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Allowing more than one user to have access to a file. This can be via a network share, some method of cloud storage, using an FTP server, or other methods.

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Gnome Boxes, Linux host, Windows guest, shared folder not appearing

I'm a Linux user. I use Gnome Boxes to run a Windows VM at income tax time (and for no other reason). I had this setup running stably since 2022 using an official Microsoft Win10 ISO, my Windows ...
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Windows File/Folder Sharing - custom network path

I'm trying to simplify/shorten a windows shared network folder so that it's easier for my users to access. On the host computer where the path resides, I would like to share an entire drive to the ...
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Windows 10 local network sharing issues

I have a Windows 10 (Home) laptop and a Windows 10 (Pro) PC that I'd like to connect via local area network (wifi only) so I can pass files from one to the other. I have followed this youtube guide ...
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Console not see shared folder with PSexec

The console execute T1.Bat to perfome a "dir U:*.*" on the Remote Device(PC1). The device U is allocated on an other device connected in LAN with RC. As you can see on the attached log, the ...
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With Office 365 Excel Online, Edge iPadoS 17.1.1, how to reference this Workbook from separate Workbook? [closed]

I need help to reference separate Workbook using Excel 365 Home Online on ipadOS 17.1.1. Following steps worked for Windows desktop but not in with Office 365 Excel Online. open two instances of ...
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Windows 10 - How to share a folder for media streaming

I recently moved my movies to a different location on my PC and the sharing broke. I tried to recreate it using the Windows 10 share feature and in principle it works - I see them on my phone in ...
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Network shared folders dont show on other devices until I change the state of IPv6

My PC is connected to the router via cable, it has some folders shared on the network which I don't see on any other devices connected via WiFi, until I change the state of IPv6 in network adapter ...
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Sync shared folder in Onedrive to external/guest Azure users

I'm looking for a way to synchronise a shared folder on OneDrive to a guest user in our company on Azure. Basically, we created an external guest user in Azure and then shared a OneDrive folder to him....
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I want one folder on my computer (called the "Airlock") to be accessible to anyone on my network without any password or authentication

Is this possible anymore? I find that it's the easiest way to share files back and forth at home between me and the wife and kids, but somehow I can't figure out the magic secret. Even giving "...
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How can I use my PC as a central location for sharing data?

All members in my family regularly take photos from their smartphones which we have to then share with others every now and then. Our Google Photos storage is entirely full. We don't want to regularly ...
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SFTP Server force two different umasks on different directories [duplicate]

I Have a File Server that hosts SFTP for linux clients and SMB for windows clients. There are two directories under /srv/fs. home and public. home needs to have a 0700 umask and public needs to have a ...
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VirtualBox: Sharing Files From a VM Guest OS's Filesystem to a Path on Its Host OS's Filesystem Like WSL?

Premise      On Windows, Windows Subsystem for Linux — I use WSL 2, but this also applies for WSL 1, as I understand it — makes the guest Linux instance's filesystems available to the Windows host ...
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Device File Sharing Across Routers

I've read through and implemented all the similar questions but none seem to work under my situation, or im missing something. My home netwrk is setup as in the image below. Basically I have a router/...
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How to transfer files between a phone device and Windows 11 in a direct simple way?

I want to access my phone device with Android 11 (One Plus 6), from my desktop computer with Windows 11 Home. According the "Check for updates" tool in Windows 11, my Windows installation is ...
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File permissions issue for files downloaded from internet / synchronized by OneDrive

I am trying to backup several different Windows computers to a single Windows computer by sharing the drives of the target computers and accessing them from the backup computer. But I am running into ...
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Sharing an excel file with multiple data connections with other excel file

I have built an Excel dashboard. The data that was used to build it is in my system and as the data files were very large in size, I have used data connections to take pivots and make charts. but when ...
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Network Credential does not prompt when accessing shared folder with password protection ON - Windows 11

My folder sharing only worked if it was set as accessible from private, work, and public networks with password protection off. If I enabled password protection I never received a prompt to enter ...
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local user from different domain wants to access share without credentials

fileserver1 (server2012) is joined on domain1 and hosts a shared folder, named share1 share1 has sharing & security permissions set to 'Everyone' (Full Control). computer1 (win11) is joined on ...
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Trying to share a file in OneDrive for several days already, and recipient email is not received

I'm trying to understand how OneDrive works. Basically I'm sharing a file in my desktop, to my wife's laptop which is right in front of me, but I can't see the message sent to her email, after I share ...
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File sharing doesn't work both ways - Windows 10 and 11

I'm trying to share folders from my desktop with windows 10(a custom build) to my laptop (a surface pro 8) with windows 11, my laptop has access to my desktop shared folders with no problems. But, ...
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Have problems sharing an Excel Sheets

I am working on an Excel Book and I want to share it with some people. All the Sheets are linked to another Excel Files, so I need some help with sharing this Excel without any #REF or ERROR in the ...
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Can't share files of usb connected in router as router's admin page has no option to do it

When I open my router's admin page, it shows under the storage devices category that an external device is connected and also that it is not shared, but there is no option there to share its contents. ...
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Block file://domain opening in chrome

When users open any pdf with chrome browser, they can see cnc path and then browse to other user folders. How can I prevent this so they cant open local files via chrome. On so many websites forums no ...
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Mac OS Big Sur 11.7 completely drops network stack when writing to SMB share

I have an SMB file share (Windows 10 PC) that I connect to with my M1 MacBook Pro running BigSur 11.7. Since last week every time I connect to the SMB and initiate copy writing to the share, the ...
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How do I access a PC network share from an Android device when my Windows login is associated with my Microsoft Account?

