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Sharing dvd drive on network

Q: Sharing dvd drive on network

Trying to share the drive with my other laptop on my network. I can go all the way into the share file after right clicking the drive and share but the box pops and I'm not able to click the share in that box. Help ?!?

A: Sharing dvd drive on network

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I am trying to share the cd drive on my desktop over my wireless network so I can install sotfware on my laptop that does not have a cd drive. I have tried going to the properties of the cd drive, and enabling sharing there, with no luck. I have also tried mapping a network drive on the laptop, by inputing the address shown for the cd drive on the desktop, which is \\Desktop\e, but it fails to find the drive. If I try to browse for an address to map a network drive, the laptop does not find my desktop or the cd drive. For that mater, when I go to Network places on either computer, neither of the computers see each other. My desktop is running Windows Vista, and the laptop XP, which may be what is causing the problem.

And by the way, I have tried using google to find a method


Anyway, thanks in advance for any help.
 

A:Sharing CD drive over network

Do you have a workgroup setup? That's probably what you're missing.
Once you do that, the computers should be able to see each other, by default, when you click on the other pc's drive, you will only see the basic properties dialogue. If you set cd drive to share already, it will be accessible.
Let me know how you do
 

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I'm trying to share an external USB hard drive on our home wireless network, but I want only certain people on the network to be able to use the hard drive (ideally, only two users to even see it, if possible)

My desktop computer on my wireless network has Windows 7 professional, and the computer which the external USB hard drive is connected to has Windows XP professional. We're connected via wireless router

I'm following this guide here

Windows XP: The Complete Reference: Sharing Drives and Printers on a LAN

The external hard drive is an NTFS hard drive, and under the security tab under the hard drive's properties I have

1. Creator Owner
2. Everyone
3. System

Under properties if I right click the hard drive, under the security tab, if I click the advanced button and the owner tab, it shows me the name of my computer, which is exactly the same as what it says it is under my router settings. The two computers I want to share the hard drive with are, under my router settings

1. sean-929d03249c- the laptop and
2. Sean-PC-Desktop

with two different IP addresses. But, it doesn't appear there's anywhere in windows that will let me specify which other computers I want to share it with. I don't want my desktop to be the owner, just be able to use the hard drive and see it in windows, just as if I had it connected to that computer.

A:Sharing a drive on a network help

Right click the HDD/Properties/Security/Edit/Add the users you want to be able to share this drive with. If you want them to edit the files, choose Full control or Modify. Add the users you do not want to access this drive and choose Deny Full Control. they will see the drive but not be able to access it.

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Hi everybody,
I have a drive on my main PC (D:\) which contains all my videos and music. I would like to be able to share this drive with my laptop so I can watch movies on my laptop without messing around with USB drives, but I can't find a clear guide anywhere. Can anybody point me in the right direction?
Cheers

A:Sharing a drive over a network

\\computername\d$ would be the share name, but this is for administrative purposes.

Is your Media organised into folders?
It would be better and more secure to share the folders you need access to rather than the entire drive.

To browse a share by UNC path you could type the UNC Path into your address bar of any explorer window, e.g. \\computername\sharename

If you want to see a list of the folders the remote computer is sharing just browse to \\computername

If you wish to map a network drive to the share Right Click the Computer icon and from the menu select Map Network Drive
In the window that pops up, select an available drive letter and then type in the UNC path of the share you wish to connect to.

Hope that helps

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Hi

I have not been able to share the C: Drive across the network on the Win 7 PC, but I use to able to. The C: Drive has the same permission rights as the D: Drive I can share across the network.

Can anyone point me in the right direction.

A:sharing drive across network

What group/accounts have you got in the Permission tab? Everyone, and the accountname you log on to the machine with?

On the other machine, type \\ipaddress in Start > search box and see how you do.

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hey
I got a small network setup at my home. I am using Windows XP Pro

I want to share one complete drive except some of the folders present in tht drive, is there any way to do it??

OR

It would be better if I can share the complete drive and when someone need to access those particular folders, it asks them for a password (probably my a/c password or wateva tht is known to me only)

Any solutions!!!
 

