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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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Downgrade User Profile from Domain to Workgroup

I'm doing some one-off IT maintenance for a very small business <15 employees I moved all their e-mail to Microsoft Office365, and all of their shared network files to Microsoft SharePoint Online. ...
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Sharing home network with a router

I have an old router and decided to share network with two computers with a work group on windows. The wifi radio is shut and they communicating through the Ethernet ports on the router. The question ...
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windows 8 password protected sharing - workgroup (confuse)

I am not sure if this is the correct understanding and behavior in a workgroup. compA/folderA shared with user compA/userA If password protected sharing is turn on in compA 1) when compB try to ...
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Alter from workgroup to domain to workgroup again

I have a few user accounts on my computer (windows 7) and currently have it in a workgroup. When I change it into domain and then change back to workgroup, will the former mentioned user accounts be ...
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Remote Desktop Connection to a home computer from work

Can you remotely connect to a computer that's set on a workgroup if your laptop is on the same workgroup but on a different network?
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How to change workgroup on Sharp MX-5001N MFP?

I am the IT admin for a small business and we're trying to get our Sharp MX-5001N MFP to scan to a network drive on a Windows 7 domain using Small Business Server 2011. After meticulously ...
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PC can see server in the same workgroup, but cannot access its drives

The bounty expired yesterday, but I will not be awarding it as no answer has solved my problem. Would anyone like to try to help? I just want to set up workgroup (not homegroup, as they require ...
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Accessing samba file server on external subnet through router(s)

I have the current general setup: Internet | modem | \--Router1 (10.0.0.1/16) | \--Client(s) (10.0.1-225.3-225) \--Router2 (198.168.1.1/24, 10.0.0.2) | ...
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RoboCopy unable to copy between a server on a domain to a computer in a workgroup

I have a RoboCopy problem and here is the scenario. My server is running Windows Server Essentials 2012 R2. My laptop is running Windows 10 Technical Preview. The server is running as a domain ...
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Workgroup Logon

I have a two XP SP3 PC's in a LAN which: Are on their own Workgroups. Have NetBIOS over TCP/IP enabled. Have the windows (or 3rd party) firewall disabled. Have file and printer sharing installed and ...
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Windows cannot access \\[other computer] error code 0x80004005

I have two windows machine on a home wired network, one running windows 7 (I will call it w7 from now on) and one running windows 8.1 (I will call it w8 from now on). Both machines could access each ...
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Why can I not access files on another computer on my network?

I have set up the workgroup all to the same word, for this I'll replace it with SUPERUSER. When I try to access files from another computer which is also on SUPERUSER, a pop up comes up and says: ...
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System name appearing as Domain name

There is a workgroup in my institution and I added all the needed systems to it. There is a server in it and a folder in the server is shared in the network, to share files between different systems. ...
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Add a local vs add a network printer — difference?

I'm puzzled as to how "add a local printer" and "add a network, wireless or bluetooth printer" are different. Under "Add a local printer", I can use an existing port or create a new port, under which ...
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Need help to Deploy Windows7 image in a workgroup

I am maintaining a windows 7 workgroup of around 50 PC's (in one room, and multiple rooms like this) in an educational institute. All hardware platforms are identical. No server. all in one workgroup ...
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Identify an unknown windows workgroup ip address

In our small company network sometimes an unknown windows workgroup appears. I'm know the name of this workgroup but have no further information about this. I do not have admin rights in the network, ...
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Windows Enterprise Authentication without Domain Binding

Is there a method for authenticating a windows 7 enterprise installation against a local KMS server without removing it from its workgroup?
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(How) can I join a workgroup while remaining on a domain in Windows 7?

I learned (the hard way) that joining a workgroup while on a domain removes you from a domain. I need the computer connected to the domain so it can connect it's internet, but I would like to ...
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Connect to Hyper V running in Windows 8 from a different Windows 8 machine in a homegroup

I have 2 computers with Windows 8.1 Pro in a Homegroup. Computer A has Hyper-V installed with several VM's. Computer B just has the management tools, including Hyper-V Manager. I am trying to ...
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Changing windows 8 workgroup name has locked me out

I was trying to set up a workgroup for a windows 8 machine and an xp machine. I changed the workgroup name of the xp machine and restarted. I then changed the workgroup name of the windows 8 machine ...
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Access of Work-Group

I am using Windows 7 Ultimate. I have four PCs in "ABCD" work-group. I want access all four PCs from each other. But I don't want some one can access those PCs of "ABCD" workgroup from another ...
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Are there any security concerns when using Windows' default workgroup?

Are there any security concerns one should be aware of if you're using Windows' default workgroup as the workgroup? (Or is worrying just tinfoiling?) Should it be commonplace to rename the workgroup ...
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Do I need to set up a HomeGroup, a Workgroup or Domain?

I have 6 PCs. All 6 PCs have Windows 7 Ultimate OS Installed. I want to create a Network and have control on all systems. It should be 1+5. i.e. One should be the Main system. The rest of the 5 PCs ...
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Windows 8.1 batch checking if computer is part of a workgroup and changing if necessary

I've got SYSTEMINFO | FIND /I "DOMAIN:" which displays if it's part of a Domain or Workgroup. But I'm trying to figure out how to take the result of that and if it's anything other than Company.LLC to ...
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Joining Windows domain or workgroup depending on user account?

