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“This folder is shared with other people” when renaming not shared folder

Question: “This folder is shared with other people” when renaming not shared folder

When I try to rename a folder on the D: partition that used to be a Windows XP recovery partition that has some Pokemon commissions in it, I get this message.
"This folder is shared with other people
If you rename this folder, it will no longer be shared."
 
But the folder is not shared nor has it ever been.
 
What is going on? Why does Windows 7 think that it is shared?

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Answer: “This folder is shared with other people” when renaming not shared folder

Hello there, 
 
This happens because of the way the Access Control List is queried by Windows Explorer to determine if the folder is shared. Because this folder you tried to rename is a child folder of a parent folder and the two folders have a different security entries, Windows will treat as a shared folder. This causes Explorer to give you the warning that you received. 
 
​Just double check, this must be a shared folder. 
 
Hope this helps! 

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I have all 4 PC's in the office using Windows 7 Pro. I have one computer that is designated to house my share folder for scanning documents and attaching them to our management system.  We are finding that multiple problems occur - not at once and at
different times .  Sometimes, the document within the shared folder called "IMAGEBATCH" will not delete.  Sometimes that document deletes, and then re-appears within the IMAGEBATCH folder.  Sometimes the document will not
scan through the network to the IMAGEBATCH folder.  Sometimes we get an error saying we "don't have permission to delete this file".  These circumstances occur on all computers, including the computer that houses the original file IMAGEBATCH. 
Sometimes in the day, each computer that is supposedly looking at the same IMAGEBATCH folder see different files.
Restarting the computer clears the problems, but then start right back up at irregular intervals, sometimes in the morning, sometimes in the middle of the day.
I did find a duplicate file named IMAGEBATCH on the "C" drive of that PC, so I deleted that, but the symptoms are still there.  This is the only shared folder in our entire network.  What can I be missing?  I have checked to make
sure it is a share folder, all the permissions are in place, and that we all can see the folder through the network.  What am I missing?  I am the owner and administrato... Read more

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Right clicking on the (my computer) shared documents folder does not give me an option of changing its name (or deleting it) and I accidently typed the name wrong when upgrading to XP. It's annoying and I would like to correct it. Any ideas?

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Hello everyone,

I'm using a laptop (with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit installed) as a DVR and media streamer to all other devices in the house.
My TV recordings are recorded into a temporary folder and when the recording is finished the program moves the files into the My Videos folder.

The My Videos folder is shared so we can watch the recordings from the Xbox downstairs or other Windows 7 devices in the house.
This worked pretty well in the past but for some reason new recordings (or downloads) aren't shared by default anymore. All files have a small lock icon (shared with nobody) and I have to manually share new files within an already shared folder.

This is pretty annoying and takes away the convenience.

I would appreciate any tip to fix this problem to have all files in the shared folder(s) shared by default.

Thanks in advance!

Answer:New files aren't shared in shared folder

It's easy once you know how, just right click the C:/Video's folder and choose properties, Security tab then Advanced button, then just put a check mark where it says "Replace all Child Object Permission Entries with Inheritable Permissions Entries from this Object, then hit Apply, OK....this will fix the problem you described.

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Is there a way to disable it because it keep popping up every time i delete something from shared folders and partitions.
Thanks in advance.

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Hey everyone.

I use both Linux (Ubuntu 10.04, 2.6.33-AMD64) and Windows 7 professional, and sometimes I get a little boggled at the apparent lack of functionality in W7 in the following situation.

I have a network share in the root of my drive that I've called "DropBox" where my boss and I can both put files to be shared via the network. I have a bunch of files in "Downloads" directory that I'd like to be able to share at various times, but would rather not have my downloads directory directly shared as it violates my sense of order. IE, I would much rather have one shared folder from which you can reach all the other content I need to share on the drive, and if I need to un-share something, simply delete the shortcut, and Voila! instant anti-sharing.

Figure 1. Clean Sharing


In Ubuntu, you can create a symlink within a shared folder that points to a non shared folder which allows network users to access that non-shared folder.

Does this functionality exist in W7?

Thanks,
NYTCG

Answer:Shared Shortcut to non-shared folder.

Okay, so I solved this issue on my own =) TGFG! The answer lies in the MKLink command.

Specifically: mklink /D /J Downloads "C:\Users\Robert\Downloads\"

Works like a charm. All networked machines have access to my non-shared directory through the shared folder, and it looks nice and clean on the viewers end.

Thanks for letting me rubber duck this one.
NYTCG

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Hello there.

I've been using this office computer for more than 2 years ago.It has win98 second edition. And it's slow,so what I think was it has viruses,so I uninstalled the old antivirus[think it was mcafee] and added AVG free edition.

My problem is that everyday it always finds new viruses in my pc,and I always had to move them to the virus vault[heal wasn't available].
It's look always like this in the same folders,other are from other places on the pc.

C:\Program files\common files\microsoft shared\paris hilton porno pics archive xxx.exe
C:\Program files\common files\yahoo!\shared\anna benson sex video.exe

I also tried Panda online active scan.

Need help on what to do.
I'll post the active scan log and hjt as i saw in other posts regarding viruses.
Incident Status Location

Adware:Adware/Gator Not disinfected C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\HDPlugin1101.dll
Potentially unwanted tool:Application/ErrorSafe Not disinfected C:\WINDOWS\Downloaded Program Files\UWFX6_0001_N68M2301NetInstaller.exe
Spyware:Cookie/Belnk Not disinfected C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\[email protected][2].txt
Spyware:Cookie/Gator Not disinfected C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\[email protected][1].txt
Spyware:Cookie/Belnk Not disinfected C:\WINDOWS\Cookies\[email protected][1].txt
Spyware:Cookie/Belnk Not disinfected C:\WINDOWS\Profiles\rachelle\Cookies\[email protected][2].txt
Spyware:Cookie/Overture Not disinfected C:\WINDOWS\Profiles\rachelle\Cookies\[email... Read more

Answer:Solved: viruses from microsoft shared folder and yahoo!folder

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I share files on my home network between my desktop PC and my laptop. I often move files between the two computers by placing folders on the desktops and then working with them or moving them to specific folders. The network for my laptop lists its desktop folder, but for the desktop PC, the topline \Users root folder is listed, not the desktop. Network and sharing work just fine. But how do I list the shared PC desktop folder so that I don?t have to drill down through the \Users file structure to reach the desktop folder?

