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

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VMWare shared folder out of sync

After booting the guest system, the shared folders are in sync and all works well. As soon as I make a change to one of the files on my host system (Windows 7), the file on the guest system (Ubuntu) ...
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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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How do I disallow shared folder when user is not logged in windows 7?

One of my customers has to sign very strict NDAs that force him to find a way to block file sharing and lock his office when he is not on the premises. He also has the companies quickbooks files ...
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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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Virtual Box - ubuntu 12.04 -Shared Folders - Host Guest - Ubuntu

I'm using the Ubuntu. I'm using the virtual box. Where the Guest is Ubuntu and the Host is also Ubuntu and I want to share the folders in them. I can do it in Windows OS normally either it as the ...
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Why does adding a router hide all shared folders?

I have several computers running Windows XP installed in my office. They are all connecting to the WAN providing by the building (wall socket) (DHCP, mask 255.255.252.0). I set up a shared folder in ...
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Unable to map a network drive

I set my Music and Videos folders on my G: drive to Share with Everyone, and I've disabled the requirement for a password for sharing (the one user account on my desktop doesn't have a password). On ...
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Mount Outlook Shared Folders In Explorer?

My workplace uses Shared Folders in Outlook to share documents, and I would like to view or mount them in Windows Explorer instead of having to view them through Outlook 2010. They have an Exchange ...
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Dropbox anonymous sharing into others own dropbox'?

I know that I can use the "Get link" function of the desktop client to get a link I can send to people so that they can download the files/folders I shared. I also know I can share a folder in ...
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How to share a specific folder on the network

I was wondering how to share a specific folder once someone on my network clicks on my computer. All that shows up on my computer is "Users" which would link to my username> Desktop> Folders I've ...
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Hyper-V, how to share a disk?

I am configuring a new Hyper-V server (2012) with a few virtual machines to run a particular software. I need to save a huge folder on a shared disk that will be accessed on a “read only” basis; so I ...
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Who's doing the computing on a remote folder in Windows?

When you're working with a remote folder, shared directory, or anything along those lines in Windows and you copy/move files, create a zip directory, or something along those lines on the server's ...
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How to convert an old PC into a network Hard Drive

I have a really old computer, not sure what the specifications even are. There is 640MB of RAM and about 80GB of disk space on two SATA HDDs. I wanted to know if I can turn it into something useful ...
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Listing all shared folders on Windows 7 from Windows XP takes long time

I have 22 shared folders on a Windows 7 Professional x64 server. When I list them from Windows XP by browsing \\SERVER\ it takes about 30 seconds to finish. If I do the same under Windows 7 or Vista ...
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Why can't I chown a VirtualBox shared directory?

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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VMWare Player - Unable to share folder. (Host-Win8, Guest-Ubuntu)

VM shared folder settings: What all I have tried: Reinstalling VMware tools. Uninstall, install VMware tools. Turned Windows Firewall off. Edit out /etc/fstab to include the following: ...
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Can't access domain shared folder by name but I can by IP

I have computer with windows server 2008 r2 and a router works as dhcp server. I created a domain on the server and I created users. I made the clients access the network via new users of domain then ...
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Access a shared folder from Android

i have a NAS (SilverStore 2-Drive NAS) in which i store all my FullHD video recordings. The NAS shares the folders as public. In fact from my windows 8 pc i can access them using Windows Explorer at ...
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List Disk location of shares on server [duplicate]

using cmd prompt, how can I get the location of a share? I know the name of the share, but when I remote onto the box, I can't see where the share location is. net view shows me the names, but not ...
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File sharing user limits

Each OS has a limit to the number of users that can access a computers shared folders at one time. XP has 10, 7 has 20. At one time I thought I saw a site where the limit for most OS's were listed. ...
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Windows 7 users can't access some share folders

I just migrated users to Windows 7 Enterprise x64 from Windows XP Pro. Now Win7 users can't access or map some share folders. When they log in to Windows XP they can access all shares without problem ...
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How to block an IP address from a network share

I have to share a set of .docx files from my computer. They are set so that administrators have full control over the shares, and "everyone" has access to read and execute them. I need to find a way ...
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Some information about the mapping of networks drive operation

The server administrator of my company have created a directory structure on the web server as shown in this tutorial (but this is not very important for my question) So, on the web server I have a ...
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Share and NTFS Permissions Issue

I am facing a domain level issue, the problem description is; I try to create a folder and Named "Folder 1" and share it with every one with "Read" permissions only. I created another folder inside ...
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Users can see all sub folders instead of those they have access to

I have set up some share file for multiple users and allowing them access only to folders that they have access to, this worked very well. But disk space was a problem, so I set up a bigger share on a ...
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How can I share a folder that needs credentials to view the contents on different workgroups/domains

I would like to share a folder on my personal laptop so I can access it through the network in my work environment but would like some form of authentication so that not just anyone can view the ...
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Locking file on samba to prevent edit conflict?