I am trying to access shared files on my PC from my Android phone using CX File Explorer. Both devices are on the same LAN, and the credentials I am using are my Microsoft account credentials since my ...
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Win 10 Pro cannot see or ping Server and NAS in Network Environment

I currently struggle to get a new lenovo laptop to properly connect to the local network. When I check the network environment neither the Server nor the NAS we are running here shows up. I can also ...
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Access shared folder in local machine from EC2 instance

My company uses a windows server machine with some shared folders with files accessed by many pieces of code. Now I'll need to use several of those code files in an AWS EC2 machine that also runs ...
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Can't find/see other network user in file sharing

My Network have all other users available/shown. However, when I am trying to share folder to someone, I cannot find/search \their network name. Please help. Function Discovery Provider Host Function ...
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Office365/OneDrive: share files independent of a specific user

I'm responsible for a an IIS web site in our organization that has links to shared documents (.docx files, .pdfs, .mp4 videos, etc.). We used to post the files on OneDrive, create a share, and copy/...
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Windows: How to check from client the files opened on a network folder

I have a program that has to connect to a folder shared from a server, and I need to know which files and subfolders it is trying to open. Using net use only displays the root of the network folder, ...
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Need a way to access files of a device through accesspoint

I have a Chinese made portable fundus camera bought through a 3rd party. It boast of file access through wifi. To that end, it broadcasts an access point to connect to. I don't have any manual for the ...
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File and Printer Sharing showing different results

On our domain there is a computer A with Windows Server 2022 operating system. My computer B has Windows 10 operating system. I made remote desktop connection to computer A. There I check the "...
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How do I create a network replicated drives on my windows computers?

I want to have a directory that I can share over my home wifi network with all three of my windows computers(two windows 10 and one windows 11. Right now windows 11 computer is not that important to ...
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How to mirror remote external drive via file sharing in macOS?

I am trying to use an old iMac and NVMEs as a NAS and have it act as a local Google Drive on my Wi-Fi network. The plan is as follows: Get dual NVME enclosure and set it up as a RAID 1 drive on disk ...
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Gnome has a built in sharing feature to transfer files between computers with the feature enabled, it isnt as simple as it seems. How do you do this?

I would like to transfer files between my two linux computers, linux-desktop and linux-notebook. I would like it to be as easy as drag and drop given that is what is presented in Gnome here where you ...
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Windows 10 PC's Not Showing Others on LAN

Recently I have had issues with my Win 10 pc's not seeing each other in Network. Sometimes, you can type the IP address in manually and it will find the other PC even though it doesn't show in Network....
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Sharing a Windows mapped drive over a seperate network

I'm trying to set up a way to share over my local network another shared network drive folder. My server is in the middle of 2 networks (2 NICs) and can get network shares from "X" network ...
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Linux: Setting up permissions on a directory, so that one user has rwx on everything, while everyone else only has rwx on own files

I want to create a directory, in which the following rules apply: One user can see every file in there, open and edit it Other users can put new files there Other users can see, open and edit their ...
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Force refresh on Windows' client side when the Samba server gives an outdated file?

Let's say that there is a file F on a Linux system EXT4. F is shared through Samba. First, I open F on a Windows client. Now, a process on the Linux system updates F. But the Windows client still sees ...
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Windows File Sharing over Switch connected to multiple Gateways

The title might seems confusing, kindly suggest an edit if you have a better one. Here is the current setup. Question 1: All computers are using Windows 10, can i use File Sharing to all three ...
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How was my MFP able to save scanned document to my computer without a password?

I was scanning document with Canon MB2100 and it asked me where to save it. I choose "Computer" and it showed my Windows computer in a format username (SMBNAME) It didn't ask any passwords, ...
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I cannot find shared items in Windows 10

I have an issue when sharing items in Windows 10. When I share a file or folder by right-click > give access to > Specific people and I choose Everyone, I can see the Users folder in the list of ...
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Symbolic link pointing to network path instead of a local path

I am trying to setup a way to have a network file path mount as if it's on my local drive in Windows. ex: "\10.0.0.205\Files" shows up as "C:\Volumes\Files". I have tried mklink in ...
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How do I connect PC to router (ethernet for internet) and PC to laptop (WiFi for file sharing (LAN))?

I'm looking to configure my network as follows: PC to router via ethernet for Internet Why: high speed/stable/reliable connection between router and PC; segregation from WiFi because I intend on ...
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How to add a Windows Firewall ports to Printer using a Config File

I need to create a config file for Windows Firewall ports to printers. But I didn't get any ideas from the internet. If anyone knows can anyone suggest me.
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Sharing an excel workbook with a colleuage without using the web version of excel

I'm working with a colleague on an a shared excel workbook. We're on the same network so I followed the instructions by saving it to my OneDrive going to share, adding his email and it sent him a link ...
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A particularly stubborn case of "0x80070035 Network path not found"

I too must hang down my head in shame and admit defeat in the face of the "0x80070035 Network path not found"... the one from most of these 63 related posts... So, I have a LAN segment with ...
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How can I allow another user to move files around a shared folder in OneDrive?

I have setup a Shared folder on my Onedrive account for my team to facilitate document sign off however after a member of the team signs the document they can not move the document to the next persons ...
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Win 10 21H2 Update stopped file sharing

I have desktop Win10 Home and Win10 Pro computers that are hard wired to my router on the same "home" network. File sharing via network drive mapping has always worked OK. After the Pro ...
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File Sharing Issue

So I am having some trouble with file sharing(Windows 10 20H2). While in file explorer, few folders have an icon at the left bottom saying State:Shared. This is not my OS, someone installed a custom ...
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