Shared folders are folders that are shared (made accessible to) multiple users, typically over a TCP/IP network.

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Vagrant syncing to the wrong default folder on Windows?

I don't have any "sync" configuration in my Vagrantfile at all, and yet the folder that is syncing to /vagrant is not the project directory, but my home directory. This is on a Windows computer ...
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I want to run script file which will move files from current directory to the shared drive in network folder.

I want to run a script file in my server which will search for .log extension file and move it to the shared drive in network. Can you please help me on this , as i am totally new to it. However i ...
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finding the time of sharing directory in windows XP

is the any way that find when a folder has been shared in windows XP? I need to know that when a specific folder shared? is it logs in event viewer?
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Create a shared network folder between VM and host machine [duplicate]

I have a virtual machine with Linux setup and host machine on Windows. I would like to create a network folder that the Windows and Linux machine could share. Note that I would like a shared network ...
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How can I prevent the other user from using the D drive

I am the administrator on my PC. There is another local account on this PC. I just want to know, if I wish that the other will not be able to view D and E drive, then what should I do? How can I ...
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How can I Link two folders together. Windows 7

How can I Link two folders together. Similar to bridging in a network. But. More of a clone. (two different locations, same address)
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Share file between two computers

At home I have two laptops, one is running on Windows 10 the other one is running on Ubuntu 16.04. Both are connect to a wireless router for internet. How can I share files between these machine? ...
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Invalid files appear in shared folder after copying on host machine

I shared a folder between my Win7 host machine and virtual Ubuntu, and am trying to build a small project in the virtual machine. When it complains that its missing some files, I copy those files over ...
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VMware player shared folders on Linux host

I haven't been able to find any shared folder settings on my VMWare Workstation 12 player (non-commercial use only). I tried searching all the documentation online, and it makes so many references to ...
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Removing unnecessary nested subfolder structure under Inbox in Thunderbird 45.0

Normally IMAP folders are ordered without any subfolders. So Inbox, Drafts, Sent, Junk and Deleted are within the same row/level. At some point in history these folders somehow went underneath my ...
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Shared Folder Students

So I need to implement this for my parent's students. He is a teacher in a certain college. He needs a web interface or say email to specific ID with attachment that stores the attachment in an ...
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VirtualBox Guest Shared Folder Ignoring umask

I have a folder on my host system (Arch Linux) which is being shared with an Ubuntu VirtualBox guest. Instead of using automount, I am mounting the folder at boot using the following line in my guest'...
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Portable VirtualBox shared drive without a drive letter

I have installed VirtualBox portable onto a USB stick and created a virtual machine. I want to share files between guest and host via a shrred folder, but VirtualBox will not accept a folder of the ...
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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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Shared folder of VirtualBox as Apache2 www directory

I using VirtualBox in Windows and I have installed Kali Linux on it. I have configured NAT network so that I can connect to the Apache server in the Linux VM through Windows browser. It works fine and ...
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Virtualbox: Windows 7 Host, Linux Mint Guest - Shared Folder Mounting Woes

For the love of me, I can't seem to manually mount my raid array as a shared folder into a Linux Mint guest. Another internal hard drive mounts just fine, but this particular item has been damned ...
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Shared folders either takes a while to open, fails or opens right a way

Sorry for the confusing topic, but I didn't quite know how to describe my situation in a small sentence. My issue happens every day since I switched my main HTPC to windows 10. My issue is, on my ...
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Cant access folders and their contents “Access denied” on Windows 10

I recently bought a new Win10 pc. Then I tried to access the folders I had saved in an external hard drive, which I used to use with Windows 7. To begin with I wasn't able to access specific folders- ...
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VMWare shared folder inaccessible with Administrator account

VMWare Player runs a Windows 10 VM. I've shared a folder with this VM, setting "​Map as network drive in Windows guest" to TRUE. I need to type a command (npm) as Administrator in the shared folder ...
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File Explorer goes from a shared directory to “Network” after waking from sleep

When I open a network shared directory with File Explorer, and put the computer into sleep, and then wake it, File Explorer's address is changed to "Network" and a yellow notification bar shows the ...
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Weird folder with tilde appeared in and offline available shared folder

At my office we have a problem with a folder, where suddenly a folder with a tilde in its name (Ex: AC2619~1) appeared. Casually when you enter in it, it shows the content of a folder named "...
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Windows 10 Command Prompt system cannot find the file specified

Environment Windows 10 1511 Stable Release UAC Disabled I have a C: and an M: mounted from another Windows Machine Issue I can view, edit & delete contents of M: without any issues when using ...
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How to force Windows XP to reconnect/rescan/remap a network computer

Here is the situation: PC1 has Win XP PC2 has Win Vista Both PCs are connected in a private network (router with fixed IP DHCP) and share some folders with each other. Everything works fine. But ...
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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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Redirected Folders - Deleted Items not appearing in Local Recycle Bin

I have run into this issue on a single user PC at a site. When deleting items from a user's redirected Documents folder, the deleted item appears for about one second in their local Recycle Bin, then ...
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How to diagnose a failing file share connection when RDP is working?

