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vista: Network Share to Local = ~50MB/s | Share to Share = 1MB/s.. Huh?

Question: vista: Network Share to Local = ~50MB/s | Share to Share = 1MB/s.. Huh?

When i had windows XP installed, i never had trouble tranfering from one network share to another... I would at least get roughtly 25MBs.. but with Vista (32 & 64) and Windows 7, transfering between network shares is super slow.. could takes days sometimes...

is this happening to other people??

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Answer: vista: Network Share to Local = ~50MB/s | Share to Share = 1MB/s.. Huh?

I believe, this is also caused when I have to transfer files from my ipod. that it has to cache on my computer, and then transfer to the network share / computer, this is my theory, I never tested it ofc, maybe someone with more knowledge could help.

it's like unpacking a rar into a network share.

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I have a unusual case where I need to setup two mapped network drives as two different users to the same share location. When I attempt to map the second drive after inputting the user name and password the system goes on its merry way for a few seconds
and then returns me back to the username/password input.
If I change the second mapped network drive to use the IP address the two shares work happily. If I manipulate the host file and point two paths to the same address then I can also work around this problem. However, I would simply like to know why I am blocked
from setting two mapped drives to point to the same share with different credentials? 
e.g.
TestFolder on TestServer is shared to TestUser1 & TestUser2 where the IP of TestServer is 192.168.0.2.
Case1
If I map S: to \\TestServer\TestFolder using TestUser1, if I then map T: to \\TestServer\TestFolder using TestUser2 it will not work. 
Case2
Mapping S: to \\TestServer\TestFolder using TestUser1, if I then map T: to \\192.168.0.2\TestFolder using TestUser2 it will work and I can access the folder as the two different users.
Case 3
If I map S: to \\TestServer\TestFolder using TestUser1, if I then map T: to \\TestServer\TestFolder using TestUser1 it will also work (but I am accessing S: & T: as the same user). 
Why do cases 2 + 3 work, but case 1 does not? 

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HI All,
We have set up three users in a home network where one person holds all the files on their PC and that folder is shared for access to everyone.  It is a remote location so no need to have it too locked down.  I haven't created a homegroup but can
if that changes things.  the issue is that at the moment two people can open the same file at the same time without any message about the file already being in use - then the rule of "last person to save the file" wins.  Is there any way
- by settings on the PC, or by using homegroup instead, or by using a third party tool - to prevent this from happening?
Thanks,
JJ

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Greetings,
I have an odd issue.. a user reports that they are unable to access a network shared folder from their PC. Here is what I have gathered so far:
-The network share is from their PC located at C:\SQL2014. The share name is SQL2014. Their hostname for this example is "ABC".
-If I attempt to connect to the share from the user's PC ABC to \\ABC\SQL2014 I get the generic error:
  "Windows cannot access \\ABC\SQL2014
   You do not have permission to access \\ABC\SQL2014. Contact your network administrator to request access."
-If I attempt to connect to the share by ABC's IP \\192.168.1.140\SQL2014 I can access it.
-If I attempt to connect to the share by ABC's FQDN at  \\ABC.domain.com\SQL2014 I can access it.
-If I map ABC\SQL2014 as a drive letter, I can access it.
-Connecting to this share works fine from any other PC other than ABC.
-I've confirmed the error is affecting any profile old or new on ABC, which means it is a PC-wide issue on ABC.
-If I share C:\SQL2014 as ANY OTHER NAME OTHER THAN SQL2014, I can access it. As in if I share C:\SQL2014 with the share name SQL2014a, I can access \\ABC\SQL2014a.
-Deleted the share and recreated - same issue.
-Created C:\Test and shared it as SQL2014, cannot access \\ABC\SQL2014. It is NOT an issue with the actual SQL2014 folder.

From internet searches I've found the following solutions do not affect my case:
-Clearing CSC/Offline cache (most common working solution)
-C... Read more

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I thought i saw this a few years ago, about someone that did this to their divx player.

Is there a way for a device say google tv or a divx player that has a usb slot that is meant for usb hard drives/media to share a network location as if it were were on a usb hard drive?

I thought some guy took WAP, loaded some software on it that allowed network shares to appear locally and then connected the WAP with a usb cable to the device, just wondering if there was something commercially available that does this?
 

Answer:USB Wireless device to share network share?

Some routers have usb slots made to do this
 

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W2K domain issue:

users can delete files from
\\server.domain.local\data$\folder​but can't delete files from the
\\server\data$\folder​
The server is my domain controller.

When I redirect the "my documents"-folder to \\server.domain.local\data$ , it appears as \\server\data$ in the adress bar, so users can create files but not delete them.
 

Answer:Difference between \\server\share and \\server.domain.local\share?

It seems i mapped the driver to \\server.domain.loc\data$ when it can't find it, the computer seems to revert to \\server\data$
Windows is a funny OS.
 

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Currently living in a student house with 8 of us, we have 2 routers leading from cable router downstiars 4 rooms on each floor going from each router. Anyway basically when some one starts streaminh from a website it takes all the bandwith until it completes the download. Meaning for a few of the gamers in the house EXTREME LAG!

Is there any programs, or routers, that could even distribute out say 6.25 mb to each room, then no one can hogg the whole thing.

Basically its sunday night now, everyone is streaming their tits off and I can't get on battle field unless i pull their cables out!

please help
 

Answer:Virgin 50mb broadband house share 8 people problem?

bumping my thread
 

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I hv been sharing the folders/drives from long now. Now, for some reasons, I am facing an issue where i cannot share a thing on my local network. Everytime i get a message saying "You do not have persmissions and contact the system admin".... Snapshot is shown below.... plz help ??

Note : the persmissions has been given and I am trying to access the other computer from an Admin account only....

Answer:[SOLVED] cant share on the local network

Instead of browsing the computer from My Network Places, go to Start/Run and type the name of the computer (Ex) \\JMTE-D\Shared. Also make sure the Shared folder is shared (it has a hand icon underneath it) Be sure both computers have user names and Passwords to access the computer. If there is not a password, you cannot access the computer over a network. Lastly, make sure both computers are part of the same Workgroup name. If typing the name doesn't work, then try typing the IP Address.

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Hi there,

when extracting an archive to the same network location on which the archive itself resides, why is it that I'm having local bandwidth usage?

As you can see, there is simultaneous ~150Mbit/s upstream/downstream on my local ethernet adapter. WHY? As far as I am concerned there should be no meaningful traffic since it's actually a copy process on the local hard disk of my server.

Ideas anyone? Your help/insight is highly appreciated!

Cheers

Answer:copy from/to network share - why local traffic?

The action is being processed on your local machine's CPU rather than the servers CPU since the task was initiated from your machine, the only way to reach your machine from the server is via your ethernet card.

If you were able to initiate the task on the server itself then you would not see any ethernet usage on your client machine. You wouldn't even see the application completing the task. The only change you would see is the new files on the servers share.

Hope This Helps,
Josh

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Guys is there any way I can share large amount of files over the network?
I tried sharing the folder over the network but that gives a max speed of 2 MB/s. Is there anything I can do to get faster speeds?

Answer:Share large files over the local LAN network?

How are the computers connected to the network? Wired or wireless?

If wired, use good quality Cat5 or better cable. Ensure computers/routers have gigabit speed ports. How long is the cable run?

If wireless, what wifi standard are the adapters and router using, 802.11 N? How far are the computers from the router?

Are you sharing these files or just trying to copy them? If just copying, try a program like teracopy to see if it will provide better performance.

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Hi,

I have a situation where a lot of data is being written to a small partition, and every time it fills up I have to go and remove things that I do not want to remove.

I am wondering if there is a way (hardware/software) that anyone knows of to do a sort of RAID setup to combine the local disk, and a network share into one virtual disk.

Ideally I would like the local disk to be used first, when it gets full I want the files to be written to the network share. All this needs to be accomplished while making Windows NT think that it is one drive.

