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Windows sharing for some accounts not working

Sharing over workgroup worked with everybody but now I'm changing it to only allow specific people to open folders. It works for most computers but for some it's denying access. The username and ...
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2answers
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Public Folder Sharing in Windows Server 2012

I have a Windows Server 2012 that I have shared a folder that is accessible from within our network. I am running into an issue with being able to access this folder from a remote computer on another ...
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1answer
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remote window utility viewer for internal networks [closed]

Screensharing applications I am very well familiar with. However they are all a bit too heavy weight for what we are looking for. Want to be able to quickly share a window/application and have that ...
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2answers
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How can i force a user to save all his/her files to a specific folder on the machine?

How can i force a user to save all his/her files to a specific folder on the machine? Clients are using: XP, Vista, and 7 Thanks
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1answer
104 views

Best Way to Share VPN Connection Among 10 Workstations

I currently have 10 windows workstations setup that establish a VPN connection each to the same server and then each establish a RDP session. I would like to share a single VPN connection between ...
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1answer
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Domain Admin has no permissions to copy files onto domain share

I stumped by a problem I'm having properly accessing a domain share. Server1: Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise + the latest SP/patches. -- (Domain Controller) Server2: Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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2answers
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Can someone explain the behavior of the Printers and Faxes share?

In most cases, navigating to \\%hostname% will show a share called "Printers and Faxes". In some cases, I've found that this share does not appear. Under what circumstances does this share exist/not ...
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1answer
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How to access files over a network using local accounts?

I have setup a small (wireless) home network comprising of 3 computers. Two with Vista and one Windows 7. There is no domain controller for this network and all accounts on all machines are locally ...
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3answers
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HOw to make two computers with different internet access each others network share

I have two different computers on is having ADSL internet coming from other company and i also have 2 LAN cxards on that computer. The other computer is getting internet via USB dongle. Now as they ...
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2answers
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Permissions of Shared Folder on Windows Server 2003

I Have a VM of Windows Server 2003 running on Windows 7. On Windows 2003 there is a folder I have shared, how would I set up permissions to allow access of this folder in Windows 7? I am not sure how ...
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2answers
189 views

Sharing a drive between Windows and Linux

The situation: I have these virtual machines that are used for building software, and I'm trying to keep all the builds on the same "disk", if you will. The virtual machines: 2 x Windows 4 x Linux ...
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4answers
881 views

Centralized administration of campus (AD domain) printers?

I'm looking for the best way to centrally administer (and track!) printing for our AD domain. I know Windows Server can be configured to be a "Print Services" server, but it's my understanding that ...
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File property information (last write time and file size) in explorer out of date by hours over network folder share

An application is running on a windows XP prof machine picking up file from a network share from another windows machine. It detects that the file has been updated (by date and time or optionally ...
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Windows7 - “The specified network password is not correct.” when the password is in fact correct

I have a samba server setup for some time now. It is a Hardware NAS - which unfortunately does not provide access to the Samba logs. (the exact model of the NAS is called Addonics NAS Adapter ) I ...
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3answers
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Disable Windows 2003 File Sharing

What's the best way to temporarily disable the Windows 2003 File Sharing service(s)? Sorta like the equivalent to shutting down Samba on a Linux box.
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2answers
794 views

Tools for troubleshooting Windows sharing issues (Vista/Server 2008)

What tools (out of the box or otherwise) do you utilize to give useful/verbose information about what might be causing an issue with windows sharing? I have a specific example below, but I'd like to ...
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5answers
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Anything to share a printer from 32-bit to 64-bit Windows?

I've got a printer which only has 32-bit drivers, so it's installed on a 32-bit machine (XP). I need it to appear as a printer (with duplex control etc) on a 64-bit machine (Vista). I can't just ...
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15answers
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How do you find what process is holding a file open in Windows?

One thing that annoys me no end about Windows is the old "sharing violation" error. Often you can't identify what's holding it open. Usually it's just an editor or explorer just pointing to a relevant ...