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I share files on my home network between my desktop PC and my laptop. I often move files between the two computers by placing folders on the desktops and then working with them or moving them to specific folders. The network for my laptop lists its desktop folder, but for the desktop PC, the topline \Users root folder is listed, not the desktop. Network and sharing work just fine. But how do I list the shared PC desktop folder so that I don?t have to drill down through the \Users file structure to reach the desktop folder?

Answer:List specific shared folder in Network, not root folder

Tried again, and now it's working correctly. Hmmmm...

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I pinned the Files folder in my onedrive.live.com account to the Windows 10 Start menu, and also saved this folder as a favorite in Edge, which is my default browser. But after closing Edge, when I then click the onedrive.live.com tile in the start menu, or after opening Edge, if I click the OneDrive link in the favorites bar, OneDrive opens my Shared folder rather than the desired Files folder. To see the Files folder, I can click "OneDrive" in the menu bar. Moreover, after the Files folder has been opened, if I then add a tab and click on OneDrive in the favorites bar, OneDrive correctly opens the Files folder, and will continue to operate this way (the correct way) as long as I don't close the browser. When I saved my OneDrive Files folder as a favorite in Firefox, I experienced the same problem. So the problem does not appear to be related to Edge.
How can I make OneDrive.Live.com always open in the Files Folder the first time?

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I can't seem to predict when XP Pro SP2 will let me move a folder from SharedDocs\My Videos
to C:\ and when it won't! I don't get it. If I'm Owner don't I own it already?

Sometimes I can just grab the folder that I copied from another machine and placed in My Videos and just
drag it with the Left Mouse Button into another folder on C:\ and it just moves it by changing the directory entries. Then sometimes when I do that, it copies all the files!! Well with video files that's pretty slow!!

Anyone have a clue? Seems to be no rhyme or reason to it.

Answer:Move Folder Out Of Shared Folder Same Drive Wants To Copy?

Hello MilesAhead,I'm not absolutely sure, but some of the phrases in your problem description seem to indicate that this might be a variation of the "XP + mouse movement + mouse buttons + keyboard keystrokes" behavior described in the following post. The post deals with the unexpected copying of files when trying to delete them, but I thought the same (or a similar) principle might apply with respect to moving files/folders. "Multiple Deleting Of Files Doesn't Work.":http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...st&p=647552

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I am running into an issue with users renaming files on a shared drive. When the users try to rename, they get the error "A file name can't contain any of the following characters: \ / : * ? < > |". However, neither the new or old filename contains
any of these characters, or any other invalid characters as far as I can determine, just alphanumeric characters and spaces.When they try to rename it again, it works without an issue.
I have found reports of this error being generated if the file path is too long, but all users are accessing this from a shared drive, and even if the share name is taken into account the file path and name are easily under 100 characters.
I have 3 users on 3 different systems reporting this issue, so I don't think it is user error.
The workstations are running Windows 7 Pro, SP1. The server is Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise, Service Pack 2.
The users are located at a remote site, and accessing the share over a site to site VPN. There are XP workstations at the site as well, that do not appear to be having the issue.
Any help, suggestions, or guidance is greatly appreciated!

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I recently made a folder to share with an XP machine. When I look at the network through my seven machine I see the folder I shared and the USERS folder shared as well. Why is that?


I have the network setup at a home network. 7100 32 bit.

Answer:Why is the User folder shared when you share a folder?

I believe vista did this as well. So Windows 7 doesnt' work any differently from Vista in this regards.

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Hi guys,
I have a shared folder which contains many folders for many users on
my network and to make users folders recognisable we chose to fix a
folder picture of every folder with the picture of the folder owner.
The problem is that those folders never have a constant folder picture
on all of my network computers as the picture always changes for some
reason, I've tried to set permissions on thumb.db file and also tried
fiddling with desktop.ini file but no use. Any ideas would be much
appreciated. Thanks.
 

Answer:fix folder picture in a shared folder across network

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Hi, I'm trying to open My Pictures on my wife's laptop but I get this error message Your folder can't be shared. This also happens to other folders on the laptop. I've tried to change Security Settings but it usually leads me to an endless layer of pop ups which finally ends with me being unable to change the setting. This is my wife's private home laptop and you can just imagine how important it is to be able to view pictures and videos of our grandchildren. I just need to relax the high security settings and make this work. Any help at all would be so appreciated.

Thank you,
Gerald

Answer:Windows 8.1 My Pictures Folder your folder can't be shared

Maybe take ownership of the folder---

Take Ownership - Add to Context Menu in Windows 8

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As my attached jpg shows...I have a folder within my "MY Pictures" folder that I do NOT want to share.

Is there a way to do this or do I have to move Desktop PICS2 out of the main MY Pictures (shared) folder ?

Also....what is the 'lock" icon on Desktop PICS2 and can it be removed ?

Thanks...TRinAZ

Answer:Can you unshared a folder that's in a shared folder ?

Hello,

You need to have Admin rights to unshare the folder.
Windows 7 Tutorial: How To Unshare Your Users Folder In Windows 7

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Hi

I have a strange problem, I can`t seem to fix.
I have a shared folder with many sub folders.
If I access this from another computer, it just shows some of
the folders (ex: of 120 it shows 15).
For another folder on the same server, with the same setup, it`s
not at problem.

I have checked the sharing permissions, and all of them are the same
on both shared folders.

All run Win 7 Ultimate.
Router: TP-Link TL-WR941ND, with DD-WRT v24-sp2 (11/21/10) std - build 15778
Server connected with cable, laptop via WiFi. (But tried with cable on both,
no difference)
All use Windows Firewall and Security Essentials.

And this are the same problem on all computers that's trying to open that folder.

This all happened after a reinstall of Windows.
Kindly

Petter

Answer:Shared folder, can`t see the sub folder inside

Solved: Had to share all the subfolders manually. (ctrl-a)

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When I try to share a subfolder under My Documents with my homegroup I get an error stating that the folder cannot be shared. How can I fix this.

FWIW, I can share the folder using Advanced Sharing Options but I cannot share it with the homegroup. Thanks for any suggestions.

Answer:The folder cannot be shared?

Everything in the user folder has permission just for that user not even admin has right to it you better sharing outside the users folder

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Question: shared folder

I am having trouble putting my shared folder on our network. I share a network with my roommate and he has his on our network, but I cant seem to figure it out. He has looked at mine and also cant figure out why mine isnt sharing. does anyone have any ideas?
 

