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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Unable to access shared drives in Windows 7

I just built a Windows 7 computer to go onto my home LAN and be accessed by all on the network, mostly running XP SP3. Installed it as a single HD+DVD system, got it happy, then added my storage ...
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Exploring other windows 8 machine's root

I used to be able to type start \\other_machine\c$ in PowerShell and Windows Explorer would pop up with a login dialog. Then I'd type other_machine\moswald and my password (the account is a local ...
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How to share a printer between two computers on different networks without password?

I'm trying to share a USB printer connected to PC1 over wifi to PC2. Everything connects fine and i can see the printer share from PC2. The only problem is PC2 keep asking for a password even thought ...
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VirtualBox Shared folder problems on Fedora guest

I install vbox guest additions on Fedora for using Linux guest as server and my Windows 7 host for working. So, directory on my Windows (c:\web) mapped to Linux /web and my Apache server serve from ...
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Windows Home Group - share library

I don't understand the following behavior of Windows 7 Home Premium: We've set up a 'windows home-network-group" between multiple computers. On computer 1 we have a win7-library with 2 folders in it ...
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Windows 7 - permissions on shared folder and sub folder

I have a small network of windows 7 computers on a LAN. I have a scenario with the following folder structure Parent Folder A Sub Folder X Sub Folder Y I want to share out folder A as ...
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Downloading 32 Bit printer drivers for sharing on LAN

I have a Windows 7 64 Bit machine with two printers connected to it, an HP OfficeJet J3680 and a HP Deskjet 5150. I shared both printers on the LAN, and it worked with no issues. The thing is that ...
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Bridging NDIS into local LAN

I'm out of my depth here. I'm currently accessing the internet on my desktop PC via an NDIS USB connection to my cellphone which is accessing the internet via 3G. I'd like a laptop to also share ...
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How can I password-protect a Mac shared folder on a Windows workgroup?

We have a Mac-mini running 10.5.8 which already acts as a fileserver for our simple Windows (mixed XP/Vista) workgroup. The Mac-mini is on the same workgroup and the files are shared via SMB, FTP, and ...
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Network Drive on XP/32: Opening Files w/o Extension?

Under Windows XP/32, I have configured files without an extesions, such as README, to be opened by: C:\Programme\Emacs\bin\emacsclientw.exe -n "%1" I used the guide available at the following URL: ...
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iTunes not recognizing music from NAS

At the current moment I have a SONOS system running through my house. The SONOS takes music directly from a NAS. I want to be able to get iTunes to be able to play music from the NAS without copying ...
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How to check if someone on the same network accessed/tried to access my shared resources

Simply I have shared some folders on my system in Windows 8. I just want to know who on the same network accessed or at least tried to access them. thank you.
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moving C:\Users folder to a network location

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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Not able to access sub-folder of shared drive from secondary site office

My windows server 2003 is running as VM and this server is the file print server, hosting the printers as well as the shared drive using DFS, hosted in HQ (primary site office). The connection between ...
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Quick way to share files on a PC with another PC that's NOT on the same network (work laptop on a domain, home PC on a home network)

I want to access a folder on my home desktop PC over my local home network from all our various laptops at home (just to backup photos and share media files). I tried simple Windows sharing, but one ...
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I have an unbootable Windows XP install. I can open the registry (offline). How do I figure out what folders were shared on the network?

I have an Acronis disk image of a PC that had Windows XP Pro on it. The hard drive is dying and the Acronis image is incomplete (some missing sectors, blah blah). I did my best to get the computer to ...
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Share DVD drive over wifi (or lan)?

I have two laptops win 8 and win 7. Win 8 has no dvd drive. I want to backup the os and drivers of win 8 using the dvd writer of win 7. Both systems are connected to a wifi router over which I have no ...
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Windows Clients using a cached copy of .Net 4.0 exe located on a network share drive

We have a .Net 4.0 executable (MyProg.exe) and associated dlls that are deployed on a network share using XCopy. MyProg.exe and its dlls are all unsigned. We have them installed on the network ...
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WAN light is not stedy in netis 2411 router

I m facing a problem unable to have wifi connection, as the netis router light is not steady.how to fix this?
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Can't access drive letter after successful network share mapping on Windows 8

I am trying to map a network share to a drive letter persistently on Windows 8.1 (\server\pictures to W:) and after it succeeds, it is not visible in File Explorer nor can I access it by entering the ...
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not able to open shared folder in my PC

I shared my folders in my PC. When I am trying to check it with my computer in network - \Kapil My PC name: \Kapil its giving me an error: "Please check the spelling of the name or there might be a ...
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Deny delete access for all users except a specified user in windows server 2008

