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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Windows 10 RDP and Network Share Mounting Stopped Working

I recently upgraded to Windows 10. Even before the upgrade, RDP stopped working, and after the upgrade, mounting network shares worked, but then stopped working all of a sudden. I have rebooted ...
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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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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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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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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 do I resolve the error “The local device name is already in use.”?

I try to map a network resource to my local device. I receive the following error: The local device name is already in use. I have the problem to find which purpose the device is used for. I try a ...
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Best way to share folder or drive over LAN and WAN

I have a dedicated home linux server and 100 Mbps internet connection at home also I use it as a central folder storage (500 GB SSD) for LAN. (I have shared a folder on the server across all computers ...
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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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Local copy of network share for performance reasons?

At the company I work for we have a few graphic designers, and one of them works in a different country. Their internet connection speed is very poor, which has a large negative effect considering ...
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How to stop one machine on LAN from accessing network shares?

I have one XP computer on a Windows network which I want to isolate from the network shares of other machines on the network. I do not want this machine to be able to access other network shares on ...
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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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Web-based file searching [closed]

I have two legacy fileshares with thousands, possibly millions, of folders and files stored in them. Users of these fileshares are finding it difficult to locate anything due to the sheer volume. ...
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How to make my VMware virtual machine use proxy of host

I am running Shadowsocks over host computer running on Windows.And I running VMware machine with Ubuntu Linux on that. How to set VMWare/Ubuntu to use Shadowsocks of my host?
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The requested security information is either unavailable or cannot be displayed

Something or someone had recently deleted 90% of the files on the network. The recovery was done by copying backup files from a Linux based NAS (Baffalo Terastation Pro) back into the win2k8 servers. ...
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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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Enable SMB file sharing on OS X - “Incorrect Password”

I have a Mac running Snow Leopard connected to an Active Directory domain. I can share folders on the Mac and view files from Windows without problems. When I try to enable my Mac account for write ...
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Windows XP computer isolated in the Workgroup

At home I've got a central server with Windows 8.1 on it with some shared folders (hostname \SERVER). I also have two Windows 10 PCs that exange files with the server successfully and they also share ...
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Why won't my mapped drive persist for elevated user after reboot?

This is related to this issue: Command Prompt in Administrator mode doesn't see mapped drives I'm needing to run a program (InstallShield) as an elevated user, but this program also needs to ...
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Is it possible to forcefully map shared folders that you don't have access to?

My question might come off as pointless, but I assure you I have a reason being asking this, At our organization, we used to have access to a network resource that was kind of like a central ...
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Map network drive for the SYSTEM user in Windows

I have a piece of software which needs access to files as if they are local to the machine, so I just mapped the network drive as a letter using net use. This works as expected, however the software ...
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Force Windows Explorer to forget network drive credentials

I want to be able to connect from Windows 7 Explorer to SMB shares on different systems, using different credentials at different times. How do you make Explorer offer a prompt to use different ...
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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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Share mounted samba share in another share

I have a directory that is shared via samba. Now I mount a share on another computer to a directory that is inside this share. The problem is that this mounted share appears as empty directory when ...
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Using Samba to share a folder from a Linux guest with a Linux host in VirtualBox

I have a VirtualBox vm (Slackware 13.1) which runs a samba share. I just moved that vm from a Windows 7 host to a Linux host (Slackware 14.1). But now I cannot reach the share anymore. Why? That's ...
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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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Replicate files over lan with size limitation

In our Workgroup, I want to specify a folder on each computer and replicate entire data of them to server but because of limitations on storage capacity, I want to set the limitation for each computer ...
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C:\Users Folder shared by default with everyone?- Security Fault?Compromised data?

yesterday i was very confused about finding out, that my C:\Users Folder under Windows 7 are fully shared. So i googeld out and found this TechNet article: https://technet.microsoft.com/de-de/library/...
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How to get IP address list of two VMWare instances on one host?