Answer:shared folder

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Question: shared folder

hi every one
can i ask your hlp
thanks

i have a network in router , so how i can make a shared folder at anther pc ... in win 7


thanks

Answer:shared folder

The easiest way is use homegroup. Follow this tut: Homegroup - Add Computer or Join

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Question: Shared folder

Hi!

I am having some problems accessing my password protected shared folder over my network. It prompts for the computer's id and password however I still can not access it. I'm on a workgroup type of network and having a win7pro os.

Any tips on how to access it?

Thanks!

Answer:Shared folder

  
Quote: Originally Posted by louie12583


Hi!

I am having some problems accessing my password protected shared folder over my network. It prompts for the computer's id and password however I still can not access it. I'm on a workgroup type of network and having a win7pro os.

Any tips on how to access it?

Thanks!


Maybe this tutorial on sharing and permissions will help.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ns.html?filter

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Question: Shared Folder

Hello, Can I make a shared folder on my slave drive that other computers need a password to open it that way people cant look in it or put files in or take files out without having a password to get into it?

I have Windows Vista Business

Answer:Shared Folder

Hi, here is a couple of articles to help you out. http://www.maximumpcguides.com/share-a-fol...-windows-vista/http://technet.microsoft.com/en-au/library/bb727037.aspx

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Hi all

I have just upgraded to Win 7 from Vista and have a shared network folder set up on the PC.

Now that I have upgraded I can still see the shared folder from my other PC (XP) on the network but not from my now Win 7 PC which is where the folder actually is!

I have searched for files in the shared folder but comes up with nothing.

Anyone else have this issue...know a fix?

Many thanks

Darren

Answer:See shared folder from XP pc but not Win 7

  
Quote: Originally Posted by darrensw


Hi all

I have just upgraded to Win 7 from Vista and have a shared network folder set up on the PC.

Now that I have upgraded I can still see the shared folder from my other PC (XP) on the network but not from my now Win 7 PC which is where the folder actually is!

I have searched for files in the shared folder but comes up with nothing.

Anyone else have this issue...know a fix?

Many thanks

Darren


Darren

If you are running homegroup you need to change it. Homegroup is for win 7 machines only and it uses IPv6. For networks with mixed environments workgroup is a better alternative. to test for yourself create a new network connection using workgroup and if it works disable Ipv6 and kill homegroup

Let us know if you need help

Ken

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I have admistrator rights but I can not access the Documents folder

Answer:folder can't be shared

If this happened recently, use system restore to a date prior to the problem.You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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hi, i've set up my wireless network to share my music folder but when accessing it on the client pc i can't see the mp3's. why?

Answer:shared folder - can't see my mp3's

bump?

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Hello,

I am using Windows XP Professional SP2. I recently lost my shared folder shortcuts under the my computer window. I can navigate to it through c:/documents and settings etc. but for some reason theres no shortcuts to it anywhere else on this computer. I even reformatted and reinstalled and still the same issue. What would make it disappear like that? Is there some quick fix I could do such as copying some sort of registry entry from another PC that would restore back to where its supposed to be by default? Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

Chris
 

Answer:Where did my shared folder go?

Not sure if this is your problem or not

but have a look anyway!!!!!

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/319825
joan
 

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Question: shared web folder

hi ..is it avilable to make a SHARED WEB FOLDER in the windows Xp Pro . and how ?cause i saw someone do it , but i don't know how
 

Answer:shared web folder

Can you provide more details what you are trying to do?
 

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Question: shared folder

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1055T Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 10 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 6
RAM: 8191 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6570, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 1417378 MB, Free - 1336379 MB; D: Total - 13317 MB, Free - 1637 MB;
Motherboard: FOXCONN, 2AB1
Antivirus: PC Cleaner Pro, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Disabled
I have a desktop and a laptop computer. They are hookup in a home network with my desktop acting as server. Each computer has a shared folder which contains the files that I want to be able to access from either computer. On my desk top I can access my shared folder just fine, but my lap top I get an error message stating shared folder is misspelled. I check and it is spelled correctly. I ran the diagnose that came with the message with no results. Please help and thank you in advance.
 

Answer:shared folder

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Hi ,
We have NT 4 server w/ Win98 desktops.
I am attempting to go paperless.
I would like to create a shared folder that will allow my
students to drop their assignemnts into it , but not allow
them to open the folder or see/opne the other files, thus allowing them to acces the
other student's files.
I have tried (on the NT server)giving the students:
1. Add: write & execute (WX)
2. Add & Read: read, write & execute (RWX)

I have also tried sharing from a Win98 desktop.

Sometime I can access the folder on the desktop but not via an app (i.e.Word)
What I end up with is either a folder they can't access
or a folder that they can get to everything.

I rememebr setting up a "Drop box" many years ago with
Apple share.
How do I do this with NT 4 or Win 98?
Thanks.
Bob
 

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Hi..

I want to ask about shared folder. I have 2 folder sharing on my office network.

The problem is, how to make 1 folder password and the other folder is free password to access?

I need some advice please. Thank you.


Code:
I'm using Windows 8 pro x64

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Question: Shared folder

I accidently deleted the default shared folder that's normally found alongside the 'my music' and 'my pictures' folders....how can I get it back?

Answer:Shared folder

scroll to the bottom of the page for the free version click here

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I have NT as does the other computer in my office. We have been sharing files for months, and something has happened that is now preventing me from accessing the other computer. Windowns Firewall and AV is turned off, as we use a router. I can go to the other computer and confirm that the folders I need access to are shared and can be edited by others. I return to my computer and when I try to browse to that folder get the following: "\\server\foldername is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the admin... Not enough server storage is available to process this command." Both computers have lots of memory and disk space.

(This is my first posting... be gentle.)

Answer:A shared folder isn't available that use to be

Should be a security tab when you right-click on a folder. You may have to be logged as an administrator or in safe mode to access it. Check that permissions are correctly allowed for the other account.

I'm not 100% certain about this since I've never used NT, if I'm wrong... be gentle

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I create a folder, i right click on it and choose 'share with' i then pick 'specific people' then 'everyone' and when i click share button on the buttom it says i cant share folder, whats up with that?

Answer:Folder cant be shared

what folder?

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I am a local administrator on this domain member Windows 7 Professional computer. When I try to share a folder, I get the message "Your folder can't be shared". The folder is on a local USB-attached drive. That is all the message says; it does not provide
any further details whatsoever. Also, I cannot seem to find a KB article pertaining to this issue. Very frustrating. Any help would be very much appreciated!
TIA,
Sam "flux"

Answer:Your folder can't be shared.

