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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Symbolic link pointing to network path instead of a local path

I am trying to setup a way to have a network file path mount as if it's on my local drive in Windows. ex: "\10.0.0.205\Files" shows up as "C:\Volumes\Files". I have tried mklink in ...
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Shared folder dissappeared on Synology NAS

I recently noticed a Shared folder on our DS218play has disappeared. This has happened after a restart / software update. No user actions were performed. Can't find the folder through SSH either. It's ...
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Symbolic Link to a folder not shared in a shared folder

I have this backup folder for each of my childer, myself and my wife. Each of them is shared from my PC as I don't have a server yet, now I found a way to backup our phones to each of our backup ...
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Not able to create a system image - remote shared folder issue (Error code: 0x8078015B)

I am trying to create a system image of my Windows 10 device on an external hard drive, but facing this "remote shared folder" issue. (0x8078015B) The problem is - Backup is getting failed ...
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Windows 10 shared folder can't be accessed from other computer

I shared a folder in my personal computer in order to allow my wife to access it from her computer. Followed all instructions related to activate NetBIOS, allow insecure host etc. But when she tries ...
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Creating shared folder between two Windows Subsystem for Linux

I discovered today that I have two WSL installed on my computer (Windows 10): one for Ubuntu 18.01 (will call it WSL 18.01) and one for Ubuntu 20.04 (WSL 20.04). WSL 18.04 is the only one I have used ...
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Avoid multiple connections to a shared folder from one specific user on one specific client

Connection to a shared folder on client client-A (Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC) keeps getting blocked with the error message No more connections can be made to this remote computer at this time because ...
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Windows Network Folders

I have 4 Windows 10 PCs, all of them updated with Windows system & optional updates. 1 of the PCs is an i9, and it cannot explore the others' network shared folders. The other 3 PCs can view ...
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Shared folder in an Azure VM is not reachable by name on another VM

I have two VMs in Azure, one Windows Server 2019 and one Windows 10. I am trying to share a folder on the C:\ drive of the Server 2019 VM so that it can be reached from the Windows 10 VM. I am unable ...
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Shared Azure FSlogix Environments and Issues with Shared Volumes

We have 20 users split over two separate Azure/Windows 10 desktop environments. FSlogix is doing AD duties, and we have a shared SharePoint volume that everyone accesses via their remote desktop. The ...
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Click on symbolic link (symlink) not opening original file when accessed via shared folder (Windows 10)

I have a shared folder (the drive D:\) containing both a file and a symbolic link to this file. The link works in general when on the machine. However, when accessing the shared folder from another ...
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access denied when mapping c$ from another computer

I am sure this is very common problem, but somehow I cannot google the solution quickly enough, so I ask here :) I have two Windows 10 PCs. From PC1 I can do net use \pc2\c$, authenticate as ...
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Shared folder password is incorrect

Logged in as user nx11118... on a Windows 10 machine with local ip address 192.168.0.107 and shared OsImages folder: on some other Windows 10 machine opened file explorer, typed \\192.168.0.107\...
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Psexec64 not working & Error 1231 from 'NET USE \\LOCALHOST\C$'

Whenever I run psexec64 locally, it fails with a "network can't be reached" error. Same goes if I try to use net use, which fails with error 1231. Psexec64.exe -s -i cmd.exe The network ...
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How to prevent Windows from attempting to save every desktop file operation to a network share

I have a Windows machine that - for some reason - is attempting to perform a file operation on a network share every time I perform one. If I drag a folder across my desktop, refresh it, anything - it ...
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Why I can not find shared folder in my pc?

When I enter my computer address in the network, it shows me some shared folders. But when I search for these folders on my computer, I do not find them. Please guide me.
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What are the processes in Windows 10 that control LAN file sharing services?

What are the processes in Windows 10 that control LAN file sharing service? To be specific would be locally LAN-shared folders. I think there must be some in svchost.exe but dont know which one
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Windows Sandbox Mapped Folders read & execution error

So I regularly run Sandbox on a couple of my machines, & I've run into this problem on all 3 of the ones I use. Each Sandbox is run with a .wsb file that maps a couple folders to the Sandbox. One ...
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Open files in VirtualBox Shared Folders to survive a Linux VM state save/restore

VirtualBox has Shared Folders (provided by the vboxsf kernel module in Linux VMs). When the VM is saved with a file in a mounted shared folder open, that file handle is lost (appears as (deleted) in /...
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Cannot share a folder with newest version of VirtualBox

My host is Win 10. For years, I haven't been able to install Guest Additions from the VM's menu Devices -> Install Guest Additions CD Image..., but I've been able to do that manually by following ...
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FIle shown as Directory

My box #1 folder listing: @MINT-LINUX:/media/wuj/3560DBD0041FC292/Video/007.James.Bond.Complete.Set.1962-2015.720p.BluRay.x264-ETRG/02.From.Russia.With.Love.1963$ ls -la total 934044 drwxrwxrwx 1 wuj ...
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Export fileserver permissions for folders and subfolders with read and write permissions in PowerShell ISE

Okay so I want to have the read and write permissions for users on a fileserver to be exported in CSV format. With the script below am not getting all of the subfolders on Powershell ISE Can someone ...
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How to improve remote backup

I need to backup a large file (>20GB) onto a shared folder through a wired LAN. I have used ROBOCOPY with no buffer (/J) and multithreaded (/MT:64). Nevertheless task manager measures no more than ...
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Mapped drive not showing folder/files but permission is correct

I'm having an issue that i just can't wrap my head around and little luck googleing it. I have a user who suddenly can't see any folders and/or files from a particular shared drive that is mapped to ...
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NAS shared folder with everyone, but only creators of sub-folders must be able to write or delete in that folder, possible?

we have Windows server with file storage, which is shared as NAS. We want to create a folder, all users must have access but only user who creates a sub-folder in it, only he/she must be able to write ...
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"The parameter is incorrect" when trying to execute installers from shared drive

We have a WD MyCloud device that we use for a public share. When I deploy new PCs about half of them have this issue. If I browse the network to the public share (via name) and run an installer, I ...
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Administrative shares from two drives are disappeared after Windows Update, but when trying to add, error message say it already exist

I have three USB drives mapped as E:, G: and F: Before Windows Update (Windows 10, version 2004) all the three drives had working admin shares along with the C: and D: SSDs After the Windows Update ((...
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How to download shared folder from google drive without zipping?

