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Questions tagged [file-sharing]

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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Windows 7 small office network computer drops access to shared folders on other computer

If someone can refer me to a good tutorial on Windows 7 small office networking/sharing/workgroups/homegroups that would be helpful for me. In our office we have just 3 user computers interconnected (...
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wget: Not able to get a folder from ftp server using wget

I need to download an FTP package through linux, but it is not proceeding after this. wget -r --no-passive-ftp --no-parent ftp://ftp.geology.wisc.edu/thurber --2019-01-16 21:06:50-- ftp://ftp....
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Upload file from Azure storage directly into python variable

I'm working on a Python code where we upload into local variables, big documents. I want to put these documents into an Azure storage. My problem is that I can't find a way to upload the files from ...
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How to configure the number of concurrent downloads with Vuze?

How do I edit the quantity of downloads? Not number of connections, not maximum speed, but number of files being actively downloaded? See also: How to have more than five torrents downloading ...
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How do I make only *some* network folder sharing require a password?

I should know how to do this, being a techie, and I have tried a few things already, but they aren't working. What I am trying to do is have two folders, one is shared with everyone on the network, ...
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Mac OS File Sharing and Windows Client (Permission)

I've a Mac Mini which I want to use as file server. I've the following directory structure that I want to share: Public <-- shared (UserA and UserB readonly; Admin is owner) |- FolderA <-- (...
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Why PDFs files stored inside our windows server 2012 file share, have conflict & multiple properties to store who created and modified it

I am asking this question, as i wanted to migrate some files from our windows server 2012 file share to sharepoint online document library. and i used one of the best migration tools to migrate the ...
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Share HTML and associated files without a web server

I have a locally-stored HTML file and some of the usual associated files (like a subfolder containing images). I would like to let somebody else view these files through a web browser. Obviously I ...
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Sharing Mac but making sure the data can only be read

I am required to find a way to share my entire Mac with a potential buyer, since there is a lot of code involved that we want to guard I need to find a way to share my Mac with them without them being ...
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How do you copy a SAS file share that has more than 256 character

Is it possible to copy a SAS file share that the path has more than 256 character within Win 10 or Win Server? And if not, what options do I have?
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Other reasons for “Sharing” tab missing in folder's properties

I have serious problems sharing any folder on my office PC with Windows 10 because: I don't have Share with... / Share items in folder's context menu, the Sharing tab is missing in folder's ...
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I cant ping windows xp from windows 7 but I can do the opposite

I have problems connecting windows xp pc, with windows 7 laptop that usethe same router togother, my goal is to be able to share files between the two. the pc with windows xp is connected to the ...
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Windows keeps forgetting my sd card should be shared

I've got an sd card slot in my Windows 7 laptop. I always use the same sd card in it, and I assigned the drive letter Z to it. I set it to share, with permissions to Everyone to edit files, which is ...
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Error Code: 0x80070035. The network path was not found

I've tried almost every single way I can find on the internet and none of them worked:
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Can't c$ to network share when Microsoft Account is tied to windows login but RDP works? [duplicate]

I've looked through similar threads but not found a solution to my issue. I have a laptop and a desktop both are using my Microsoft credentials to log in. I can happily RDP from my laptop to the ...
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Can't access shared Windows drive from Mac

I am trying to access a drive that is shared (G:/ drive) from a Mac. The windows computer is using Windows 10. Here are some infos about both computers. Windows All sharing options are activated in ...
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File sharing not working, looking for alternatives

Windows 10 lost the ability to share files within your network. In either the fall or spring creators update they disabled SMB1.0. With that I lost the ability to use my main computer's hard drive as ...
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How to share files on all computers back and forth with my isp and second router connected?

I have 7 computers, but I can only share files with computers in router-1 (ISP router), but in the second router, I can't see anything behind it on the network. I have PLDTMyDSL router in philippines, ...
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Virtualbox: Accessing Win7(guest) files; from MacOS(host)

The title is probably pretty self explanatory, and the general topic has probably been beaten to death by now, but I'm yet to get this to work. My host device is a Mac (OS version: Sierra). ...
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Co-authoring workbooks within a LAN without using an Internet connection

I have Microsoft Office 2016 Pro and I'm connected with 5 PCs through the LAN. I used Excel's "Share" for co-authoring between multiple users but there's the problem we all know about. So, I switched ...
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File Sharing stop working after installing Hide.Me vpn on Windows 10

On 2 computers where I installed Hide.Me vpn, the file sharing stopped working immediately. One 2 months ago and the other last week. The last one add all windows update as soon as it came out. I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Network , file sharing

I have a problem that i am trying to set up the network like there is 2 Windows ( XP, win7) and my ubuntu so i trying to set up file sharing but from the Ubuntu i cant see the 2 windows pc,but from ...
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HFS+ formatted drive will not mount on Beaglebone Black

With the Beaglebone Black and the latest Debian image from here, I cannot mount a USB hard drive. Both partitions on the hard drive are formatted as HFS+ (used for Time Machine backup and file storage)...
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How to share USB over samba when I'm already sharing a folder?

I have a folder on my ubuntu laptop that I'm sharing over the network using samba. I'm running low on storage on that laptop so I've added and external 250GB HDD and I want to also share that over the ...
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How to see POSIX permissions on Windows?