Hi Sam, you can try enabling file sharing in the network properties:
Network and Sharing Center -> Click the current connection -> Status -> Properties
Make sure that "File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks" is checked.Sean Zhu - MSFT

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Does anyone know if OE6 will supprt the use of a shared network folder to use as a message store. Ie. So that anyone on our LAN can access the Inbox of a specific account??

If OE6 does not support this feature, what is the workaround? Creating a local IMAP account or maybe using thunderbird instead?

any help would be appreciated
 

Answer:LAN shared folder with OE6??

Hi dalani

Creating an Imap account would probably be the best way to go.
I don't have any information on Thunderbirds's capabilities regarding sharing.

See this link for reasons why sharing Outlook Express on a network is unstable:
http://insideoe.tomsterdam.com/faqs/why.htm#network
 

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it contains alot of stuff such as

[WZF]Death Note - Capitulo 28[MQ][Xvid][848x480]
[MNnF] Naruto Shippuuden 11 avi
A.A.L.--Alien Eliminator 1.85
A1Monitor Network Monitoring & Server Monitor 7.0.1
Abee CHM Maker Pro 1.8


do they serve a purpose or are they just extra junk to delete? Thx

Answer:What is this shared folder i have?

[WZF]Death Note - Capitulo 28[MQ][Xvid][848x480]
Death Note is just anime.

[MNnF] Naruto Shippuuden 11 avi
Naruto Shippuuden is also another anime

A.A.L.--Alien Eliminator 1.85
A.A.L.--Alien Eliminator is massive arcade action packed into 45 unique alien spaceships. Shoot whatever moves (or doesn't move for that matter) in 135 planetary systems in 15 empires. Pick up in-game powerups and earn hundreds of upgrade points to unlock better ships with stronger armor, more powerful cooling systems, twin-missiles, or a terrifying railgun.

Uncover all the wisdom that is hidden on every planet, fight off wave after wave of alien aggressors, and adjust your strategy to dozens of attack formations and moving styles.

A1Monitor Network Monitoring & Server Monitor 7.0.1
A1Monitor is software you install on your server, or monitoring PC. You add or edit server entries. Each server entry represents one of your tcp/ip servers. Monitor a web page to make sure it's up. A1Monitor can scan the server response for error text. Ping any TCP/IP server. Login to your POP3 or SMTP email servers. Check your FTP server. If any of your servers can't be reached, or respond with errors, A1Monitor will send you an email notification (which can be forwarded to a pager). In addition, A1Monitor can run an exe or batch file (.bat) or even reboot the server when failures occur.

A1Monitor is inexpensive. Many other similar software packages charge thousands of dollars for what ends up to be ... Read more

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Question: Shared folder

We have common machine contains two shared folders. Folder10 and Folder20. Folder10 shared only one user "X" and Folder 20 shared only one user "Y". (both folders have administrator permission)

If User 'X' is login he will not view user 'y' shared folder?. Is this possible.
 

Answer:Shared folder

Not sure about this one, maybe possible.

Other way around is maybe password each folder so only owner can access?
But give admin full access?

Is X and Y on the same group?

Have a look at this;

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb727040.aspx
 

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Can Anybody Tell Me How To Password Shared Folder, Or Help Me With Any Reliable Software I Can Use To Password My Folder Especially The Shared Ones.
Thamks

Answer:Password Shared Folder

hello ,

read this the info is in there for what you want

link

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306531

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I have a HD that I have been using for a while as a shared HD to two TV systems in other areas of the house. One is via PS3 and the other is via DVD. Within the HD there are hundreds of folders and files and they "all" share just fine. However, I recently added a couple more similiar files and an additional folder to this HD for sharing and they are not seen by either TV system. Weird. The property settings for this folder and files is the same as for all the others. It's almost as if I can't add new stuff........

Anyone with thoughts on selective "seeing"?
pete
 

Answer:Solved: one folder of many can't be shared or seen by my PS-3.

Turns out all I had to do was "restart" my computer (to which the HD is attached) and that made everything "visible" on the shared drive at my PS3.
 

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I had created shared a folder in SP1 so that I could monitor my kids using some software (guardian monitor). When i loaded SP2, the software acts as if the folder could not be written to and fails to launch. The folder is in the shared documents folder but the "read only" box is always checked even after I change it. Any clues? Thanks.
 

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I have two computers, Vista Home Premium SP2 and XP SP2. Both belong to the same workgroup.

Tonight I could see the XP computer from Vista. Then I rebooted the Vista computer and I can no longer see the XP computer's shared files.

They are both connected via a linksys wireless router.

I have Norton on both; both have the windows firewall turned off.

Any ideas where to look for the problem(s)?

Thanks.

RON

Answer:Unable to see shared folder on XP

do you have norton antivirus or do you have norton internet securtiy/360 both of these products come with intergrated firewalls so even if you turn the windows firewall off you would still have to turn manaully turn off nortons firwall. Sometime you must configure the firewall to accept connections from your network
Also Check the network and sharing center to see if file sharing and public folder sharing is enabled. Try this out and tell us what happens

thanks

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I'm having windows 7 ultimate ,I found that my Files And printer Sharing option is ON ,while it should be OFF by default
is there someway to discover who was using it ??
OR
who is using it at the moment ??
and which file is in use ?
 

Answer:Solved: who was using my shared folder

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I have Vista 32 and need to set up a network folder to allow my scanner write to it and save documents. I can not change the option "read Only" in the general oprions tab under properties. please help

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In the process of setting up a 20 computer closed network using a workgroup running xp-pro. All 20 show up in "Workgroup" and I can "click on" each computer and have access to shared folders on all but 3. On these 3, when I "clickon" the computer, a login window appears(which I don't want). I thought I had setup all the machine in the same fashion, but apparently I didn't. Is there a setting, checkbox or something that I'm missing? Thanks.
 

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on of our PC is running in win '98SE, whenever we connect to the shared folder in the other PC running in Win2K it always prompt me for a password, we never set any password to any folder that we shared....
pls.. help
 

Answer:shared folder password

On Windows 2000 and XP, it requires a username and password to connect the computer thru the network.
 

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I am on a University campus and I want to share files to certain people. What i would like to do is prompt them for a password and/or a username and then they can access my shared folder. I have looked through the internet for an hour or two, and I can't seem to find it. I am running Windows XP Pro, SP1.

in case if anyone is confused, this is what I mean...

http://picserver.mirror.twistspace.com/img.php?/B7W370R2U5DH/06E3N25LT259/JPEG/1096865802//y147

Thanks in advance!
 

