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

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VPN connection “blocks” windows 7 computers in network neighbourhood

Using Rasdial.exe to make VPN connection, i am using Windows 7. When connection is active i am unable to browse Windows 7 or newer computers (ie. access shared drives). I get standard error message: ...
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Why can I create a remote directory through Windows Explorer, but not from the command prompt?

I'm using Windows 7 and have a remote folder available. Let's call it \\mycompany-portal\somefolder\attachments. I can map a network drive to the folder root, so Z:\ points to \\mycompany-portal. I ...
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How can i change OneDrive folder location in Win7 to point to MyDocuments

The default folder of OneDrive is this C:\Users\myUser\Documents\OneDrive and i would like to change where it points to this path: C:\Users\myUser\Documents How can i do it in Win7? ...
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“This folder is shared with other people” when deleting not shared folder

After applying some .NET Framework updates (I installed .NET Framework 4.5 and MVC 4 from stand-alone packages), I got D:\934f8a71184fd47ed258f943 folder. When I attempt to delete it Explorer says: ...
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Why can't Win7 laptop access external drive attached to system with Win XP?

I'm attempting to help a coworker with a problem. He has an external USB drive attached to an XP deskside server. He wants to be able to access that drive with his Win7 laptop. He is able to access ...
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How to share a folder between two computers on different networks?

I'm trying to create a folder that can be shared between my home and work computers (both Win 7, not on same network). Ideally I want to have folder on both computers desktops and be able to change ...
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Windows Network Share Issues

I'm having trouble setting up windows homegroup and network shares on two windows 8 computers, a desktop and a Laptop. I want to be able to have full access from my PC to my Laptops Shares and at the ...
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Windows 7 Shared Folder File Control

At my current employer, we have three separate, physical locations (A/B/C), all of which connect to a shared folder on a Windows 7 Professional computer, via VLAN. We have a non-existent budget for ...
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Make a folder “Sharable” on Mac

My Mac got two different password protected users. Is there any way I can make the "music" folder a shared folder without copying/duplicating anything? NOTE: When I right-click and "get info" on ...
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VMWare - Not able to share files between guest and host OS

I am using VMPlayer. My host OS is Windows 8 and my guest OS is Lubuntu. When I go to Manage -> Virtual Machine Settings and click on the 'Options' tab and click on 'Shared Folders' it says it ...
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How to access a shared SkyDrive folder from Windows?

A friend shared a folder on his SkyDrive with me. The problem is that I don't see it in my SkyDrive folder on Windows 8.1 - both Explorer and the Metro app. I can access the shared folder on the web ...
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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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How to share folder among multiple machines in VirtualBox?

Subj: is it possible? When I mount folder on two guests, host sees files, created on both of them, but they don't see files of other guest.
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Shared folder accesible from all over the Internet

I want to create a shared folder in my Debian server and make it accessible from all over the Internet. I want to store them some files I want them to be download from everywhere. No passwords, no ...
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Shared folder crashing Ubuntu VM (Mac OS Host)

I have managed to set up an ubuntu server VM (using Oracle VirtualBox) which will eventually be part of a small Hadoop practice cluster. I have followed along with various tutorials online and I'm ...
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Sharing folders over VPN, Windows 7 does not ask for username and password

So I have to Windows 7 machines and am trying to share folders between them. Default permissions are: SYSTEM John Admins If I leave it like that, the remote machine will simply be denied access. ...
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Seeing other users' folders on Windows 7

Hi two questions on sharing for Windows 7. Question 1 I was shocked to find out I was able to see a bunch of folders accessible over the network, and I was able to access everyone's directories from ...
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Do not allow locking read only files by network

I have shared a folder with read-only access rights. But if someone is using files from this folder, I can not delete these files, because they are locked. Is there any way to prevent read-only users ...
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How do I ensure that certain folders in Windows 7 is not shared?

I want to share folder Then I want to unshare folder/subfolder So, how to do so? I choose share with nobody and yet other computer can still see the folder
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How to recover the deleted items in Google Drive?

Is there a way to recover the deleted items (which are shared with me) in Google Drive? They are not in the trash even. A message appears just after the deletion mentioning `Undo' the action. So I ...
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Active Directory users permissions on shared folder [closed]

I have two groups of AD users: Group_R (members: User_1, User_2) Group_RW (members: User_3, User_4) There are two shared folders: Folder 1: \\server\folder_A Permissions: Group_R (read only), ...
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Possible to mimic Public Folders with shared IMAP email account?

Our small firm of 7 employees has pop3 email accounts and no mail server. So, our emails are delivered to each Outlook email client. The individual Outlook PST files are saved and backed up on a file ...
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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 ...