A:Sharing a drive on a network

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I am running a desktop with XP Media Center Edition Service Pack 3 and a netbook with XP Home Edition Service Pack 3. I am having trouble sharing the desktop's CD drive over my wireless network. I think everything is basically set up right, i.e. both are in the same Workgroup, I am using the same username/password on both machines, etc. I am able to share other files successfully, just not the CD drive. The drive appears in the Network Places of the netbook, but when I click it I get the following message:

"\\Jessica\E is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions.

Access is denied."

I feel like I have tried everything. Some steps I have taken, to no avail:

-setting HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa -> restrictanonymous to 0
-setting HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\ CurrentVersion\Winlogon -> AllocateCDRoms and AllocateFloppies to 0
-enabling NetBIOS over TCP/IP
-creating a Guest account and setting Guest permissions to allow access

Any thoughts? Thanks!!

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Heya guys,

i was wondering if you can share a DVD drive over your home network so that you can burn files from my laptop to my desktop.

i have 2 windows XP Machines and they both are connected to the network. i have been able to share the Drive and watch movies and all on the drive but not being able to use Nero or any other burning utility to see the drive and allow me to burn to it. and i don't really want to be creating .iso files all of the time

can you please help me!!!

Thanks and greatly appreciated

ritchie13890
 

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I have a simple problem with my network that's proving very difficult to solve.

I want to add a 320 GB hard drive and a 500 GB hard drive to my network. They are both USB (normal enclosures, nothing fancy) and both work great when they are plugged directly into my PC.

When they are shared on my network (hand holding the folder, folder showing up in My Network Places) and I try to access them, it gives me an error "Not enough server storage to process this command". The two popular solutions to this problem are A) increase the IRP stack size by 3 and keep going until it works and B) decrease the Paged Poolsize to 0. On both my machines, the IRP stack size is maximum (50) and the Poolsize is 0.

However, it is still not working for me, same error on both drives.

My PC's are both running XP Home over a Linksys WRT54GL router. Every other shared folder works like great. I just cannot get these hard drives to share.

I have never installed Norton (usually what causes the settings to be changed). I am running AVG Free on both computers for anti-virus and Zone Alarm for a firewall (both set to trusted zone on medium, which allows sharing.)

The desktop which my hard drives are connected to is connected via Ethernet, and the laptop which I'm trying to access the drives is connected via wirless G.

If you need any more info, I'll be happy to provide.

Thank you for your time.
 

A:Sharing a hard drive on my network

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Ok, i really need help fast!. My friends computers need to be reformatted, but i have to back up 30GIGs of info onto my hard drive, so i hooked his computer onto my network. I know the connction is good cause he gets internet now. My two computers at home have windows xp PRO and i have unchecked "use simple file sharing' on both so that i can access each computer's C drive entirely from the other computer (with full access).

Ok, so I try to map my friends C drive as a network drive, I can get it to connect with \\workgroup\Owner\c$ (where Owner is the username). The problem is when the password box pops up, it has the username as \\workgroup\\Guest, even though guest account is turned off (and when i turn it on this doesnt work at all). I can't even get int o guest, what I need is the files on the OWNER account. I think this may be because I cant turn off SIMPLE FILE SHARING on my friends computer. he has WIN XP HOME. I looked in tools, folder options, but this option is not there for some reason. Lol did dell take it out somehow or something??

So now I look at my workgroups computer on MSHOME, and I do see his computer. I go to his computer, right click C drive, go to sharing, and share his entire C drive. Ok so now i double click on his computer in workgroup computers, VOILA I SEE HIS C DRIVE. So i go in, go to documents and settings, go to "owner", and i get an error saying i do not have permission to access this resource.
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A:sharing C drive of one computer on the network

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Hi Guys,
I shared a drive on my home network. It works fine, but now I want to rename it. When I go to the sharing tab and try to rename it, it won't let me. I tried in "My Computer" and "Explorer" (anywhere I could access the drive). It looks like I can change it in "Network Places", but not sure if I should. I can check the box "allow other users to change my files".

Thanks, Brian
 

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Hi everyone! First post, let's go!

I am trying to find a solution to transferring large files (100+GB) between myself and a client of mine at a different location through the internet. The easiest one I have found was through a Private Network through Logmein's Hamachi, as you can browse other connected computers' files through this network.

