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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What's stopping me granting network users read/write access to a WHS 2011 share?

I've a long-standing problem that is getting me down. My home network has three computers: Server - Windows Home Server 2011 PC Windows 7 Professional Mediacentre Windows 7 Home Premium The server ...
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A fast modern network filesystem to replace VirtualBox's shared folder emulation

My work code repository is stored in host Linux system, and is accessed from Windows guest; currently, guest can access the repo via 'shared folder' which looks like a samba emulation. But, it just ...
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Samba shares empty and not writeable when browsing OS X 10.8

When I mount a Samba share it works, but it doesn't show me any files, even though they exist on the server, I also cannot write files to the share either. The server is CentOS 6.4, running Samba. ...
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How can I make a folder share survive a dismount in Vista? (for use to backup to Truecrypt volumes)

It is well documented that Vista's backup utility cannot recognise Truecrypt volumes as viable destinations for backup. The known workaround for this is to backup to a folder within the TrueCrypt ...
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Turn off sharing for Users directory

I have a homegroup here I need to be on to allow access to the network to my E: drive to DLNA devices and other computers. But the Users directory does not need to be shared at all. One would think ...
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Can't drag and drop files from OS X Lion to Samba share

I have an Ubuntu box running a Samba share that I use to share files in my network. Since upgrading my mac to Lion I am unable to just drag and drop files from my mac into the mounted drives to copy ...
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I messed with security tab of shared drive in windows 7

I deleted everything in the security tab for a shared drive and canceled it in the middle of propagation. I'm not not able to even close the window without "an error occurred while applying security ...
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Add network location via command line/batch in windows xp/vista/7?

I need to provide an accessible way for blind users to upload lots or small - or single large - files to me. I can't find an ftp client that can be easily preconfigured for each user, so mapping a ...
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XP->Windows7: Slow response network!

I have a network with 3 computers: 2 with Windows 7 and one with Windows XP. When I access a shared folder from Windows 7 to Windows 7 all is fine, but when I access the same shared folder from ...
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I'd like to archive files from Ubuntu to Windows between two computers on a shared home network

I have an old laptop running Ubuntu 9.10 which I use as a LAMP environment for web development, and I have a comfortable, powerful desktop computer with Windows 7 installed on it. These two are ...
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Browsing mapped network drives in Aptana Studio - Windows 7

I've recently started using Windows 7 (64-bit) at work, but after installing Aptana like usual, and mapping my network folders like I always have, Aptana shows the mapped drives, but with a red X on ...
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Problems saving docx file on nt-server share

I'm having troubles saving docx files on a nt-server share. If i save it as 97-2003 format (doc), it works, but not as .docx. Any clues?
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How do I reliably and silently maintain a connection to a remote fileserver on Mac OS X?

Is there a way on Mac OS X 10.6 to force the OS to constantly attempt to connect to two separate file servers (On separate networks), maintaining the connection whenever possible?
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How to share a folder (directory) with an Android device?

Step by step, how does one share a folder (directory) that is on a Windows 7 system with an Android device? I want a true networking share (over Wifi), not an FTP connection. I would prefer not to ...
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Can I change backup location from USB to network share and continue incremental backups?

I have an external hard drive which I use for backups of a Windows 7 Professional system. I already used Windows Backup to make an initial backup of approx 400 GB of data on that drive when it was ...
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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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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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What does “Turn on automatic setup of network connected devices” mean?

My Windows 8.1 has the setting "Turn on automatic setup of network connected devices": What exactly does this setting mean? Why would I want it? I have been unable to find any useful information ...
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How do I see which user I am logged in as on a Network Share?

IIS on my development computer (Windows 7) cannot access a windows share (Windows Server 2003), so I try to log in manually and verify that the share works for that account. For trouble shooting ...
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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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Why doesn't windows authentication work with host alias'?

Normally accessing a Windows share is accomplished using a UNC path e.g. \\server\share where "server" is the real hostname of the Windows machine. \\server.domain.com\share also works. However ...
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How can I set Microsoft Account permissions for shares without regards to domain on Windows 8?

I have folder A on computer A and I am mapping network drive on computer B to \VPN_IP\A, but I want full control permissions to the share from computer B. Both computers use the same Microsoft ...
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Multiple user accounts from same client on network share?

My Win7 professional client has a connected network drive to the server with cached login (user/pw) data. How can I connect to the same server as a different user simultaneously?
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Why does my computer lose access to mapped drives after being locked?

I am running Windows 7 on two computers connected via crossover ethernet cable. I lock both computers when I am going to be away for a while. When I unlock the left computer, the mapped network drive ...
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Trying to share a folder from windows 7 to any device on network

Basically I want to share a folder from a windows 7 (Ultimate) PC to other windows/linux PCs running on the network. Server Settings: Trying to share folder D:\Media R-Click -> Properties -> ...
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Use Thunderbird only to download messages with No up -sync to the Server

I am trying to have ThunderBird setup in such a way that it can be used in read only mode. I am planing to set it up in a shared server and share the Mail messages with multiple users... I want to ...
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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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How to find a fileserver on a different (sub/super) network with Vista?

Background I live in a student building, that has a large user network (which we use to access the internet), on which we also have a fileserver. When i connect my computer directly to the network I ...
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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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Folder security vs folder share

This is for Win XP We got RW permission for a folder (and its sub-folders). When I logon into the PC using previleged ID I am able to read & write. Ex: D:\Folder But I am not able to write when ...
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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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Share folder (no matter what)

Question is the following. How do i share a folder to any user in any network & any homegroup.. Question might seem weird, but.. I keep having problems with this, cos sometimes it works, and ...
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NET USE changes are not propagating to Explorer

I have a Script that I am using to try to modify the Drive Mappings on my system. It performs both NET USE [Drive Letter] [Share Path] and NET USE [Drive Letter] /delete, and both of those operations ...
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how to use public ip in my private network

I'm trying to use public IP address in my private network. In a short, how to set public IP, which is different to endpoint IP of my private network, to my server in my private network? Is other ...
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Cannot connect to the pc in same network

cannot connect to the pc in same network but it can ping each other. My PC is Windows XP other PC is Windows 7. When I open the Shared folder in Network places, It says that \Windows-7 is cannot ...
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Accessing Linux NFS Shares using Windows Explorer

I have a Linux Machine (CentOS 6.4) using which I exported a NFS Share. I'm pretty sure that this is an NFS Share since I Created an entry in /etc/exports Ran the command exportfs -avr Now when ...
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Access a shared folder over the network

I'm on Windows 7, I created some user accounts with passwords, created some folders, shared every folder with the exact user I want to grant access to. Now, I want a given user to access his folder ...
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Sharing folder for Network drive

I have 3 computers, A - B - C, all connected locally. (I am physically using computer A) I've remoted on computer B, and shared a folder with full access to Everyone and Anonymous Logon. Then, I ...
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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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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 ...