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Questions tagged [shared-folders]

Shared folders are folders that are shared (made accessible to) multiple users, typically over a TCP/IP network.

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Entire C drive suddenly gets shared Win 10 pro

I noticed that my entire C drive became shared (actual normal share not the default C$) Is there anywhere a log that can be checked for what caused the creation of a share? My current 1st suspect is ...
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User Folder Shows Under Network Locations in This PC on Windows 10

So I just noticed that when that my user folder (c:/Users/) shows up under network locations in This PC / My Computer. I never shared this folder, for some reason I found sharing was enabled for for ...
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Windows 10 disable folder password protection

I have recently created a home lab and created a domain. I have created a shared folder on one computer, and when I try to access that folder on another computer it always asks for credentials, even ...
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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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List folder permission doesn't show subfolders

I have situation described below. Z:\SHARE (shared | Everyone Read\Change) Authenticated users group has NTFS permission "List folder contents" Z:\SHARE\Foo Only john.doe has permission to enter that ...
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How to get Windows 10 Computer to see other computer's shared files& folders

I have a small office network -- 2 Windows 7 Professional and 2 Windows 10 Home Each of them machines has a certain folder and files within all shared for access on the LAN. On each of the 2 Windows ...
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Virtual Box VMs Ubuntu and RedHat cannot access shared folders

Info: 1- I am running Fedora 29 as a host. 2- I have VirtualBox 5.2.22. 3- I have Ubuntu LTS 18.4 VM and RedHatEnterpriseLinuxServer 7. 4- All my VMs have the appropriate version of guest additions ...
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Check who has accessed my drive via a network C$ share in Windows?

Can you please advise if there is an option to check who has accessed my local C: drive in Windows over C$ network share (I know admins can do that) My PC is in domain
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“Last Saved By” value can not be displayed inside a folder on windows server 2012

we have a file share inside a windows server 2012. and we have a Microsoft word document, now i was searching for a field which shows who last saved the file, but from the available list view fields, ...
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Status: Shared in File Explorer. File Sharing is off

I'm seeing 'Status: Shared in File Explorer despite having disabled File Sharing in the following locations: Network and Sharing Center Server Service Programs and Features > Turn Windows Features On ...
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How can I do a shared folder between my apache virtual hosts

So My server is CentOS 7 and I have installed: Apache, MySQL, ProFTPD and Git. I have my websites in /var/www/, each website has a folder /website1/websitecore which is basically the whole ...
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Accessing shared folders on repeater routers

As it shown on my network diagram here, both computers can access the internet without any problem. The problem is my Laptop can't access shared folders on my PC and vice versa. If I connect both ...
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Samba share folders getting unicode added to the end of them

I have a sambashare that is connected to by macOS clients on a Ubuntu 16.04 server. It seems like my server is adding strange unicode to the end of my folders: total 72 drwxr-sr-x 2 root marketing ...
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Shared drive folders disappear when user has no rights? [closed]

So, I am working on a scenario where I want users to be able to see all folders up to a certain point. When they get to a file or folder they are not allowed into, I want them to be able to see it, ...
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Where is my mounted/shared folder located?

I am running Ubuntu via VirtualBox and have mounted a folder: However, I can't seem to find it anywhere on my VM Ubuntu. Is there a default location for mounted folders? I have looked at the ...
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Why is “read (extended) attributes” and “read permission” necessary to allow access to shared fodler?

I am experimenting with sharing files and NTFS permissions. One thing I can't understand is why if I go to advanced permissions and if I want to let others see my folders/files and let them just copy ...
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Enter Network Credentials

When connecting to a shared folder on the network, it is asking for network credentials (username and password), even though I have password protected sharing disabled. What is especially odd is that ...
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Used to, but can no longer access files in gvfs from outside nautilus

I have a shared windows server mounted on /run/usr/1000/gvfs/smb-share:server=server.urlend,share=someshare I used to have the ability to acces files on here. I can still browse the directory from ...
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Icacls Grant all users access to a folder including new files?

I use the following command (in an admin batch file) to grant all users (specifically users on the network) full access to a folder and all its contents: Icacls %fold% /grant Everyone:F /inheritance:...
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Can I share a network folder on WinPE (Windows Preinstallation Enviroment)

Is it possible to create a shared folder on WinPE? It has powershell and wifi installed on it.
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How to setup Windows 10 shared folder to use with Kubuntu in the same LAN

I've got my Linux PC with Kubuntu 16.04 and a guest's Windows 10 laptop connected to the same Wi-fi network. I would like to access (read and write) C:\Users\User Name\Desktop\One Time Use Folder in ...
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Folders from Windows server no longer accessible after setting a static IP for the server

I share multiple folders from my Windows system on a local home network and it has been working fine. I recently changed the Windows server to use a static IP address and other clients in the network ...
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Show Microsoft Onedrive shared folders on Windows Desktop

How do I get Microsoft OneDrive shared folders to show on the Windows Desktop? The shared folder that is shared with me can only be accessed online.
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accessing symlink in vmware shared folder from windows guest

I have a linux host and windows 10 guest. The shared folder has a symbolic link to a file outside the shared folder. The symbolic link shows up in windows but I can't access the contents of the file. ...
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How can I use Icalcs to grant access to a specific machine on the network?