Of course, to show the shared drives by the host computer, you need to input a username and password through the UAC. Obviously, if I insert my own username and password, I can see the folders I've shared. However, how do I configure a username/password for my client? Are these users the same as local users? I would like to avoid having to make a local user for him on my own computer.

Just for reference, I have no control over my network I am connected to, so no FTP, no port forwarding etc.
OS: Windows 8.1

Thanks for any help in advance!
-ZannaXi

A:Sharing drive over network to non-local users

In the access settings allow Read access by Everyone

You can make a password for the Guest account according to this article:
How To Set A Password For The Guest Account

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I have a desktop Windows XP home computer wired and a Windows Vista Home Premium (64bit) that I have set up a wireless network for following the directions I found on the Microsoft web site. I have successfully printed from the Vista notebook on the printer connected to the XP machine with out a problem. I can access the shared files on the XP?s C:\ drive from the Vista laptop. On the Vista network I can see the XP computer and after double clicking on it I can see the icon for the external USB hard drives but when I try to access them I get an error that I might not have permissions to use the network resource and not enough server storage is available to process this command. On the USB drives the Network sharing is set to share on the network and allow network users to change the files.

I find it odd that I can both print and share files on the C;\ drive but cannot access the external USB drives. Is there a fix for this?

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I have a question:

I have a home workgroup set up. I just installed a hard drive, 3 partitions, set the sharing so others on the network can change files, and yet it will pop up: "access is denied"

my older drives have no problem. I can't see the difference in setting.

What could be the issue? Can you please help?

Thank you

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riddle solved. I unshared and shared the drives again and it fixed the error. thanks.

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On my desktop, I have my pictures folder mapped to an external harddrive. The pictures icon still shows under This PC, which is where I want it.

I have a new laptop, also with Windows 8.1, and I'm trying for the same setup. However, when I try to set it up I can only get the icon to show in the library and not under My PC. When I try to work it to show under My PC, I get a message saying the files need to be indexed. I have tried to index them but I haven't been able to. Network files don't show as an option for indexing.

Any ideas?

A:Problem sharing folder on network drive and indexing

Nevermind. It resolved itself after a reboot.

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Hi all,

I have a wireless network set up in my house and I want to share some of the folders on my computer so that other family members can listen to my music etc. When I click to turn Network Discovery on, and click apply, it just stays off, same goes for File Sharing.
When I try to turn public folder sharing on, after I click apply I get an error message saying "incorrect function". I have shared stuff on my work network so I'm not sure what's wrong here.

Thanks
MrsB
 

A:Can't turn Network Discovery, File Sharing and Public Folder Sharing on

Make sure your network is designated home or work; NOT public.
 

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I have a netbook (home 64bit win10) and a PC (64bit pro win7) sharing the same wired hub. I want them to be entirely 'un-networked' so that no communication between them is possible. I have tried to turn off 'file and printer sharing' on my PC (because i assume i should) but when i reboot i find it turned back on. I've seen this problem addressed in this and other forums, but no solution that i could comprehend.

I also have a (VMP74) media player running off the hub and would like to access video files on my PC from that device, but only if that does not compromise access between netbook and PC.

I should add - in case it's not obvious - that i really don't have much of a clue what i'm doing and am very confused with the myriad options. Particularly the 'local' 'home or work' 'public' 'all' and media streaming options, whatever they are.

I'd be grateful if someone could explain and/or confirm what radio buttons to tick to achieve what i want to do. Many thanks

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I have always been under the impression that it is not a good idea to share the entire "C" drive of a PC on a home network. I have always understood it to be a security risk but would be pleased to hear what the security experts think. Any contribution gratefully received!

A:Sharing the "C" drive on a Home network

To me, it would depend on who has access to your network & how secure it is.

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Even when I have it open, I can see it refreshing each second; like its losing connection and reestablishing.

My internet connection is working and has no issues.

What can this be?

Network and Sharing Center - Open
Network and Sharing Center - Open and refreshed


Network and Sharing Center - Closed

A:Correct Network Tray Icon - Requires Network and Sharing Center Open??

That will probably be your Ethernet connection, not your wireless adapter, you can disable it in the bios if you don't use it.

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So i'm having an issue connecting my desktop to my home network for file sharing. My Desktop is connected to the internet like so: Desktop ->(Ethernet cable)-> Uverse 2wire router -> Internet.