The application that needs to write to this "virtual drive" can not be easily changed to switch between two drives, so it needs to be seamless to Windows. Speed is not a huge concern at the moment.

Any help or pointers to where I might find more information would be greatly appreciated. If I am crazy and asking for something that just is not possible, that's OK too I guess.
 

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I want to share a folder on my local network so all other computers on the network have read only access to the folder.

I've setup the share and given read only permission to "everyone". However, when I look at the computer sharing the folder from another computer using "\\computer-name" in Windows Explorer, I'm always asked for a user name and password.

How do I share the folder so the user name and password are not required when viewing from a different computer?

Both computers are running Windows XP.

Thanks,
David
 

Answer:How to setup a public share on a local network?

XP home or pro?
 

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Hello
 I am trying to add a local user permission to a network folder and I cannot get window 7 to choose the correct scope. WinXp handles this like a charm.
I go start\run \\computername\share
I right click on the folder in question and choose security. I then choose edit and then add
I am going to change "From this location" from the domain to the remote computername
I then type the name of the local user that I would like to add. Click ok.
I end up with the "name not found window"
In the security window if I choose advance and click find. I end up finding only the "Built-in" security names.
I get around this by using XP, but my xp days are numbers are I have been told I have to give up that machine.
Win7 seems to always be stuck on searching for domain names rather than changing the scope to the local names. 
hours and hours of searching returns random noise articles about how to set security on folders. 

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Hello all, I'm having a problem setting this up and it is annoying me.
I have around 10 users in my household and I sat up a NAS box with lots of storage (24TB). Anyways, I've assigned backup folders for each user to backup their files to the NAS box or use it as their own cloud storage.
The thing now is that any of the 10 users can see each other backup files which I don't want it to happen.
All users use win7.
The NAS box is in the basement so there is no physical contact with any user, its only connected to a 1GB switch. All other users connect to it by LAN.
I'm not sure how to do this, I know about sharing and permissions, but I can't seem to be able to add users outside the NAS box local users. I forgot to mention that the NAS box is also running win7 ultimate x64.

So to summarize again, I have a main folder (BACKUP), with 10 subfolders (PC1 to PC10), I want the 10 local users to each be able to access only 1 of them, so user 1 will be able to open PC1 folder while all other users can't.

Is this possible? I've read that you would need an active directory installed and all that windows server stuff which I don't see the need of installing for a household...

Thanks
 

Answer:Share a network file to certain local users?

What kind of NAS box is it?
Did you remove the All users or Everybody permission from the user folders?
 

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i want to share desktops in local network. is there any way or any application by which i can do this without using internet connection. i mean if there is only local network exist. HELP

Answer:Want to Share desktops over local network like team viewer. help...

This might help.
Start Orb and type Remote Desktop Connection.
Their is a lot of good questions and answers also in Help and Support built into Windows. I have never done it but that is the information I have found.

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Hi all, I have a weird problem. And also complicated, 'cos not even my CISCO Network teacher has been able to give me a solution. I think I need some smart people here

The thing is that I can't share my printer (connected by USB to my PC) with my laptop on another room, over the local network (in Win7 the name is Home Group).

The printer model is not relevant because time ago I was able to do what I'm trying now.

All my configurations are OK, at least the basic ones, because there's definetely something wrong with my PC, and here's why: if I take my laptop and put it next to the printer and connect it to it (by the same USB cable), I can access the printer with my PC, while it's been shared by the laptop.

That proves that the internal network is fine. Also, all the configurations of the printer and also of the home group are literally same in both PCs, the big one and the laptop.

Both PCs run Win7. I have tried this, Connect to printer error - Microsoft Windows Vista Community Forums - Vistaheads, but it didn't work.

The printer is also properly installed on my PC, it is not a driver problem or something like that.

My AV is ESET ESSBE 4, but I don't think it's related, because I have tried deactivating its firewall, and also, on the laptop the AV is the same and the
printer did work.

The services are also equal in both PC's now. I have even tried changing the network adaptor on my PC (from Ethernet to Wifi). Nothing.

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Answer:Can't share printer on local network (0x00000012 error)

Do you have the Windows firewall turned on? If not you won't be able to share the printer until it's turned back on again.

Once that is done the link below shows some set up procedures that should work for you.

Can't share printer, get error

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I used the Share by mail of Windows 10 frequently. Accidentally, after pressed the Share button, I hide the Mail app in the Windows 10 panel (The one displayed to the right after the share button is pressed). Need help to solve this problem. Thank you.
The share button is the circle with 3 points. It is found in many app and in the share menu of File Explorer.
OS: Windows 10 Pro
Computer: Surface 2 Pro
Memory: 4Gb

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Hi There!
I would like to have an index copy of two network locations.  One location is on the fileshare and the other is on Sharp.  I used to be able to do this.  I would like to search on my local computer and have keywords "inside" files
in those network locations return results.
Thanks in advance.

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Windows Server 2012 R2 as a domain controller

Internet Explorer 11 64/32

Favorites are redirected to a Windows network share (on the server itself)

Issue: When clicking a favourite redirected to the Windows network share, IE does nothing. 


For testing purpose,

I double click a .url file in redirected Favorites (e.g.
\\domain_controller\profiles\username\Favorites\website.url), IE opens with a blank page. 
If the .url file is placed at local drive or a Samba share (e.g. in a Synology box, probably it does not really matter as long as it is a network share residing in another computer), IE works fine.
The issue applies to every one (probably except Administrator) logged on the domain controller.I tried reset IE.  It did not work.Favourites redirection works on Windows 8.1 client computers in the domain.Pinned Site Shortcut (.website) file works everywhereWhen Enable Protected Mode in Internet Options\Security\Internet is disabled, IE can open .url file in a Windows network share.  But it is probably not a good idea to permanently disable it.
Any suggestion on fixing the issue?  Thank you.

Answer:Internet Explorer cannot open url in local Windows network share

tried ProcMon, the events captured are enormous even after I filtered out those I am sure do not matter.  It was hard to spot what went wrong if I don't know what to look for. 



Which is why I made the suggestion to filter coarsely and wait for a divergence in your two nearly equivalent traces.   <eg>
Otherwise, if you are only looking at one trace but think that there is a possibility that some diagnostics may have been written, filtering with 
Operation Is WriteFile  is often very handy.  With that filter you can also use the Count occurrences... tool for the number of distinct  Path  values which were involved.
In fact, now that I have reviewed the symptom description, filtering coarsely might also mean using only the File Access events and filtering with  Path Contains Fav   Do that with each of your traces and see where there is a divergence. 
Then turn the filter off at that point or perhaps just add Registry events at that point (e.g. use the button but leave your filter for  Path in place).  Etc.
 
Good luck

Robert Aldwinckle
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Dear admins, power users etc.
The last 36h hours i spend googling my problem but couldn't get any help to solve this issue. I have multiple Windows 7 machines (32bit and 64 bit) at home.

One machine shows my samba share in the network environment and i can access it via double click perfectly.
Another machine doesn't show my samba share in the network environment. However I can access it via \\Share\mount or via \\ip\mount (after accessing the mount it shows up in the network environment, not sure what causes the problem of not showing it in the network environment initally)
The "headache-giving" machine that i refer to in the introduction doesn't show the share in the network environment nor allowing me to access the \\Share\mount or \\ip\mount but only connecting to the samba share via mounting it as Networkdrive X,Y,Z...
As one can imagine googling this problem is not the easiest task and gives you a lot of false positive results. Trying to access my Share via \\Share\mount or \\ip\mount gives me the following error message:

(i apologize for it being german, however I hope that the smart ones will understand it anyways! )

As 2/3 or the windows machines can access the samba share, samba smb.conf problems can be excluded. So I strongly assume it is a Windows problem. I am running MCAfee Virusscan Enterprise. Windows Firewall is disabled and the machine is also in the same "WORKGROUP" as the samba share.

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Answer:Samba Share Networkmounting as X,Y,Z works, \\Share\mount not

The error message is default when system cannot resolve the network address. Something is wrong and it could also be on the other end (Mac or Unix / Linux machine).

