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

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What does “auto-mount” do in VirtualBox shared folder setup?

In VirtualBox, Ubuntu guest, Windows 7 host, I click this "Auto-mount" box, but it doesn't seem to have any effect. I have to edit fstab to get it to mount. So what is it for?
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How to mount a network drive to a folder?

Does anyone know of a third party (or even windows native) solution to this simple problem. I want to map an internal network share on our windows server to a folder on each of the client machines in ...
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Access errors using VMWare Shared folders

I maintain a Windows application with strong I/O: It holds open a number of files (typically 10 - 30) where it repositions and reads frequently. When running our application using VMWare Workstation ...
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Share VirtualBox folders in reverse? Guest-Host?

I'm familiar with the process of installing Guest Additions and sharing host folders with the guest, but is there a way to do the reverse? I have an XP host and Ubuntu 10.10 guest, with VBox 4.0.2. ...
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Why can't I share a folder on Vista?

On Windows Vista, I right-click on a folder, Properties, Sharing tab, and either "Advanced Sharing" or "Share"->"Share" causes an error: Windows File Sharing This program will not run Access is ...
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VirtualBox sharing a folder

I had to share a folder on my virtual machine, Windows XP running on VirtualBox installed on Windows 7. How do I do that? I learnt about a command, "net use...", but that didn't work.
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How to change my account's password?

I have an account on another server, eg. SOMESERVER, which is in the form of DOMAIN\MyAccount. I can access the shared folder when opening the node SOMESERVER in Network node of the Tree-view of ...
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Putting User Directory on Mapped Network Drive on Windows 7

I want to relocate my user directory C:\Users\Edwin to a mapped network drive E: (i.e. mapped from a network share \\\\192.168.22.9\share). The difficult part is in relocating the user directory ...
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Connecting Windows 7 to a Snow Leopard 10.6.5 shared folder

I'm trying to connect from a Windows 7 computer to a Snow Leopard 10.6.5 without find a way to do it. I easily access to my shared folders in Windows from Snow Leopard but I can't do viceversa. In ...
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Remote Desktop freezes when using MS Access or opening shared folders for a specific user

One of our users connects to an XP machine via Remote Desktop and logins into that machine as herself. She mainly works with MS Access in that Machine. However everything she clicks anything inside ...
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how to deal with shared home directory on linux?

situation is as follows: home directory is on nfs share A: /home/me workstations a, b, c, ... share that home directory: /home/me is a link to A:/home/me all workstations are used at the same time ...
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sharing folders with passwords

I have a Linux box which should share a few directories to other systems over the LAN. The other systems are running linux as well. I'd like to associate a different password for each folder without ...
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How to share folders in home network in Windows 7 like we did in Windows XP?

Since I moved from XP to 7 I don't know anymore how to share folders between Windows 7 machines in a Home Network. When they share the same Home Network key, they can share special folder like Music, ...
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Will mapping a network drive prevent the computer from sleeping?

I have a media computer that I want to go to sleep when it's not being used. Trying to be green to my wallet. But it seems like since I've done the network mapping, that it doesn't go to sleep. ...
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How do i set up shared folders in virtual box (windows 7 host, Ubuntu guest)?

I have windows 7 (host), virtual box, and BioLinux6 (a varient of Ubuntu) as the guest OS. how can i set up the shared folders to be usable for read and write in both OS without having to re-mount ...
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Samba shared folder and permissions (CentOS 5.5)

I have set up a samba shared folder /shared I have created 2 users Jack and Jill, and they are part of the Developers group. Developers have read write and execute permissions on the /shared ...
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how to create shared folder so that my friend in other city can copy the content of that folder?

how to create shared folder so that my friend in other city can copy the content of that folder through internet?Is that possible?
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How to organize a directory with many different file types?

There is a shared directory that is used by many different people for different purposes. Some of the files are text, xml, pdf, etc. The users are in different geographic locations as well. How ...