Answer:How do I set a password for my shared folder?

For shared folder purposes, you need to have a login account on the system for them to use. This may not be the route you want to take, since that allows regular system login as well. In that case, rigging an FTP server is preferable (or a web server if they should only have read access, probably a little more secure).
 

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Ok I have a 2000Pro machine on a smalle network. I can ping other computers on the network and see other computers and access their shared folders. BUT when I try to make a folder shared and access it from another computer it asks for a password. What do I need to disable for this to work for me?

George

 

Answer:Shared Folder has a password on it?

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anyone know how to put a password on a shared drive/folder thru the network? so that anyone on the network who need to use the drive/folder, is ask for password to access it??
 

Answer:how to put password on shared folder ?

right click folder,click sharing , click permissions
 

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I run XP Home and recently added an external HD. For some reason when I play MP3 Playlist songs in Windows Media Player the only songs that can be played/recognized are on the "G" drive. It seems these songs used to be "F" drive songs as all the ones that are not recognized now are "F:\My Shared Folder" or "F:\My Downloads".
Do I need to rename the folders to "G" from "F" and if so....how ?

Thanks,
Mike

Answer:G:\My Shared Folder - Problems !

try and remove the songs that are not recognized, and re-add them under their new location. Problem might be media player is looking for the songs under the old file path (f:\) and not their new location on your G:\

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I want to hide a folder from certain people on the network. Is this even a possibility?

Michael
 

Answer:Can a folder be hidden, that is shared?

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I shared my desktop so my 2000 machines can access them...but it says access denied! I have access to a program folder, my 3 other hard drives, but no desktop--any ideas? I tried with a 98 machine, same story, can't get to the desktop "Access is denied"
 

Answer:Can't Access Shared Folder In Xp

I am not actually sure you can share your desktop. Thats kind of like the working area for the local user. If you want access to something specific on the desktop try sharing that item specifically.

You may want to try manually mapping the drive.

~ Lyrical ~
 

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Hello

I have a network with Windows Server 2000 and six workstations. They are on a workgroup only. There is a hard drive shared with shared folders for each user and the folders are configured so only the user can access the files. The problem that I?m having is that one user?s folder was not secure, when I removed the everyone group that user could not access the folder. I can not secure the folder. Can anyone help?

Thanks in advance
 

Answer:Shared Folder Security

I'm not sure what you mean by not secure. Do you mean everyone can access it? If so, you can set the appropriate file permissions for this folders.
 

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Hi!
I have folder on server that is used from clients application to read content of that folder!
So folder need to be shared, but also I need to specified users for that folder!

How can I specified user for this folder, for example if I have client user with name John how I can set that only that user can open this folder?

Many thanks!

Answer:Shared folder users!

This tutorial will help you figure that out. You can set permissions for individual users along the way.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ns.html?filter

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Hey, guys!

You seem really helpful, so I thought I'd post here.

I'm running XP and am the administrator with no other user accounts (and the guest account is turned off).

I've been trying to delete some music files (MP3s and WAVs) in my Shared Documents folder, but I get a "Cannot delete" error message which says:

"Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use."

I have tried:
**Changing the "read only" status in Properties for the files,
**Changing the default program that opens these file types,
**Making sure iTunes doesn't have them in its library

What'll help me delete these files? I defer to the wisdom of you'se guys.

Thanks.

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Hopefully this is the right place to write this. Be patient with my writing please.
I have a shared folder on my server computer. I can access all my folders except folders within my music drive. I can access the main share (root of the drive), but when i go within that folder, i try to click on another folder and get the error:

\\server\music\folder name is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator to find out if you have permission
Access is denied.

Here is what i have done.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/913628

I have also tried:
disabling the firewall
deleting the share then making a new one
Simple file sharing.
Disabling simple file sharing.
Changed permissions to full control, everyone, and specific users.
Other permission changes.
A couple of other things i cant remember right now.

About a week ago i was getting an error that was saying i don't have enough memory resources or something. Cant remember the exact error, but it would not let me access any of my files or folders, shared. I did the fix i found and it worked for about 2 days. Now i am getting this problem. The errors show up on the network computers, not the server.

It happens when any computer on my network tries to access the folders. It is an Windows XP Professional box. Other pc's are vista, xp, and 7. All same error.

Any help would be appreciated.
 

Answer:Cant access shared folder

try checking the NTFS permissions, instead of just the share permissions maybe?
 

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Hi,

I share a folder on windows xp for easy access from my other windows computer. Both my computer connects trough my netgear router. I hope and assume only computers connected to my local network (connected to my router) can reach this shared folder, but to be sure i hope someone can explain how it is with this.

Best regards.

Tomas
 

Answer:who can access a shared folder

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hello

This is my first post in this forum.I am already member of Windows 8 Forums

I am sharing a folder suppose on pc 1 and folder name is shared_folder.now when i access it via another pc suppose pc2 by entering \\ip of pc1 the folder opens but the problem is it saves the session even if i uncheck the Remember credentials.

I searched and found something net session server /autodisconnect i configured that to 1 but still it keeps active connection.

Please guide me how can i setup so that it always asks me for username and password.

Answer:shared folder settings

pls reply anyone.pls help

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Hi
i have 60 system under in work group . some of the system holding shared folders from last few weeks it is not accessing all over the n/w . if we newly install xp also remote system is pinging but it is not connecting for remote system . for EG:(sap and lotus ) . some systems show ICS services not running . When we disable and enable the lansettings SAP and Internet will connect for half an hour .


Thanks&Regards
Jophin

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Please Help!!! Using Limewire to download movie files I found after one of the downloads my computer started to play up. I tracked the problem to Limewire "shared" folder but no matter what I do I can't seem to delete the folder even after uninstalling Limewire! I have tried everything but nothing seems to work. Every time I try to delete the Shared folder or go anywhere near it it tells me it encountered a problem and it needs to close down. Please help!!!
Thank you

Answer:Corrupt "shared" Folder

Have you checked the folder's Properties?Right click the folder, and select Properties.Make sure it's not set to Read-only.If it is, uncheck it, click Apply, and click OK.Now try to delete it.If none of the above works, here are a couple of programs, you can try:EraserUnlockerDelete DEoctorThere's also this Microsoft Knowledge Base Article that might be helpful:How To Take Ownership of a File or Folder in Windows XP

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I just created a VPN connection to my server. I can successfully connect to it from my laptop. My question is, I have a folder on the server called SchoolStuff and want to connect to that folder from my laptop. How do I go about doing that. Can I do a network drive on it or something?
 

