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Generally used to share a resource over a network, including files and folders as well as printers or other physical devices

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How do I access a shared drive through Windows command line?

I have mapped a Samba shared drive to a Windows box. I would like to use the command line to access the shared drive (Z:), to copy some files over. Is this possible? I can't seem to find it.
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How do I use a mapped network drive when not connected to network?

I have mapped drive S: on ThisComputer to \\ThisComputer\DocumentsFolder when I am attached to the network, and it works fine. Other computers on the network need to see this drive S: too, and are ...
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How to use Client for NFS on Windows Vista?

I've installed "Client for NFS" on my 32-bit Windows Vista Ultimate. However, I can't find it in the start menu, and can't find any documentation on how to use it. How do I connect to a NFS share ...
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Microsoft Office 2003 applications crash on 'Save As' to a network mapped drive

Hey guys, so I'm not sure if it belongs on ServerFault forums so figured I'd ask here first because its a workstation/client side issue. I have a client where we have windows server 2003 setup, with ...
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Why does my network drive (Win XP) keep disappearing from my Mac notebook?

I have managed to share my server drives of my Win XP and browse from my Mac notebook, but when I have some server restart, I cannot get it reestablished with the 'remembered' settings. Is this a ...
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Using Full Access NFS Shares

I am currently trying to set up a small network in which my first computer has a NFS share going to three other computers. I have been able to set up this share correctly, however I am having problems ...
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What windows permissions should be set to protect a directory while allowing it's contents to be modified?

How can a shared windows directory be protected against, for example, accidental click-drag, while allowing users to modify and organize it's contents?
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Samba+Windows: Allow multiple connections by different users?

I have a machine running Ubuntu with Samba that I use to share stuff with my family's Windows machines in our local network. Currently they access a share for movies/music/etc with one user. I want ...
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Why is my Iomega StorCenter Not Recognized Using port 8888 — Airport Extreme Configuration?

Problem I have an Iomega StorCenter ix2-200d, but I think this question would apply to the Iomega StorCenter products in general as I am at the very begining of the setup process. Environment The ...
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Everyone can access my Windows 7 Homegroup file shares - Even Windows XP computers

I have 3 computers in my network, two running Windows 7 and one running Windows XP. I've set up a homegroup on both Windows 7 computers. Also, all computers are in the same Workgroup. The problem is ...
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How do I refresh network drives that were not accessible during boot up

On a work laptop (WinXP) (@work) I normally get 5-6 network drives mapped on boot, say "M, N, O, P, Q, R" Of course, if I (re)boot at home, I don't get these connections - fine. However - once I'm ...
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Windows 7 <-> Windows Server 2008 network shares not working

I have recently set up a Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit machine which I plan on using in preference to my old Windows XP machine to do development on. However I am having problems connecting to the file ...
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Browsing \\computer\share fails, but net use \\computer\share works?

I've had mixed results with using Windows Explorer to browse remote file shares. The setup: I'm at work on Windows XP SP3 Files are at home on Windows XP SP3 Two separate VPNs are available to ...
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How to link to a subfolder of a share?

On my Windows XP server, a folder called Share2 is shared. It contains a subfolder called folder3. The guest account is protected by a password, which means network users have to type the guest ...
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NET USE LPT2: printer_port

This I understand: net use P: \\SOME_COMPUTER\SOME_SHARE net use P: \\1.2.3.4\SOME_SHARE (the second argument is a logical share on the given computer) This, I do NOT understand: net use LPT2: ...
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Home Network Bandwidth Control

I will mount a home network to share the ADSL internet connection. The speed is 1Mb, but I want that my PC get 75% of the bandwidth and the another PC get 25%. I know that linux boxes can do it, but ...
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Enable SMB file sharing on OS X - “Incorrect Password”

I have a Mac running Snow Leopard connected to an Active Directory domain. I can share folders on the Mac and view files from Windows without problems. When I try to enable my Mac account for write ...
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VPN Like Internet Sharing (Securely)

Here is the thing, in my country that is IRAN there are lot's of censorship on net. Lot's of websites are filtered and cannot be opened. So I purchased a Dedicated server in USA in order to give the ...
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dsm-750: how do I get it to refresh its media?

How do you get the DSM-750 to update its media from network folders (e.g. files contained on the network on a DNS-323 for example) more quickly? It seems like it doesn't perform this operation ...
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Can't open shared drive after disconnecting vpn

I use a VPN to connect to my office network. On my local network I have another WinXP machine that shares a printer and a few shared folders. While I'm connected to my work VPN, I can access the ...
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File system timeouts on network mounts are insane

A few programs (FF and TB) on my windows laptop keep hanging on me and after some messing around I've figured out that it is when I try and do a "save as" but where the last location I saved to is on ...
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Network Storage Bash

I was wondering how to connect to a network storage through the command line on my MacOSX computer, any tips?
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Disconnect from samba share

Sometimes during the same Windows (Vista) session i have to connect to the same (samba) file server in a workgroup (no domain) as another user. It seems Windows has cached the current connection with ...
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Disable Windows 7's “Open File - Security Warning” dialog for exe on network drive?