I have no issues with my internet connection, and in fact I am posting this from my desktop now. Windows Network Diagnostics finds no issues when I run the trouble shooter. and when I try to connect to a home group it refers me to the network issue.

This issue has plagued me for about 6 months now. I have talked to Uverse tech support, and many of my friends who are into computers and have gotten no answers. Computer is running windows 7 SP1 and again the router is the Uverse 2wire router

How can I make my desktop available for network sharing?

Also here is a screenshot of the network map according to this computer

A:Network Sharing Problem. Connecting Desktop to home network

Have you set up a home network? What is the workgroup name? Are there any passwords of any kind? Have you set your shared settings on each PC in the workgroup?

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I am currently living in a college dorm and my only source of internet is their registration-protected wifi. The problem is that I cannot install my printer on their wi-fi network and share information between all of my devices.

So, what I would like to be able to do is connect my mac desktop to their wi-fi (I've got that done), and then share the mac desktop's internet connection with my Airport Express router via ethernet. The Airport Express would then broadcast the internet connection to my other devices. I understand how to activate internet sharing on my mac, but I really need help configuring the ethernet port's IP, the Airport Express' settings, DHCP and DNS stuff, etc.

Thank you so much in advance!
 

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This is a desktop PC with Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit.

Up until yesterday, the PC had perfect internet access via ethernet. When I came to use it last night - no access.

The situation:
The sys tray icon has a red cross and mouse over produces 'Not connected - no connections are available.'

The network Adapter is a Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller and is showing in Device Manager, and according to the properties, is working correctly.

The network diagnostics troubleshooter finds the following - 'Windows could not automatically detect this network's proxy settings'.

When I open Network and Sharing Centre and then click on 'Change Adapter Settings', there is nothing showing in the Network Connection.

If I click on Connect to a network, I get 'No connections available'

If I click on Set up a new connection, I get 'Windows did not detect any networking hardware'

What I have tried:
I have uninstalled the network adapter from device manager and then reinstalled it. Still showing as ok.
I have run netsh int ip reset" and "netsh winsock reset"
I have downloaded and installed the latest adapter drivers
I noticed a Windows Critical update had been done at 03:00 so I restored the system to before that update.
I restored further back than that update, to two days previously.

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Hello Im New Here

Why i Cant See the Wireless Network Connection And if i Search Manage Wireless Networks in Control Panel It Says

"Wireless Is Not Currently Enabled"

What Should I do??
 

A:Cant See Wireless Network Connection In Network & Sharing Center

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I have a linksys usb600n (v2) using the Win7 driver from linksys. It installs and is displayed correctly in Device Manger - BUT it doesn't appear in the Network and Sharing Center as an adapter. This same device and driver were previously working just fine in this system - but I rebuilt the OS (clean install) after testing a number of security products out.

The initial install went fine - no problems that I remember - just plug in the adapter and install the drivers obtained from Linksys (Ver 3.00.01.0). I tried the same thing on the re-build and it looks fine until I go into the Network Center and can't set up wireless networking since the adapter does not appear.

SIW shows TWO (2) linksys USB adapters under Hardware/Network Adapters, but does not show the network adapters in the Network Information section.

Any ideas?

A:Network Adapter Not Shown in Network and Sharing Center

  
Quote: Originally Posted by dhartmann4030


I have a linksys usb600n (v2) using the Win7 driver from linksys. It installs and is displayed correctly in Device Manger - BUT it doesn't appear in the Network and Sharing Center as an adapter. This same device and driver were previously working just fine in this system - but I rebuilt the OS (clean install) after testing a number of security products out.

The initial install went fine - no problems that I remember - just plug in the adapter and install the drivers obtained from Linksys (Ver 3.00.01.0). I tried the same thing on the re-build and it looks fine until I go into the Network Center and can't set up wireless networking since the adapter does not appear.

SIW shows TWO (2) linksys USB adapters under Hardware/Network Adapters, but does not show the network adapters in the Network Information section.

Any ideas?


Hi dhartmann. Welcome to Windows Seven Forums!