In a Batch File I want to use Icacls to grant access to either all users (preferable) or a specific user on a remote machine. Currently, if I grant access to the user Joe, any machine on the network ...
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Test if shared folder exists with timeout in a batch file

I've been using the following command to test if a shared network folder exists: if exist \\192.168.1.2\SharedFolder\ echo EXISTS however when it does not exist it takes around 15 seconds for it to ...
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What must truly be done to share a folder and access it on another PC

I'm creating a chat program that uses LAN and shared folders in Windows 10. However, I'm having trouble with sharing the folders and seeing them on other computers. I'm wondering what needs to be set ...
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Re-sharing smb files of third party through mklink on win server

We have one our windows servers 2012 R2. And a file server provided by a third party, which provides a volume available thru CIFS/SMB. We want re-share folder from the file server through our server. ...
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Win 7: Sharing - Folder - Can't stop sharing with other user on same machine

Win 7: I tried to stop sharing a folder from my user (administrator), but later when I logged in from a different administrator user, the "click continue to permanently get access to this folder" ...
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Windows Map Network Drive for all user and still User own credentials for Shared Access

I have a Windows Mapping where I want to have shared folder already map with a general user when the user Login, But the user also have its own credetial different from the general user and they could/...
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Scanning to a network folder from HP PageWide Pro MFP 577dw

I run a Ubuntu 16.04 server that has a samba share set up on it that works beautifully. I created a system user named scanner to scan information to a network folder. During my setup of the network ...
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Excel Reverting from Shared drive to UNC path and then losing links

Got an issue with a user getting the following error. Random Excel sheets lose their links to other sheets on the shared drives. However when they lose their links they also revert from X:\Folders\...
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What is my windows “network password” that is being requested when trying to add network share shortcut?

Following instructions for setting up a shared folder from linux (centOS7) to windows7 (https://www.howtogeek.com/176471/how-to-share-files-between-windows-and-linux/), but when trying to access the ...
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Not authorized to access to rename, edit or delete on windows share

I mapped the folder on a computer and sign in with the account (read and write). Now I can read the folder and files but the problem is I can't rename and delete or even copy files/folders. I try to ...
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Share folder with only one pc over the network

This is the problem I want to solve: I have 3 Windows 10 PCs in a domestic network, say PC1, PC2 and PC3. On each machine there is one and only one user: User1 on PC1, User2 on PC2 and User3 on PC3. ...
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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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Andy OS 46.16.819 shared folder missing

I am (still) using 46.16.819 and suddenly the shared folder "Andy" is missing, i.e. I can't transfer between Andy and my PC, I try create the Andy folder under sdcard\Shared and reboot Andy OS, the ...
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Can't access Windows shares after Windows 10 build 1803 update

I have two Windows 10 computers on the same home network. Prior to the 1803 update I used to keep them in sync by sharing a folder on one, connecting to it on the other, and using sync software. The ...
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How to make Hyper-V file share fast?

On my developer notebook, I have a Hyper-V VM that is used as a 'DMZ' to connect to a certain VPN. Due to some restrictions and security concerns we don't want to install that proprietary VPN client ...
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window 7 desktop shared folders icon image

I am using windows 7 professional. And I have many folders saved on my desktop but every time I check them (shared folders), the small icon image would change, does anyone know why and is it a ...
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Remove dependency on single shared harddisk on Amazon Server

I have a php-application which runs on multiple application servers behind a load balancer. Let us assume this application is used to send bulk emails. Below is the given process : User hits an API ...
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Can you split image input into two folders?

I have a question. If i take continuous photos with a camera (connected to the PC with a USB so the image saving is quick.) can i make it so for example image000 is saved automatically to "example ...
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Can't mount shared folder from W10 host in Fedora 28 guest

Up until a few weeks ago, I was running Fedora 27 in VBox on a W7 laptop, and Shared Folders worked fine. That machine died recently. I have a new W10 laptop, and have installed VBox 5.2.12 on my new ...
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Can access one shared folder, but not another

I am running two Windows 7 machines in the same subnet 192.168.10.0 and workgroup WORKGROUP. On the machine #1 I shared two physical drive letters: drive D: as DD and E: as DE. Using advanced sharing ...
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Share a folder with user 'Everyone' without asking to login?

I shared a folder on a WinServer2012 with username 'Everyone' for read/write. From XP it doesn't ask for login, while from Win7 login box pops up. How to accomplish to not being asked from Win7 too? ...
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Shared folder can't be access from different IP

i have 1 PC and 1 laptop at my office. due to our IT policy, any LAN connected device will given IP 10.1.1.x while connection over WIFI will given 10.1.2.x. so, PC is 10.1.1.x and laptop is 10.1.2.x. ...
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Can't access shared folder in local network from Virtual Machine

Hi I've got a problem as in title. Network adapter in VM is set to Bridged. From VM I can access shared folder on host computer and vice-versa. Also there is no problem with accesing shared folders ...
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Permission denied on mapped network drive

I have A DC, a member server and a client. The user profiles are stored on the member server as well as a shared exchange folder. I created a logon.bat file, mapping the exchange folder on the ...
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Using a SMB linux server in a VM to host a shared ext4 partition for several OS, the whole on the same machine

For sharing files between native MacOS, Windows and Linux OS on a same machine I first considered using exFat or NTFS. The first doesn't support journaling, the second has a questionable(?) ...
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VirtualBox Shared Folder limited number of inodes

I am using an Oracle VirtualBox (Version 5.1.14) with Windows7 as host system and Ubuntu 16.04.4 as guest system. To share files between them I use the shared folder of guest addition. Now I have ...