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Windows 7 Clients are Locking Files

Since introducing Windows 7, we have a strange problem with locked files. We have a VB6 Program stored on a server. Clients open the program from the share, and work with it all day. When we had ...
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Cannot access Windows 7 share from Windows XP

I have a new Windows 7 machine named PAP44 in the PAP workgroup. The networking is set to "Work" mode for the wired LAN. I have a couple of users and I've shared a folder and set it so both users can ...
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Windows XP and SAMBA

We have a CentOS 5.5 server that is running kernel 2.6.18-194.32.1.el5 and SAMBA version 3.0.33-3.29.el5_6.2. We have a hidden share created that we use to map network drives to. This was working ...
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Networking, file-sharing issue

I've been assigned at this small office. They have 10 users/PCs & run a mix of Windows 7 and Windows XP and currently don't have a server. Obviously they are all connected using LAN (from a router ...
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Intermittent connection to Windows 7 shared folder from Windows XP workstations

I maintain a small network for an accounting office. My client has a Windows 7 Professional server which is sharing Internet access and sharing a folder to 2 Windows 7 workstations and 2 Windows XP ...
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How to set up a file server in a restricted corporate environment

I work in a big corporation, and the disk space my team gets in the corporate file server is so low, I am considering turning my work PC into a file server. I ask this community for links to ...
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Connecting to Win7 (off domain) file share from WinXP (on domain) client

I'm trying to connect a Windows XP, domain-connected laptop to my server's file share. The server is running Windows 7 Professional and is not on the domain. It is also behind a router (whose ...
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Windows XP Does Not Follow CNAME Shares

I am supporting a mix of Windows XP Pro and Windows 7 desktops in my Active Directory network, and I am having an odd issue with XP and CNAME records. Say I have a record in my DNS for a server with ...
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windows xp cannot access admin share

I have 3 systems. A,B,Compx all on xp. but comps A and B have an issue with Compx. Compx has network shares I can access. I can do \\compx and get some. But I cannot access the admin share c$ ...
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Is there away to get around shared folder resource limits?

We have a situation where we need to share out a shared folder on a PC running WinXP to more than 10 users. Apparently there is a limit to the number of connections for a shared folder(?). To add a ...
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Trying to access windows xp shared folder but it does't ask for user/password

I have a windows xp machine on one domain with a shared folder (advanced file sharing) and is limited to \\machine1\Administrator (only he can see the folder and change files). the problem is that, ...
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Windows XP Map drive failed

Greetings, I have a Windows Web Server 2008 VPS and two client machines. One is a Windows 7 box and the other XP. I configured one folder as a share on the 2008 box and attempted to mount it on ...
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How to list shares on a Windows machine using Samba? (error NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED)

I want to find out about the Windows XP "shares" on my wife's windows machine by browsing from my Linux machine using Samba. I am relatively clueless about both windows and samba. I tried a basic ...
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Slow File Download Over VPN

We are experiencing difficulty with a Windows Server 2003 that is connected to our network via a VPN. Everything seems to work fine with this server except file share downloads to local machines. ...
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523 views

Most transparent, trouble-free linux and Windows filesharing

I've got an ubuntu 8.04 system with a 2.2TB raid array that is the central storage for my home network. I've got several Windows XP Pro systems that I want to have read/write access to the linux ...
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Files deleted on a Windows 2003 Network Share from a Windows XP Client

I have a Windows 2003 server that has file shares. If a windows XP client deletes a file on that share. Does it go to any sort of 'recycle bin' on the server or client?
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Strange network behaviour on XP

I have a workstation which suddenly hangs the applications working over shared resources. But not for other TCP connections. For instance, I open windows explorer and browse on Z:\documents. Also I ...
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Can't enable Windows XP file sharing

The "sharing and security" option in the right-click context menu on a folder is no longer there. The File and Print sharing option is "installed" and turned on in the TCP/IP properties, but the ...
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Windows XP File Properties Security Tab

This is hopefully a real easy one. In Windows XP on some environments the File Properties dialog (that opens on right-click > properties when viewing the file in windows explorer) sometimes shows a ...