On the problem Windows rig, can NET VIEW see the Mac/Linux machine? Can you ping it?

Kari

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I've had Windows 8 and never had this issue before but I have twitter, email and everything else but recently Facebook has gone missing from my options to share. After doing a little looking, I went to my People tile and saw that some how my facebook was no longer linked, I relinked it and got it back working in the people tile but when I try to share things Facebook is still not a option in there, ive restarted and still no luck. Is there any way to fix this?

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Team
Please assist to know the list of problems that can arise when we disable Administrative shares on Domain workstations (Windows 7, 8.1 and 10), most of the tech threads just say "some services may not function properly"
can someone help to know what are the services
regards,

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Hi everyone! I have quite a dilemma at work. Let me explain...

Last year we rolled out all new Windows 7 systems and new domain controllers with Server 2008 R2 and redid some of our group policies. For reasons unknown, at that time I decided it was a good idea to redirect the AppData folder to the local users' share on our file server.

Now, it hasn't affected too much since then, but the #1 problem with it is that it pretty much breaks Offline Files for our laptop users. It will try to sync the AppData folder and throws tons of errors and causes problems.

A while back I found an article on TechNet that described the procedure which involved moving the affected user and computer to and fro different organizational units to redirect the appdata back to the local user profile. It's a very daunting and confusing task, but it does work if done correctly. I can't for the life of me find that article now. Hours and hours of Googling has turned up nothing.

The only thing that seems to work is to deny read permission of the GPO that has the redirection policy to the affected user, gpupdate and reboot, and delete the user's profile and start new. This of course isn't an ideal solution. Simply ticking the box "Move the contents of the folder back to local user profile upon removal" does not solve the problem.

If anyone has any ideas or knows what article I'm talking about and could point me in the right direction, I'm all ears! Thanks so much.

Answer:Un-redirecting AppData from network share back to local user profile

You will need to edit the registry keys identified in the following article to remove the folder redirection Registry Settings for Folder Redirection in Windows

But you will also need to either remove the folder redirection from the gpo applied to the ou or move the users into an ou that doesn't have the folder redirection settings applied

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Answer:Why isn't the share it or share link application working?

Can you please give me some more details , Are you talking about share-it app (WiFi-Direct) there are some clone apps available in windows phone store which do not work.

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i've enabled homeshare and now can't seem to turn it off. All users on the workgroup can see all folders in homeshare. Which isn't what i want i just want to share the documents folder and that's it. ive turned off omeshare and they are all sill showing up. I've also right clicked on the documents folder and set share to everybody but it doesn't seem to show up on any of the other computers running xp. But yet all the homeshare folders do argggghh! any help would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:how do i share a folder on a workgroup without home share?

Hi purplemonkey1, welcome to Seven Forums.
This is how I do it. File Sharing Settings.pdf

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The shared folders on my main pc are no longer shared when I log on to my wireless networked laptop. It workded fine and now when I switch the laptop on (desktop main pc) my share i.e. hand beneath folder disapears and when I try to share the folders again am told not switched on. Switch off laptop reboot pc and shared once again but no good when no one allowed to share with them

Answer:share folders lose share when log on to laptop

Check your firewall setting are set to allow the share.

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OK for the past 4-5 months I've had my 2 desktop's PC's networked via a Netgear router, both are running Vista Ultimate 32bit & everything's been perfect for these past 4-5 months.

Last night I removed a TV Card (WinTV Express) out of my main system (Computer A) & replaced it with a better card (PCTV Stereo). After doing that the file/printer sharing from Computer A became inaccesable from Computer B.

Computer A Can access eveything on Computer B just like before, however although Computer B can see Computer A in the network folder when i try to access it i get the error (\\computer is not accessible you might not have permission to use this network resource. contact the administratyor of this network to find out if you have permission. access is denied). However if I go into the run box on computer B & type in the folder location i wish to access on Computer A (for example, \\computer-name\folder) then the folder loads that way. Also both systems can ping each other.

As far as I can tell everything is setup correctly, im logged in as administrator, i have set each folder i share to be avaliable to everyone under the advanced sharing tab, its setup as a private network. Like I say everythings been working perfectly for several months under these settings & its only last night everything stopped working.

I use the file sharing regularly so i have to get it working properly again, having to type in the full address of the folder im trying to access isn't an... Read more

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Hi, I have a simple network at home that consists of 2 PCs connected via a crossover cable. They are both running Windows XP Pro. I ran the network wizard on both machines and can share the internet connection fine. However neither computer can share files with the other or share the printer.

When I set folders to ?share this folder on the network? the folder is not visible on the other computer. Both computers have IP addresses set, however neither computer is able to ping the other.

When Computer.A (host of the internet connection) goes to Start -> My Network Places -> ?view workgroup computers? all that shows up in the list is Computer.A.

However if I try to go to ?view workgroup computers? on Computer.B I get the following error message:

?Mshome is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator etc.
The list of servers for this workgroup is not currently available?

I have searched the forums and found various steps that I have tried, but I still am not able to get this to work. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
 

Answer:Can share internet but can't share files

Hello! Welcome to TechSpot!

The quickest fix is a router/hub rather than peer to peer cable.
Do you have file and print sharing turned on?
Try setting up network wizard to something other than "MSHOME"
You might have only internet sharing turned on.
Did you create the files for network or just "finish network setup",
in the wizard?

This has helped me by setting guest password.




spike said:



Protect your guest account - The guest account can be used by hackers and/or malware to gain greater access to your machine, even when turned off. The guest account can't be removed. However, you can disable it, but this can affect the functionality of your computer. Instead, what you can do, and what you probably should do, is put a strong password on it, and then leave it safely turned off. You do this by opening a command window (start -> run -> type "cmd" and press enter). at the command prompt, type net user guest <password> (where <password> is your chosen password, being something you can remember). After hitting the enter key, the guest account will be password protected. If your machine is networked and authenticating as guest, then you'll need this password to access network shares - if you tell it to remeber the password, it will only ask the once.Click to expand...

G'Luck
 

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hi, i searched but couldt find nothing specific about the topic... I have to computers conected thru a crossover cable and i can share files and i see the other computer on the network, but the one that doesnt connect to the ISP directly wont have internet, it is dial up internet and i have the tcp/ip adresses to 192.168 ... or whatever it is that i cant remember right now that you are supposed to use, i couldnt get it so i ran the assistant and then it is supposed to have internet because i can see it connected to the isp from the laptop but then im not able to connnect to the internet and i dont remeber where but i found an option where http and https where disabled, so i enabled them and tried to surf and i couldnt first i tought that was the problem but it didnt work, anyone has any suggestions??
thanks
 

Answer:can share files but cant share internet

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how do i share a network printer from my win7, 64 pc to one running vista

i have tried all the sharing settings, but when i upgraded my PC to win 7, my second pc running vista won't print anymore

printer: hp officejet pro 8500ag

Answer:how do i share network printer from my 7, 64 pc to one running vista

jfree, a big welcome to you to Sevenforums!

On both Windows 7 and Vista, make sure under advanced sharing settings (find by typing phrase into start menu search) that you turn on network discovery and file and printer sharing (both computers).

On the Vista one (without the printer installed), in the start menu search bar, type 'add printer' without quotes and click it. Go through the steps to search for and install the printer driver (and thus the printer) to which you are connecting.

Hope this answers your question. Let me know if it does or not.

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Guys,

I get Vista Business free through my college program. Installed it, everything working fine, but connecting to network shares on my network.

If I add them as "mapped" things 90% of the time connect fine. But if I scroll through my network, and choose to connect to my samba shares that way, still connecting with my normal connection method with username and password, it tells me wrong password. This method worked fine on XP SP2, and every other system I use at the house including an abuntu box, and my girlfriends OS X macbook.

It's just an issue with Vista, has anything experienced this or do you know a fix for it?

I have the correct workgroup set up on my laptop, and every other setting should be fine also. It's something to do in the background or a setting.

