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

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VMWare shared folders disconnected by default

Shared folders on guest vm disabled by default on each logon http://i.stack.imgur.com/u6ssm.png until I enter (doubleclick) it http://i.stack.imgur.com/VBeCS.png How can I make it enabled by ...
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Windows Server 2008 softwares sharing usage [closed]

Ok, I just install the Windows 2008. In here, I would like to use Win Server 2008 with delphi, eclipse, and other softwares installed. And now, I would like to ask several questions. Is it ...
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How to access shared folders of computers separated by a router?

Question based on a solved question I made before: How to connect computers to a network printer behind a router? General question: How to access shared folders of computers separeted by a router? ...
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How to mount a shared folder on Windows 7 host as home directory for Linux guest under VMware Player

The host computer is running Windows 7 Ulitmate, the guest OS will be Linux (the brand to de decided later; likely Debian 4 or CentOS 6). The hypervisor is VMware Player 4. My problem is: how do I get ...
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Cannot access Windows 7 shared drive from OS X

I have a shared drive I: in Windows 7, I want to access that drive from my Mac, but I am not able to connect to my windows. From Finder > Go > Connect to server smb://192.168.0.101 It asks me for a ...
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How to mount a folder to guest OS

How can I mount any folder to guest OS (Ubuntu 11.04) the as host OS is Windows and I am using Sun VirtualBox? I have done like this. In VirtualBox' settings » Shared folders » Add » Added new folder ...
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Shorten NFS share paths via symbolic links

I have a large number of NFS shares on a private server of mine, and they all exists fairly deep in the directory tree, ie: Share list: /data/files/external/share_a /data/files/external/share_b ...
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Windows 7 Find Who Accesses a Shared Folder

could anyone help me in finding the access logs to a shared folder in Windows 7. I would like to get information like the user name, time, IP, etc. I have already looked into the Event Viewer to ...
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How to make a shared partition between dual-booted Windows 7 and Ubuntu?

I have a lot of files that I would like to access from both of my dual-booted OS's. How do I make a shared folder? Is there a simpler method? (Like some kind of a shared folder, although I doubt that ...
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OS X Lion allows access to all files through Windows shares, including /dev and /usr

From a Windows computer I logged into My Mac after updating it to Lion. I have noticed that I am able to access all files on the Mac (including /dev /usr etc) Is there a way to deny such access?
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How can I create a desktop shortcut from a logon script?

Using Active Directory with Windows 2003 and Windows XP boxes as clients, is it possible to run a script on start up so no matter where a user logs in at the script will create a desktop short cut ...
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VirtualBox shared folder write permission - Ubuntu 12.04

I'm using the following command to mount my folder in VirtualBox: sudo \mount -t vboxsf -o rw -o uid=1000 -o gid=1000 Dropbox ~/Dropbox/ However, the folder is read-only. I re-installed Guest ...
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Restrict access of shared folder to certain network and certain user

I have a router with local internet provider cable connected. My 2 notebooks are connected to this router through its Wi-Fi local network. I have shared access to folder at my first notebook with ...
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How can I make these computers share folders again?

OK, I've had enough of this. My mom's family's business is having problems with their two computers, which we'll call PC1 and PC2. Both are running Windows 7, and they used to have some shared ...
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where is the shared folder in linux inside Vmware Player?

I'm trying to write a program which will copy files from my guest OS which is linux Ubunto to my host OS which is windows 7. I have enabled the shared folders options but of course in order to copy ...
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“Permission denied” error when accessing shared folder between Ubuntu guest and OS X host

I use Ubuntu 12.04 as a guest and OS X Lion on a 2011 MacBook Pro as the VM host with VirtualBox. They are both fresh stock installs. I walked through the settings for the Ubuntu guest to have a ...
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Virtualbox shared folder reading problems from Apache

I have a problem with files on a mounted share inside a Virtualbox machine. The problem is that even though I can see the content of the files fine enough from the shell, the same files turn out ...
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Windows shared folders through VPN and Ubuntu

I use Ubuntu and i need to access to the Windows shared folders of a remote LAN network through VPN. I connect successfully to the VPN through a DDNS service (no-ip.org) but i can't see the folders in ...
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Is it possible to see all shared folder list in windows?

We have LAN connected different OS installed systems. If I want to see all shared folder list in windows 7 and its access level whether read or read and write, how and where can I see? Is there any ...
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Is there a way to hide Share Folder size status on Windows 7?

I'd like to hide shared folders size status in users side. The status shows like this: And this makes users to put more data's on the shared folders instead of using dedicated place's. Is there a ...
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access guest machine from host with virtualbox

I have a windows 2008 server running in VirtualBox and the host OS is Windows 7. From the host OS, I would like to be able to access the guest OS in explorer like this: ...
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Accessing a shared folder using other credentials with Windows 7

I was at a client office trying to connect to a shared drive on their network but was greeted by a "you do not have permission to access" error! Couldn't find any way to enter the required ...
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Use windows' SMB to share folder over the internet?

I wonder if there are any program that can share a folder over the internet using smb? I know that windows has smb file sharing, but it only works on LAN.
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Shared Folder Read-only, but Anti-copy

I'm finding a way to prevent a shared folder from being copied by LAN users. Is there a way for Windows XP ? If there is any good software out for the purpose, please suggest me.
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Is it necessary to share every underlying folder in a Dropbox shared folder?