I have a mapped network drive, on which I store some programs, one of which I've put in my startup folder. Unfortunately, this program "does not have a valid digital signature", which means that ...
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Refusing access to home network just to one user account in windows

I'd like to set up a guest account on my laptop so that people can use it at my home, including internet access as usual via my wifi router, but not access the drive shares on my LAN. I have the ...
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Windows 7: “Users\Default” accessible remotely

It appears that Windows 7 takes a different approach than Vista to sharing user's profile folders: In Vista, when I shared the Public profile using the Network and Sharing Center, it created a share ...
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Stop a network drive from automatically mapping

I have a network drive that I originally set to automatically connect on login. However, now I need it to stop doing that. Even if I manually un-mount it as soon as I log back on it is back. To ...
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Mapping an sFTP connection to a Windows drive?

I'm looking for a way to map an sFTP connection to a Windows (Vista) drive. In other words, a tool that would add a new drive (let's say N:) to my computer, that would directly point to my remote ...
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Monitor the network shared folder? [closed]

I am looking for freeware/open source application which can monitor the shared folder on local network. I did use some freeware application , but forgot its name. I Would like to see who are all ...
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Windows loses login data for connected network drives on every restart

This is a just a minor problem but it get's annoying over time: I have two network drives on windows, each one of them maps a different server (1 Linux and 1 Mac). Every time I boot Windows (both in ...
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How can I make browsing through network folders/drives/computers faster?

Usually when you have shared folder or a drive on a network location, it's browsable through Microsoft Windows Network. This is however painfully slow. Often when the computer or network location ...
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Access my PC through the internet

i have a belkin dd-wrt router. It connects to dyndns. I am able to access my Windows XP PC throught the internet, and i have already enabled RDP by forwarding port 3389 to my local IP-address. It ...
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How can I setup an IPv6 network in this way?

I have a network mapped like this : To experiment with IPv6 connectivity, I want to configure my LAN network using IPv6. Can someone explain how to convert the connection between the Desktop and the ...
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Shared folders and C$

With WinXP in a corporate environment, one has to explicitly setup shared folders and define permissions for another user to be able to access them. So for folder XYZ on machine ABC another user could ...
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How can I extract the drive letter for a new mapped drive in a .bat?

I'm creating a simple command-line backup script to use robocopy to mirror "important" stuff to my NAS box. I would prefer not to rely on a hard-coded mapped drive letter for that NAS box. In the ...
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Make a network-accessible file undeletable

We have a network share on one of our local servers in our office. When users log onto the domain in Windows on their laptops a script runs that maps the share to their P drive. It's basically a ...
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Windows 7 loses access to network drives

Ok this is an odd one, but is happening often enough its getting quite annoying. I recently installed Windows 7 on my work computer (about 2 months ago) and every so often I lose access to network ...
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Can a mapped network drive be reconnected from the command line?

On a daily basis I find myself in the Windows command prompt needing to access a network drive that is mapped but disconnected. I have yet to find a command that will reconnect this drive without ...
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How do I connect to a network share via the Windows Command Prompt?

Is there any way to connect to a network share via cmd.exe?
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trouble to connecting to remote file system using sshfs

I'm a first time user of sshfs, trying to use it to give myself access to a remote file system. $ sudo sshfs username@servername.edu:/home/csg/username/low /local/servername When I issue this ...
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Map ftp servers as network drives in Ubuntu Linux

I'm a new Linux user, just switched over from Windows. I've got a couple FTP servers I connect to on a regular basis through sftp. I was wondering if there was a way to, as we say in windows, map them ...
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How to share outside your network

If I want to share a folder or a whole drive with people outside my network, how can i do that? Which programs should I use?
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Is there any way to stream disc images (ISO's) from one computer to another?

To start - I do not mean videos/DVD's, and I do not have Windows file sharing set up (and to be honest, am looking for a solution involving a program that I could maybe start and stop fully). On my ...
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Connect Mac OS X 10.2 to shared Windows USB external disk?

I have a Windows XP machine with an external (NTFS) USB disk which I have shared. I'd like access to this from a Mac (running OS-X 10.2.8). If I use 'Connect to server...' to connect to the Windows ...
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Creating a local library with network shares/drives

I think the Windows 7 library feature is great - once you understand how it works, but it's pretty frustrating that you can't add network drives/shares to a library. I fully understand that in some ...
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Ubuntu: Mounted a WebDAV share, shows up in Nautilus, but where is it in the filesystem?

I'd like to create a simple command line script that will copy some files from ~/myfiles to files on a WebDAV-mounted filesystem over a network connection. I can easily click on places and bookmarks, ...
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Windows 7 “Backup completed but some files were skipped”

I set up Windows 7 Pro to backup my files to a network path (woohoo!) and chose to backup "data for newly created users, libraries", and my user folder (no system image). All went fine (although the ...
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Alternative Methods of Sharing Folders in Windows?

Hey guys. I'm running Windows 7 and as of now I simply share folders as one usually does in Windows. I then have a MacBook with Leopard (Now Snow Leopard) which I use to connect to my computer to ...
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Can't connect to a share

I have a laptop with a Windows XP Tablet Edition installed. I have several users setup on the laptop (mostly me and my kids). When I try to connect to its administrative share via \DadLaptop\c$ ...
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How can I Map a Network Drive with Password so it stays mapped after a reboot?

I mapped a network drive to a location that needs a password. Now whenever my computer starts up, it tells me that it could not connect to that network drive because a password is needed. How do I ...