Thanks.
 

Answer:Vista Share network verification problem?

I'm going to bring this thread back alive. I have somewhat of the same problem. Just upgraded my lappy to Vista Business. I have a NAS at home and it worked fine with XP and it is still working as my roommate can connect to it. Vista, however, will not connect to it. When I try to map a drive to it, it will continually ask for my username and password. I am 100% sure I am using the correct password. ANy suggestions? Anyone else run into this problem?
 

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Hey i got a new laptop at my house and vista came with it, i got an old computer with windows xp aswell. anyway heres the question
Why cant i play games on lan with a crosscable or just share folders with my laptop?
Is it not possible with vista? when i share a folder on my xp system and search that folder with vista it wont open it. it finds the folder but cant open it, it allways loads allot and then says it could not read the source file or some thing like that.
help?
 

Answer:Can i share folders with vista on a network with XP systems?

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vista/628176-adding-vista-laptop-wireless-network.html
 

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So I got a new pc with vista recently and I needed to share some folders over the network, like I've done in XP.

I had trouble first even finding how to share something with the sharing "wizard", but I found out how to share it almost like it xp with the right click and properties and all that.

Now on my other computers I can't see the vista pc shared folders in my network places, but I can see the vista pc under workgroup computers.

However, when I click on it, it says it needs a username and password, which I never set up before.

Nothing will let me connect to it or see the shared folders.

But from the vista computer under network I can see the shared folders and from here it looks like it's working, except it's not.

This has been driving me crazy, anyone know how to do this!?

In xp it was so simple, vista had to come along and make EVERYTHING unintuitive...

Anyway, thanks for any help in advance!
 

Answer:Share vista folder over network with xp computers?

As a test, turn off the Vista firewall. I had a similar issue with DLNA and the Vista firewall was the issue.
 

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i have 2 computers with vista home premium. both and c drives show on my network. i have removed passwords for each computer and made share c availabe to "everyone". when i try to open c from either computer i get "c is available but user account that you logged in with was denied access".
a fix would be greatly appreciated
Desparate
 

Answer:Solved: vista network share problems

Sharing on a Vista machines requires that they have passwords on each account that want to access a share. Have the SAME accounts and passwords on each machine and the shares should be available.

When accessing a Vista machine from a XP machine, all one needs to do, in the pop up is enter a Vista User account name and password and the XP machine will have access.
 

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Scenario: 4 PC's. All in the same domain.
pc #1, Windows XP Propc #2, Windows NT 4.0 domain controllerpc #3 Windows Vista 64 ultimatepc #4 windows Vista 32 ultimateNow up until about a week ago every single device could access each others shares no problems. No changes on any pc has been done. Windows Firewall has been turned off as well as defender where appropiate.

The problem i have now is that pc#4 is now started having issues with accessing a share on pc#3. Continually getting prompted for username and password. I have even tried an domain admin account which fails.


Pc#1 and pc#2 have no issues and are not prompted with username / password related promtps to access this share.

Pc#3 can access shares on pc#1, #2 and #4.

Anyone got any ideas on what is going on ?

Answer:Interesting network share issue - Vista

If you can drive a packet sniffer, I'd suggest taking two traces and comparing them: one trace of a PC#4 to PC#3 access attempt which results in a prompt, and another in reverse that goes through without prompting.

It's not clear to me whether you're saying that access works, except you need to retype credentials every time, or whether it's "access denied" whatever you try. If its the former, it may come down to different LMCompatibilityLevel settings on the XP box and NT4 PDC compared to the two Vista machines. That's just a wild guess though, and a packet trace would tell you more about the differences between the "prompted" and "no prompts" access attempts.

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Hi.

First off I'm really sorry if there is already a thread here somewhere with the answer to this question, there are just so many and I'm not even sure what I'm looking for!!

My family run a caravan park and have all the booking forms etc on a desktop computer running XP, I live in a caravan detached from them and use a laptop running Vista. We share a wireless hub and have no problem connecting to the internet but I cant set up a network wirelessly so that I can enter their shared files to take bookings if they aren't around.

How do I go about doing this? Having a real nightmare!!!!

Many thanks.

J
 

Answer:Wireless Network Between XP and Vista To Share Files

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Another observation about vista I saw. Is this even worth posting? Well, I found it interesting.

XP | Vista

Gonna be harder to spot these now imo.
 

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My home network consists of the following:
2 custom made pcs (XP)
1 HP pavillion DV6000 (Vista)
Ps3/X360
router speedtouch585v

now, what I am most interested in is a connection between my personal pc which is hooked to the wireless router through LAN with a wireless Laptop.
I have created a workgroup for both, its called "W" , it allows me to see the shared folders of the laptop but I cannot access them (Access Denied).
from the laptop I can see my pc but it requires a login with a pass :/ ???
I have both firewalls turned off, and all possible options checked to allow the sharing, can anyone help me?
 

Answer:Can't share media vista/xp over my wirless network

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Well I just did a fresh install of Vista x64 ultimate w/ SP1 slip streamed. So anyways, after its installed and was working fine. Went to "network" was able to find all the other pcs. A few more reboots and downloaded all the drivers for everything. I went to update the NIC drivers worked fine. Now Vista says I am not connected to any network or the internet but yet I am here. So I determined to 'roll back' drivers ok no go. Force install orignal drivers. No go. So I tried to 'connect to a network' vista says there are no wireless adapters. So now i'm stuck not being able to access any network shares at all from any of the other pcs.

I tried googling but I may have chosen wrong keywords. Any suggestions?

*edited* I did also do another fresh install thinking it was maybe in the order I decided to drivers for mobo / gfx / audio / etc... Same result.
 

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Okay, here's an odd one.

Machine 1: Desktop, Vista Home Premium 64-bit SP2, firewall disabled, no a/v, fresh install
Machine 2: Notebook, Vista Home Basic 32-bit SP2, firewall disabled, no a/v, fresh install

fresh install = from OEM disc, not restore disc.

Machine 1 has files on it I want to share with machine 2, I can see my files on machine 1 from three XP machines, but not Machine 2, here's where it gets freaky, I plug Machine 2 into the network and disable the wifi, I can see the files. I go back on the wifi and I cannot ping machine 1 from machine 2, I cannot ping machine 2 from machine 1, I can ping machine 1 & 2 from three other XP-based machines regardless of being on wifi or not.

I'm stumped, here's the kicker, it's happening on another similar setup (vista 64bit sharing files and xp 32 bit & vista 32bit unable to connect, all over wifi, works with ethernet)

am I missing something here?

Answer:unable to connect to vista share over wireless network

I feel stupid now... I figured it out, somewhat, I have a workaround.

I have two netgear WPN824v2's (and another one at that other location), for some reason that's giving me a fit, out of curiosity I reconnected to a 3rd access point, which is a cheap gigabyte brand router that I set up for my mom's notebook and wii, all three use WPA encryption so I doubt its that, and all netgear routers have the latest firmware. Anyway I can connect to the files and print to the 64-bit machine with my 32-bit machine. I'm going to pick up another router and replace one of my WPN824s and see if that takes care of it although I'm going to play with the settings on my 824's to see if there's something I can do to fix it.

Also I was mistaken earlier, the XP notebook was connected to the Gigabyte wireless, not my netgear's, I just connected to the netgear AP's and its getting packet-blocked too.

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Heya,

3 Computer Lan config:

1. "server" running XP pro, has been running flawlessly for 2+ years, is my server network share is called "data"
2. "bigbox" Xp professional as well, Z: is mapped to \\server\data
3. "steve" Vista Ultimate, was working for 3+ months of Z: mapped to \\server\data

-All 3 pc's use the same login name and password in "local users and groups" to maintain user acct rights, "authentication passthrough"
-Password has not changed in over a year

one day i got the typical "you cannot access this resource" when trying to access my mapped network drive from vista pc accessing \\server\data, not uncommon so i rebooted, while rebooting i verified that XP pc "bigbox" can access \\server\data no problem.

