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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 to open default share C$ in Windows 10 home?

I would like to be able to connect remotely to \\myw10pc\c$\ (Windows 10 Home x64, v 1709) from another PC on the LAN, but I am not having success - any username I try (e.g. .\conrad, myw10pc\conrad, ...
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Windows 10 Home PC cannot access shared folder on Windows 7 Home Premium Laptop

I have a PC whose name is A-PC, operating system is Windows 10 Home 64-bit and workgroup is WORKGROUP. It is connected to my Router wired. To login I use ChumbA username and PasswordA password; ...
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Can not connect to share (system error 1272)

Since some time I can not connect to a local samba share anymore. When I try to access \\<server ip>\drive, I get the following dialog: When connecting using the command line, using the command ...
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Map a drive in Windows using different credentials

I have 2 networked computers C1 and C2 using same login credentials. Because they are using same credentials, I can access shared folders on C1 from C2 without entering credentials. The problem is I ...
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Migrating mapped drives to another computer

What is the easiest way to copy mapped network drives from one Windows PC to another Windows PC? Both PCs are on the same network. I was thinking about creating a script to do it, but is there an ...
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Laptop/Desktop will not recognize homegroup on each other (wireless)

I'm having difficulty connecting my HP desktop and my Lenovo laptop (both running Windows 10 Home 1709) through Homegroup on a wireless connection. Both the Advanced Sharing settings are set to: ...
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How to grant access to a share to Local System

I have a program that runs as a service under the "Local System" account on a Windows Server 2008. This program needs to move files out of a share. This share is on the same server as the service. ...
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Windows 7 Home Premium folder sharing fails for Guest or anonymous access

Problem: our Windows 7 Home Premium PC no longer provides shared folder access over the network to non-password protected accounts, especially the Guest account. Until the last week or so this was ...
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Fresh Installs of Windows 10 Break SMB1 Scanning to Shared Folders

On the latest Windows 10, I cannot do SMB scans to shared folders from any of our various network scanners at multiple companies. If you freshly install the latest Windows 10, it breaks backwards ...
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Why I cannot ping the ip after I bridged them?

I made my raspberry pi into a router. The eth0 is connected with internet, while the wlan0 is served as an accessible point. So I created a br0, then addif both eth0 and wlan0 to br0. Started dhcpd(...
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mount network share over wmic

hostnames: srv1, srv2, srv3 When opening a powershell on srv2, I can mount a remote network drive on srv3 successfully with this command: PS > hostname srv2 PS > net use Z: \\srv3\c /user:...
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Access denied for Network Share using Windows DIR, but allowed for Windows Explorer

I work in an large, Windows-centric enterprise that relies on network shared drives. My experience for years has been that if Windows Explorer can display the folder contents of a network shared ...
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Create Symbolic Link on network share pointing to another share

I am looking to create a symbolic link on the network share pointing to another network share mklink /D \\Company.com\NY\data\link \\company.com\hr\application\data\ Is that possible? I tried it and ...
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Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) service stuck at starting [duplicate]

I'm used to use this service because I like to use my wireless card as a hotspot, but since yesterday the service doesn't start anymore. The last time I tried to enable connection sharing, COM ...
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Networking issues - Ubuntu 16 home server network

I just setup an ubuntu server machine I'm having issues connecting to it on my home network.. I can connect to it just fine via ssh from a mac but pinging it results in a timeout. Tried another local ...
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Is it bad practice to have one user own every file/directory on a share?

I am restructuring a messy Windows Server 2012 share that I have. I want to use iCacls to write a .bat script so that I can set ntfs permissions to be as restrictive as possible, and then ...
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Windows issues : Access Network Drive

Here is my problem: I can not access a network drive from my pc under windows 7. The PC and my profil are in a domain. When I connect with the same profile on a TSE, my network drive works. When I ...
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Windows 7 computer forgets one of its administrative share after restart

This computer is used for 5 years or more, OS: Windows 7. Since a few weeks the computer forgets one of its administrative shares after restart. I can re-add the share using net share g$=g:\ /...
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Windows File Share Not Accessible From Only One Specific Machine On Network

I have a WD 'My Cloud' NAS device on my home network. It is configured to share files at '\\Nas\'. I also have several other devices on my network Desktop PC (RobsPc) Laptop PC (RobsLaptop) ...
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Windows 10 shared drives only being detected by certain machines

The problem: I'm attempting to create a file server in my room. I have a desktop running Windows 10 with three hard drives: the internal C drive, another internal drive, and a portable USB drive. ...
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Can't access Samba share on a different LAN

I have two different LANs in my home network, 192.168.0.1 (modem/switch) and 192.168.1.1 (router). A switch is connected to the modem, it provides access to my PC, that's the 192.168.0.0/24 range. ...
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Force see drive letter as local disk

Please note: even if I am mentioning macOS in this question the issue is not related to it. Some background My computer has two operating systems: macOS 10.12.6 Sierra and Windows 10. Disk drives ...
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Lost connection to shared VirtualBox Ubuntu folder from host Windows 10 PC

The Problem I have Samba shared folders on Ubuntu Server 16.04 that runs in VirtualBox on a Windows 10 PC. It was working for the last couple of weeks but now I can't connect from the Windows PC. The ...
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Search contents of locally saved emails

We're having a bit of a mailbox cleanup and one of the problems we're trying to resolve is the ability to search the contents of emails once they are saved on a network drives. We don't want to be ...
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Unable to access SMB shares since latest Windows upgrade 1709

