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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to share family pictures using Google Photos, Drive and Picasa?

Google released a great app called Google Photos this year, which also enables you to store/backup your pictures using a dedicated folder in Google Drive. Nearly all pictures are family pictures, so ...
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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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Unable to access shared folder without user name and password in windows 10

I was able to share a folder in local network without asking for credentials in windows 7 and 8. This we use to do by changing settings in Advanced Network and Sharing settings. After updating to ...
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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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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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“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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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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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 folder/...
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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 "on-...
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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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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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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 ...