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

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How to troubleshoot poor windows network drive performance over VPN

I work from abroad and the company mapped network drives / shared folders in windows are access times are very poor/slow. FTP performs better. I'm not sure what's causing the poor performance, the ...
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Increase timeout on shared file access on Windows

I have windows 2008 R2 running in many VM, some applications sometimes have problems accessing shared resources on a NAS (windows 2008 share). The file are available and accessible (not locked, not ...
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How to check if someone on the same network accessed/tried to access my shared resources

Simply I have shared some folders on my system in Windows 8. I just want to know who on the same network accessed or at least tried to access them. thank you.
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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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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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VirtualBox - sharing folders between the host and the guest (Host: Win 8.1, Guest: Win XP)

I want to get a direct access from my host to my guest machine. I'm using windows 8.1 as a host, and windows xp as a guest (virtual box). With the "Guest Addition" feature, I have access from guest ...
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Creating Folder sharing Reference

I want to set up 2 folders in separate locations such that any file changes and edits within one folder occur within the other as well using Windows 8.1 How do I accomplish this task?
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windows 7 account Lockout when network share

A brief idea of the machine setup: Two Win7 Pro machines A and B, with Account lockout threshold policy set to 3 attempts. Both the machines have same local user account(same user name) logged in but ...
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Hyper-V, how to share a disk?

I am configuring a new HyperV server (2012) with a few virtual machines to run a particular software. I need to save a "huge" folder on a shared disk; so I thought of three possibilities: share a ...
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Shared folder “Access is Denied” between Windows computers

I have been trying for hours to accomplish what I thought would be an easy task, but am utterly baffled by Windows file sharing permissions. Please help me. PC1 - Server - contains a shared folder ...
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boot2docker mount windows share

I am running boot2docker on windows and I am trying to access a shared folder on my host from the VM. I have executed the following sudo mkdir /mnt/docktest sudo mount -t cifs ...
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I need to re-mount the shared folder everytime my host folder has new files or changes in Virtualbox

I work with a Windows 7 host and a Xubuntu guest. Everytime my shared folder in Windows has new files or changes, I have to hit sudo mount -t vboxsf ... Why's that? Can I automate it somehow? Is ...
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Accessing remote folders when vpn is connected failed

I have a computer that is connected to a remote computer via VPN. When the VPN connection is up I'm unable to connect to remote shared folders from other local computers defined in my domain (LAN). ...
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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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VirtualBox image not mounting on Windows 8

I am trying to compile Android kernel from source, and I have code in Windows 8 (latest kitkat- 24 GB) and Oracle VirtualBox with Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) installed. Since the source ...
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Windows: List shared folder paths in my computer with associated share names

How do I get a list of network shares on my computer with the associated path names for each shared folder?
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WinCE 6.0 device cannot access network shares

We are using some sort of embedded device which runs on WinCE 6.0. It's connected to our network via domain with DHCP enabled. Now, to access a shared folder of another system running WinCE or ...
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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 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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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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auto-mounting shared folders in VirtualBox

I am writing to ask what the effect of the auto-mounting process is in VirtualBox, and where the folders can be accessed within a guest Linux system if auto-mount is used. I have VirtualBox 4.0.4 ...
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Getting an error trying to set up shared folders on an Ubuntu instance of VMWare Fusion running on OSX

Receiving the following error: Unable to update runtime folder sharing status: There was an error mounting Shared Folders file system inside the guest operating system. Running VMWare Fusion ...
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Setting up a Home Sync/File/Backup Server

I'm about to buy a new laptop, and I would like to turn my old PC into a file/backup server. I have 5 "client" computers beside the server machine. 1 of the clients (mine) will run Arch Linux, and ...
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Shared drive with VMware Player

I downloaded Hortonworks Sandbox2.1 and VMware Player and I want to create a file in windows that I can use to access data with Hadoop via VMware Player. First I tried enabling the shared folder and ...
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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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Shared collection of files from different hosts

There are 5 Ubuntu boxes which are running neural network trainings and save data locally (many TB are available per machine). I can also samba-share the results folders and mount them locally on my ...
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Avoid overwriting on shared folder with only write right

I have implemented a Windows domain with a Zentyal (ver 3.4) distro. I have shared a folder with only write right, and I have set this permission through a Windows PC using a domain administrator ...
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Dropbox sharing permissions

I need to share a folder online with a colleague. We tried to use Dropbox and that works, but my colleague is not able to upload files on the shared folder. Please any suggestion?
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Sharing large files between two users selectively and on demand? [closed]

Is there a good solution for the following problem? Together with my family and friends I want to share common fotos. The fotos (>100GB) will and should generally be stored on my private server (DSL, ...
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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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Ubuntu can't mount windows share

I want to access by termin a Windows share so on my Ubuntu 14.04 system I executed the following command: sudo mount.cifs -o username=dana //192.168.1.4/Users /mnt/ After entering the sudo ...
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Server 2012 Modifying sharing privileges on a folder via script

I have recently been employed by a small company as a software engineer. I am stepping a bit out of my element and doing a bit of IT work for them as needed as well. Currently I am going over some ...
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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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“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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XAMPP - allow access over network?

I have XAMPP installed, as usual, on my C drive. I'd like another computer on the network to have write access to it. Must I move (i.e. reinstall) XAMPP to a shared folder, or is there anyway I can ...
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Duplicate system folder Win XP

How can a duplicate system folder be deleted in Win XP? When trying to setup a network between this pc and another I got it all wrong. Now I wish to tidy up my mess and remove either the "User" folder ...
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PowerShell Get List Of Folders Shared

I am trying to get a list of folders that are shared on a file share. At the moment I have 2 test folders: \\MYPC\Test1 \\MYPC\Test2 This is the code I have at the moment: $FileServer = Read-Host ...
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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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How to access server folders from one account using credentials from another account

We are running Windows Small Business Server 2011 (which is really Server 2008 R2) on a Windows domain network with Windows 7 clients in an office setting. Each user's local My Documents folder on ...
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Where is the icon for shared folders (as seen in “Network”) located?

I see this gorgeous icon when going through "Network" that scales up to "very big icons". But when I access it from the drive and try to customize it, all I can get is a very small and pixelated ...
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Delete files from shared folder

I am trying to safely delete files from a shared folder hosted on the server. However file doesn't move to the recycle bin when deleted because I'm not the owner. How do I force the file to be moved ...
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SUBST for OSX? Error when trying to map local folder as network drive on Mac OSX 10.9

I would like to map a local folder as a drive (similar to Window's SUBST). One solution I found was to map a shared folder, which would be fine but I get the following error when using a local ...
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Can I update a shared dropbox file while not changing the link?

I have a file I would like to update on dropbox. About 900 people know this shared link. However, when I update the file the link is changed, e.g. from ...
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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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Share a folder without admin credential

In our domain, users have "User" permission level, every time some user want to share a folder it will be prompt admin credential to finish, is there a way to allow domain users to freely share ...
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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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Files created in shared folder default to invisible

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1. I create a folder F:\Foo, and share it via "Share With" > "Homegroup (Read/Write)" I create a file in this folder: either by dragging from a flash drive , or for the ...