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Network folders in Windows XP Sync toy not visible

I have a ubuntu 12.04 samba file server which is recognized automatically under Win 7 + 8 in the Windows Explorer Network, also Synctoy shows the samba folders. But in XP the folders are not shown, I ...
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Can't copy files from network drive

I have weird problem with copying files. When I copy file from network drive into C drive nothing happens but when I copy file from network drive to desktop I can copy the file. Also if I copy files ...
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3answers
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Hide network shared folder contents from users view

I have this folder which i need to share it out on the network to facilitate patching from another pc but yet i want to prevent users from viewing the contents of the folder, is there any solutions ...
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1answer
537 views

Windows XP won't accept uname/password for samba share

I'm trying to connect to a samba share using windows XP Professional. I type \\mother\home into My Computer's address bar, and as expected a "Connect to mother" dialog appears for me to type in my ...
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I can't see network files from a hiren boot of Windows XP

I have a PC that has a dying hard drive. Because it would not boot, I created a bootable USB drive with Hiren on it. It boots to MiniXP OK and I can see the old C:\ disk. I can see my network and ...
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2answers
553 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 ...
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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 ...
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163 views

Restrict write or delete access when user reads a file

In a share on Windows XP, everyone can read and only one user has full access. I want that user who has full access to be unable to write or delete a file if a "normal" user reads it. It is ...
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1answer
78 views

What is the best way to transfer text files from one computer to another as they are generated?

I have a program that is generating text files into a directory. I want it so that all the text files added to this directory are automatically and immediately uploaded to a directory on another ...
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How can I share a printer on Windows 7 x64 with Windows XP x86?

I'm trying to share a printer that's on Windows 7 64-bit with Windows XP 32-bit. I've tried: Using the Add Printer Wizard on XP Selecting network printer Browsing for the printer and selecting it ...
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2answers
862 views

How can I open my protected folders from another users account in Windows XP?

We have a network with a server running Windows Server 2003 and the workstations running XP Pro. I am a domain admin but I'm not local admin on all the workstations. I have a folder on the server ...
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1answer
359 views

Windows 7 asks for a domain user and password when connecting to anything but 7 Pro

So I get five PCs with the very same hardware, I install all of them with Windows 7 Pro 64bits, and give each one a consecutive name (for example, PC1, PC2, PC3, PC4 and PC5) with group name GROUP. ...
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1answer
139 views

Synchronize folder on network, preserving hard links

I have few computers using Windows XP Pro. I want to synchronize/back a folder from one machine, to another one. This far, It's a simple problem, and I've used FreeFileSync for such operations, with ...
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524 views

Error 53 network path not found Windows XP

I want to access a shared folder on a network. I was able to share data through this folder two days ago. Now, when I double click the folder on workstation, I have error message network path not ...
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2answers
1k views

Password Protect Specific Shared Folder in Windows XP

how can i password protect a specific shared folder and all the sub-folder/contents in it? The PC which I want to password protect the folder is running Windows XP. My Workgroup are all using Windows ...
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1answer
148 views

Set up a home network with different OSs

Here's a picture of my current network: I guess you will need a little bit of explanation here: I have a router (LevelOne WBR-6005), which receive my WAN signal, provided by my ISP. The only cable ...
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1answer
81 views

What is the correct domain with a samba server?

I have the following: I have a server running linux and samba. I have a Win XP Pro laptop that should access files via samba. The username on the laptop and teh samba server are different. Therefore I ...
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Windows Vista ICS staying local only

I hope i can get some help. So here is my scenario then my question. Scenario: I have a laptop running Windows Vista Home Premium (Wireless and Ethernet adapter), A desktop running Windows XP ...
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Folder doesn't show up in explorer, cmd, and python even though I can access it, how can I fix this?

I am accessing another computer on the network using a mapped network drive. The path looks like \\192.168.0.100\d$ which is mapped to my computer's "m" drive. I can access, view, create, delete, ...
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0answers
1k views

Windows 7 clients cannot access shares on server 2003

We just installed a suite of Windows 7 Pro 64 bit machines with a Server 2003 Domain Controller. For some reason the W7 machine cannot connect to the User shares on our DC. e.g. admin account: root ...
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1answer
675 views

How to stop one machine on LAN from accessing network shares?

I have one XP computer on a Windows network which I want to isolate from the network shares of other machines on the network. I do not want this machine to be able to access other network shares on ...
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1answer
476 views

Can no longer access shares on a Windows 7 machine from Windows XP machines

We have a network in the office that has been humming along for over a year now with this basic setup. We share files off of a Windows 7 machine. Windows 7 machines can connect to these shares just ...
0
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1answer
612 views

How can I rsync password protected shared folder over windows smb?

I'm using computers with Windows xp operating system. What had been done: created a shared folder C:\123 on host 192.168.0.2 and made it shared created user with name User and password 123 granted ...
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2answers
766 views

How to unshare a file in a folder (Windows XP)

I have a folder (lets say, "Folder X"), and inside it a file "Y.doc". How can I share the whole folder, except that one file, in Windows XP?
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How to configure McAfee to allow network share access?

Someone at an office decided to install McAfee on to one of their computers. After doing this, that machine could not be pinged from any other machine and its network shares were no longer accessible ...
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2answers
14k views

How to not require username/password for XP network share?