Upon reboot and trying to access mapped drive again i get a password prompt, keeps failing saying password is not correct(thats odd i just logged in with that password). Sure enough will not accept the password, reset password on server for user acct. Same problem. Try Administrator acct, same thing. Create NEW user acct. Same thing.

Vista PC can access network share on "bigbox"(other XP pro pc) but not server.

ie.
1 can see 2&3
2 can see 1&3
3 can see 2 but not 1
I am absolutely baffled as to why this wont work anymore.

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Answer:Odd Vista problem, says incorrect password when connecting to network share

I don't have an answer as to why that happens, but on the rare occasion that this has happened to me, the only solution that I've found to work is to unmap the mapped drive, reboot, and then map it again, supplying a username and password if necessary. Sometimes I have to unshare the shared drive, then reshare it, making sure I update the permissions before I remap on the other machine. I suspect there may be something going on with the computer browser service whenever this situation occurs, but I've never had it happen often enough to force me to dig down to find out what was going on.
 

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Ive got a wireless network setup between my Vista Laptop and XP box via a Netgear DG834PN. The internet is accessible wirelessly from the laptop but I am unable to share files between the two. (I have previously shared files with a friends laptop by simply plugging in the wireless dongle and allowing vista to complete the setup so I assume its an issue with the laptop settings.)

Details below. (dont have much experience with vista sorry)

On the vista Laptop -> Network Sharing Centre ->
*File sharing is ON
*Network discovery is ON
*Network type is PRIVATE NETWORK
*Public folder sharing is ON

When trying to access Network\\Laptop (My laptops name) I can view local files. When trying to access Network\\XPBox I get 'windows cannot access' error.

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On the XP Box I CAN SEE 'Laptop' under MSHOME (workgroup name same on both computers as suggested somewhere else) but when I attempt to access I receive '\\Laptop not accessible'

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Hope that's enough detail, im sure im missing some.

Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Solved: Wireless network XP & Vista (Internet works, cant share files)

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Hi, I'm setting up for the first time a Homegroup (on Windows 8.1) between laptop and desktop. So far, Im impressed with the speed of transmission from one computer to the other. However, I noticed that I can only access the C: drive as well as the Library stuff such as Music, Pictures, Desktop, Downloads, etc folders. I would like to be able to access from my laptop the OTHER DRIVES on my desktop PC. What's the best way to do this?

Answer:How do I share things OTHER THAN local C: on Homegroup?

First thing do not use Home Group. Just use regular Network sharing. You will have better control over what folders you want to share. Homegroup just shares the Libraries, not the actual folders.

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No access from beyond the LAN period.

Thanks
 

Answer:Is it possible to limit access to a share to local only?

Information is sorely lacking. What exactly are you trying to do/not do?
 

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Not sure how to ask, but I will try. For fun I have set up 2 VMs in virtualbox. One has sharepoint 2013 on server 2012r2 and the other is server 2012 as the DC. They are on a domain I Created when installing sharepoint. Is there a way to, when I "browse" for something, that I can get into my home network on my local account? The VMs are on a separate drive that I installed in the extra bay, not on the HD with my MS OS.

How can I share in between them? My user folder on my pc is set to be shared, and I included "everyone" which is only me lol.
Or, can I connect to the the domain that my vms are running on? If so would that mean that I would always need the vms running so I can actually be on the domain?

Answer:How to share local workgroup with VM on a domain?

Is this not the right section?

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Hello all, I have VMware server (don't recal what version off hand) anywho, is there a way to allow it to share the local sound card?

i'm running VMware on vista, and use it to run XP. I wanted to play all the games that won't run on vista on this version of VM ware.

I gave it a gig of RAM (out of my 4 gigs), and 20 gigs of Storage. Also, its running with the knowlege that I have 2 procs (dual core, see my specs).

Any help would be apreciated.
 

Answer:having VMware share the local speakers

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Attempting to share a locally attached LJ 6P. W2K reports error message "Cannot modify printer properties" and returns to "unshared". I've tried being logged on as both local and domain admin (PDC is NT4 server, no other PCs on network). Have tried with printer attached and not attached, also with other printer drivers, same error every time.

The W2K PC is new but had to get to W2K using upgrade via W98 due to client changing their mind at the last minute.

PC has scanning software for HP 4300 installed - could this be the culprit ?
 

Answer:W2000 Pro - Can't share local printers

I think I found the answer on another forum...I added Everyone to both the temp and the spool directories and it seems to work.
 

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I can't access my laptop which is using a Microsoft account from my Desktop using a local account. Both running Windows 10 Pro X64.

I'm using workgroup, not homegroup.

I know I've read of people making this work but I'm not having any luck finding those threads now so can anyone point me in the right direction?

I can go the other way with no problem, from the MS account on the laptop to the local account on the desktiop.

Answer:Share via workgroup between local and MS account on two PCs

Fixed it though it's totally backward as far as I can see.

Went into Settings, Network & Internet, Change advanced sharing options, All networks and selected

Turn off password protected sharing

on the Desktop. It was already off on the Laptop. Now I can access folders and files in both directions via the workgroup.

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I've got a strange problem dealing with a 2012 R2 share.  We have a lab with 30 Windows 7 Enterprise workstations.  They all have the same desktop via a GPO applied folder redirection to a share on the above mentioned 2012 R2 server.  All
but 4 of them can connect and pull the desktop with the appropriate shortcuts, network folders, etc.

So the share permissions have no explicit denies.  In an effort to resolve this issue I've added both Everyone and Authenticated Users with Read permissions on top of the appropriate AD Group object that already had Read permissions and of
course SYSTEM and Domain Admins with Full Control.  The NTFS permissions have of course CREATOR OWNER, SYSTEM, and Domain Admins with Full Control.  The appropriate AD Group also has Read permissions.  No explicit NTFS denies either.

Using either the same account that belongs to the appropriate AD Group or my Domain Admin account (which doesn't have the redirected desktop) I can login to all workstations and all but the above mentioned four get the folder redirected desktop.
 When I authenticate with my DA account and try to connect to the share on those four computers I get the same error the user gets:

Network Error
Windows cannot access \\SERVER\Share$
You do not have permission to access \\SERVER\Share$.  Contact your network administrator to request access.

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I have a USB attached inkjet printer that was always shared with a Vista PC on my network. Suddenly the Vista machine cannot see the printer on the Win7 system and on Win7 I am unable to set the printer to shared status.

When I try to set the printer properties to Shared I get this message: Printer settings could not be saved. Operation could not be complete (error 0x00006d9).

Here is what I've tried so far, all to no avail:

1. Turned on Security Essential Real Time Protection (I read somewhere that this has to be on for printer sharing to work, but I don't know if this is true.)

2. Tried to start Windows Firewall service (I read that this has to be started for printer sharing to work) but my system has no Windows Firewall service to start.

3. Renamed the printer and tried to share it using it's new name (same failure)

4. Removed the Win7 system from the Homegroup (same failure)

The printer works fine on the Win7 system. My user ID has Admin privileges. Rebooting Win7 has no effect.

What else can I try to get the printer shared?

Answer:Wint-64 SP1 Unable to share a local printer

  
Quote: Originally Posted by bbinnard


I have a USB attached inkjet printer that was always shared with a Vista PC on my network. Suddenly the Vista machine cannot see the printer on the Win7 system and on Win7 I am unable to set the printer to shared status.

When I try to set the printer properties to Shared I get this message: Printer settings could not be saved. Operation could not be complete (error 0x00006d9).

Here is what I've tried so far, all to no avail:

1. Turned on Security Essential Real Time Protection (I read somewhere that this has to be on for printer sharing to work, but I don't know if this is true.)

2. Tried to start Windows Firewall service (I read that this has to be started for printer sharing to work) but my system has no Windows Firewall service to start.

3. Renamed the printer and tried to share it using it's new name (same failure)

4. Removed the Win7 system from the Homegroup (same failure)

The printer works fine on the Win7 system. My user ID has Admin privileges. Rebooting Win7 has no effect.

