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

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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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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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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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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 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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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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dropbox--safely deleting a shared folder to clear up space

How can I delete a shared folder on my account, without another user, who was the original administrator of the file, losing their files? I am trying to clear up space on my account being used by ...
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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 can't I chown a VirtualBox shared folder?

I'm trying to recursively chown a VirtualBox shared folder, but I can't get it to work: $ ls -lah total 16K drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4.0K Aug 1 2012 . drwxr-xr-x 23 root root 4.0K Jul 21 2012 .....
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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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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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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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Navigate to a specific directory of a PC in the network (with credential)

I need to retrieve files and folders from my coworker's PC (who is at vacation at the moment). He emailed me his IP Address, a username and password to access his files. He also instructed the ...
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Permission denied when accessing VirtualBox shared folder when member of the vboxsf group

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 (guest) on Windows 7 (host) with the guest additions installed. I have an auto-mount folder that maps to my D: drive on the host which I can access using sudo ls /media/...
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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 ...
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Shared folder on uBuntu VM

I'm running Windows 8.1 as the host and uBuntu 14.04 LTS as the guest OS. Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.18 is in use. I have two guest VMs, one Windows XP and the other uBuntu 14.04 LTS. I believe I've ...
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Can't access network path of localhost specified with a host

I use Windows. Using Run window, I type \\127.0.0.1 and enter. Viola, a window appears that shows my shared folder, a network view of my PC. Now I add a simple DNS entry to the C:\Windows\System32\...
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Share a shared folder in windows 7

Somebody has shared a folder for me which I've read access only, how can I share it for someone in windows 7? I've tried to share it but there is no option for it! tnx.
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My Network Places XP to Win 7

I am changing from XP to Win 7, I would like to "Add a network location." How can I do that? It seems that they changed the procedure for this.
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Can I update a shared dropbox file while not changing the link?

I have a file I would like to update on dropbox. About 900 people know this shared link. However, when I update the file the link is changed, e.g. from https://www.dropbox.com/s/...
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Can I know names of all files I have shared with people on a network

Is there any way I can know which all files I have shared with others (regardless of the different systems from which I shared the folders/files)?Because, few days back I had logged in to a different ...
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Creating a Black Hole Folder ('Hawking Dimensional') Variant in Linux (Slackware)? [duplicate]

I would like to create a folder that any user can add a file/folder to (if it is not a duplicate) but only root can access... Or could be read by the user but only changed by root.. It is a simple ...
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restrict shared folders on virtualbox?

I'm a bit rusty on virtualbox. I have a VM with this setup You see an icon to access the Host machine, and the C drive available. I would like to temporarily amend that to just a particular ...
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How do I allow regular users to access specific folder only accessible to admin?

I have one admin users. The rest are regular users I want regular users to be able to access H:\business\shared\Insync\biz\somestuff But only that folder and anything below. Not H: in general. ...
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VirtualBox: Windows 7 inside Windows 7: cannot mount shared folder: system error code 53

I have imported a Windows 7 virtual machine into Oracle VirtualBox 5.0.6 running on Windows 7. I have installed guest additions and logged in as Administrator. I have created a automount shared folder ...
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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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Windows 10 can’t connect to intranet devices

I’m trying to connect to my intranet devices but I cannot connect to any of them because Windows says that it cannot find the destination. I tried with wireless and it worked tried with LAN and it is ...
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User accounts on the machine can't share files or folders in Windows 10

I have installed Windows 10 on a Windows 7 laptop. There are two user accounts on this machine and they both need to access certain folders, but no matter what how I try to share those folders, ...
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Shared Folder in VirtualBox with Android not working

According to this I am supposed to see a "Shared Folder". Using android-x86-4.3-20130725.iso (original picture: http://img855.imageshack.us/img855/231/uewc.png)
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Windows VM: No permissions when accessing a shared drive through symlink

I have shared a folder on my host machine (Windows 8) with the permissions set to Read-only. In VMWare Workstation 8, I've enabled shared folders and pointed my shared folder to a network drive on my ...
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Changed or new files on a mapped network disk do not show in explorer even after refresh F5

On a newly installed Windows 7 x64 machine I do not see changes made to files on a mapped network drive. I do not also see newly added files. I have tried searching registry for dontrefresh values as ...
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Outlook 2010 OST Size limit

There are a few questions on here that come close to answering the questions but never really a definitive answer. Is there a limit to Mailbox size, email count, and folder count in Outlook 2010 x64 ...
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Set permissions for a folder for everyone except the owner

I created a folder in my workplace's domain. I am not the Administrator, so if I set any restrictions for Everyone it applies to me too. If I create another set of permissions for Owner (me), the ...
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How to set quota on a shared folder with respect to a user?

I have a shared folder created on a volume , and how do I set quota on that shared folder with respect to that user , the problem here is that It's a shared folder and the user has just access to the ...
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VirtualBox shared folder hangs on read in guest OS

I'm running VirtualBox 4.2.18 with a Windows 7 host and Ubuntu 13.10 guest. I'm trying to set up a shared folder, but attempting to read the folder from the Ubuntu VM appears to hang indefinitely. ...
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Enable (or work around) Administrative shares in Windows 8

So in using Windows 8, I've discovered that the administrative shares are disabled. There seems to be no easy way to get them re-enabled. Is anyone aware of a work around, or solution? I did not ...
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What do these shared folder settings mean?

I just got a new pc from work and when I check the shared folders from computer management section I see that there are 4 share names: Admin$ C:\Windows, type windows with the description remote ...
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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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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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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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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 "...