N.B. The files are not in my drive so don't suggest backup & sync. I want to download multiple video files in the shared folder & don't wish to zip any files. If this community is not right ...
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Network folder access denied after setting "Allow" permissions to folder for Group

The folder TestProj is a shared folder at the root of a host server's E:\ drive. I made a new group called WebDevGroup with the user WebDev inside it. I assigned WebDevGroup the permissions to the ...
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Why am I getting Unspecified error 80004005 when copying from a Samba share to a Windows computer?

I'm copying a large directory structure from a web server to Windows. This is not for the common reason that I need to install SMB 1.0/CIFS like so: It appears this is a common error message with ...
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Switch users on network shares

I have 2 issues that are driving me crazy. I have a NAS on my home network, to prevent ransomware attack I created two accounts: user_ro and user_rw that can respectfully only read, or read+write. Let'...
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Can I find out the size of a shared OneDrive folder?

I need to figure out the total size of a shared OneDrive folder. This folder can't synchronized with my local drive since it's huge and contains stuff like backup files from several people in our ...
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Single share across multiple locations Windows Server 2019

I would like to create a share that appears to the user as a single share, however it is actually a combination of two separate targets. I have a server with a D: drive that is backed up daily and is ...
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How to remove the vboxsf group membership requirement from VirtualBox shared folders?

I'm automating setup of a virtual machine, where I would like to be able to mount shared folders in VirtualBox and provide all users (including ones already logged on and processes already running) ...
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Share a folder on PC with two NICs

On my workplace, I have a PC with two NICs. The onboard NIC is connected with a domain, the other one is connected directly with an another PC that is not a domain PC (Workgroup PC). I created a ...
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Is there a nicer way to organize shares in Windows' Computer Management Console (w/ respect to their local hierarchy structure)? Alternatives?

Is there a way to custom organize Shares in Windows' Computer Management Console (or better yet organize in respect to the hierarchy that they exist in on their local server (I know that the Computer ...
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VirtualBox shared folders error [duplicate]

I want to setup a shared folder on Windows 10 host and Linux Mint guest to transfer files on VirtualBox. But when I Go to Devices/ Guest Additions, this error pops up. Anyone has any idea what is ...
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Using Map Network Drive to access Shared folder

I was reading about the different ways of Connecting to Shared Folders , one of them was Using Map Network Drive which states the follows : Map a network drive if you want a drive letter and icon ...
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Windows Read shared folder permission

I was reading about Shared folder permissions and then I passed by the following information about the read permission : Read: Display folder names, file names, file data, and attributes; run ...
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Can't access windows 10 shared folders with account/password [duplicate]

I'm trying to access the folders I shared on Windows 10 through my Android phone. Using Samsung's "My files" I am able to add the SMB network drive. When I turn OFF password protected ...
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Can someone please explain how shared application folders in Windows work?

I was reading about shared folders in Windows and then I found this: Use shared folders to provide users with access to files and folders across a network. Users can connect to the shared folder over ...
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Syncing a folder on two PC connected to the same router

I have two PCs running on Windows 10. I have been using \\PC01 but now \\PC02 is joining. There is a folder \\PC01\Users\Matthew\Documents\folderToShare and I want it to synchronize with \\PC02\Users\...
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What's the maximum typical speed possible with 802.11n WiFi for local network file transfer?

I know that: the theoritical limit of 802.11n Wifi is 450 Mbps in the 5Ghz band (that I use), the router reports a 450 Mbps speed (using nirsoft's great tool WifiInfoView) Windows reports a 300 ...
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Can not access windows share folder on local host using dns record

I have a shared folder on my server Terminal03, the folder is on D:temp, the shared path is \\Terminal03\temp and there is a dns record apps which points to Terminal03. The folder is accessible for ...
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Hide a subfolder inside a share windows server

Im using windows server 2012 R2 and im trying to hide parts of one share for all users. I still want everybody to read from it if the have the correct path to it. Lets say all user that have access ...
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How to correctly map an "on-demand-only" network drive under Windows 10 Home

My girlfriend uses a network share at work, i.e. while physically present in the office with her laptop, or from home using a VPN connection. She uses Windows 10 Home (19041.610) and has added a ...
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Port forwarding of Windows Network File Share

I want to access Windows Network File/Folder share inside a NAT network across the internet using NAT port forwarding, For this to succeed, which port numbers should I forward to the Windows 10 client ...
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Local folder mounted as empty on Ubuntu with docker-machine

Running docker-machine on Ubuntu, mounting local folder with docker run -v option, folder is empty in Docker container.
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How do I setup access to shared folders using certificates?

I have a simple home network with several computers. While connected to the home network I want my work laptop to have access to shares in other computers, but I don't want to save my home credentials ...
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Executing Visual Studio 2019, stored in a remote server

I have a personal computer, and a server. On both systems, Windows 10 Pro is already installed. TL;DR I want to execute Visual Studio 2019 Enterprise on my personal computer, but place the application'...
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