When I connect to a network share in XP I am being asked for a username/password. How can I prevent this happening. Usually this is not required.
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Troubleshoot network application

I'm having an tough time troubleshooting an application that will not start properly after a move to a new domain controller. The first thing checked was permissions and exceptions in Windows Firewall ...
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1answer
802 views

DroboApps share not accessible

My Drobo-FS is version 2.1.2 (latest) and so is Drobo Dashboard. I have a few shares which I can access without any problem. When trying to enable the DroboApps share (and install some), I can't ...
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1answer
306 views

Why my home network stop working

I have a hub at home, I use it to connect to broadband and then share this broadband among my PCs. Previously I made a home network for 2 PC and 1 laptop, all with windows xp professional, all join ...
1
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1answer
201 views

Ubuntu - Windows file sharing

Scenario: I have a folder on Ubuntu which I want to share over a network (LAN). This folder has many sub-folders and lots of files (~10k). The client is running on Windows Xp. This client will ...
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2answers
1k views

Windows stops copying files after a few folders

I'm trying to copy a folder of mine to my other machine. The other machine got a folder shared. I have read/write access, and can copy files. Sometimes. Sometimes not. For some reason it just stops ...
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3answers
5k views

How to access a shared folder on Windows XP (advanced file share)

Information: Server name: HSERVER (Windows XP SP3 Professional) PC name: UPC (Windows 7 x64 SP1 Professional) I have a folder, shared in Windows XP, with the advanced file sharing. Permissions have ...
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1answer
119 views

Best practice for mounting shares under Windows

I help out administering a small Windows based organisation and they are using internet based storage. The PCs are Windows XP and the shares are accessed through open VPN to the internet provider. I ...
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1answer
803 views

Windows XP local network sharing: 1GB .zip file is blocked; seeing “Access Denied” on copy?

I have two computers on our local network both running Windows XP. My main computer has local network sharing setup for \etc\install. I have a folder with two 1GB .zip files, one of which I've had ...
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257 views

troubleshooting Windows XP and smb

I have problem with mapping smb network shares to windows XP (net use and Windows Explorer). In LAN I have two Windows XP computers. One of them (let's name it XP_1) can map share without problems. ...
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3answers
5k views

Word documents very slow to open over network, but fine when opened locally - on one machine

Windows XP, Word 2003, patched. The issue is happening with several Word documents stored on a network drive. The Word documents are clearly a bit wonky (i.e. one is 675k, but if you copy everything ...
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2k views

How do I check if some one is accessing my computer from somewhere?

Here is a snap shot of my processes running on Windows XP Is there anything suspicious? How will you know if some one is accessing your computer remotely?
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206 views

Can't share WD MyBook on network

Trying to share part of a MyBook (WD10000h1cs w/last release firmware) on the network is unsuccessful. Connected to an XP Pro pc, I try to access it through a Win7 pc. The drive shows up, but when ...
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250 views

Slow network performance in win 7 when reading winXP share

I have a windows share on a Windows XP (SP3) that is mapped as a network drive on multiple XP and win 7 workstations. When I try to start a program from that network drive on XP workstations it starts ...
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140 views

Why can't I see a particular directory on a network share?

I have a windows 7 machine and a windows XP laptop. The XP machine has C drive shared, and the checkbox that says "Allow network users to change my files" is checked. From the Win7 machine I can ...
3
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1answer
2k views

OS X can connect to Windows machine, but can't access shared folders

I can create new folders on my Windows XP machine, set them to "shared". On my Mac, I pick Finder → Go → Connect to Server → smb://192.168.1.4 → Connect → Name / Password. ...
3
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1answer
839 views

Share an external USB Hard drive connected to XP Home

I want to share on my home network an external USB Hard drive connected to my netbook running XP Home. My laptop and home PC (both running Win 7 Home Premium x64) can see the shared drive but cannot ...
2
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2answers
2k views

Windows XP limited users access shared folder

How I can access a shared folder from the network as a limited user?
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3answers
1k views

Permission Denied For Service under Local Administrator Account

I have a service that should copy some files over a network, the service is running under one of the local administrator accounts. Logged in as that administrator I can manually copy the files from ...
2
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2answers
4k views

Logging out of a network share drive without reboot?

I have a small script that runs on each workstation which runs defrag and chkdsk and connect each workstation temporarily to a network share that they, normally, do not have access to. The command I ...
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3answers
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Unable to access UNC shares on XP Pro from Windows 7 Home Premium system - Invalid Username or Password?

I'm trying to set up an old XP Pro system I was using at work as a small home file server, but my Win7 box can't access it - I get "Invalid User or Password" error - and I see the following on the ...
2
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2answers
2k views

How do I share data between two Windows PCs via wi-fi?

I have a broadband connection with a WiFi router. I have installed a new PC at home and it is working well and is able to use the internet. The problem I am facing is to share the data from the old ...
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2answers
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How to logout from a Windows shared folder?

On my Windows XP, I am connected to a network shared folder on another Windows XP machine. I access the shared folder through UNC path, e.g.: \Server\shared_folder1\ When I access it first time, it ...
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3answers
215 views

How do I create a network share on Windows XP that has blank credentials?

I'm trying to create a network share on Windows XP that doesn't save credentials so that a blank username and password dialog box is presented to each person that wants to use it. I don't want to ...
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2answers
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batch file to disable network share on Windows XP

Loosely related to this question Network Share causing Cygwin to run slowly after 'ls', I'd like to write a little batch file that I can execute to disconnect the host from any network shares and ...