I know that a single Windows (I'm using 8.1) computer can either be in a Domain or in a workgroup, but not both. My home computer with my peronal user account is not in a domain, but in a workgroup ...
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Unused port on Linksys 5 port workgroup hub still blinks even with nothing connected to it

The light on port 5 on the Ethernet hub will continue to blink green as long as the power is on. I have removed the power for 30 seconds and inserted the power cable again without any change. Model ...
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Win 7 how to access a shared folder with restricted access

I have seen many answers to various flavours of this question but no one gives a clear answer to a clear question. I would ask that any answer not generalize. Thanks! A 3 computer, peer to peer, ...
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How does machine name resolution work when not on a domain?

I've got 4 Windows machines (3 x Win7, 1 x WinXP) and various other devices on my home network, using a Linksys WRT54 wireless router. I don't have a domain server, and I have had issues with some of ...
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Distribute password across PCs in a workgroup

I would like to distribute new password for a specific user for all or some PCs which are part of a private work group. Is there a way to set this up? All PCs are running Windows 7.
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Group ownership in linux

I wondered why a non-root user cannot create a custom group and invite collaborators to that group. Say alice coops with bob, then alice wants to create a directory that only alice and bob can read ...
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Client machine cannot see server, non-domain

Windows 7 client machine cannot see the Server 2012 R2 machine. Network Discovery and File & Print Sharing are both on for the server. Both can ping each other. Client needs to access a licence ...
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Windows XP Domain password

I changed the computer properties so that it doesn't log onto a domain anymore, but unfortunately I restarted the computer before I added a new user. Now, I am faced with a logon screen (not the ...
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use work laptop at home

I use work laptop at home and it always connects to the work domain abc.xyz.com even at home. since I access personal stuff and open some websites which are not allowed at work like facebook, twitter, ...
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How to track rogue workgroups or domains

I have a strong feeling one of our desktop support techs is doing this, but I want to see if I can track this down before I start accusing people. I just dont know how... While logging into a local ...
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Windows 2003 VM drops out of domain

A customer of ours is cloning a domain-joined Windows 2003 VM, changes its IP but leaves it with the same hostname (using sysprep). It still retains connectivity to the same domain controller. What ...
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My workgroup only works one-way

I created a workgroup containing one desktop computer and four notebooks, all running Windows 7 Ultimate with ESET Smart Security 5 (except for one of the notebooks, which is actually running no ...
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How to see list of current connected pc to network?

I want to list the computers that are connected to network in which I am connected. Anyone know that how to do so ? I need this help soon, because I have made my connection open/ password free to ...
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Why was Windows for Workgroups 3.11 available for quite a long time?

As far as I know, Windows for Workgroups 3.11 was released before Windows 95, and went obsolete on the last day of 2001. However, it was still made available until November 2008. Why was that so? I ...
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Can an iMac connect to a Windows 7 or 8 PC via Network in the Finder

I can see my Windows 8 computer when I click on Network in Finder. When I select the Win 8 system it asks for a password. When I enter the same password that I have set up to login to Windows it ...
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PC is not detected in network

One of my windows XP PCs cannot be accessed from any other PC in the network.The network is configured by using Workgroup. If I access PC by using pcname from Run such as \\pcname\, an error comes ...
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How can I password-protect a Mac shared folder on a Windows workgroup?

We have a Mac-mini running 10.5.8 which already acts as a fileserver for our simple Windows (mixed XP/Vista) workgroup. The Mac-mini is on the same workgroup and the files are shared via SMB, FTP, and ...
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Windows 7: How to switch between Home Network, Work Network, and Public Network when not connected

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium on a laptop which I attach to a network using Wi-Fi both at home (where my network connection is configured as a Home Network) as well as in a classroom where I ...
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Removing sharing account folder from workgroup network sharing in windows 7

I have enabled network sharing for my printer and public folder in my workgroup network, which is required for me to share. But my account folder is also got shared over the same workgroup network, ...
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emacs workgroups and interpreters

I have installed workgroups2 from melpa and am trying to configure my ideal workgroups. For my first work group, I wish to have 4 windows. In the first window will by an R script (code written in R) ...
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emacs prefix key and workgroups2

I am trying to use workgroups2 which I installed from the builtin emacs package manager elpa. From the readme file: Most commands are bound to both <prefix> <key> and <prefix> ...
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Windows 8 login not working on shared folder using Ubuntu with SAMBA

I have a computer acting as a local web development server using Ubuntu 12 with the desktop GUI. I am using SAMBA to share a folder in /var/www (i know this is not advised but it is sharing and this ...
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Non-domain computer authenticating on a domain computer to use SMB/CIFS shares

Long story short: One of my home servers has a share called "Profiles", in which everyone here has their own folder (of which they can only access) they can use to sync or backup their Windows profile ...
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Workgroup connection: You may not have permission

I have two Windows XP computers connected through an Ad-Hoc network, computer A creates the network and B connects to it. Both computers are on the Mshome network and have file and printer sharing ...
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Same computer in same workgroup listed twice with two different names

4 computers named C1, C2, C3, C4 (ALL WINXP SP3) with IP addresses assigned by router DHCP 1 workgroup named OFFICE 1 NAS (QNAP) My OFFICE workgroup shows following computers: C1, C2, C3, C4, NAS ...