It would seem that your computer is confused!! I would suggest, while the usb adapter is plugged in, you remove all drivers in "Device manager". Then unplug the usb adapter and reboot the computer. After Windows has loaded, check "Device manager" again for any remnants of usb adapter drivers. If it is clean, plug the adapter in again so that the usb driver can install again but this time with only one instance. That should un-confuse your computer and allow the adapter to appear in network adapte... Read more

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The NICs are intergrated into the motherboard. The NICs are Nvidia nForce adapters.

Does anyone know how I can fix this? Or at least know where I can go to figure this out?

Thank you!!

A:Network Adapter Not Shown in Network and Sharing Center

Have you tried downloading and installing the latest drivers from Nvidia?

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please i need your help

A:problems with network icon and in network and sharing center

Welcome to Seven Forums TruthSeeker.
Click on the big red X in the Network window and see what it shows. You might have to clone a MAC address, looks like you have several net adapters.

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I have a BT modem which incorporates a wireless modem and 4 switches for hardwiring via ethernet.

I have had to set up a long ethernet cable because the wireless signal does not reach. The ethernet cable is less than 100 m. (About 30m).

I know that the ethernet cable works properly. I know that the modem receives the internet becasue I can connect to it wirelessly via another computer (laptop).

I also know that the wireless modem requires a password.

When I connect with the ethernet cable and bring up 'Network and Sharing Centre'. I find that I get 'Unidentified Network' (Public Network). When I try repairing with Windows Network Diagnostics this does not solve the problem.

Any ideas?

Nevica

A:'Unidentified Network' in Network and Sharing Centre

If you are trying to setup a Wireless connection then the logon name and password must be EXACTLY the same as the original setup.
If you can position the receiver( the comp) close to the sender( router/modem) then when it is up and running you will be able to see how strong the signal is. Then when you move the comp to where it is going to be used you will see how much drop off you are getting. If you are getting substantial drop of in signal strength then look around for how to improve the signal .
NB. Signal strength can be affected by moving the Modem as little as 25mm.

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so I just went into my network and sharing center to turn off IPv6 connectivity on my laptop because it was affecting my ISP and all of a sudden I find out there is a wireless connection 2, any idea on what this is for because I have never seen it on that window and when I go and disable my regular wireless connection they both go away and when I re-enable the normal one both come back up if anybody knows what this is for please let me know I am attaching a screenshot

A:wireless Network 2 in Network and Sharing Center

Kindly read my 2nd and 4th post in this thread: Microsoft Virtual WiFi Miniport Adapter....???

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Hi all,

I've recently encountered a ...glitch Every time I connect to wifi (haven't tested with LAN yet) I see original network duplicated



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I have two XP machines. I have an old unreal tournament game. I have installed the game on both machines but they both require the CD. I have seen gaming setups that allow a game cd to be shared via LAN. I tried just sharing the drive and I can see the CD but when I try to play the game on my kids computer I get a no disk error "No Disk in drive D:, Please insert disk" I did a regedit to see if I could find where to point the unreal.exe to my shared drive but no luck . Does anybody know how to share the game, if its even possible.
Thanks for any help,
Jeff
 

A:sharing a CD rom across the network

You should be able to create a shortcut on your desktop that point to the mapped drive and the excutable file. Reserach something called virtual drives also.
 

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Hey guys,

Ok so I'm new here at SevenForums. So what I want to do is connect my Vista PC, and my Windows 7 laptop to my XP laptop which has a printer. I have two printers, one connected to the Vista Desktop and one to the XP laptop. I would also like to enable file sharing. All of these computers are connected to my wireless Internet network. The XP is connected with an Ethernet cable though. Could you guys please help me with this?


Thanks,
Mega99

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Quote: Originally Posted by Mega99


Hey guys,

Ok so I'm new here at SevenForums. So what I want to do is connect my Vista PC, and my Windows 7 laptop to my XP laptop which has a printer. I have two printers, one connected to the Vista Desktop and one to the XP laptop. I would also like to enable file sharing. All of these computers are connected to my wireless Internet network. The XP is connected with an Ethernet cable though. Could you guys please help me with this?
Thanks,
Mega99


Hello Mega99, and welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

In my home network, I have three Windows 7s, a couple of XPs, a couple of Ubuntus, and two printers happily co-existing.

