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

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Setting permissions for a folder [on hold]

What's the fastest way to give permissions to a user to a folder which contains 50,000 folders and a total of 4,000,000 files? Using Windows Server 2008 r2.
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modprobe vmhgfs gives — FATAL: Module vmhgfs not found

I'm trying to get shared folders working in VMware Player 6. My host is a Windows 7 box, and the VM guest is Ubuntu 14.x I'm trying to share an external drive on my Windows machine (F:) with my ...
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How to I make the parallels shared folders visible under cygwin ssh sessions?

I do have Windows VM with Cygwin ssh server installed and configured and I am trying to access the host shared folders from ssh sessions. Somehow it seems that even if these folders are mapped in the ...
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Can't open Home Group network share on Windows 7 Home Premium PC

Two Windows 7 PCs (Home Premium x64, Professional x64) are in the same Home Group. On the Win 7 Pro PC (host name "Lenovo"), there is an external HDD with a folder containing Albums of MP3s. On this ...
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Mounting VMWare shared folder to second disk [closed]

I was able to mount manually but after restart it disappears. I've tried a few things in /etc/fstab without success. Was not able to mount the folder of the original share at /mnt/hgfs/Downloads nor ...
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“Could not enter folder /media/sf_test”: Trying to share folder between Kubuntu (guest) and Windows (host)

I use VirtualBox 4.3.12 on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate, and have a VM running Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4. I installed the Guest Additions, and added a shared folder: After rebooting Kubuntu, I can ...
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Windows: Stop users from deleting files NTFS

I've changed the NTFS permissions on a folder called share1 that means users from group 'nodelete' do not have permissions 'delete' or 'delete subfolders and files' This seemed to work OK, except one ...
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Windows: Not showing a shared folder with no-access

A network shared folder KAISHA contains a bunch of folders Accounting IT Management etc... The shared folder is hosted by a Linux / Samba4 machine, that serves Active Directory as well. Clients ...
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View available in shared folder

I have access to a shared folder on a Windows Server. I have no access to that server other than this shared folder, I don't even know the windows version. I also don't know if there is any storage ...
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Can I show files on Windows desktop which are in a different folder on disk

I have a shared folder on my network called PUBLIC. I like to see all of my files on the desktop instead of using explorer to view them. The problem is, all of my files need to be inside the PUBLIC ...
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View contents of multiple folders in one folder

I am looking for a way to create a folder that lists the content of multiple other folders in a similar way to what those "Libraries" (or whatever they are called) do in newer Windows versions. This ...
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Accessing Shared Folder from IIS Virtual Directory

I have two servers: Server 1 and Server 2. On Server 2 I have a Shared Drive named S. From Server 1 I want to access files in S using Javascript code. Someone on StackOverflow suggested to create a ...
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Only 1 user is allowed to open shared files in Windows 7

I am using Windows 7 most basic share file feature. How to restrict only allow 1 user to view or edit a file in the same time?
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Users $home folders contain $recycle

This question is very similar to the question asked here but there does not seem to be a final answer and since it is an old post I figured I would start a new discussion with my information to see if ...
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In W8.1, reset or change login credentials for shared network folder

I have an external drive connected to my Asus RT-N66U Router and enabled the Network Place (Samba) Share/Cloud Disk option, this created a shared folder called MyNetworkDrive on the external drive. ...
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Managing users while sharing home directories across servers

I have two ubuntu servers that share home directories. The /home directory from server1 is mounted as the /home directory on server2. I have a problem when trying to give a new person access to both ...
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“operation not permitted” when copying from guest to host shared folder

I am using virtualBox with Ubuntu 10.04 guest, and use share folder to share files between host and guest. On trying to copy files from guest to host. I get "operation not permitted" on some files. ...
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Can't access shared external drive on Windows 8.1

Internal hard drives are shared on Windows 8.1 and accessed successfully using username/password login via ES File Explorer on Android. Upon sharing a WD Essentials 2TB USB 3.0 HDD and attempting to ...
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Best way to share guest folder with host computer

I am running a Ubuntu VM on my MacOS X (host) using VMWare Fusion. I have found a lot of information about sharing the host partition with the guest VM but not much on sharing the guest ...
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Virtual Boxes, Linux hosts, Windows guests, Shared folders and Recycle bins

Basically what I am looking for is a way for sharing folders between my Debian Jessie host and Windows 7 guest without the fear that I accidentally delete files under Windows and have no (convenient) ...
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How to prevent Windows 7 from 'thinking' my c:\ boot drive is a network drive

I've a very strange problem with my Windows 7 SP1 x64 installation. The system has a 256 GB SSD with two partitions, c:\ and d:\. When I create a new folder on c:\, say c:\test and copy, and launch ...
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Determine the Size of a Network Folder

I want a PowerShell script to get the size of a network folder (\\pmintl.net\rbsdata\SPA_BB01) approximately 100TB in size with lots of subfolders. I've tried various scripts without any luck (below ...
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A guest Linux system sees a text file as binary with ls

I am copying a simple text file to a guest Linux system on VirtualBox through shared folders, but after the copy, the VM seems to think that the file is a binary (it shows up green in ls): Is there a ...
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How to eliminate the requirement to lock files which are executed?