Since latest update i can't access remote SMB shares. Previously, i simply used \\my_ip in explorer to list them (then i eventually supply credentials and it was ok). But now, i have an error message "...
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how to know the capacity of a shared drive

I'm working on a network of Windows-10 computers. I have access to other computers' C:-drives, using the IP address, followed by "C$": in Windows Explorer, I type "\\10.10.10.1\C$", and as this C:-...
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Fedora 26 won't show thumbnails for image and media files on network drives

I've just installed Fedora 26 on my laptop and everything works perfectly fine, just as expected, except one thing: thumbnails for images, videos and and audio files don't show up on network drives. ...
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Windows 10: Small office network issues

Introduction Hello Superusers, Kaboom here with a bit of a pickle for you. I work in a small office that has a bunch of PC's in place running windows 10 (some pro, some home, bleh) and they have a ...
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showmount -e nfs_server_hostname does not show all the available mounts for a client, but why?

NFS_Server is a DataDomain Client is RHEL 7.3 I run a below command to show available NFS shared for my client system from NFS_server, however, I do not see all the share available to mount. # ...
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Windows 10 will not forget network drive passwords. No standard solutions seem to work

I'm still automatically connected when I restart the computer. Commands like use * /del and net use * /d /y just return "There are no entries in the list" (and "net use" returns an empty list). In ...
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Generate Windows network location awareness (NLA) provider

Is there a way to provide network location awareness without a router or domain controller server? I just connected two (Windows 7) computers (workstation and backup) via gigabit LAN cable. (Don’t ...
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How to add domain user to existing shared folder shared tab (permissions) using command line?

I have multiple shared folders on server (windows server 2008) which are shared for multiple users. My problem is I want to add give access of few folders to newly created domain user. Now there are ...
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How can I change my user credentials for accessing shared folders from a Linux machine?

In our office we are using shared folders at different hierarchy levels. I need to jump between (for example) being "martin" and "admin". Also this is useful when I make a typo in my password and need ...
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Copying a shared folder that exceeds 255 chars in VmWare Workstation

I want to transfer files from the guest to the host, however the guest Windows OS complains about the file path being too long. Host is also Windows by the way. Is there any other way I can copy the ...
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Delete login credetials on network folder (windows 10)

I have a network folder. The login credentials changed, and I can't reenter them. I tryed google the solution but net use * /d is not working. It deletes the cache, but then black magic happens, and ...
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Share folder with specific users from other machines without creating another account in the sharing PC?

I researched the site and I know you have the same account on the PC that is going to share the files in order to share only to specific accounts, but this seems messy to me. Imagine you can share a ...
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How to open UNC path from run dialog box as a specific user?

When i use \computer\path in run box, folder opens directly without asking me which user I want to access the folder as... have two computers A and B with administrators X and Y respectively, the ...
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What is NIS (network Information Service) and why do large organizations use it?

I am curious what NIS (Network Information Service) is and why do large organizations use it? From what I know it is a way for people to log in on their account from another computer. What is an ...
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Mount network share and merge with existing files in mount point

I have a program running on a Raspberry Pi 3 (Rasbian Jesse) that drops files in a directory called /mount-point. At bootup, I am mounting a windows share called /incoming to /mount-point. There is a ...
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Connect windows machine to Linux VPS

I have setup a VPS running debian to host some websites and other applications. For one of the projects that I am working on I need to allow users on windows PC's to connect to a folder on the VPS ...
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Shared printer as local printer in Windows

I want to use a shared printer as local printer (because I have to find them with local service user that has visibility only to local printers) in a Windows 7 environment. Is there a solution to set ...
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Change the access point subnetmask

I have one main router, one DSL modem and one access point TP-Link TL-WR-845N. My DSL modem is connected to phone port and my main router is connected to the DSL modem and my access point is ...
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Mount remotely and emulate an optical disk drive from Linux to Windows

The problem Recently, I've been copying some CDs/DVDs/Blu-rays I had laying back in some bookshelves at home from a Blu-ray player from a laptop which doesn't work. However, I can't put a portable ...
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How can I hide NAS drive from showing in “My Computer” without disconnecting it?

I have a PC that is used by more than 1 person, random people, and I'm concerned that others will access my NAS if its listed in "My Computer." I don't want them to see that there is a drive to open. ...
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Connect to NAS works fine w admin but not w other users

Hi I need your support how to allow different users to access my NAS remotely via WINscp or Putty. Problem is that today only user=admin is able to connect via WINscp or Putty. Loggin in w the other ...
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Samba file cannot be delete when samba is mounted as network drive

I have a samba folder mounted as a Z: drive on Windows. When this is done, no files can be created or deleted on the samba drive, even if it is owned by the user who mounted the drive. If I am just ...
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What is the network address for a folder shared on a Mac computer?

I'm trying to get a scanner to be able to scan to a Mac. The person wants to be able to choose their computer from the scanner and scan to a folder on their MacBook. For the Windows computers I set ...
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Map network drive to .local address

I am connecting a network drive to a computer using the map network drive option. If I give it the IP address (192.168.1.x) it will connect fine, but if I give it the .local address (name.local), it ...
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Can't Add Network Printer but Can See Printer Queue

I can view the network printer queue via clicking on hyperlink in a email: \\someserver\someprinter In my past experience, that would add the printer to my printers but it is not this time. I tried ...
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Duplicate folders in network share

I have a Windows 7 machine that is seeing duplicate folder entries in a network share. The share is hosted on a Server 2012 R2 machine and the duplicate entries do not appear locally on the server or ...