Since the Vista and XP computers cannot use Windows 7's HomeGroup, you will have to add 7 to your Workgroup. In Windows 7 you might as well remove any traces of HomeGroup and disable IPV6: Start here by leaving and removing HomeGroup

Then look at this MS link: if your computer does not have this reg entry, add it with the "dword 0xffffffff" as instructed to disable IPV6 How to disable certain Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) components in Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008

Next have your Windows 7 computer join your Workgroup:

To share files between computers you will have to select or create folders, open their properties and "share" with "Everyone".

Also in the Advanced Network Sharing you might want to have setting like ... Read more

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This really isn't so much a question about the router. I am currently at school running off their LAN line; I’m taking that line and running it into a router to split the connection. If I share folders they can only be seen by those connected to the router unless I was to plug directly into the schools LAN and share that way. Is there any way I can in a way bypass the router so sharing on the schools LAN is still enabled?

To clear anything up, I want to share on the schools lan while keeping my PC's plugged into the router without having to connect them directly.

A:Network Sharing Dl-524

figured it out... just had to disable dhcp and switch the ethernet cord over same thing you would do if you had to connect 2 routers together.

thanks anyways all

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I am trying to access files on my desktop computer from my other desktop computer. I can access the files fine going from PC 1 to PC2 but when I go from PC2 to PC1 it pops up with a credentials box and wants a password. Since I never set a password before, and it rarely ever wants this screen anyway, I am not sure how to proceed. Why would it want this screen only occasionally, and how do I disable it completely?

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I have a computer, which I was recently forced to format and reinstall windows on. Now, though, I can't share my computer on the network. I can access the network, I am logged on to the network. I vaguely remember there be something else I had to do, but I cannot remember it. I put my computer in the domain, gave it a unique name, but when I right click a folder to share it, the option simply never appears.
 

A:Sharing on a Network

Have you enabled File and Printer sharing for Microsoft Networks?

depends on what Operating System on how to get to your Network Properties, but if you have it, it will show up in the components box of the Network Properties window.

Win 2000, tight Click your My Network Places on the desktop, then right-click your network and select Properties. If you don't see it, click Install, select Service and click Add, then select File and Printer sharing for Microsoft Networks and continue on.

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Hi,

I have a cable wireless internet connection at home, and sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't.
But when it doesn't work and I try to see what's happening with the internet, I go to Network and Sharing and the page freezes.
Could someone help?
I tried to follow the following steps, but it seems in Systems Tool, I don't get given the Local users.

Could someone help please?

Thnak you

Angy

A:Network and sharing

Originally Posted by angy


Hi,

I have a cable wireless internet connection at home, and sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't.
But when it doesn't work and I try to see what's happening with the internet, I go to Network and Sharing and the page freezes.
Could someone help?
I tried to follow the following steps, but it seems in Systems Tool, I don't get given the Local users.

Could someone help please?

Thnak you

Angy



Angy I would love to but need alot of info abt your comp. OS, and network setup

Ken

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I have laptop and desktop. In order to make taking things from one to the other I have enabled sharing of the Public user documents on both so that they are visable to people on the network. However, they are now just open, and don't have to be logged into. Is there a way to password protect them so they are visible but in order to open them you need a password? I just don't want people who get on the WiFi or others who are here to have access to all my work.

Thanks.
 

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Hi there, need some assistance. I need to share infomation ( client folders) on & business accross a network, problem is, client wants only some people to access certain info, how do I setup this feature. ie shared folder. C:\designs only to be accessed by steve in accounts and lilly on factory floor and no-one else. Been trying for days with only frustration to show for it. 8 XP pc's and " Server" on 7 business
Is this possible?

How, please assist

Thank you

Ant

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You could create Groups and add users into them. Then in the permissions of the folder, add those groups...etc

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My network says I have a couple devices connected that I'm not sure what they are when I click on them they say unavailable how can I monitor or check what is all on my home network

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Someone told me it is possible to enhance the performance of one computer by networking it to another. Is this true?
 

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I turned on network sharing on my computer. when i try to connect to it it asks for a password but i didnt set one

A:Network Sharing

It's likely looking for the admin / primary user account password. (for the target computer, not the one you're trying to connect from.)

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On an old computer running XP, I have designated the entire C: drive as being shared. It is "seen" by my other computer running Win 7, and when I doubleclick on the network C: drive, all of its subfolders and files open and are shown by Explorer, as usual. However, when I try to view any of the subfolders, I get an "access not allowed" message.

