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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Since Windows 8.1 Cannot Access Network Shares on Windows Home Server 2011

I recently rebuilt my PC and installed Windows 8 Pro 64 bit - I was using it with few issues, and it was able access the shares on my Windows Home Server 2011 - although I had to enter user name ...
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One computer in Windows 7 workgroup cannot see network share

One computer on my home network suddenly cannot see the network share to map it. It used to work fine. All other computers in the workgroup see the share, and the problem computer can see all other ...
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How can I share MS-DOS application between two computers?

With remote desktop applications like Teamviewer, logmein, vnc, etc... I can share my desktop and specific applications / windows to the other PC that I have, but my problem is that I have an old ...
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Can't remount NFS share: mount to NFS server <servername> failed: RPC Error: Program not registered

I previously unmounted a NFS share because it was hanging. I used the command umount -f <servername>. I checked the command mount and saw that the share was removed. Now I'm trying to remount ...
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Cannot disconnect network drives in Windows 7

I'm running into a curious issue. As part of a deployment routine, I'm mounting the c$ share of a remote server and copying files to that share, then disconnecting it with net use <drive> ...
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Chrome slow opening file upload on network path

I'm getting different behaviors in Chrome vs. Firefox and IE, when trying to upload a file from the same web page. The first time I click browse, the file open dialog opens immediately. I upload my ...
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Windows networking suddenly not working across the LAN

I have a small LAN containing three PCs (two on Win7 Ultimate x64 and one on XP Pro), a Samsung network laser, and a Drobo box (with DroboShare). At some point in the recent past (and I'm not sure ...
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Showing Hidden Files as Hidden in Windows from Linux Samba Share of NTFS Drive

I have a Raspberry Pi which is using samba and ntfs-3g in order to share a USB external hard drive on my home network. On the hard drive, there are some files which are marked with the "Hidden" ...
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Why can't shared folders from Windows 8 be accessed by Windows 7?

I have a Windows 8.1 installation, in which I'm logged in using my Microsoft account, and I'm trying to share a folder with my workgroup. I open the folder properties, go to advanced sharing, enable ...
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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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Hide computer from list, but keep file sharing and remote desktop service running?

Is it possible to hide my computer from local network's list of computers, but keep its ability to provide file sharing and remote desktop service? (I mean something like hidden SSID on WiFi network, ...
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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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How to browse Samba network shares from PC Settings in Windows 8.1

For some time I have kept a lot of my files stored on a home server running Debian Linux with Samba. I have several shares connected as network drives and, using the desktop interface under Windows ...
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enable file sharing for devices that ue 40- or 56bit encryption via registry

Is there a chance to enable file sharing for devices that use 40- or 56-bit encryption via a registry tweak? I have to enable this on a lot of of pc's and don't want to do this manually on every ...
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Windows Service accessing UNC share

I know that a similar question has been asked on this site recently and I have tried the recommended solution but am still having problems. I have an application which I want to run as a Windows ...
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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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samba shares unavailable to one machine - not others?

I have 3 samba servers and a user who is having connection issues. He can see two of them but not the third. His cube-neighbor can see all three (as can the rest of us). To further complicate ...
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share files between Debian Wheezy and Windows 8 on LAN

How to Share files between Debian Wheezy and Windows 8? let's suppose my Debian User name is Wheezy and Password is Linux, and my Windows 8 user name is Windows and session login password is ...
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Windows 7 cannot automatically connect to SAMBA network drive using a shared SAMBA credential

I am sharing (to mostly Windows 7 clients) a folder on my Ubuntu PC via SAMBA. To keep things simple, I created a new user named "shared_user" with a shared password "xxxxxxx", whose sole purpose is ...
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How to save a copy of a folder automatically from sharePoint on a weekly basis?

I need to save a copy of a particular folder present in SharePoint on a weekly basis because the same document is edited and used as new for the next week. As this is done manually, many times fail ...
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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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How to setup network with 2 modems?

At the moment my office is consist of 1 server (running Windows Server 2003 and SQL Server), 1 TP Link adsl modem-router (with Business Package, 3Mbps dedicated Internet, static IP etc; lets call it ...
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File transfer over specific network

I have 5 machines running Windows 7 32-bit, and 2 machines running Windows XP SP3 32-bit. I use workgroups, not a domain. I have Simple File Sharing enabled. All the machines have Gigabit NICs, with ...
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How to mount multiple afp shares?

I have a Mac mini Server with different Users on it. Each of these users have shared folders. On my MacBook i can only mount with one account of these users from the mac mini server. Is there a way ...
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Accessing a Windows share with a different username

Is it possible to manually specify the username Windows uses when it connects to a networked share? perhaps \\username@host\... Both the server and clients run Windows 7. Thank you!
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Is Sharepoint only for Microsoft Office files?

The OneDrive for Business indicates SharePoint, but mainly refers to MS Office files. Can I upload files of other formats such as WPD, DWG etc., and be able to use them in OneDrive?
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How to change remembered windows client password in Windows Vista?

I was opening another computer (with windows 8) in my LAN, from Windows Vista client. It asked my password and I have entered wrong one, and also checked to remember it. Now I can't access windows8 ...
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How to share a folder between two computers on different networks?

I'm trying to create a folder that can be shared between my home and work computers (both Win 7, not on same network). Ideally I want to have folder on both computers desktops and be able to change ...
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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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How do I make the Samba work after editing its configuration?

I need some help regarding Samba in Ubuntu (Where Ubuntu is installed in VMWare Workstation 8). I followed a video tutorial. Here are the things I did: First, I installed Samba using this: sudo ...
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In Windows 8.1, how to force prompt for credentials when accessing a shared folder?

I have a computer with Windows Server 2008 ("R1") SP2, which I use as a home server, and another with Windows 8.1 ("Home"), which I use daily. There is no domain controller in the network. I'm logged ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...