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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Centrally manage thumbs.db for multiple clients on a CIFS share

I have a multimedia archive viewable read-only by multiple Windows 7 clients. Each time the clients browse the directory in Windows Explorer, the thumbnails are re-created. They're useful, but they ...
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How do I add “Everyone” to “Share with” menu?

In order to share things in my place, I have to go into "Specific people..." and choose Everyone. Is there a way to just put "Everyone" in the right click menu? Homegroup is not an option, since I'm ...
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Accessing Windows share over VPN sort of slow

I have a server at home running Windows Server 2012 Standard (RTM). The server is accessible via VPN (SSTP) over the internet. This works pretty well. But when I access one of the shared folders from ...
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Cannot access shared drive in same machine uisng machine name but can access using IP

I have 4 desktops running Windows Server 2008 32bit version. I created some shares in all these machines. My program gets files from these machines (like \machine1\abcd). The machine names mentioned ...
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Folder doesn't show up in explorer, cmd, and python even though I can access it, how can I fix this?

I am accessing another computer on the network using a mapped network drive. The path looks like \\192.168.0.100\d$ which is mapped to my computer's "m" drive. I can access, view, create, delete, ...
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Solution to archive and search PDF files on a NAS

In my company we have a lot of customer information saved in .pdf files which are stored on a QNAP NAS. I want to be able to do a quick search for information inside the .pdf, like Contract Numbers ...
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Windows 7: restore network drive connections after resume from hibernation automatically?

System: Windows 7 Pro x64 I've three network drives mapped (remote machine = Linux server) and mostly I put my Windows PC into hibernation rather then shutdown down every time. When, after resuming, ...
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How to “mount” WebDAV folder as a local folder instead of a drive?

I know I can use "NET USE X: https://server/" to mount a WebDAV folder to X:. However, I'd like to know if and how I can use mklink to do the same, but with a folder, without mounting it as a drive ...
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Is there a way to fix file location/indexing issues on Windows 7 network shared drives?

The problem I am having is that a file is downloaded onto X drive into a "Downloads" folder, and I think take that file and put it in a TV Shows folder, and the networked computer doesn't see it moved ...
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OSX network filesystem with local MRU cache?

I don't know if this is possible, but here is the problem I'm looking to solve: My local computer has a 128G hard drive, and I have a network mounted drive containing about 1TB of data Most of the ...
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Search Windows share from OS X

Is there a way to search the file contents of a windows share in OS X (specifically Lion)? i.e. Find all files in a shared directory Foo containing the words "Bar".
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Samba create mask not working correctly

I have a samba share on a linux server (RHEL 6) that I am accessing via Windows 7. I set the samba share with a create mask of 0664, but when I create files via samba from my Windows 7 machine, it ...
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Error 0x6ba (RPC server is unavailable) when running sfc /scannow on Windows XP in Safe Mode

I think that my mup.sys file is corrupt. I received the following error when trying to access a network share that was located on my Windows 7 box, from my Windows XP box: No network provider ...
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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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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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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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Do not allow locking read only files by network

I have shared a folder with read-only access rights. But if someone is using files from this folder, I can not delete these files, because they are locked. Is there any way to prevent read-only users ...
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Windows 8 won't let me turn on File Sharing or Network Discovery

I've Windows 8 x64 and Comcast's Norton Security Suite installed. Norton takes over Firewall control and it's Automatic File/Printer Sharing control is On. However, it doesn't appear to be the case at ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium can ping Server 2012 IP & name, but server isn't listed in network and can't map shares

This seems to be a fairly common issue with many different twists. We've got an odd environment. A 2012 Server with some Windows 7 Pro machines but more Home Premium machines, and an old 2008 Server ...
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Windows context menu option for “Copy a link to file”?

Is there a way to add a context menu option for copying a link to a file to include in a plaintext email (or something that accomplishes the same thing in Outlook) for Windows 7? For example, if I ...
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Windows 7 Home can see but not access Win 7 Pro shares

Trying to connect a Win 7 Home machine to shares on a Win 7 Pro machine. On Win 7 Home, I can navigate Explorer to the machine, where the shares are listed. But when I try to navigate into the folder, ...
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Same folder/hdd is being shown 3 times in network. How to disable two of them

When I open my desktop from my laptop (both are on same homegroup) It shows me same HDD three times. In below screenscht marked folder's are same HDD. How to keep only one.
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Roaming profiles using vault credentials (instead of user credentials)

I have a share on the server where roaming profiles are stored. Some clients use their vault accounts (through Credential manager) to access the server resources because their local accounts do not ...
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Mapped network drive is behind a VPN; How do I stop Windows from auto-connecting at startup?

(After about 15 minutes of searching S.U. I haven't found any relevant questions, so excuse me if I got the wrong search terms, and this is a dupe.) I'm running Windows 7 at work, and have a couple ...
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win 8 - network recognition takes 5 min after each reboot

After upgrading to Windows 8, it takes about 5 minutes to recognize a network after reboot. During this time the network and sharing center is not responding. Only when the wifi connection or Lan ...
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Error 53 network path not found Windows XP

I want to access a shared folder on a network. I was able to share data through this folder two days ago. Now, when I double click the folder on workstation, I have error message network path not ...
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Windows Vista ICS staying local only

I hope i can get some help. So here is my scenario then my question. Scenario: I have a laptop running Windows Vista Home Premium (Wireless and Ethernet adapter), A desktop running Windows XP ...
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How to grant domain user access to network share via batch file?

