1
vote
1answer
20 views

Hide computer from list, but keep file sharing and remote desktop service running?

Is it possible to hide my computer from local network's list of computers, but keep its ability to provide file sharing and remote desktop service? (I mean something like hidden SSID on WiFi network, ...
0
votes
2answers
22 views

enable file sharing for devices that ue 40- or 56bit encryption via registry

Is there a chance to enable file sharing for devices that use 40- or 56-bit encryption via a registry tweak? I have to enable this on a lot of of pc's and don't want to do this manually on every ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Open files on network become read-only when laptop is closed and then later re-opened

I frequently have Excel files, Word documents, and some other files (not only Office files) that are located on a network folder (NAS, active directory managed) open when I shut my laptop, either to ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

samba shares unavailable to one machine - not others?

I have 3 samba servers and a user who is having connection issues. He can see two of them but not the third. His cube-neighbor can see all three (as can the rest of us). To further complicate ...
2
votes
1answer
45 views

Windows 7 cannot automatically connect to SAMBA network drive using a shared SAMBA credential

I am sharing (to mostly Windows 7 clients) a folder on my Ubuntu PC via SAMBA. To keep things simple, I created a new user named "shared_user" with a shared password "xxxxxxx", whose sole purpose is ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

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: ...
0
votes
2answers
35 views

Accessing a Windows share with a different username

Is it possible to manually specify the username Windows uses when it connects to a networked share? perhaps \\username@host\... Both the server and clients run Windows 7. Thank you!
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Why doesn't Windows explorer show the file name in Windows 8

This is a rather strange issue. Whenever, I select a folder on my server (Windows 7 Ultimate) from Windows 8.1 the explorer windows shows little boxes for the folders and files inside that network ...
0
votes
1answer
140 views

Accessing a share / Another computer from Windows CE

I have a computer that runs Windows CE 5.0. I need to get files from another computer (Under Windows XP or Windows 7) and copy them on this Windows CE computer. My WinCE has the following Ip address ...
8
votes
1answer
648 views

Windows 7 changes my account name… except it does not. How do I REALLY change my account name?

I created a new standard user account named dm500hd-ag1 on a Windows 7 Ultimate PC. The name of the host computer is ag1 so I thought I would add that in the name of the user account name. Then I ...
0
votes
2answers
87 views

Cannot map a network drive in windows 7

I know there are many topics, all with same problem, but all the answers seem irrelevant. I have a ftp server/site and I am trying to map it to a drive in Windows 7... Whatever I type as FTP address ...
3
votes
2answers
267 views

Turn off administrative share on Windows 7

I have removed the administrative shares, but the shares are re-enabled after rebooting. I have also tried the editing the registry as described in this Microsoft forum post, but it's also re-enabled ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Cannot allow specified user to access shared folder

I'm using Windows 7, and getting an error when I try an connect to a shared network folder via username and password. I get "The network folder specified is currently mapped using a different user ...
1
vote
1answer
266 views

NET USE “The local device name is already in use”

I'm trying to map two drives from a W2003-Server from Win7 with the following batch-file: net use m: /delete net use u: /delete net use m: \\{IP}\srvE /user:{sameIP}\Administrator ...
1
vote
2answers
98 views

recursive file & folder sharing in Windows 7

I have a folder on a Windows 7 Home Professional PC that I'd like to share with the network. I've gone through the process of sharing the folder: Right Click on the folder -> Share with -> Homegroup ...
0
votes
2answers
262 views

Files copied to shared folder do not inherit permissions

I have a shared directory with the Guest account having Read & execute, Read, List contents permissions. I can access files over the network (e.g. on my tablet or laptop) without issue. However, ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Windows7 folder sharing in a LAN enviroment

In my local wireless network, all the computers run Windows 7 Pro. My network address is 192.168.2.1 All the computers get dynamic ip (e.g 192.168.1.3,4,5 ..) from the router (can be connected via LAN ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

Delay network connect on bootup, or retry after X seconds

I have a Plex Server running on my Windows 7 Dekstop and a network drive running on my DD-WRT router with all my Plex media. When my desktop boots up, despite me telling it to remember my username ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

How do I disconnect unmapped Network Login?

I have connected to a network shared folder but I haven't mapped it to any drive. Now I want to disconnect from that shared location without restarting my PC. How can I do it?
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Network shares not displaying under Network on remote computer

Without using Home Groups, how can I have a share be available as read only, without the need to specify a password? So far, I need to specify a username and password for a folder that is read only. ...
0
votes
1answer
125 views

Connecting to Samba shares from a Windows 7 SP1 machine

I have just configured a Ubuntu server at home, which I have named CRICHTON, running Samba 3.6.3, and created a test share, named Media. Sadly, I can't connect to it from my Windows 7 SP1 machine. I ...
0
votes
2answers
56 views

Restrict the amount of space a folder can use

I have a directory I have given write access to everyone and shared it for the LAN (for easy distribution of files within my sharehouse). I want to be able to remove any chance that my drive will fill ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Backup Connection Information

How can I backup my networked drive(s) connection information? For example, say I am connected to \127.1.1.1\Media using a different login. How can I back that info up? I've looked in the ...
3
votes
3answers
275 views

How can I share files over internet between Windows 7 and Linux? [closed]

I want to continuously write small media files (150-200 kb) from a windows 7 desktop machine behind a home LAN to a Debian Linux server in a data center over the internet. The system will remain in ...
0
votes
1answer
69 views

Windows share is not accessible from time to time

I have a CentOS box having a share mounted from local NAS (Synology) and a share mounted from a Windows Server 2012 (no utilities, plain standard share AFAIK). There's a script that does backups every ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

share created with net use with other account than login accout disappear

We have the problem that we are trying to create a share with net use with a different account than the actual login account on a Win7 PC. e.g. login account is "user" (the actual account used to ...
0
votes
0answers
192 views