I have a CentOS machine used as a Samba file server with many clients running Windows 10. Sometimes when I have problems, I want to troubleshoot by looking at POSIX permissions. How can I view (and ...
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Open file location

I use PDF files to import into our EPIC system at work. I look in many folders. I can search for a file and click, open file location. It will go to the file and highlight it. I can open this file ...
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Share Windows 10 PC folder to User on Windows 7 laptop

Let's say I have a folder, "c:\my_stuff" on my Windows 10 PC. The Windows 10 PC is named "win10PC". I have a laptop, "win7lap", running Windows 7 with multiple users. They are connected on the ...
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I cannot share files between two laptops

I have two laptops at home and need to share files between them. I tried HomeGroup but the other PC does not find the first one! Both have windows 10 installed and are connected to a TP-Link wireless ...
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Port 445 still open but i cannot connect (Use shared drive) to windows server 2003

Two days ago my windows server 2003 shared folders no longer accessible from other computers in the network. No Active Directory Domain, simple workgroup sharing. Turn on File and Printer Sharing on ...
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Windows Remote access and shares issue

I've been having a little issue with RRAS authentication. People outside of the network have remote access set up so people can access a share with their files on. Originally my intention was to set ...
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“ You don't have permission to access the file or folder” on shared folder

I'm not exactly new to this, but this a new problem for me. The shared folder is configured to be accessed only by one administrator account. I was able to access it before, but now I'm getting this ...
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How to share a folder with only 1 user on 1 computer over the network?

I have two computers, both running windows 10. I have a folder on one computer, called "desktop" for this question, which I would like to be able to access from my other computer, called "laptop". ...
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Windows cannot access - Windows 10

I've a local share in my laptop \Siva\archive and connected with a wifi network at the moment Then I try to access, it just comes back with This error As the OS is latest windows 10, it does have ...
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Access Windows files and folders over USB connection

If I need to access a folder in Windows 10 (from another connected device) over a LAN, I would need to be on same network and then turn on 'folder sharing'. However, I need to access my Windows files ...
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Windows Server 2008: Sometimes Windows shows the simple file sharing dialog while other times it shows the advanced dialog

when I try to share a folder to my LAN on Windows Server 2008 Standard by right clicking a folder and choose Share, sometimes Windows shows the simple file sharing dialog while other times it shows ...
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Windows control pannel sharing protected by password radio button

How i can manage 'Sharing protected by password' option (radio button) in Windows control panel with powershell ? I can modify the network profile type with : Set-NetConnectionProfile -...
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Client-access to Windows 7 CIFS shares when configured as VPN host

I have a Win7 box configured as a VPN server using the built-in Windows VPN service and all the appropriate fwd/passthru configs applied in the gateway. Connecting to the VPN works. However, VPN ...
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Folder Permissions (Save into Read-Only)

I have a folder containing files that I would like to be read-only. However, I would also like users to be able to save files into that read-only folder. What permissions do I need to check for each ...
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I can map network drive from Server A to Server B but not Server B to Server A

Ping and telnet port 445 can be done from both server. Credential is the same and I did login using admin. Full control permission to the shared folder. Network discovery and file sharing is turned on....
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How can I set up a WiFi-hotspot to host files which can be downloaded by an other device later

There is an app on the Play Store named Super Beam and what it does is it sends file by starting a WiFi-hotspot gives its name and its password, and an IP address to connect to from an other device. ...
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how to share specific folder to specific computer without password in windows 7

So I have this problem. I want to share a folder to specific computer without password. I do not want to share it to everyone. The scenario is that there is a one computer, and wants to share the ...
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How does networking in older P2P programs like Kazaa or Limewire work?

I'm specifically interested in how a node queries the other nodes for search results. I originally thought that the node would send a multicast message to all other nodes on the network. But besides ...
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How does deny deletion permission work in file sharing

We are sharing folders from a computer over a LAN network. I want users to be able to read and update those files but they should not be able to delete those files. The folder is shared with everyone. ...
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Windows 10, can ping other PC but cannot access shared folders! What gives?

I have a computer running Windows 7 that shares a Git repo on drive D. Let's call this PC "win7". This repo is the origin of a project that we push to and pull from. The network is a wireless network....
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SMB: The account is not authorized to log in from this station

When I try to visit \\192.168.1.x on one of my computers I get the following error: \\192.168.1.x is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the ...
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How can I share folder with password on the cloud

Is there any possible way to share a folder on the internet in such a way that people can open it with a password without the need for me to enter their emails (e.g., like dropbox). I do not have the ...
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Stop Windows NLA from repeatedly detecting local network as a new, Unidentified Network

I am managing a small business network with a number of Windows 10 and 7 PCs. Intermittently but quite frequently users complain that they can no longer access shared folders with other co-workers. ...
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Windows 10 keeps breaking file sharing

Here's the deal - I've got three laptops (all of them on the same OS = Windows 10 Home 64-bit; all updates/fixes installed). To make it more clear, this is how the structure looks like: Laptop no 1 (...
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All mapped drive shares disconnect after application error

Workstations have multiple drive mappings to shares on SRV01. One share has application executables for a network enabled accounting and tax prep program. After a reboot, all mapped drives work ...
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How can I share files between Windows PC and a Mac via Ethernet cable? [closed]

I have a PC for my intensive workloads and a Macbook Pro for my portable "workstation" and when I need to transfer files between them, I have an Ethernet cable which I can plug into both of them, but ...