I am trying to setup a samba server following these: Advanced Disk Shares Samba-HOWTO-Collection The idea is to only allow one account, one collection opening a file at once. If another ...
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Virtualbox shared folders - mounting failed

I've installed Ubuntu 10.04 as a Virtualbox VM. I'd like to make my entire C drive an always-enabled shared folder under ~ (/home/). I've seen this tutorial but I'm unsure of the differences between ...
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View e-mail through shared network drive

At my company there is a limited network that does not have internet/e-mail access. However, it does have access to a shared network drive. I also have an always-on desk computer that has full ...
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Sharing folders in different networks with VMWare

I have a VMware host that is on one network, running a VM that is on another network. My client is on the same network as the host. Is there any way to 'physically' share a folder on the VMware host ...
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Oracle VM VirtualBox;Shared folder does not exist on the host?

I had installed Oracle VM VirtualBox version 4.2.10 r84104 on Windows 7.Then I create a Windows seven operating system(form an iso image file) as a guest on it with a shred folder.But when I try to ...
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A fast modern network filesystem to replace VirtualBox's shared folder emulation

My work code repository is stored in host Linux system, and is accessed from Windows guest; currently, guest can access the repo via 'shared folder' which looks like a samba emulation. But, it just ...
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Cannot access shared folder between two Windows8 computers

How do I share a folder on one Windows8 computer and access it from another Windows8 computer? I do not want to use HomeGroups. I set them up initially, but I'm much more content with mapped network ...
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Is virtualbox shared folder working for Debian guest

This is very strange. I'm running Debian and Ubuntu guests under the same virtualbox (hosted under Win7). And the Debian and Ubuntu mostly have the same packages installed. And I did the same steps to ...
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Access a remote Windows shared folder from Linux Mint

I am a Windows intermediate user and I have recently installed Linux Mint 13 Maya 32-bit version on my laptop. Earlier my major activities in my Windows box were: Connecting to internet, wifi, VPN ...
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How to include multiple folders in SMB share

I want to share multiple folders on SMB share (Windows Server 2012). Is it possible to and if yes, how to do it?
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How can I navigate in command prompt to a remote folder which has been shared among users? [duplicate]

So basically I want to go to 192.xxx.xxx.xxx\myFolder to see the files in it. I go with Explorer and it works fine, I can even delete and/or modify and add files to it. The problem is that I'm ...
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How can I create a Windows shared folder which requires absolutely no authentication to write data?

I want to create a folder on a domain joined Windows server (NTFS), which any user can generate logs files to. When I say any user, this may include built in Windows user accounts, and from any OS ...
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How to use UNC path correctly to share a folder on remote computer?

I would like to know if somebody knows the correct syntax for giving a folder a share on remote network machine's folder. Please write a syntax you know for sure that it's working. This operation ...
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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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connect to Windows share from Ubuntu Server using reverse ssh tunnel

I'm missing a piece of this puzzle so I hope someone can help me. The SETUP: My computer with Windows O/S is behind a NAT/Firewall at work and I can not open any ports to forward. At home I have a ...
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Setting up a network drive on a home network

I've setup a home network using Netgear N300 wireless router (using Windows 7). I'm trying to get one of my hard drives to be available on the network, so I went to the "sharing" tab of the HD's ...
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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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How do I have Wordpress keep its database in the same directory as other files (for sharing via Dropbox)?

I am working on a Wordpress site with another person. At the moment the Wordpress files are on a shared Dropbox folder, which allows both of us to see all the files we need to work on. However, ...
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Temporary deny use of windows share

I would like to know if it is possible to temporary deny access to windows share folders for a specific user at a specific time range? Example: Deny access to user User1 for folder WolfyShare from ...
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file_exists() and mkdir($a, $b, true) do not work properly if my Apache runs in a VirtualBox and the DocumentRoot is a shared folder. Why?

I have a Windows7 PC with a hosted VirtualBox (Ubuntu). On the VirtualBox is an Apache2. The is shared to the Windows7 host. So if I use ls -l I see that the contents are owned by root:vboxsf. If ...
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Sharing files from Win XP to Win 7

I have a computer with Windows XP (PC1) that acts as a File server. On this computer there is a shared Folder with some files. I want to access those files in read/write from another computer with ...
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tool to share text file and notify collaborators of file changes?

I would like a tool that will allow me to share a text file with a colleague, and if the file changes, will email them with a list of any additions or deletions. I believe Dropbox can notify you ...
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Setting up a small office shared network with wireless tv

Recently my brother asked me to help him set up a shared network for his small business. Some of the stuff he was asking for seems reasonable, but other things I'm not sure where to begin. He has ...
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How to access shared folders set up on Windows 7 using a Windows 8 machine?

I set up several shared drives and folders on my Win 7 machines, so that any new machine running Win 7 with the same user name and password log in can use those drives and folders. But on Win 8, I ...