I have one Dropbox (I suppose) shared between my business account / PC and my wife's account / PC running Windows XP and a laptop with Windows 7. I created a folder and shared this one with both (or ...
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Windows 7 access to share folder in multi domain

I use vpn to connect my PC to another domain. When at this state,the vpn connection is on, but I can no longer access a share folder in another PC using the first domain credentials. It says I don't ...
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Setting up a file share for a lab of Windows PCs with Samba or NFS

I am trying to setup a "shared drive" for our lab on a university campus. I installed Debian on a spare PC we have here and the "clients" are all using Windows 7 Professional. Ideally, they all want ...
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Benefits of NFS-based fileshares

I've been reading up on fileshare tools like NFS the past few days, and I understand the concept of exporting directories, mount points, shared files/directories, etc. However, each of the ...
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Is NFS appropriate for large networks?

In pure Linux networks, I've read that NFS is good if the network is small. Are there performance issues that one runs into when using NFS for large networks? Security issues? Is there a competitor ...
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Linux: Shared and mounted directories

Fairly-new to Linux and am trying to see if I can start getting a little clever. I have a server that contains files that I'd like to have "locally" accessible on other servers directly under the / ...
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How to view my Windows Live Mesh files on the iPhone? [closed]

I use Windows Live Mesh to sync folders. I've also synced the folders to SkyDrive synced storage. I'd like to access the files from my iPhone. So I downloaded the SkyDrive app from Microsoft, but ...
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Notification when someone connects to my PC

I share out a folder on my windows 7 machine. But, I would really like a notification to tell me when someone connects to it. Or I would like to at least be able to check at any one time who is ...
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Virtual Machine (VirtualBox) — How to access files from the hosting machine?

I have a PC with Windows 7 Ultimate (A) running on it. From within that OS I have VirtualBox running another Windows 7 instance (B). Is there any way for the Windows 7 (B) to access files from ...
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Secure shared folders over VPN

I have machines both on windows 7 and windows 2008 R2.The VPN is up and running, and on all machines the VPN network is set to Home, and router network is set to public. What I need, is a secure and ...
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Shared folder between Host and Guest in VM player

I have a laptop with Windows 7 Home Basic and I installed Ubuntu in VM player. Now I want to share folders and files between Windows and Ubuntu. How can share a folder or file?
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How do Excel file ownership and permissions work on a shared network folder?

There is an Excel file on the server, 4 people are accessing it and editing it. At times if the file is already in use, there is weird message that it has been locked by 'user123' and user123 has ...
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How to setup a Windows 7 folder so that everything in there is shared automatically?

I have a folder somewhere on my D> drive that I would like to share with everybody on my network. When I right click the folder and share it with everybody, all the files are shared correctly. The ...
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How can I see if a user deleted a folder in a shared resource using AD?

Is there any way to see if a user deleted a folder in a shared resource (we have Active Directory)? I need to see if someone is removing folders or if they do actually "magically disappear".
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Windows shared folder password location

as title says.. I browsed a shared folder (from win to win) using combination of username/password, where are they stored? I'd like to reset it so the next time I try to browse the folder I'll get ...
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How do I get a fully qualified file list from a shared folder?

I'm attempting to get a list of files on a shared folder (with their complete path names)- for example, instead of File1.txt File2.txt on \\sharename\foldername, I'm trying to get: ...
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Sharing a Dropbox folder with Host & Guest OS (Virtual Box)

I am using VirtualBox on Windows 7 with Ubuntu as a guest OS. I have installed the Guest OS Additions and know how to share folders and automatically mount them. My question is out of pure curiosity. ...
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How can I run PowerShell scripts from VirtualBox shared folders when using remote signed execution policy?

I'm using VirtualBox with a shared folder mapped to drive E:. I want to run a PowerShell script from drive E:. I set: Set-ExecutionPolicy Remotesigned I added file://vboxserver using the advanced ...
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How to stop Finder trying to reconnect an unavailable network share?

My Mac laptop was connected to my home network, to copy files from my XP desktop. Now the laptop is on the road, but every time I open Finder, I get a message box telling me that it can't get to that ...
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On mac, how to copy a networked folder from a Windows machine?

I can see the (XP) shared folder on my Mac (10.6.8). If I try and drag/drop the folder in finder, I get an alias to it. How do I copy the folder itself?
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Access shared resources as specific user

I have a machine in my network with shared resources. Whenever I enter that machine via IP address (192.168.x.x) I do so under a Guest account. I know the user and password that is Administrator, but ...
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Windows Home Group - share library

I don't understand the following behavior of Windows 7 Home Premium: We've set up a 'windows home-network-group" between multiple computers. On computer 1 we have a win7-library with 2 folders in it ...
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Word for Mac 2011 refuses to write to VMware Shared Folder

My main OS is Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit. I'm using VMware Workstation 7.1.4 to run Mac OS X 10.6.8 which is working well. I'd like to use VMware shared folders to exchange data between the ...
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/srv/mm/Music (etc) Twonky won't scan here for media

Is there something special about /srv/mm/ that Twonky server refuses to scan there? I previously had my system set up with all my Music, Video and Photo folders in /srv/mm shared by Samba, miniDLNA ...
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why can't I create directories in virtual box shared folder? Windows 7 host, arch linux guest

I'm mounting a shared folder in an arch linux guest on a windows 7 host in Virtual Box. The shared folder's filesystem is ext3 and is mounted in windows 7 with Ext2Fsd. I mount the shared folder at ...
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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 ...