Answer:VPN connection and shared folder

You could map a network drive or go to start>run then type in \\sername\foldername and click on okay. If that doesn't work try by ip address. \\10.10.10.11\foldername



 

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Dear All,I am working on a microsoft small business server and have a user drive that holds all shared files, I am keen on having some of the folders protected for access by only certain users.I have looked up in help and it tells me about setting up secure group, but then if i allow permission for this group and the same users are in the main users group which has a deny permission the deny permission takes precedence.Can anyone help me with this?ThanksEmily

Answer:Shared Folder Permissions

don't create a "deny" permission.... If you don't want a user or a group of users to delete something or access something leave it blank (don't add the user/user group or if you doin't want them to delete something... Leave the deny permission blank and also the permit permission blank and they wont be able to delete the file/foler!!!)... If you need more help on this, I can send you a screen-shot of how I have used the permissions and explain in more detail!!Just e-mail me if you want the screen-shot!!!

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I have a home network with 4 computers, everything seems to work fine and i can see the folders i share on each of them.
Now, what i need is this:
I have one folder which i want to be visible only between 2 computers not 4, one with vista and one with XP.
Their names are MyPC and MyLAPTOP
When I try to set permission for my desktop to access my laptop for a specific folder, i only have few options like Administrator, everyone, guest..., and if i try to add MyPC in the window "enter the object name" on the laptop it says "an object name MyPC cannot be found".
How would i set only the desktop to "see" just that folder?
Hope I have been clear enough....
 

Answer:how to set permission in shared folder?

You don't establish rights by pc but by user.

You would create a user [or users] on the pc containing the share the same as you logon the other pc/laptop with. You would give this account(s) rights and deny everyone else to this share.
 

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Hi all,
I have three pcs, one desktop (Win XP Pro) connected directly to wireless router (Linksys WRT54G), one desktop (Win XP Pro) connected to network via Linksys Wireless "B" USB adapter, and a notebook (Win 2000 Pro) connected to network via Linksys "G" PC card. All pcs have a good internet connection and share my printers and files just fine with the exception below. I also run the Windows XP Pro firewall.
There are two "issues" that I would like to figure out:

1. In order to see the files on any pc I have to disable the windows firewall. Is there a way around this without compromising security?

2. Whenever I try to see a shared folder on the Win 2000 laptop, I am prompted for a password. There is not password assigned to that pc. It's in the same workgroup, folder is shared with full access. What am I missing?

Thanks for any help.

Gary
 

Answer:Need help with shared folder and password.

Have you done a search here at techguy? Try this one... http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?s=&postid=1444178#post1444178

Se if that info helps some!
JustMe2
 

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Hey guys. I am needing a bit of a custom setup for something, but I'm not even sure it can be done... This is the best way I can describe it:

Computers A, B, and C all need to have the same copies of every file in a certain directory. What I was hoping I could do was configure these computers to update their files frequently based on what they see in a FTP version of the folder, that way all 3 computers could contribute to one large work folder without manually sending copies of a file produced on one computer to the other 2 computers. Can this be done?

Example:

Computer A creates a document and saves it. It checks the FTP folder and realizes document x isn't present, so it uploads it. Later, when computers B and C check the FTP folder based on the schedule, they realize that they don't have copies of document x, and so they download it and add it to their local folders.

Thanks in advance for any help with this. I was hoping their was a software solution available for this and that it wouldn't involve me setting up some sort of FTP server at my house or something.
 

Answer:FTP shared-access folder

look into some CASE tools...they're generally pretty expensive though
 

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Hi,

I am trying to fix an issue with our company shared folder at my workplace.

All the computers/laptops have access to a shared folder on the server, but one laptop isn't showing all the folders that are in the shared folder, for example in one folder it is showing 76 folders instead of the 93 that are actually in the folder.

The shared folder also keeps going offline on the laptop. I restarted the laptop and the shared folder was back online again, and I tried to sync the folder, but it then disconnected and went offline within 5 minutes of the reboot.

Can anyone help?

Thanks

Answer:Shared Folder Issues

It sounds like you have Offline Files enabled, and that your offline files database on the laptop is corrupted. You'll have to re-initialize it. See here:

How to re-initialize the offline files cache and database

This is a common issue and I have had to do this quite a few times with my laptop users.

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I find my users folder shared sometimes when i go into my root drive. I promptly unshare it and it stays that way for a little while before sharing itself again. is there any know reason for this? I admin quite a bundle of computers for my friends and family and i have noticed that some of their machines will, as well, do this from time to time.

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A friend of mine asked me how would he go about setting up a shared folder that'll require login in order to access it?

Both of the computers are on the same network and he doesn't want the shared folder to be open to the public, he wants a login for it. Anyway to do this?

Win XP Pro on both of the system Thanks in advance.


 

Answer:Shared Folder w/Login?

This is funny, last night I was settign up my own netowrk and had basically the same question:
http://www.hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1094677

and here is something quite usefull:
http://www.practicallynetworked.com/sharing/xp_filesharing/index.htm

Hoep it helps.

mattarse
 

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Hi Guys,

I have a problem that I have been trying to solve with the help of the internet which brought me to this forum.
I have a local network with X number of computers. All of these computers have a shared documents folder which is accessible to all the computers in the workgroup. The problem occurred when I replaced the motherboard of one of the computers, say Computer#1. I copied the set-up of the computer#1 from the original motherboard which I thought would make the pc behave like it did before the motherboard was replaced. But the shared documents folder of PC#1 can not be accessed now, although PC#1 can access the shared documents folder of the rest of the computers in the workgroup. What could be the problem? Please help. Thank you guys!
 

Answer:Can't access shared folder

closing duplicate, please respond at http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/1068747-cant-access-shared-foler.html .

thanks,

v
 

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wXP pro
Office xp/2003 pro

belkin/motorola phonetools blue tooth issue work being done... then the trouble began.
suddenly no office apps would load
win installer giving error code 1635
ms support walked me through reinstall office
now all but FP office apps load

BUT now I have a ton of file folders visible in the shared documents area for all users but there aren't any files in the folders.

all file folders and files in the my documents directory are fine, present and accessible

tried system restore for a couple of earlier set points, no luck
tried FINDNTFS, couldn't see any file names in the filelist.txt files it produced
tried PCinspector and just seeing empty recovered files.