What else can I try to get the printer shared?


Do you have the printer drivers installed on both systems?

Do you have printers drivers that are made to work on both systems?

It's important to point out that Homegroups is made for Windows 7 and Windows 8 systems only so you should have a common name "Workgroup" set up on both machines.

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I had local file sharing when my home network consisted of XP and Win 7 computers. I just right clicked on folders I wanted to share in Windows Explorer and designated them as shared. Simple and worked well. I used no sign-ins of users, and the user defaulted to Administrator. Now I have upgraded two computers to Windows 10 (one wired ethernet and one laptop wired and wireless) and added one new Windows 10 laptop that is wireless only. Windows 10 has created a default user now with a sign-in but no password. I need to move gigabites of data from computer to computer and need to read, write, and delete files from other computers on my local network.

My first attempt was to create a Homegroup and then join it with the other two computers. It essentially works, but the performance on transferring files on the wireless computer is terribly slow - unusable. It also seems to kill my internet speed. I now have all computers withdrawn from the Homegroup, although it seems to have kept the Homegroup, and keeps prompting me to join it. Can't find any way to kill it.

My second attempt was to use the File Sharing. I have two issues with that. First it seems the intent is to allow anyone on the internet to share the file, and that is the last thing I want it to do. It won't seem to let me name other users on the home network and add them. And even when I include Everyone as a share, I can't access the folders with other computers. On one I get an error message saying I have no permi... Read more

Answer:How to share files only on local home computers

In my opinion, Homegroup sucks, get rid of it. I've always setup a Workgroup consisting of the same username/password on each computer. It's set-up the same on W10 as on previous OS's.
On my girlfriends computer I just set up a shared folder on her computer so that any files, etc. that we want to share are put in that folder with each of us having access to it.
Network and Sharing is where you should start.

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I had local file sharing when my home network consisted of XP and Win 7 computers. I just right clicked on folders I wanted to share in Windows Explorer and designated them as shared. Simple and worked well. I used no sign-ins of users, and the user defaulted to Administrator. Now I have upgraded two computers to Windows 10 (one wired ethernet and one laptop wired and wireless) and added one new Windows 10 laptop that is wireless only. Windows 10 has created a default user now with a sign-in but no password. I need to move gigabites of data from computer to computer and need to read, write, and delete files from other computers on my local network.

My first attempt was to create a Homegroup and then join it with the other two computers. It essentially works, but the performance on transferring files on the wireless computer is terribly slow - unusable. It also seems to kill my internet speed. I now have all computers withdrawn from the Homegroup, although it seems to have kept the Homegroup, and keeps prompting me to join it. Can't find any way to kill it.

My second attempt was to use the File Sharing. I have two issues with that. First it seems the intent is to allow anyone on the internet to share the file, and that is the last thing I want it to do. It won't seem to let me name other users on the home network and add them. And even when I include Everyone as a share, I can't access the folders with other computers. On one I get an error message saying I have no permi... Read more

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I'm using Remote Desktop Connection from a Windows XP SP2 machine to control a Windows 2000 Terminal machine. How can I share my local files in Windows XP SP2 machine so they can be copied or used for installation in the Windows 2000 Terminal machine?

I have tried by checking the Disk drives option in the Local Resources page of the Remote Desktop Connection and then connect but I cannot see my local drives in the Windows 2000 Terminal machine using Windows Explorer.
Thanks.
 

Answer:How to share local files with remote computer?

I don't know that RDC has file transfer capability, I use UltraVNC for remote console applications.
 

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Hello

I have a problem creating the mandatory profile with windows 10 version creators update, with past versions i was taking the hidden file (ntuser.dat) by putting it in regedit and editing it (change user name with% username%) just by doing this Procedure once i file.reg adds me a mistake, that is, i do not have the permissions to upload the file (or it is opened on the other side) i have seen some guides but they all make it create network users on Dfs while I have to create it locally

thank you all guys

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I need to share files between a hyper v host and a local guest os. Any ideas?
 

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Hi. Im a Windows 10 administrator, and I've shared pictures on the pc with a local account (on the same pc). When the local account holder is logged in they cannot see the pictures in File Explorer. All that is visible in File Explorer is quick access and recently viewed folders. Any help will be appreciated.

Answer:Unable to share my pictures from administrator to local account

How are you sharing the pictures?

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I have an issue where i cannot access my own public folder through the network folder. I have internet access on my desktop and have a direct wired connection to my router. I also have a couple of laptops accessing the current network via wireless and they all have internet. The problem is that those other computers dont always show up in the network folder on my desktop and they dont have access to the printer (sometimes a friend has a laptop over and i can see that one). I thought it was an issue with the laptops but my PC (connected to the printer) cant even see its own public folder... so i am assuming that isn't right. One other thing - the laptops can all see my desktop with the printer on it but cannot "find" the computer when i click on it (network sharing is all turned on with no passwords and private style network).

Any ideas? A few months ago i changed routers and since then have had an issue with printer access but no problems with internet access... dont see anything in the router settings that is obviously wrong...

Thanks

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Well i was finding answers for this , i just wanted to know if there is any way to share the administrator library stuffs like Pictures and Videos with different user on a PC so that we can prevent them asking us for our account password. Still didnt get any sort of answers , can any one help?
 

Answer:How to share libraries within Administrator and Local User accounts?

Can't you do it by putting it into a shared folder which is accessible to anyone on the computer?
 

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Hi. Im a Windows 10 administrator, and I've shared pictures on the pc with a local account (on the same pc). When the local account holder is logged in they cannot see the pictures in File Explorer. All that is visible in File Explorer is quick access and recently viewed folders. Any help will be appreciated.

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I am not able to share files through share it? Why?

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Local windows 10 machine. (home computer)

I created a share via net share (CMD). I restarted my computer and noticed the share is still there.

My question is, when using net share, are these permanent? I would think they would disconnect/delete after shutdown.

Answer:net share: is the share permanent?

They are permanent. They are also permanent if you do it through the GUI. You have to explicitly delete them - see this MS article: Net share







Originally Posted by eeps24


I would think they would disconnect/delete after shutdown.



Why? If they were deleted you would have to share all your "Shared" folder(s) again every single time you rebooted which would be really annoying.

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Hi,

I am using 64 bit Vista and used to be able to print and scan from with the brother printer I have connected to it. I fiddled around with my computer settings - maybe the sharing settings, and now I can't print but the scanner still works. When I print, the file gets sent to print and stuck in the queue...any solutions ideas?
Not connected to a server at all.
Brother said that it's an issue with my computer.

THANKS!

Answer:Can't Print - Can Scan from local printer after playing with share settings

Welcome
Try to go back with system restore to a week before you touched settings
System Restore - How to

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Hello

I have a problem creating the mandatory profile with windows 10 version creators update, with past versions i was taking the hidden file (ntuser.dat) by putting it in regedit and editing it (change user name with% username%) just by doing this Procedure once i file.reg adds me a mistake, that is, i do not have the permissions to upload the file (or it is opened on the other side) i have seen some guides but they all make it create network users on Dfs while I have to create it locally

thank you all guys

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Hi
We are running Citrix XenDesktop VDI infrastructure for 500 Users, We are planning to move these Users from VDI (Win7x64) to Corporate Managed device (Win10 Enterprise).

Currently user profiles mainly Desktop, Downloads, Documents, Links are controlled via Folder Redirection Group Policy We are planning to terminate VDI services and move back to old traditional Corporate Managed device with the OS Windows 10 Enterprise.
Our real challenge is to get all 500 users profiles from share to their respective assigned PC to C:\Users\<Userid>\
Can you provide suggestions around migrating 500 users profile data to their respective PC?
Thanks
Veday

Desktop Design Engineer

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I have a Kworld TV pci card in my main PC is it possible to share tv on my network, I have the kworld program folder showing in my network places do i need to run the insulation disc in my other PC to make it work. both PC are running xp home. Thanks

Answer:share tv on network

Hi, I don't think this is possible - if I am wrong though, I have no doubt someone here will soon come on and say so.