I am trying to grant access rights to a domain user in a batch file like this: net share sharename=c:\dir /GRANT:\domain\username,FULL But it fails. I can only grant rights to local users. Is there ...
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ASP.NET application not working in Network Share

I have a ASP.NET application. While I try to access network share it is throwing an error. I have created a domain user and given permissions to that user. The following permission are given: ...
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Flash was “not designed to function across LANs”. Any workarounds?

See: http://helpx.adobe.com/flash/kb/problems-using-flash-authoring-across.html Issue When using Adobe Flash across a local area network (LAN) and networked drives/folders, you may ...
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Cap transfer rates on shared dirs?

I have a USB drive on my main machine that every uses and want to know if it is possible to max the amount that can be downloaded off it in terms of Mbit/s as to not slow down my connection to the ...
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SSDP Discovery service unexpectedly stops

I discovered this problem as my UPnP device (a Sony Bravia tv) constantly lost connection with the Windows Media Player sharing server (used as the DLNA media server for the Sony TV and apparently ...
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How to access network shares as a different user

I have several network shares mapped to users on the login.script (Windows 2003 Domain controller) I am trying to access a certain share with administrator rights. The problem is that if I try to ...
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Restricted SMB shares on Windows 7

On a Windows 7 PC, I need to share several folders, I'll call them 'restricted1' and 'public1'. Because I do not want to enable anonymous sharing, I have a user called 'public', with a password ...
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CNC Linux machine hangs when trying to acess a Windows shared folder

The CNC Linux machine hangs at this: smb -s //NATS:192.168.0.201/FLEXICAM /flexicam/jobs/remote I have Windows 7 on NATS as 192.168.0.201 and I can ping the other machine. I think something is ...
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Create a share of USB drive with USBDLM

In Windows XP this worked (from usbdlm.ini): [OnArrival] Letter=H open=net share H$=H:\ On Windows 7 I get Access Denied errors. How can I add users other than Administrato to the group of ...
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Can't share WD MyBook on network

Trying to share part of a MyBook (WD10000h1cs w/last release firmware) on the network is unsuccessful. Connected to an XP Pro pc, I try to access it through a Win7 pc. The drive shows up, but when ...
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Can't map a network drive through VPN (it works over the regular network)

I need to map a network drive over VPN. The server is running Windows Vista Business 64-bit and the client runs Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit. The computers are on two different networks. Windows ...
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Slow network performance in win 7 when reading winXP share

I have a windows share on a Windows XP (SP3) that is mapped as a network drive on multiple XP and win 7 workstations. When I try to start a program from that network drive on XP workstations it starts ...
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How to change the default sync folder on the win 7 PC

I'd like to use Win 7's Sync applet to sync word processing, spreadsheet and other data files between multiple computers and a NAS device with the NAS being the primary repository of the data. Sync ...
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Mount bluetooth FTP as filesystem in windows 7

Is it possible to mount a bluetooth "filesystem" (a bluetooth device that offers the Bluetooth FT profile) as a network share on a Windows 7 system? I want to be able to open a file from my phone ...
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windows xp periodically loses network shares

we have a LAN of windows xp machines all in the same workgroup. Most of the machines have several shared directories, with RW access from anyone on the network. Mapped drives are not being used. The ...
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OWA on IE8 cannot access local shared folder, error “network access is denied”

Here's the setup: I'm connecting to an exchange server via OWA (Outlook Web Access) in IE 8 on Windows 7. Everything works as it is supposed to, except that I cannot access a local shared drive when ...
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Sync, share and backup policy using NAS

Trying to come up with a way to keep in sync while sharing and keeping a backup of my music/photos and movies. Currently I have an iMac in Greece and a MBP with me in the UK. As a result I've ended ...
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(Re)Share a mounted network volume on OS X

I have a network share with an archive on it. Only I have access to this share and cannot change the permissions. On OS X server I want to mount this share, then create a new share (from the server) ...
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Win7 -> Server 2008: Mapped drives take a long time to open

First, the configuration: I have a desktop and a laptop running Windows 7. I have a server running Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition. The workstation and server connect to the same Gigabit ...
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Network Volumes Keep Changing Names OSX

It seems everytime I reconnect network volumes, my drives cycle through names like /Volumes/user, /Volumes/user~1, /Volumes/user~2 Is there any way to stop this? I just want the name of a network ...
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Sharing Clipboard between non-networked PC's (KVM style)

My situation is this: I have a PC which is joined to a domain, and another computer 'outside' that network. I'd like to use a KVM style device to switch between them, but sharing the clipboard would ...
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Aperture and networked drive: thinks images are offline

I keep my photos on a networked drive (wireless), and they are referenced by Aperture. Aperture seems to not try very hard to look for this drive. Usually I have to open the network drive in Finder ...
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Computer Studdering When Transferring Over Network

This is a really weird problem that I've never even seen before. When I copy to or from my server share, my computer studders terribly and the data transfers very slowly at only around 12MB/s. By ...