Thinking files are still on drive, me thinks that the commonality of the ALL the shared document folder is a pretty big clue, just do not know what to do with it.

any ideas, help most appreciated

thanks in advance

traacker
 

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I am sharing a task folder with one of my colleagues. I want the tasks in this folder to show up in my To-Do list. Anyone know how to do this?Thanks!

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all users in just one branch can't access their shared folder in the server. it was fine til yesterday and today, no one can get in. that generic "Access Denied" error message pops up.

i, however, can access it wtih no problem but i'm in a different site.

the server in question is running on win2000sp4 and is a domain controller and the only server at this branch office. the users are on XP with sp2.

Answer:no access to shared folder?

Can the client ping the server IP address & computer name?

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Please help ... i'm using XP Pro sp3 and have an external 500GB harddrive.
- I can share the root of the external harddrive, it show from the other PC but it won't open
- I try unshare the root and share the folder, it show from the other PC but still won't open
- I attach that driver into other PC and share the root, it can be open from the other PC

Any suggestion?

Answer:can't open shared folder

Are you networking 2 pc`s? I dont quite follow?

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I'm having no luck making a Windows 7 folder write accessible to XP. I've turned off password protected sharing and given both "Everyone" and "Guest" read/write permission. I can access the folder, but whenever I try to transfer a file to it, I get:

"Error Copying File or Folder - Cannot copy ____: Access is denied. Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use."

Any suggestions?

Answer:Can't Write to Shared Folder

Anyone?

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Hi,
I have windows server 2012 R2 with 2 NICs installed one is configured as static IP and another as Dynamic IP address.
It was working fine but now I'm facing the issue.I have configured IP address 192.168.0.6 ,subnet mask 255.255.255.0
default gatway 192.168.0.1 .The exact problem is when I'm trying to access \\192.168.0.6 it asks for network credential
after entering correct credential it is not getting accessed.
ipconfig/all 
NIC-1
Connection-specific DNS Suffix: 
Description: Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
Physical Address: ?14-DD-A9-79-78-BD
DHCP Enabled: No
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address: 169.254.186.230
IPv4 Subnet Mask: 255.255.0.0
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address: 192.168.0.6
IPv4 Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
IPv4 Default Gateway: 192.168.0.1
IPv4 DNS Server: 
IPv4 WINS Server: 
NetBIOS over Tcpip Enabled: Yes
NIC-2
Connection-specific DNS Suffix: 
Description: Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller #2
Physical Address: ?00-E0-4C-12-8F-C7
DHCP Enabled: Yes
IPv4 Address: 192.168.0.22
IPv4 Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained: Saturday, November 11, 2017 11:45:37 AM
Lease Expires: Saturday, November 11, 2017 1:45:37 PM
IPv4 Default Gateway: 192.168.0.1
IPv4 DHCP Server: 192.168.0.1
IPv4 DNS Server: 192.168.0.1
IPv4 WINS Server: 
NetBIOS over Tcpip Enabled: Yes
can anyone will help me please
Thanks in Advance 

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hi there guys,,, im no longer using norton as antivirus [well it expired] and now im using avg7.5,,, but i was checking my folders and came across a "symantec shared" folder [screeny on attachmet] and it takes up 280megs of space so i was wondering since i dont use norton anymore can i just delete that folder?,,, thx in advance,,,
 

Answer:symantec shared folder,,,

If you have no other Symantec programs installed on your computer (Norton 360, Norton Internet Security, etc), then it would be ok to delete that folder. But...in this day and age of 100+ GB hard drives, 280 megs is just a drop in the bucket in terms of space. Unless you're really cramped for space, there's no harm in leaving it, but, if you want to delete it, there's no harm in that either.
 

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I am not sure what the deal is but on my main machine I have 5 drives internally, 2 SCSI, 2 IDE, and 1 SATA.
I have folders shared on all the drives and everyone can access all the shares except for the shares on the 2 IDE drives.
computers see the shares but when I try and open the shared folder I get an error.

This is what it says:
\\HAL-9000\Temp is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of the server to find out if you have access permission.

Not enough server storage is available to process this command"

any ideas on what could be the cause?

My second machine was SCSI, IDE, and SATA as well and it shared all folders fine. It is now IDE and SATA and all shares work great.
 

Answer:Can't access shared folder

WS6 said:



Not enough server storage is available to process this command"Click to expand...

I'm not sure about this error, but I think that the easiest way to get around these problems is to put the user's log-in and password into the sharing computer. Its an easy fix, but it works. The only problem is that you'll have to update the password on the shared box every time you change the password on the client.

and thats a pretty cool name for a computer. I'm surprised I haven't seen it anywhere else - maybe people are scared that if they name their computer HAL-9000, then their computer will try to kill them
 

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Is it poss to move the shared folder to another partion

Answer:Moving Shared Folder

You can share almost any folder you like. What do you mean by "the shared folder"?You can copy a shared folder to a new partition by dragging and dropping, but it will loose its shared status. But there's nothing to stop you reapplying its shared status.

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I apologize if this is in the wrong area.
So I'm running win xp mode on my win 7 computer and I have a shared folder to pass files between them. The folder's drive letter is S:
Every time I restart my win 7 the S drive disappears and I have to re-share it through command prompt.
Any suggestions? To initially share it in command prompt I used this: subst S: C:\WinXP
I mapped the folder in win xp so that isn't a problem right now, I just need that S drive on win 7 not to disappear when I log off or restart the machine.
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 460 @ 2.53GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3890 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1721 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 463566 MB, Free - 260864 MB; S: Total - 463566 MB, Free - 260864 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, NBQAA
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
 

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I connect to a shared folder, entering the userid/password when requested. All good. I would like to change userid to a different userid and reconnect to the same folder. How do I disconnect from the shared folder so that next time I connect I get the prompt to enter userid/password? I have looked at the credential manager -- nothing is saved there. I am not using a mapped drive thus "disconnect" does not show up on the context menu. I found the very well hidden stored password manager (rundll32.exe keymgr.dll, KRShowKeyMgr) and nothing is stored there. All I want to do is login as a different user. My userid/password seem to be "cached" somewhere. I also tried the following experiment. I changed my password on the server. I was prompted to enter userid/password. Good. I changed my password back to the previous password. I could access the share without entering userid/password. Thanks all!

Answer:How to logout from shared folder

Hi,
 
Please also try the following steps. Please restart the machine after performing each step and check the result.
 
