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

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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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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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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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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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share a drive between two PCs (Windows 8) connected peer to peer using a LAN cable? [closed]

I'm trying to share my PC's drive to my laptop I see the drive on the shared folders but I cannot open it. how can i fix it? And as I can only share folders I can see them in network shared folders ...
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Windows 8, exFat partition, shared. Can not copy more than 4gb to the share

I have Windows 8 and an external exFat disk shared. Mounted on OSX Yosemite, reading files over 4gb is no problem but writing files over 4gb does not work. Error message on OSX: The item "forum.mp4" ...
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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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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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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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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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Share directory on Windows Hyper-V Host with Ubuntu VM

Just installed Hyper-V on Windows 8 and Guest OS Ubuntu 12.04. Coming from VirtualBox, I am looking for best method for sharing a Directory on Host/Windows with Guest Ubuntu. I read this: ...
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VirtualBox, shared folders and npm modules

I'm had tried to install some npm modules and got a problem: vagrant@vagrant-ubuntu-trusty-64:[path/to/shared/dir]$ mkdir newDirectoryName mkdir: cannot create directory ...
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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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Mount failed (unknown file system) in virtualbox in ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 as host after installing GuestAdditions

I am using virtual box 4.3.6 in Windows 7 PC. I am trying to run Ubuntu 14.04 . After installing ubuntu since the display was low resolution i tried to install VirtualboxGuestAdditions I downloaded ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Why can't I access shared folders from host with 1 processor allocated, but I can with 4 processors?

I setup shared folders in the virtual machine settings for access to host files, but it didn't work no matter how many times I reinstalled VMWare Tools, changed the settings for the shared folders and ...
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How does Windows 7 store a mapped network drive? I have one that cannot be deleted, and connects in spite of a required VPN being inactive

When I type \\192.168.1.2\ into Windows Explorer on my desktop, it is connecting to another one of my servers halfway across the state of Pennsylvania and I have no idea how. I have absolutely no ...
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Mapped network drive cannot be deleted, but shows up in Explorer; connects to wrong server

This is the most bizarre problem I've ever encountered. Summary: A mapped network drive persists in Windows Explorer and cannot be deleted/disconnected (claims it does not exist; net use shows ...
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I lost connection of virtual box host and guest with host-only adapter

Host: Windows 7 Virtual Box: 4.3.15 Guest: OSX 10.6 Setup: Settings: Network: Host only adapter Shared folders: c:\Share, auto-mount, make permanent Host: ipconfig Ethernet adapter virtualbox ...
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Share folder between Win8.1 host and Ubuntu guest (virtualbox)?

I'm using Ubuntu guest on Win 8.1 host at Virtual Box. I've tried file sharing and searched net and got nothing useful yet. Could anyone help please?
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I am not able to access a shared folder data from a remote IP address

File file = new File("//192.168.1.100/sharename/sharefolder/User2.jpeg"); System.out.println(""+file.exists()); I am not able to access file named "User2.jpg" available on given IP address from Java ...
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How to mount/unmount webdav server directory using Terminal

I use OS X 10.10.1 and I want to mount a HTTPS webdav server directory as a volume on my local machine using Terminal. I found this utility -- mount_webdav -- which seems to work - I created a ...
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Shared folder Virtualbox Ubuntu / Lubuntu

I can see a lot of posts on this but they either don't cover what I'm trying, the OS's that I'm using or (most likely) I'm not understanding them. I'm using Ubuntu 14, and I have VirtualBox running ...
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I want to put password on a folder in a sharefolder

I work in a share-folder. I am not the administrator but i want to protect a particular folder where i keep my files so that anyone who accesses that folder has to be asked for a password.
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Every File shared with same person

At work, Windows 7. It seems every file / folder I create is shared with this one admin who installed something on my PC a long time ago. I can remove them from every individual file, but it's not a ...
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Windows folder shows date modified, but no files inside relate to the time?

We have a process at work whereby files are copied on a regular basis across from one NAS to another. A strange occurence has been recently noticed whereby on the destination NAS the date modified ...
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VirtualBox shared folder got permission denied on a vboxsf group

I got similar problem with this one Permission denied when accessing VirtualBox shared folder when member of the vboxsf group. Instead, I'm running ArchLinux. As it is also has mentioned in the ...
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Advanced Security Permissions for Shared Drive

I have a large, shared drive of folders that are automatically created when a client is added to software that we use. I want to allow users to access the folders on the top level of the drive but not ...
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Find who added a specific file on a shared folder? [duplicate]

I have a computer network with Static IP computers.One of the computers have a shared folder,which everyone can access without password. Can i find which of the computers added one specific file to ...
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Files are written to a windows shared drive everyday, but I don't know from where

There is a shared drive Z:. Everyday a few files get written to it. I assume by a cronjob, or a windows task. Since the shared drive and the folders in it are public, those files could be generated on ...
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How to make a symlinked folder appear as a normal folder

I have two Dart applications I need to dockerize. These two apps use a shared source directory. Because Docker prevents adding files from folders outside the context directory (project/app1) I can't ...
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Is it possible to access password protected network shared folder without authentication?

Is it possible to access password protected network shared folder (shared by some-other user in the same network) without providing any of their credentials ?
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How to share a folder (directory) with an Android device?

Step by step, how does one share a folder (directory) that is on a Windows 7 system with an Android device? I want a true networking share (over Wifi), not an FTP connection. I would prefer not to ...
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Map network drive for the SYSTEM user in Windows

I have a piece of software which needs access to files as if they are local to the machine, so I just mapped the network drive as a letter using net use. This works as expected, however the software ...
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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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Cannot share folders in Windows Server 2008 R2

When I try to share a folder on Windows Server 2008 R2, I get following error message Windows File Sharing Your system administrator has blocked you from running this program The service ...
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Outlook - Share Mail Folders without Exchange

I have the following Setup: 2 Client-PCs in a local Network, both Windows 8.1) 1 Server with Microsoft Server 2012 Both client PCs use Outlook 2013 and receive(POP) and send(SMTP) mail through an ...
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Laptop cannot find others devices on network

My laptop (1) cannot find the others devices on network such as pc1 and pc2 , but laptop 2 can find them . How can I connect it to the network ?
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Why Powerpoint 10 is not opening a file from network?

I upgraded my power-point from 2007 to 2010 recently. Upgraded version is working fine with all the files inside my laptop. But when I tried to open a file from a shared location it fails with a error ...
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Password protecting shared folders

Is there a way to protect some shared folders each with a different password so that my employees can only access each his own folder and not the others' folders? Thanks.