I have two ubuntu virtual machines of VMWare running on a Win7 host. They all use NAT mode for network . They can communicate each other if I specify IP address, which I get from ifconfig command, i.e....
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Error in running an application which runs from network

I am using a portable chat application via LAN which is placed in local server(Windows server 2012) computer say computer1. I have another Windows server(Windows server 2012) PC in which around 10 ...
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Files transferring across PC when logging in

So I am looking at making my home PCs all linked to 1 server, I am doing this mainly as a project to better understand this sort of stuff, but one thing has always struck me as weird on how to do. ...
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How to share my localhost over the internet?

I really want to share my localhost over the internet to show my friends the progress of the website we're working on, so that I don't need to upload it to the public server each time I make a change. ...
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Allow multiple users to remote control a computer simultaneously over the network [closed]

Consider a network of 3 computers, A, B, and C. I'm sitting at A, someone else is sitting at B, and we both would like to do things on C at the same time. That means I have a mouse cursor on C, the ...
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Ricoh Aficio MP171SPF: Scan to Folder not working

The scanning functionality on my MP171 is not working over my network. All the necessary configurations have been made using the web interface, but it cannot authenticate. It throws several different ...
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Certain characters don't display properly when accessing OneDrive using WebDav

I use OneDrive to store many of the files I use often and rather than accessing it through the OneDrive application for PC or through www.onedrive.live.com, I map several of the OneDrive folders I use ...
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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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How can I make desktop.ini work on network locations?

I've got a simple desktop.ini file that applies a folder icon. I'd like it to work on a network location, as we have an external hard drive connected to our network. However, the desktop.ini seems to ...
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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 I make Windows 7+ share a partition without asking passwords, homegroup, etc…?

I have a kinda messy network, that also has heavily mixed-OS (there are XP, Win7, Win8, Win10, server-Linux, desktop-Linux, OSX, Androids, Smart TV, iOS...) I can't figure how to make Win7 and beyond ...
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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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Strange files on samba4 share drive created by Windows 7 (svchost.exe)

On our samba4 share drive Windows 7 seems to create some strange files. They have the following structure and varies between a few megabytes to over 100 MB: /path-to-share/t4vc /path-to-share/t4vc.1 /...
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How to connect Windows XP to printer connected to Windows 10 Pro

I can see the printer, but I get “Permission denied.” I add everyone, guest, guests, set all privileges for all and always the same: “Permission denied.” Not only home, but professional also can’t ...
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On a shared drive, how prevent users from changing folder structure, while allowing them to change a content of these folders?

I have a shared network drive which is shared by means of GPO. This drive has some folder structure with many nested subfolders each of which could contain files. I want: I want to prevent users ...
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Cannot delete file, change permissions or take ownership as admin

I have a Shuttle OmniNAS KD20 NAS that runs Samba. It's connected to my desktop that runs Windows 10. I mapped the NAS to Z:\ and access it with user named "OmniNAS\nasuser". Here's the problem. I'm ...
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FreeNAS - cifs sharing / active shares error

I'm using FreeNAS and just sharing to windows clients on the LAN with CIFS, but I'm stuck with trying to interpret why it's behaving as it is: The NAS is configured as "Browsable to Network Clients" ...
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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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Directory doesn't exist, but it does, but it doesn't

Before I start, my /etc/fstab file has the line: //10.10.10.1/Atkins ~/Desktop/Atkins cifs rw Ubuntu is giving me strange issues. I'm trying to mount a directory, so I type: sudo mount //10.10.10....
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How to remove network locations from this pc permanently

I want to delete map drive permenantly, I have followed this step how-to-delete-map-drive , but after restart the drive is still there.
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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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Can't access Share on Windows 7

I have a Windows 7 Enterprise and Windows XP professional on domain. Windows 7 has a share folder which Windows XP accesses it but for some reason during the day I can't access the share but if I ...
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Unable to delete folders and files enclosed pasted to it by other user in a network share

i am a somewhat new to linux. i am facing an issue reg my network share permissions. i am not able to delete directories and enclosed files created by other users in my network share. they all have ...