1. Type the following command in Command Console:
 
Net use * /DELETE
 
2. Open Credential Manager and clear all saved user or password. Then, please access network shared folder.
 
3. Temporarily disable Workstation service and restart it again.
 
Hope this helps.
 
Novak

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Hi! I hope someone can help me with this. Before "homegroups" in Win 7, I used to have my computers in a home network, see both computers on my network, and then put a shortcut to a shared folder on my desktop and my roommate's. Then my roommate or I would just go there to check on a file the other had just put there, or I could send her a file, she could work on it and put it back. I have been struggling with homegroups like crazy, I can't get the computers to see each other, and I can't even find a way to put a shortcut on my desktop! What can I do to do this "the old way"? Both computers are connected to the same network, but I can't see the other one anywhere!
 

Answer:Help setting up a shared folder

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I have major problem.

I am unable to open, scan or even touch my shared folder with the mouse.

I have Norton Internet Security 2005 (updated regularly via subscription) and Ad-Aware SE Personal. Both are unable to scan C:documents and settings/ejer/shared

When any scanning reaches the folder scanning stops and closes down automatically and computer returns to desktop...like everything is normal. Other running programs like Internet explorer etc. continue keeps running in normal state.

This problem occured when file sharing program Limewire (Limewire.com) was running and I think I've been attacked by hacker or virus.

I now have downloaded Unlocker and Dr. Delete and both are unable either delete or even open shared folder. I have updated windows xp ect. and it doesnt help.

What is going on with my computer????

Answer:Shared Folder Untouchable

Have you tried to scan in SAFE MODE?

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Thx
 

Answer:Windows Xp Shared Folder

Just need File and Printer Sharing and it is installed and turned on by default in Windows XP I believe.
 

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I have 3 PCs on a network using Windows 10. I have a shared folder on one PC. Of the other 2 PCs, one can access the folder and the other cannot. The one that cannot is asking for network credentials. Just the other day the 2 PCs could access the shared folders. I did not set this up but I need to resolve it for my friend who also did not set it up.

Answer:Cannot access a shared folder on another PC

When it asks you need to give it a username and password for an account on the PC your connecting to. If you turn off password for the sharing it shouldn't happen

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How to disconnect a shared folder?

I wanted to disconnect a shared folder but couldn?t figure out how this can be done.

It is not there on the right click (attached)!


Thank you.

Best

Jamal

Answer:How to disconnect a shared folder?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Jamal NUMAN


How to disconnect a shared folder?

I wanted to disconnect a shared folder but couldn?t figure out how this can be done.

It is not there on the right click (attached)!


Thank you.

Best

Jamal


Hi Jamal,

Please check the link below which outlines command line and windows interface to stop the share:

Stop Sharing a Folder or Drive

If you have any queries feel free to reach out.

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Hello All,
I want to create ONE shared storage folder for my network, but if I do that folder can get too big!! Is there anyway to limit the amount of space avaible or some kind of program or somthing. Maybe even put disk quota on it. By The Way I'm using:

Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2 with Wireless Network. All computer on the network are XP Pro SP2 as well!

Thanks in advace,
MIKE
 

Answer:Shared Folder Quota

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Need help with a network share issue.

I have 2 Win7 PC?s running on a home network. I have various folders set up for shared access across the network and they work fine. However, I run a game on the main PC with add-ons that run on the 2nd PC. They run OK and connect with each other, but to get full functionality the add-on on the 2nd PC needs to be able to access the game folder on the main PC another.

The game folder is in the Program Files (x86) folder and I have set it up as a share. The PC and the shared folder appears in the network section on the 2nd PC. However, when I try to access it, it tells me that Windows cannot access the location because I do not have the permissions etc. I have checked and re-checked the share settings on the main PC and they seem to be OK.

All the oher folders I have shared are fine, eg My Doc, Music etc.

At a loss with this.
Andrew

Answer:Win 7 shared folder problem

Install the game on both PC's and that should rectify the issue.

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I was poking around in my program files on my desktop and came across this file in the common files" surething shared". Do I need this file folder? it does not look very useful? I am running windows XP Pro.

Answer:surething shared folder

Do have a program called 'SureThing CD Labeller'? or anything from 'Microvision'?

If so it's just for that.

If not then run your AV's and post this question in the AV section.

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Hi guys,

Here's the problem..

I'm trying to connect a shared folder on a desktop PC using my laptop.
However, everytime I attempt to connect, it causes the desktop PC to BSOD.

The error that pops up seems to point to a video driver issue w the onboard Intel graphics adapter.
I've downloaded and installed the latest driver from HP.
Still the same error occurs.

The desktop specs:
HP d530 w Windows XP SP1, 256mb ram, 40gb HD, cdrom
Computer browser & Server services are started.
Permissions are set correctly.

Laptop specs:
Compaq Evo N800v, Windows XP SP1, 512ram, 40gb

Any ideas??
 

Answer:Connecting to a Shared folder

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Imagine we are having a workgroukp LAN of 30 comps. I am accessing C drive of my system thru n/w. After my work I came back to my seat. Just then only I discoverd my C drive which I shared contains very critical docs which is confidential. But whn I wnt to that system the origianal user of that system is not allowing me to log off b'coz he is hvng so many unsaved works which have to finished.

so what can I do to disconnect the shared resource I accessed frm other computers without logging off?

Somebody told me to use net system command..but that is useful only for Domain environmnt..
If any one knows.. U r great man.. let me know/
 

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If I share a OneDrive folder with someone and they add it to their OneDrive so the files sync to their local machine then I subsequently stop sharing the folder with them, are the local copies deleted from their machine?

Answer:OneDrive Shared Folder

I don't believe local copies would be deleted from their machine.
They would just stop syncing.

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Hi all,

I have a server running on Windows Server 2008. It's connected to network and has a shared folder. The shared folder is important and accessed frequently.
When I try to access the shared folder by typing \\<server IP Address>\ from Windows + Run, I've got an error message said that "The specified network is no longer available".
I remote the server, check the services with services.msc and find that Computer Browser service doesn't start while it usually starts automatically. When I try to start it, I've got an error message "Error 230 : The pipe state is invalid".
I've searched from Google but don't find any information useful.

The only way to gain access to the shared folder I've found is to remote the server and it's succeeded.

My questions are :
1. Does Computer Browser service is responsible about no access to the shared folder from the server?
2. How to start the Computer Browser service? If it is possible, I don't want to restart the server.

Regards,
Durz
 

Answer:Can't access shared folder

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