How to diagnose a failing file share connection when RDP is working? We have a Windows server where we used to be able to access files shares, both explicit one and the administrative c$ share But "...
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How Windows 7 counts connections to shared folder

In Windows 7 I can share a folder and specify value up to 20 in "Limit the number of simultaneous users to" (on Advanced Shared dialog). But how exactly Windows counts connections? Sometimes I cannot ...
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Virtualbox shared folders performance issues

I use Virtualbox for development and I share the codes between guest and host but this seems to cause performance gaps. What is a better alternative in stead of shared folders?
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Win7 to WinXP Persistent Shared Drive getting disconnected

I originally posted this in serverfault.com but was deemed off-topic so I'm posting this on here... I'm currently experiencing an issue relating to shared drives between Windows 7 and Windows XP ...
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Workstation can't connect to folder inside shared folder (Active Directory)

It's a weird situation: The user A in the Workstation 1 can see and browse all shared folders in Server 1. Only a subfolder (//server1/sharedfolder/subfolder1) it's not accessible. The first I did ...
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Connect To Shared Folder When Connected To VPN

I have a shared folder on my home network which mounts fine and I can access with no problem. However, once I connect to my VPN (which I must use for work) - I loose access to any shared resources on ...
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Create a shared folder between Mac(Host) and Ubuntu(GUEST) on virtualbox

On my Mac I have virtualbox installed with Ubuntu. When I go into the settings of the virtual machine, under the section that allows you to create a Shared folder I select the folder I want to be ...
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Intermittent access to a shared folder

I have a small network with around 5 computers, but no server. So I setup a shared folder on one of these computers for the other computers to access. This normally works fine, but every now and then ...
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Share folder between only two servers in Windows Server 2012?

I have folder: C:\Repository\files on two windows servers. I want when I put file on the first server to see it also immediately on the second. I read about shared folders but I am really not sure if ...
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Dropbox to rename shared public folder without losing the current shared-URL

Somtimes after publishing the URL of the folder to many colleagues, I need to rename the folder - thoug doing that will break the link/url I have given to them. So my need is to rename the folder, ...
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Quota on MooseFS, Samba shares under AD

I have a windows domain controller and 4 linux servers attached to it as a storage. On linux servers I have centrifydc-samba to share user folders, and the same folders are mfs chunkservers that ...
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Wrong shared folder permissions on virtualbox guest

I have a centos guest and I have enabled shared folders. The shared folder is mounted at /media/sf_vbox (witch is annoying as I named the folder vbox on the host). [duser@centos01 ~]$ ls -l /media ...
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How to force copy default for drag-n-drop to a folder on Windows 7? [duplicate]

As described here, on Windows 7 machines, by default, when you drag a file to another folder on the same drive, it moves the file there. This can be overridden by holding down the control key on the ...
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Kali Linux with VMware shared folders not working

I have installed vmware tools on kali and I'm trying to use shared folders with kali guest and windows host. When I check in the /mnt/ folder there is no shared folders partition. I thank you in ...
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How to setup share / NTFS permissions to allow folder listing only but with full access to a specific folder?

I want to grant User X full access permissions to a specific folder on a network share. The structure is as follows: Server Drive C Folder Shared -> this is a hidden share and ...
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Modified file not being read over network

I have a strange issue with file sharing in Windows Server 2012. We have an application that's run from a network share. There's also a Terminal Services server so remote users can run it. This ...
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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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How to speed up VMWare shared folders?

What is the best way to setup/optimize shared folders in VMWare for the fasted possible I/O? I'm not, the, only, one who has noticed shared folders are painfully slow. I'm using shared folders for ...
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Share file and folders over Network with Static IP behind a router

I have a DSL Broadband Connection with Static IP 10.10.10.155 and a Router connected to my PC. When I have to use internet with this router, we need to configure WAN Access type is to be Static IP. In ...
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Win 7 Network shares becomes unavailable

Weird issue here. I have a few Win 7 clients on my network that sporadically and randomly lose access to a server share. Other shares on the network are still available, and I can ping the server so ...
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Changing the user group of a shared folder on Guest [VirtualBox]

I have the following folder on my CentOS guest OS, shared by my Mac host OS: [root@server-1 media]# ls -l /media/sf_Sites/ total 0 drwxrwx--- 1 root vboxsf 816 Jan 6 23:53 domain.com I want to run ...
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QNAP TS-253 pro does not reclaim space after deleting shared folder

I removed two shared folders from my QNAP (version 4.2) but the space occupied remains the same. I used privilige settings -> shared folders and removed the shared folders. Is there a way to reclaim ...
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How to change ownership of files and folders in Onedrive for Business?

Do anyone know? I have finally figured out how to copy file trees but now I want to set the ownership back to the original creator of the files. (I'm trying to convince my fellow board members of a ...
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Change working directory to network share

I can list all files in a folder with: dir \\aenw08v401\FOLDER\I001\* However, when I execute cd \\aenw08v401\FOLDER\I001, the current working directory won't change at all. This is what I see when ...
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Is it possible to create a User account that has access to a share, but won't show up on the Login screen?

My two roommates and I all have Windows 7. I've shared two folders on one of my drives, I want to have Read-Write from my actual Admin account but I'd like for them to only have Read access. I set up ...