I want to set permissions for a folder and all its files in a way that all users are permitted from delete except user identity A. Is that possible? I checked deny for everyone (for delete access ...
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Cannot find other Macs in the same network

I have 2 Macs at home, I found that the old Mac can detect the new Mac on the network, however the new Mac cannot detect the old Mac. I set the "Sharing" settings both the same and there is no ...
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Can't upload file > 4MiB on SMB share

for a few weeks now, I no longer can upload files to my Samba server. I didn't changed the configuration nor update Samba for it to happens. I had Samba 4.1.5 when it happened, so I tried to update to ...
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Trying to run an application on linux that can be accessed remotely

I am not the best when it comes to explaining my confusing goals so hopefully I make sense. What I am trying to do is: Trying to run an application on a server that can be accessed remotely but ...
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VirtualBox: Network Sharing

I'm trying to set up normal network sharing between my virtualbox host and guest. When I use NAT networking, I can get internet on my guest, but I heard network sharing is not possible. I heard to do ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Windows 7: Share folder over Internet

How would I share a folder over the Internet and also have the machine on a LAN? The internet connection has a fixed IP. The purpose would be to host an Access backend. I know Access doesn't work ...
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Setting up Windows Server 2012 with a NAS

Looking to set up a Synology DS412+ NAS on a Windows 2012 Server for backups and extra storage. How do you make the NAS viewable on the network? I have been trying for 3 days with no luck. I can FTP ...
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mount a cifs share without root/fstab

Hello is it possible to mount a samba share without root privileges? Currently I have a java program that needs to access a smb share. (it will index every file on the smb share and will create some ...
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How can I add a link to a NAS on my desktop in Raspbian?

I've created a mount to my NAS in Raspbian. It works, and I can access it via the File Manager. Is it possible for me to put a link to the file manager which will open in that share's folder on the ...
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Can't copy files from network drive

I have weird problem with copying files. When I copy file from network drive into C drive nothing happens but when I copy file from network drive to desktop I can copy the file. Also if I copy files ...
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New samba user won't login

I've already got one samba user setup on my Arch desktop computer that is used by all the computers running Windows on my home network for sharing files. Here's the samba share configuration: [Shared ...
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Windows XP won't accept uname/password for samba share

I'm trying to connect to a samba share using windows XP Professional. I type \\mother\home into My Computer's address bar, and as expected a "Connect to mother" dialog appears for me to type in my ...
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How feasible to bind mac address and ip address to block unwanted sites?

I'm network admin in educational institute , We are coming with a strategy to monitor/block unauthorized Network access such as (news/social network/entertainment...etc) from students. till now we ...
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How to mount shared folder/disk as 755 and not as 700 mode?

If I mount a time capsule disk (or another AFP, SMB network resource) and look on it with ls -la it appears as drwx------, so rsync can't access it (even with sudo). How to mount a network resource ...
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Windows 2008 Server GPO Add personal shares

Right now each employee has their own share on the file server that uses their first initial of their first name and their last name (ex. jsmith). Of course John Simth has to be logged on to access ...
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An error occurred while connecting [drive] to [share]. The local device name is already in use

I map a network drive from a PC (workstation) to another PC (server), that is always on. When my workstation sleeps and comes out of sleep, I get this error message: An error occurred while ...
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Shared folder contents all opening as read only

I have a shared folder in a network which we all theoretically have access to. I edited through command line using icacls to grant everyone read and write permissions (icacls "Folder Name" /grant ...
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Mac Connect to Server doesn't show login screen:

Using Connect TO Server function, I entered credentials once, incorrectly, now I use connect to server and it doesn't show me the login screen but goes ahead and tries to mount the share ... Anyway ...
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Some information about the mapping of networks drive operation

The server administrator of my company have created a directory structure on the web server as shown in this tutorial (but this is not very important for my question) So, on the web server I have a ...
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How can I share a folder that needs credentials to view the contents on different workgroups/domains

I would like to share a folder on my personal laptop so I can access it through the network in my work environment but would like some form of authentication so that not just anyone can view the ...
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Windows credential for LAN network access overwritten by HomeGroupUser$

I'm trying to access a shared folder on a Windows 7 machine on my home network. I'm using another Windows 7 machine in order to access the first one. Whenever I logout and login to my account, ...
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Cannot add network folder to media library

I have a network drive (wd livebook), I cannot include a folder on it within media libary because it says it is not indexed. To index it I tried to add system to users authorization, but each time I ...
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