I have an application which is placed onto it's dedicated server. It has plugin-able structure. It was imagined as soft which has some features from web apps like ability to replace it's modules ...
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Certain folders on a shared network drive are getting the hidden attribute at random times

One of our shared network drives has a few folders that at random times get the hidden attribute making it look like the folders have dissapeared for the regular users. Share resides on a Windows ...
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Standard User Account Win 7 can't access folder on Vista

I have a home network with 4 users. The network consists of a Windows Vista Computer and a Windows 7 laptop. On both computers two of the accounts are standard and two are administrative. One of ...
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Make File appear like a Folder

So here's the scenario. My company's network has a "dropbox" (aka scratch drive) on the network which we can use to temporarily store our files. However, IT can choose to, on any given night, delete ...
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VMWare and Linux/Ubuntu Shared Folders

I've been unable to get shared folders to show up at all. I've peeled through forums and tried installing, and reinstalling VMWare Tools…then seeing maybe those don't work at all? Whatever I'm doing ...
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Can't modify folder/files

I can't modify some shared folders and files when accessing them from another computer (let's call it PC1). The files are in PC2, and if I open a remote desktop connection to it, I'm able to perform ...
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What is the difference between mapping a drive and simply accessing it?

What is the difference between mapping a drive using net use. eg: net use x: \server\folder and simply going to start -> run *type \server\folder *there and access it?? I use Windows 7. I see that ...
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Local network shared drive with caching

I would like to set-up a shared network drive across a local network, with offline avalability (caching). Basic folder syncing is not working in this case, because it does not ensure synchronization. ...
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outlook 2010 save sent mail to shared folder

In our company some users (Windows 7, Exchange 2003) need to save there sent mails in different, often shared(!) folders. This worked great with the following VBA script in Outlook 2007. They sent ...
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VirtualBox, shared folders and npm modules

I'm had tried to install some npm modules and got a problem: vagrant@vagrant-ubuntu-trusty-64:[path/to/shared/dir]$ mkdir newDirectoryName mkdir: cannot create directory ...
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How to Access “My Computer” files from Command Prompt

I'm trying to figure out how to access files on "My Computer" from the command prompt. In particular, I want to access files on my phone's share, e.g., My Computer\SAMSUNG\Phone\somefile.txt. That ...
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Unknown Contact has full access to folder?

Is anyone able to take any educated guess(es) about what this "Unknown Contact" is, which has access to a few shared folders on my computer? The concerned machine is connected to another via a ...
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Network share not updating when using IP address

Basically, the share folder is not being updated when I use the IP address in the path. If I go to the same folder, but use the computer name in place of the IP all of my files are there. Here's an ...
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Deafult Permissions for Folder Sharing?

I have a set of folders that I do not wish to permanently share (on boot) but rather share occasionally. Whenever I invoke Advanced Sharing... > Permissions, I always get Everyone with read-only by ...
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how to create a send file between shared folder in Windows 7 and Ubuntu-directory doesn't exist

I am trying to create a shared folder between Ubuntu 12.04 server running on vmware and my Windows 7 desktop which is hosting it but I keep getting errors telling me that the directories do not exist ...
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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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How Can I Set Permission to Everyone for New File in Shared Folder

I had a network with 1 server PC and 7 client PC. File sharing from server to client works well. Today I installed google drive desktop in server PC because my boss want to working from her tablet PC ...
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How does Windows 7 store a mapped network drive? I have one that cannot be deleted, and connects in spite of a required VPN being inactive

When I type \\192.168.1.2\ into Windows Explorer on my desktop, it is connecting to another one of my servers halfway across the state of Pennsylvania and I have no idea how. I have absolutely no ...
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I lost connection of virtual box host and guest with host-only adapter

Host: Windows 7 Virtual Box: 4.3.15 Guest: OSX 10.6 Setup: Settings: Network: Host only adapter Shared folders: c:\Share, auto-mount, make permanent Host: ipconfig Ethernet adapter virtualbox ...
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Share folder between Win8.1 host and Ubuntu guest (virtualbox)?

I'm using Ubuntu guest on Win 8.1 host at Virtual Box. I've tried file sharing and searched net and got nothing useful yet. Could anyone help please?
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I am not able to access a shared folder data from a remote IP address

File file = new File("//192.168.1.100/sharename/sharefolder/User2.jpeg"); System.out.println(""+file.exists()); I am not able to access file named "User2.jpg" available on given IP address from Java ...
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How to mount/unmount webdav server directory using Terminal

I use OS X 10.10.1 and I want to mount a HTTPS webdav server directory as a volume on my local machine using Terminal. I found this utility -- mount_webdav -- which seems to work - I created a ...
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Shared folder Virtualbox Ubuntu / Lubuntu

I can see a lot of posts on this but they either don't cover what I'm trying, the OS's that I'm using or (most likely) I'm not understanding them. I'm using Ubuntu 14, and I have VirtualBox running ...
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Mapped network drive cannot be deleted, but shows up in Explorer; connects to wrong server

This is the most bizarre problem I've ever encountered. Summary: A mapped network drive persists in Windows Explorer and cannot be deleted/disconnected (claims it does not exist; net use shows ...
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I want to put password on a folder in a sharefolder

I work in a share-folder. I am not the administrator but i want to protect a particular folder where i keep my files so that anyone who accesses that folder has to be asked for a password.
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Every File shared with same person

At work, Windows 7. It seems every file / folder I create is shared with this one admin who installed something on my PC a long time ago. I can remove them from every individual file, but it's not a ...
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Windows folder shows date modified, but no files inside relate to the time?

We have a process at work whereby files are copied on a regular basis across from one NAS to another. A strange occurence has been recently noticed whereby on the destination NAS the date modified ...