful linux commands and easier SSH to my remote machines and ...
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Accessing network shares in Windows 8 when running application administrator

I'm trying to access network shares from applications run as administrator, but the application can never find the network path, even if I use UNC format. For example, I run notepad, hit Open, and ...
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Where are the “Connect to Server” settings stored in Mac OS X?

Where are the "Connect to Server" history and favorites stored in OS X? Hopefully they are in a pList file somewhere as I'd like to sync them between computers using Dropbox.
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Windows XP local network sharing: 1GB .zip file is blocked; seeing “Access Denied” on copy?

I have two computers on our local network both running Windows XP. My main computer has local network sharing setup for \etc\install. I have a folder with two 1GB .zip files, one of which I've had ...
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Sharing files between multiple computers?

At my school, we have 13 iMacs that we use to make our yearbook. Currently our school has some servers for us, but since we work with so many files ( thousands of pictures, most of which are ~3MB ) it ...
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Windows XP limited users access shared folder

How I can access a shared folder from the network as a limited user?
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Determining who is accessing my shared folder?

I have shared few folders on my Windows 2003 server machine. If I navigate to: computer management > system tools > shared folders > shares I am able to see all the folders shared on that ...
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Change network drive label by command line

I have just create a new network driver by command line using net use But when I try to change this drive's label by command line using label command, an error occurs: C:\>label X: Shared ...