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

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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 ...
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VirtualBox shared folder got permission denied on a vboxsf group

I got similar problem with this one Permission denied when accessing VirtualBox shared folder when member of the vboxsf group. Instead, I'm running ArchLinux. As it is also has mentioned in the ...
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Find who added a specific file on a shared folder? [duplicate]

I have a computer network with Static IP computers.One of the computers have a shared folder,which everyone can access without password. Can i find which of the computers added one specific file to ...
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Files are written to a windows shared drive everyday, but I don't know from where

There is a shared drive Z:. Everyday a few files get written to it. I assume by a cronjob, or a windows task. Since the shared drive and the folders in it are public, those files could be generated on ...
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How to make a symlinked folder appear as a normal folder

I have two Dart applications I need to dockerize. These two apps use a shared source directory. Because Docker prevents adding files from folders outside the context directory (project/app1) I can't ...
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Advanced Security Permissions for Shared Drive

I have a large, shared drive of folders that are automatically created when a client is added to software that we use. I want to allow users to access the folders on the top level of the drive but not ...
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Is it possible to access password protected network shared folder without authentication?

Is it possible to access password protected network shared folder (shared by some-other user in the same network) without providing any of their credentials ?
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Cannot share folders in Windows Server 2008 R2

When I try to share a folder on Windows Server 2008 R2, I get following error message Windows File Sharing Your system administrator has blocked you from running this program The service ...
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How to share a folder (directory) with an Android device?

Step by step, how does one share a folder (directory) that is on a Windows 7 system with an Android device? I want a true networking share (over Wifi), not an FTP connection. I would prefer not to ...
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Outlook - Share Mail Folders without Exchange

I have the following Setup: 2 Client-PCs in a local Network, both Windows 8.1) 1 Server with Microsoft Server 2012 Both client PCs use Outlook 2013 and receive(POP) and send(SMTP) mail through an ...
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Laptop cannot find others devices on network

My laptop (1) cannot find the others devices on network such as pc1 and pc2 , but laptop 2 can find them . How can I connect it to the network ?
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Why Powerpoint 10 is not opening a file from network?

I upgraded my power-point from 2007 to 2010 recently. Upgraded version is working fine with all the files inside my laptop. But when I tried to open a file from a shared location it fails with a error ...
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Password protecting shared folders

Is there a way to protect some shared folders each with a different password so that my employees can only access each his own folder and not the others' folders? Thanks.
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How to always share “Seagate Expansion” as F [duplicate]

We have 10 "Seagate Expansion" drives that we use in rotation as backup storage devices. Whenever we swap the drives over the share gets broken. Is it possible since all the drives have the same name ...
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Why can't I access shared folders from host with 1 processor allocated, but I can with 4 processors?

I setup shared folders in the virtual machine settings for access to host files, but it didn't work no matter how many times I reinstalled VMWare Tools, changed the settings for the shared folders and ...
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Not enough storage error using net use command

I'm getting the error "Not enough storage is available to process this command." In Windows 7 attempting to connect to a shared folder on a NAS device. Google searches suggested increasing the ...
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Setting access rights when using shared folders with vmware fusion

I have CentOS 6.5 minimal guest, and OSX Mavericks 10.9 host. The player is VMWare Fusion. I want to edit files on host and run them on guest. I am trying to use shared folders to achieve this. A ...
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Increase timeout on shared file access on Windows

I have windows 2008 R2 running in many VM, some applications sometimes have problems accessing shared resources on a NAS (windows 2008 share). The file are available and accessible (not locked, not ...
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How to check if someone on the same network accessed/tried to access my shared resources

Simply I have shared some folders on my system in Windows 8. I just want to know who on the same network accessed or at least tried to access them. thank you.
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Creating Folder sharing Reference

I want to set up 2 folders in separate locations such that any file changes and edits within one folder occur within the other as well using Windows 8.1 How do I accomplish this task?
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windows 7 account Lockout when network share

A brief idea of the machine setup: Two Win7 Pro machines A and B, with Account lockout threshold policy set to 3 attempts. Both the machines have same local user account(same user name) logged in but ...
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boot2docker mount windows share

I am running boot2docker on windows and I am trying to access a shared folder on my host from the VM. I have executed the following sudo mkdir /mnt/docktest sudo mount -t cifs ...
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I need to re-mount the shared folder everytime my host folder has new files or changes in Virtualbox

I work with a Windows 7 host and a Xubuntu guest. Everytime my shared folder in Windows has new files or changes, I have to hit sudo mount -t vboxsf ... Why's that? Can I automate it somehow? Is ...