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Question: Network Share?

Where I work there are two people at the front office that always use floppy disks to transfer 250K files. These files aren't something you'd like to send via e-mail (payroll, expenses, etc...). Anyway my bossed asked me today to setup "network share" that's password protected. Problem is I'm not sure how to do this. Any help would greatly be appreciated.

Note: Both machines are running XP Pro.
 

Answer:Network Share?

VPN between the two machines -- the communications are what require security above and beyond the norm, not the share itself. Just make sure the appropriate users are the only ones with permissions.

However, I think it would be easier to use secure email (S/MIME or PGP) than to put this data available in a share, which just makes it a slightly easier target.
 

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I have just installed wireless router to share an internet connection on my two PCs at home, 1 is connected to the router by cable and the other is a wireless connection. after setting it all up i tried to setup a network between the 2 PCs so that i could share files, printer etc. I ran the network setup wizard on both PCs but i cannot gain access to any of the PCs from its opposite number. On the main PC(connected to router by cable) it shows the other PC(wireless connection to router) as being in the workgroup that i created, but i cannot access it, and on the (wireless) PC it does not show the main PC at all. I know my router is working as i have internet access on the wireless PC. I have tried the network wizard several times on both PCs but i still cannot access either PC from its counterpart. I dont know too much about networking so i need all the help i can get.thanx in advance for any help

Answer:cant share PCs on network

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Hi guys,

I have a computer and a laptop hooked up to a router and I'd like to transfer some folders from one to the other. I read around some other forums and they said to set the sharing n security to share the folder over a network etc... but ummm they stopped there....
So now, it's in the computer's my network places..... what do I do from here? how do I access it from the laptop

Thank you
 

Answer:share in my network

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Hi there. I have a small home network already set up. Is it possible to access the files on an external hard drive connected to main computer(PC1) from another computer connected to this network? If so, what address details do I enter to locate the external drive ie \\PC1\EXT HDD\docs. Thanks in advance.

Answer:Can I share ext HDD on a network?

Yes, you can. The "shared" external drive will be accessible over the network in the same way as an internal drive. The format of the address path you quoted should be fine.

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Hi,

I have a wireless sitecom router.
I want to connect xbox to PC, to do that i need to share lan connection that xbox can see it. When i try to do it, it says that is not possible, does not give any mistake or whatsoever. I also have two other laptops, one also vista with the same edition, and other XP, both of them have no problems with sharing.
It seems strange cuz i CAN share wireless connection, but not lan
Any idea how to fix it?

thanks

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how to share internet ,i have a pc (win xp) connected to internet by lan(dsl) i want share pc internet via bluetooth to laptop(win7)
i searched via bluetooth and connected this two device but in laptop (network and sharing center)say "no internet access"
i think that i should create "gateway connection" and set ip address in tcp/ip but i don't know how to do it

 

Answer:how to share network

Have never tried using Bluetooth that way, but if it works what you need to do is enable Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) on the connection on the XP that has internet access.
 

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Having trouble setting up a network, Network works fine but I cant see how to share the AOL internet connection. Is it something to do with the fact that AOL has its own software that is nothing like Internet Explorer?Cheers

Answer:Can you share AOL over a Network?

Aol does not support networking.

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Question: Share Network

Hey, sorry if this is the wrong forum,
I could find one that looked better,
So, heres the deal,
I have 2 windows xp computers, they are about 10 ft apart,
So i wanted to set up a share folder,
I have them connected on the same network,
I just cant figure out what to type in on the Run.exe or whatever.
isnt it something like

"//computername/sharedfolder"??

THanks in advance
 

Answer:Share Network

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HELP PLEASE -- I am trying to transfer some pix I just took (31 in total) via dock to my computer.

After the 2nd pix has transferred over, I get a SCREEN BOX that says

"Transfer interrupted ===
REASON: The volume for a file has been externally altered so that the opened file is no longer valid."

I do not know what this means.

I also use Picasa by the way, don't know if that is affecting my problem?

I've never seen this message box ever before. Kodak is about 6 years old.

Please know that I am a computer moron so I am hoping that anything you say I can understand. Sorry.

Thank you in advance.
 

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We have a printer which we would like to share but we cant because it wont work with the cross over cable (rj45) it only works by usb I don't know why can we share it this way. it a SHARP MX-3110N PCL6
 

Answer:Share network printer

Don't use a crossover cable - use a standard patch cable (plain old regular ethernet cable)
 

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Hey guys,

Im having a weird issue trying to share a drive on my win7 machine with the rest of the house.

This computer is set up as an HT-PC and i have a bunch of drive in it. Ive never had any issues with sharing anything up until now. I bought 2 2tb drives and created raid0. When trying to share ANYTHING from that drive (the whole drive or folders) people on the network get a "You do not have permissions to access \\..." message. Every other share from the same computer that originates from a different drive works with no issues.

As far as i can tell all the settings and permissions are the exact same across the board so I can't figure out what the issue might be

Does it have something to do with the fact that its raid0? It seems to be the only difference.

Answer:Network share permissions HELP!

122 view and nada, I guess everyone is just as lost as I am

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Please help me to understand how to share a printer between XP and vista. I would like to be able to be on internet at same time and also need to have the printer that is hooked to XP to print from my vista. I have bought a printshop, which is a dvd not cd and need to install on daughters vista and print from my XP. Thanks for any help and i'm not very computer savvy

MissV
 

Answer:please help me understand network share

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I have two windows 7 desktop and a laptop both connected using home group.
Well the problem is that the home group don't always work there are occasions that I have to re enter my password into the home group setup.
Now thinking of going for the network setup,On the network icon on the left under my computer i can access my desktop and my wireless printer from there and access my laptop from my desktop and printer by using the network system
Now is there anything that I should know about this system of accessing files etc from my desktop via laptop??.
I also have an USB port on my Bright box router was thinking about connecting a HDD to that so could access that from both machines,According to the Bright box info its okay.
Any help here Please.
Many Thanks.

Answer:Homegroup or network share

  
Quote: Originally Posted by flogit


I have two windows 7 desktop and a laptop both connected using home group.
Well the problem is that the home group don't always work there are occasions that I have to re enter my password into the home group setup.
Now thinking of going for the network setup,On the network icon on the left under my computer i can access my desktop and my wireless printer from there and access my laptop from my desktop and printer by using the network system
Now is there anything that I should know about this system of accessing files etc from my desktop via laptop??.
I also have an USB port on my Bright box router was thinking about connecting a HDD to that so could access that from both machines,According to the Bright box info its okay.
Any help here Please.
Many Thanks.


Either method works fine although you shouldn't have to keep entering the Homegroup password, something sounds off there.

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We have 3 computers which connect via a router and ADSL modem to the internet. The laptop (XP Home) and a PC (win2K) connect wirelessly and the other PC (XP Pro) via ethernet. Internet works very well on all 3 machines. I would like to share the printers. There is an HP laserjet attached to the Win2K PC and a Lexmark X75 attached to the XP Pro PC. XP Networking wizard does not seem to do anything except throw up errors and in any case is not supported on Win2K, so I'm not sure if I have a network set up. Can it be done manually? I'd quite like to share some files as well; is the principle the same? Help and/or pointers to useful websites would be much appreciated.

Answer:How do I set up a network to share printers?

Go to start/ printers, click on add printer, select network printer & click next, click on browse & next, select the printers, click on next then finish.

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Hi everyone,

I have a wireless network setup ("workgroup" network) with file/printer sharing enabled. My sister has a tendency to "accidentally" delete files on one of my shared folders, which is on a computer connected to the network via a VPN connection. Does anyone know how I can make it so that it will require a password to gain access to that shared folder?

Bsaber
 

Answer:Set password for network share

Just set the access rights to read only for her user and full access for your user.
 

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Is it possible to share a Canon 5000f scanner over a network? If so, how would I go about adding it to another computer using windows 2000? Thanks.
 

