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 vs Favourite in accessing a shared folder in Windows desktop

I have a shared folder in a windows desktop running windows 7, and this has a limitation of allowing only 20 concurrent users. If my team maps this folder as a "network drive" in their desktop (rather ...
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what permissions are needed to run a jar file on a shared drive

I want to run an executable jar file from a workstation that accesses the file from a shared drive on a network server. The program accesses a local database on the server and if accessed directly on ...
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Limit visibility of network shares on Server 2012 r2 to specific IP ranges

I have a somewhat large home network with multiple video streaming boxes, phones, tablets, game consoles, PCs, laptops, and various other devices. I also just finished the process of archiving ...
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How to properly share a folder with permissions on Windows?

I'm getting tired and sick of this, I just want to share three directories: D:\Data\Admin D:\Data\Projects D:\Data\Other Each one being only accessible to: Admin → Admin Projects → Projects ...
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Printer Won't Print Issue [on hold]

I have recently joined a new network for my WiFi. I have a printer that worked fine before I joined this network, but now it is saying it won't print until I share it on the network. I don't want to ...
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“The system detected a possible attempt to compromise security. Please ensure that you can contact the server that authenticated you”

We have a Windows 7 environment with an SBS 2003 server (which is the office's DC, DNS server, DHCP server and file server). It's a small, non-profit organization, otherwise we would have been able to ...
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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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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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Trouble scanning documents directly to a Server 2012 network share

We have a Ricoh Aficio SP 5210SF multifunction printer which is set up to send scanned documents to various network shares. Previously the printer was set up to send the scans to a user's folder on a ...
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Action can't be completed - open in another program

I have two screens with two Explorer windows open. Both are showing different subfolders in the same network path. I pick a folder on the left window that I'd like to move to the right window, I drag ...
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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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How to set up peer-to-peer wireless network with OSX and Windows 8?

I need to set up a peer to peer network for my class as an exercise. It has to be a wireless peer-to-peer network with 2 laptops. I currently have a MacBook Pro Yosemite and a Windows 8 Toshiba. I ...
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Samba share not accessible from Win 7 - tried advice on superuser

I have an old Red Hat Linux box that I use, amongst other things, to run Samba. My Vista and remaining Win XP PC can access the p/w-protected Samba shares. I just set up a new Windows 7 64-bit Pro ...
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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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Map a drive to root of a server (\\sever) in Vista

In Win XP, I can very easily map a network drive to the root of my NAS server. I browse to it in Explorer (\192.168.1.70), choose "Map Network Drive", choose the drive letter, done. In Vista, this ...
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Cannot Mount Windows 7 Share from Linux using CIFS: Mount error(13): Permission denied

We have a windows XP share entry in our FSTAB that works as follows: //MAIN/StorageD /mnt/storaged cifs username=admin,password='',uid=1001,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777,noperm ...
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Excel changing UNC paths in shared workbook

Excel documents stored on network drive, for example, \\networkdata\Excel\Shared Data workbook.xls contains tables with data entered into. Report.xls contains UNC paths pointing to ...
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Writing a script for a multi network student lab to change networks

I work in a university/college and having a problem in one of the labs. At the moment we have a few programs that pull their licences from a licence server. This licence server has no internet ...
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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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Snow Leopard can see Windows shares in Finder but can't connect

I have an iMac with the latest version of Snow Leopard on it. I have a NAS drive and a Windows machine that both show up in the Finder's 'Shared' section. However, if I click on them, Finder says ...
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Accessing Shares on Windows Server 2003 Failing for some Computers

I'm updating our render farm computers to Windows8 because our software removed compatibility with XP64. Every machine is getting a clean install of Windows8, Mapped drives set up, installed with our ...
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Share local 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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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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On login, how do I get Windows to mount/connect a mapped network drive automatically?

How do you automount an SMB share in Windows 7? When I first login, the drive appears but is not "mounted". It is a mapped network drive, but iTunes will not find the music located on the server until ...
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stop sharing printer win 7

I have a laser printer in a lan with other computers and I want to be the only one able to print with this printer. I want to stop the print share function of Windows, but I do NOT want to stop the ...
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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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Automatically connect to samba with changing ip address

I have a Ubuntu system I am sharing a drive to my windows with. It works fine except that whenever the ip changes, on Windows I have to delete the share and create a new one with the new ip. There ...
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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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Why is it bad to map network drives in Windows?

