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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Copying data from shared drive

I am sharing my laptop's C: partition to easily copy data to my desktop PC, but one file says I have no permission, so I gave all possible permissions to everything on the list but it still refuses. ...
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How to lock network folder names at one level but allow changes below

Our company has a NAS that everyone accesses and one of the directories keeps getting folders accidentally renamed. I want to lock the names for these folders so they can not be renamed, but I ...
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sorting folders within a folder on windows 10 based on the # of subfolders they hold

is there any way to sort a folder so that the folders that have the most sub folder in them to go to the bottom and the ones with less or no sub folders to come on top? for example if a folder has ...
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Can I share a folder from ubuntu VM to windows host

My setup I have a windows 10 PC and on that I have an ubuntu 18.04 virtualbox (+ guest editions) and its all working well. I use the ubuntu VM to develop our C++ code, all the tools and gcc etc ...
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User having duplicate folders populate on network drive

I have a domain user who is experiencing an issue in which folders in our "Share" drive will populate with a phantom folder, containing all of the contents of the original folder. For example: ...
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Creating, naming and sharing folder based on list of emails

I am a teacher in a class of 100 students. I have an excel list of all their emails(Rollno@domain.com) specific to university domain. I wish to create a distinct folder for each one of these students ...
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Shared Folder don't share (Virtual Box) [Arch Linux]

Windows: Host Arch Linux: Guest I wanted to create a shared folder between Windows and Arch Linux, but I don't know why doesn't work because I can see the folder in /media in arch, but the files ...
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Determine disk usage by user across linux directories

I am a non admin user of a linux server, where multiple users/employees store data. When we run out of disk space (i.e. when we notice data transfer failure etc..), someone of us runs a df command to ...
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How to add a permament shared folder to VirtualBox without Guest Additions?

I have a virtual box disk image (.vdi) on which I regularly install new operating systems for testing purposes (Windows only). I've already created a shared folder, but in order to use it, I have to ...
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Windows 10 Pro - Previous Version does not work on mapped network drive

I successfully configured a shared folder on a Windows 10 Pro machine (let's call it host) and I am able to access the folder on another Win 10 Pro machine (let's call it client) using net use command,...
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Slow shared folder, Windows host, Ubuntu guest

Virtualbox 6 on Windows 10 host, Ubunutu 18.04 LTS guest Shared folders are working great, but they are slow on the Ubuntu guest side. I often use git in Ubuntu rather than Windows, so the delay can ...
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Log of devices connected to a Windows 10 shared folder

I have a shared folder on my computer and I'm connected to a local network. Is there a way to know who has connected to my shared folder in local network? Does Windows keep a log of the connected ...
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SMB from Android to Win10 - LAN drive shown, but error 0x80070035 - Path not found

Motivation: To get files from Android to my PC, I have some FTP server on the Android for long already, but it is not convenient: File manager on the PC is much better. I have installed some SMB ...
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Possible causes of NFS “Access denied by server”?

I used nfs (a month or so ago) to share a folder hosted remotely (WAN) between me and my remote server (Ubuntu server). I followed the instruction found on this website, so I had to setup /etc/exports ...
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Google sync deletes files it just synced

There's a google drive shared folder that I wish to download on my drive. The shared folder appears on my drive and is too big to be downloaded via a browser (271Go). I use sync to get it on my ...
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Adding Network Location to Windows Server 2012 r2

This issue sounds to be simple, however after spending some hours over the internet with no results, it is not. I need to add NFS to windows server 2012 r2, so it can be used for backups. while ...
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How to SAMBA SMB LAN Share on tethering android hotspot?

After several hours I am out of ideas. I have a phone. I connect my PC to its hostspot to get internet. I want to connect to my PC's (Win10) shared folders, but it is Impossible! I don't understand ...
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How user can find out who open a file from shared folder ? (Windows Server 2016)

is there any possibility for a standard user to check who has opened a file on a network resource? I know you can check it on the server (Computer Management snap-in - System Tools → Shared Folders → ...
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Cannot access a specific Windows shared folder with username & password

When I share a folder, it only works when privileges are set to "Everyone". How can I share a specific folder with a specific username/password so that only those who know that username/password can ...
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How to add shared OneDrive (with link) to OneDrive for business? [duplicate]

Someone share a folder with me through OneDrive. When I click the button to add this to my own OneDrive and I try to login using my company email address, I get an error message that the Microsoft-...
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How does Remmina sharing folder work? Can I access Linux folder from Windows without Remmina?

I frequently use my Ubuntu and access my Windows through Remmina (remote desktop). On Remmina, I can set to share a local Linux folder to Windows so that Windows shows the shared folder as a disk ...
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In Win10 (w/o Homegroup) how can I share a folder with a specific user on my LAN, without them having an account on my PC?

We don't have a Domain Controller. Homegroups are gone. We're just a Workgroup with 5 Win10 1903 PCs (including mine). Right now each co-worker has a local Win10 account on their PC. I'd like to ...
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Access ubuntu machine folder via windows?

I have a ubuntu server that lets me ssh via WSL. So I have a username and a password and I access it via ssh username@ip But I want to mount that drive to my windows explorer so that I can access ...
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2 Separate folders for a single Game

I would like to have a solution where I can place Software or Games on a shared network drive and not have configuration files generated on it aswell. I don't want one user opening the Program and it ...
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Excel 2019 shared (Legacy) spreadsheet user has mutually exclusive access for some reason?