Answer:Share a scanner over a network

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Hello all. I have a small network installed, is it posible for machine1 to share the cd drive on machine2? If so how do i go about it. Both machines are running XP Pro. Thanks in advance.

Answer:Share a CD drive over a network

right click on the drive in question, click on sharing and security, follow instructions.

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Am a beginner, so please bear with me if my question is silly.
Currently in my office,there are around 30 PC's with windows Xp. All are clients. In some systems folders are shared and users are accessing these shared folders by typing
\\ip address in Start => Run. While accesing like this for the first time, its asking for user name and password, but later on its not prompting. So the problem is, I have put all my softwares in a folder and had given permission only for admin Id, but when accessing from Clients its automatically getting connected with another User Id and because of this I am not able to access this Software folder.

Please advice me if there is some option to Access a Computer share with a particular user name while typing \\ip address
 

Answer:Password for Network share

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So here is my situation, I wanted to share an SSD in my desktop on my network so that I can copy media files/projects from my laptop to the desktop so the desktop can execute the video encoding/exporting once I finish editing the video on my laptop. How can I do this so that my SSD shows up as a network I can map on my laptop, but require a user/PW for other network users? Also, will this effectively give me gigabit speeds of 110-125MB/s? Or is there going to be some bottleneck by doing this?
 

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I want my wii to connect to the internet, but I need to share the internet and I have a dongle (mobile broadband) is there any way to connect it? If so please share!

Answer:How to share network connection with wii?

You'll be plugging your wii into the computer for this.

1. Plug in your console (WII, Xbox 360, PS3) and allow it to acquiring ip address.
2. click on the Windows button and type "network and sharing center" and enter
3. on the left right under manage wireless networks, should say change adapter settings click that
4. right click local area connection and disable it.
5. right click local area connection and click properties.
6. there should be a tab that says sharing go to that tab.
7. there is a box that says allow other network users to connect through this computers internet connection. uncheck it if it is checked.
8.hit ok then right click local area connection and enable it.
9 now select both your wireless network connection and the local area connection and right click and it should have the option to bridge connections. when you click bridge it will do its thing and should work when its done.

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I've been having problems with a network share recently. I have all my media stored on one Vista PC, but I tend to download it on my primary pc, also running vista. I've been using XBMC to watch network shared videos, but it loses connection completely if I connect to it from the primary PC to copy files over.
I know its not an XBMC issue, because the problem only persists until the server PC is restarted, and then it works fine until I next network into it. I've already disabled the firewall and AV but this hasn't changed it. Is there anything else which could be causing this issue, perhaps a userlimit somewhere, and if so how can I change it?

Thanks
Arkane
 

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I have 2 laptop with windows 10 pro 64bits on my network how can I make it can send any files to each other ?

P.s I 'm really newbie for this

Btw,Thanks in advance

Answer:How can I share any files on my network ?

I'm assuming these are your laptops and you don't have others on the same network otherwise there may be some security issues. All of my systems are on my personal network, however Win10 has thrown me a curve and I'm currently have issues access all of the drives on my desktop to my laptops. Following are some general steps.
Go to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Network and Sharing Center, on the left side click Change advance sharing settingsSee the following image for the settings
Expand the Guest or Public section and select the first option in each of the two options
Now expand the last section All Networks, see the following image for the settings (the first two options, select the first option, the 3rd option select the 2nd option)
You can now close the control panel
Now open Windows explorer and drill down to the folder you want to share
I'm assuming you want to share the documents folder
Click on the Sharing tab and then click the Share button
Here I selected Everyone because nobody else is on my network. However if somebody hacks into my network then they have access. For the permissions select Read/Write, at the bottom of the window click on the Share button. Depending on the size of the folder this can take several seconds/minutes.
You should see something like the following, note that the folder is shared and then click the Done button
Back in the Document properties windows, click on the Advance Sharing button (note that it states the folder is shared)
In t... Read more

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I am trying to remotely install a program onto a client workstation and I get the error:

<<Unable to detect the standard network share, ADMIN$. >>

I ran a simple test on the client PC by entering \\client\ADMIN$ at the run prompt and received an error stating 'The network path was not found'. this typically means that file sharing is not enabled. However, file sharing is enabled.

Any ideas?
 

Answer:ADMIN$ share on network

Make sure firewalls are either turned off or allowing file and printer sharing on both computers.

Make sure that share exists. It is possible to disable the admin$ and c$ shares.

May check permissions....of course that would just give you a login prompt instead of an error.
 

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I would be grateful if anyone can help me with this wee problem.

I have a network in the house with a mix of windows operating systems.

My server is just windows XP SP3 sharing folders across the network by user name login. They are all on a workgroup not domain and the Windows 7 PC's do not have homegroup enabled and all the settings are enabled in the sharing centre options, ie network discovery etc.

Wireless
Laptop 1 running Windows 7, Laptop 2 running Windows XP SP3, when accessing the shared folders on the server will bring up a login screen so you can input your user name and password. You then can access your allocated shared folders.

Wired
All wired PC's when accessing the shared folders on the server will bring up a login screen so you can input your user name and password. You then can access your allocated shared folders. Mainly Windows 7 now. Windows XP was previously installed and worked ok also.
The problem is that on a new install of Windows 7 on a laptop when you click the Server icon in windows explorer, the server automatically shows all of the available folders and no-login screen. This means that you cant login to view your allocated folders on the server. You can access the folders that are shared to everyone. It seems its quite common when I googled it but no answers.

Answer:No Login Pop Up on Network Share

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Boab


I would be grateful if anyone can help me with this wee problem.

The problem is that on a new install of Windows 7 on a laptop when you click the Server icon in windows explorer, the server automatically shows all of the available folders and no-login screen. This means that you cant login to view your allocated folders on the server. You can access the folders that are shared to everyone. It seems its quite common when I googled it but no answers.


When you look at the shares what are the "Everyone" or "users" permissions? (On your server).

When you create shares everyone by default gets read access to the shares. So they can see and connect to the shares.

If the objects that are being shared with everyone permissions not only will people see the share they will see objects that are stored within that share.

By default the get read access. If you can create and delete objects within the share then you will have at least create/modify permissions, or possibly full control.

By default XP has the "Use sharing wizard" ticked in the folder options, which is counter-intuitive. Might be worth unticking this. You will gain a better understanding of security in my opinion.

If you have defined a number of users on the XP machine, then you may want to set up permissions for each use for each share and remove the everyone permissions.

If you use a WDTV HD LIve media p... Read more

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I have three physical HDDs on my windows 10 computer

Drive 0 = C: system drive
Drive 1 = D: Data drive
Drive 2 = T: Dropbox drive

The two drives I want to share on the network are D: and T:

I have set up sharing for both but I cannot access T: from any other computer on the network

Here are the network dialog boxes side by side.









They look the same to me, yet every other computer (six of them) on the network allows me access to D: but denies me access to T:

Is there something else I am missing?

Answer:Trying to network share two HDDs; one will, one won't

compare the 2 Security tab's of D and T.

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My neighbour has offered to let me share his broadband by means of me picking up his wi-fi signal. He reckons I would be able to pick the signal up easily (I am on dial-up). He has a 4mb unlimited download service with BT, I think.I am minded to take up his offer, but I have a couple of concerns.1) will his family be able to access my PC at all. For instance I know his son does some online gaming in the evening, and a bit of music downloading, but what if he downloads loads of viruses, or could they view my files?2) He said he did not want any payment, and I could share the connection 'at will'. He did ask whether I was likely to be downloading films at all hours of the day, but all I am likely to do is simple web browsing and windows/security updates. Should I accept his offer with open arms?

Answer:Should I share my neighbours Wi-Fi network

I'm not too sure, but I don't think they can access your PC unless you give permission and they won't be able to view your files. They will be able to know when you are using the wireless connection and for how long you've been using it. I'm not too sure to be honest, but i'd accept the offer. You don't 'have' to use it.You might have trouble picking up the signal, depending on how far you are from the router and how many walls are in the way.

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