There has been some spirited discussion within our IT department about mapping network drives. In particular, it has been said that mapping network drives is a bad thing and that adding DFS paths or ...
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Monitor the network shared folder? [closed]

I am looking for freeware/open source application which can monitor the shared folder on local network. I did use some freeware application , but forgot its name. I Would like to see who are all ...
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Different permissions for sub directory on Windows 8.1

For example, I have shared a directory like "D:\Shared". It contains a sub directory "D:\Shared\Incoming". What I want is that users can only read files from the D:\Shared and its sub directories, but ...
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How to mount a Windows share in OpenDreambox via Telnet?

I have created a new folder on root of C disk called recordings and I have shared it with everyone. I now want to mount this folder on my Dreambox so that I can record to it. But since this is an ...
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How can I sync multiple folders to the cloud?

Is it possible to share different folders to a custom location with windows? Many of us use Dropbox, Google Drive and many more to share files. But there is no option to add "multi folder" syncing. ...
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Why using swap file over a SMB/NFS mounted filesystem is not possible in Linux?

I'd like to use another machine's unused RAM as swapspace for my primary Linux installation. I was just curious about performance of network ramdisks compared to local (slow) mechanical hard disks. ...
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Are files opened from a network drive\share copied locally?

On a Windows network if I open a movie file, MP4 or AVI or whatever, that is stored on a network drive is that file copied to my local machine? Where? Or, is it buffered and streamed in the same way ...
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Slow Network Performance while Sending files ONLY not receiving files

I have two windowx xp machine Machine A Map Network Drive Machine B I can receive files from Machine B very well , but it's very slow when sending files from Machine A to machine B The Problem in ...
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Mapping a SMB share in Windows

I have a SMB/AFP network share that needs to be accessed via Windows and Mac computers. The AFP side works fine for the Mac OS X clients. However, I can't get it to map on Windows. I've tried the ...
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How to disable password access from Win7 to XP folder sharing

I have 2 PC's. One is XP PC other is Win7 PC. Both are in same network and same group. I have a Shared FOLDER in XP. I want to access it through the network using IP from my Win7 PC. Yes, I can access ...
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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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How to share an external USB drive over network in OS X?

I have an external USB drive mounted on my Mac OS X 10.6 "Snow Leopard" box. I want to share a folder on this volume to another OS X computer over LAN. How is it possbile? If I simply enable the ...
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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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How to share any folder without password in Windows 8/10 in a home network if a Microsoft account is involved?

My question is: How to set up file sharing correctly, in a home network, with Windows 8/10, so sharing any folder with "Everyone" (File Explorer->Right click on ...
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Encrypt SMB network share using BitLocker [closed]

I already found out that it is possible to create an encrypted container file with BitLocker[s] but is this the only solution? I'm afraid this might be not performing well. Will it perform (speed) ...
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Windows 7 “Could not reconnect all network drives” on boot

Windows 7 won't reconnect to my network drives on startup. Once it is done booting opening Windows Explorer and clicking each share will mount them. Windows 7 Enterprise N Service Pack 1 I have ...
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How to mount a network drive to a folder?

Does anyone know of a third party (or even windows native) solution to this simple problem. I want to map an internal network share on our windows server to a folder on each of the client machines in ...
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Linux to linux mount

Trying to mount a samba shared directory of a linux(SUSE) server to another linux(SUSE) server on the same network. My scenarion is like below.. on server-1 samba is configure like below and i ...
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xtreamer doesn't see Window 7 shares

Weird situation after reinstalling Windows 7 on my PC. Suddenly the xTreamer (media streamer) that's connected to the same LAN doesn't see shares by my PC. Other PCs (and even a MacBook) on the same ...
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Win7 won't mount WinXP share

For quite some time I have had an old WinXP server, with a couple of shared folders, and a Win7 client, accessing those shares. It used to work flawlessly up until 2 weeks ago, when there was a black ...
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How to access C$ share in a network?

Considering I have admin access to a machine, how can I remotely access the default C$ share in Windows XP and Windows 7? Edit: This is not a domain, it's a single machine that I need to access