There's a shared spreadsheet, stored on a mapped drive at work that users work on all at the same time, but when one of the users logs into it the rest are kicked out. Is there a setting that causes ...
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How to access a shared folder in AWS Workspaces from Mac

I have installed AWS Workspaces app on my Mac in order to access a remote space over Windows 10. The client works fine and I can use Windows 10 on Workspaces. I have created a shared folder on that ...
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Is it possible to grant access to onedrive folder to a predifined group of people?

Is it possible to grant access to OneDrive folder to a predifined group of people? I want to use OneDrive to share files between a large group of people. Some of the folders need to be available to ...
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Windows Server Shared Folder is Visible to 192.168.1.0 but not 192.168.2.0

I face an issue regarding file sharing between Windows computers over different sub-networks. The network topology is as shown here: There are two sub-networks which are connected together with PPPT ...
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Cloud storage - Shareable links from offline files/folders

Cloud providers or apps for notes often have off-line access mode, provided that the user changes the settings on files or folders that have to be available when the internet is not. It is also a ...
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How to prevent everyone to access MyDrive (\\192.168.0.xxx\d$) in Windows 10 Pro?

I did not join to the domain. But still anyone can access my c or d drive using my ip/d$. Once when other user tried like (\192.168.xxx.xxx\d$) then it prompt for username and password. Then, once ...
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VirtualBox Shared Folder File Ownership Permissions Change Between HOST and GUEST

On a Ubuntu 18.04 HOST with VirtualBox 6.0.12 I have the following files, that are in a VirtualBox shared folder (access all, automount). As viewed from the HOST the file permissions are as follows: -...
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Windows 2008R2 RAS does not works after install KB4524157

I'm using a WINDOWS 2008R2 STD as a VPN (PPTP remote access server) server. The clients are connect to the shared folder in internal network via WIN 2008 server with PPTP. Today morning, I found ...
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Can't share program files folder w10

I'm trying to execute a program that is installated in a computer, in another computer of the same safe LAN. For that, I disabled the sharing with password protection, and then proced to share the C ...
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How can you hide shared folders from those who do not have permissions in Window server 2016 without Active directory

I am using window server 2016 without active directory. I have created some shared folder for users in the server but when users are accessing their folder they are able to see the folder of all other ...
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how can we make /dev/shmem non executable, so that any excutable code cannot run in this address space?

Hey I want to make qnx more secure so that I want to make /tmp (symbolic link to /dev/shmem) directory non executable. It is to make sure that if any file is copied in /tmp directory with a code ...
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Everyone and NTFS permissions

I have been reading some articles about file sharing permissions. In most of the articles it states that the easiest way to manage share and NTFS permissions is to grant everyone full access and then ...
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Enable Write Access to Virtual Box Shared Folder for a Windows Guest Machine

I have a Fedora machine as host and have shared a folder with full access permissions on this machine with a Windows 10 guest. But when I want to write or create files/folders to this folder, it won't ...
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Why is access to shared folder via PC name independent from access via IP address?

Why it is that when I browse to a shared folder in Windows using, say, the PC's name... \\pc-name\c\folder ...and provide credentials, and then browse again but this time use the IP address... \\...
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Is there a log for sessions in shared folders in Windows 10?

In Windows and in particular Windows 10 you can easily share or stop sharing a folder or a drive. I want to see if and who has accessed a drive in a PC. However the only thing I could find was a list ...
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Issue with MacOS shared folder on a Mac mini 2018

I recently got a Mac mini 2018 running MacOS Mojave(10.14.6). The Mac is connected to my home network with an Ethernet cable and a western digital hard disk is plugged via USB. I’m experiencing an ...
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Windows Folder Sharing - Excel able to read file contents of unshared folder files

I have encountered a strange issue and I would like to get some advice/insight from the community. Some facts: Windows 7 Pro Machine acting as a "Server" with a shared company folder that we will ...
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Specific NTFS/Share permissions

Having a bit of a struggle with some folder permissions I've been asked to create. I'm sure they're fairly simple to create, but I'm aboard the struggle bus. I've created security groups for each ...
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What causes a “the user name or password is incorrect” message when trying to access Windows 10 over LAN?

Can you assist finding out why a certain Windows 10 Home computer claims "the user name or password is incorrect" when trying access it through a local network (using its own user/password? It's not ...
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Strange shared folder issue

Same laptop. When I log in, a shared folder on our network is accessible. But when another user logs in, the same shared folder is not accessible. The shared folder is public. The laptop has Windows ...
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Create multiple torrent files using a batch command through uTorrent

I am looking for the fastest possible method of creating a torrent file using utorrent (preferably a method that could be added to a batch file). It seems it should be a relatively simple command to ...
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How to copy a file to my computer from another remote computer

One of my acquaintances wants to send me a file that is 10 GB in size but we're not on the same network, we're not even in the same city. I told him I'll send him a URL of my computer where he can ...
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Network Sharing issues in windows server 2012

I am an IT Administrator in a Government Office and the office has one Dell PowerEdge T310 Workstation with Windows Server 2012 R2 installed on it. It's the Domain Controller for the office with File ...
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How do i restrict write permissions to a type of file (image)

How do i restricts permissions on a NTFS share to image files & folders, so that the users may only copy/modify/delete/add folders & image files (gif/jpg/png etc) to said share, anybody think ...
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Share a folder with users on another computer without password

We have a "server" and 5 PCs in the office. There's a folder on the server which is shared and each of the PCs has full access to it (shared with Everyone). What I'm trying to do now is set it up so ...
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ESET NOD32 does not scan files in shared folder Virtual Box guest

I have installed ESET NOD32 to a Windows 10 VirtualBox 6.0.6 guest machine. The update is complete and its latest version (12.1.34.0) is running. I am able to manually scan the local Windows drive (C:)...

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