Windows 7 mapping network shares fails: propfind - method not allowed

I am running two NAS-systems in my home network: One Raidsonic Icybox and one Shuttle Omninas. Everything works fine with those - except for my Windows 7 Laptop. When I try mapping the shares I get an ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Cannot Mount Windows 7 Share from Linux using CIFS: Mount error(13): Permission denied

We have a windows XP share entry in our FSTAB that works as follows: //MAIN/StorageD /mnt/storaged cifs username=admin,password='',uid=1001,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777,noperm ...
0
votes
0answers
291 views

Grant user located in one domain permissions to shared folder in another domain

I have two computers set up like this: \\myPC (local Windows 7 SP1 machine); it is in domain1; \\remotePC (Win Server 2008 with SQL Server - a HyperV virtual machine); it is in domain2. In domain2 ...
1
vote
0answers
106 views

Windows 7 Home Premium can ping Server 2012 IP & name, but server isn't listed in network and can't map shares

This seems to be a fairly common issue with many different twists. We've got an odd environment. A 2012 Server with some Windows 7 Pro machines but more Home Premium machines, and an old 2008 Server ...
2
votes
2answers
102 views

How does one disconnect from a network share in Windows 7?

As a Mac user, I would expect this to be as simple as right-clicking the share and selecting "Disconnect", but it appears we are not to be so lucky. To be clear, this is the kind of share where you ...
11
votes
3answers
609 views

Is there a way to “disconnect” a mapped network drive, but NOT remove the mapping?

For example, when I type net use I might see something like: Status Local Remote OK H: \\server\home folders\me Unavailable I: \\serverA\share1 ...
0
votes
1answer
116 views

Why do mapped drives only reappear after logging out and back in, and not after a reboot?

I work in a corporate environment, where we use mostly Windows 7 Professional computers, though some legacy applications are still being run on Windows XP. We have security in place on the network ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
316 views

Using browser(s) with 2 internet connection simultaneously, but separately

I'm wondering how to setup two browsers to use each own internet connection. I have WLAN and standard bluetooth modem connections each providing internet access independently. But whenever I connect ...
0
votes
0answers
213 views

Homedrive not mapping on 2 PCs

I have a problem with 2 PCs. They are both on Windows 7 Professional SP1 64Bit and are part of a domain. The problem: Home drive (H:) not mapping to any user profile Admin / Non-Admin. Facts: All ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Access workgroup share from domain client

I have a PC at home running windows 7. Name WIN7, ip 192.168.1.200, member of WORKGROUP. The only user is me. My work laptop is also running Windows 7. Name LASTNAME-OFFICE, ip 192.168.1.101, member ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Why can't my Fedora VM access this shared folder?

I have spent the last 6 hours fighting trying to get Fedora 19 as guest OS on Windows 7 SP1 host to successfully access a shared folder. I'm using VirtualBox 4.2.18. Lots and lots of Googling. Yeah, ...
2
votes
2answers
753 views

Remotely close open shared files

I have a Windows 7 computer that is hosting some files in my network. Sometimes a file (usually an Office document) is stuck in the open state even after a user has finished editing it. What I do to ...
1
vote
1answer
229 views

How do I see which user I am logged in as on a Network Share?

IIS on my development computer (Windows 7) cannot access a windows share (Windows Server 2003), so I try to log in manually and verify that the share works for that account. For trouble shooting ...
1
vote
2answers
141 views

Windows 7 Wont stop sharing my files on my network

I'm running Windows 7 and network discovery is turned off. When checking my files and folders they all say not shared, and I have password protected sharing on (have tried turning it off as well). But ...
0
votes
2answers
456 views

Unable to access shared drive in windows XP Pro/Home from Windows 7 Pro 64bit

We have shared drives in Windows 7 pro and Windows XP Pro/Home. We were able to access XP shared files and Windows 7 shared files previously. Now we are able to access only shared folders shared in ...
2
votes
1answer
340 views

What's stopping me granting network users read/write access to a WHS 2011 share?

I've a long-standing problem that is getting me down. My home network has three computers: Server - Windows Home Server 2011 PC Windows 7 Professional Mediacentre Windows 7 Home Premium The server ...
0
votes
0answers
67 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
56 views

Windows context menu option for “Copy a link to file”?

Is there a way to add a context menu option for copying a link to a file to include in a plaintext email (or something that accomplishes the same thing in Outlook) for Windows 7? For example, if I ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

Cannot connect to laptop from desktop and vice-versa

I recently bought an ASUS laptop. I already have a desktop which connects to my router via ethernet. The laptop connects the internet through the router via Wi-Fi. Both machines have Windows 7 x64 ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

I need to retrieve my files in the Network Sharing Drive

I accidentally deleted some file in my Network Sharing Drive. I tried: Looking for the "windows.old" folder from How to revert to a previous version of Windows Using System Restore, but I didn't ...
0
votes
0answers
76 views

I accidentally deleted my files in the Network Sharing Drive

I accidentally deleted some file in my Network Sharing Drive. I tried: looking for the "windows.old" folder from How to revert to a previous version of Windows using System Restore, but I didn't ...
0
votes
1answer
404 views

InDesign Links: Paths conflict between Mac and PC

My company has used InDesign on Windows for years. When they make "Links", they are pointed to a network drive, so the file path starts with a drive letter, e.g. "N:...". We recently got iMacs, and ...
1
vote
0answers
91 views

Windows 7 Home can see but not access Win 7 Pro shares

Trying to connect a Win 7 Home machine to shares on a Win 7 Pro machine. On Win 7 Home, I can navigate Explorer to the machine, where the shares are listed. But when I try to navigate into the folder, ...