This is a private network, accessible by me, the administrator. How can I fix this? I was of the understanding that if the root directory was shared, that all of the subdirectories would be shared as well.

Thanks in advance.

A:Network sharing

It's generally bad practice to share the system drive. For one thing the XP All Users folder is already shared by default. Also attempts at modifying system files on the XP machine would likely trigger "file is already in use by another process" errors.

I usually get everything working copying files between the already shared folders. When that works as expected I share other folders. If I want to share the entire drive, say a USB external, I make a folder that contains all other folders, then share it.

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just installed my new wireless d-link router(di-624)both computers can use the internet but i can not share between the computers
the router is hooked up to windows 98 and the wireless computer is windows
xp
 

A:network sharing

these will help explain how to set up sharing

http://computer.howstuffworks.com/home-network.htm
http://www.putergeek.com/home_network_2/
http://www.homenethelp.com/web/howto/net-name-xp.asp#winxppro
http://www.windowsnetworking.com/articles_tutorials/Windows_XP/

if not post back
 

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Hi! I have this kind of problem:
I bought a new desktop computer with Windows 7 Home Premium. I get internet connection with a 3G USB stick and it's working fine. Now I need to share this connection to my laptop with Windows Vista. I'm using a Tenda twl542r+ router to do that. I've configured everything to work fine when I connect the laptop to the desktop comp with ethernet cable, so I can get online with the laptop through the desktop comp this way. But when I use the same cable to connect the desktop comp to the router and try to get a wireless connection from the laptop it doesn't work anymore.

My network connection properties are like this:
The 3G modem properties, network tab: using only TCP/IPv4. sharing tab: selected the Allow other network users to connect through this computerís Internet connection and Enable on-demand dialing.
The network adapter's TCP/IPv4 properties which shares the connection:
ip address: 192.168.137.1
network mask: 255.255.255.0
default gateway: empty
primary dns: empty
secondary dns: empty

And on the laptop's wireless network adapter's TCP/IPv4 properties are to Obtain an IP address automatically.

So what I'm doing wrong in here? Maybe the router settings? I have tried to change those though but without any luck.

Thanks in advance,
Sam
 

A:Sharing 3G network

My guess is that you do not have the router connected and configured properly. Short story is to connect only to its LAN ports and disable its Dhcp server. Complete procedure follows.

JohnWill's procedure (Aug. 30, 2008) for configuring a secondary router as a switch and, optionally, wireless access point follows.

Connecting two (or more) SOHO broadband routers together.

Note: The "primary" router can be an actual router, a software gateway like Microsoft Internet Connection Sharing, or a server connection that has the capability to supply more than one IP address using DHCP server capability. No changes are made to the primary "router" configuration.

Configure the IP address of the secondary router(s) to be in the same subnet as the primary router, but out of the range of the DHCP server in the primary router. For instance DHCP server addresses 192.168.0.2 through 192.168.0.100, I'd assign the secondary router 192.168.0.254 as it's IP address, 192.168.0.253 for another router, etc.

Note: Do this first, as you will have to reboot the computer to connect to the router again for the remaining changes.

Disable the DHCP server in the secondary router.

Setup the wireless section just the way you would if it was the primary router, channels, encryption, etc.

Connect from the primary router's LAN port to one of the LAN ports on the secondary router. If there is no uplink port and neither of the routers have auto-sensing ports, use a cr... Read more

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We have 3 computers (two with Win98 & 1 with Win2K) and just purchased a 4th unit (Gateway Pen4 2gig) with Windows 2000. We have all hocked up to a network but the new system will not share with the other Win98 computers. From the new system we can see all the other computers so the network is fine, and the other Win2K can share with the new computer as well but not the Win98's. Instead of asking for a logon and password like the Win2K unit the Win98's get a "Enter Network Password" window that has a Resource:\\PC$ and asks for a Password. We have set up everything under the sharing with the new computer but the 98's cannot get past the "Enter Network Password" window.

Can anyone help,,, Please
 

A:Network sharing between 2K & 98

So..neither of the Win2k PCs can share with the Win98 machines?

Try these directions: http://www.wown.com/j_helmig/w2kwin9x.htm

Be sure to follow what step 5 says. Good luck!
 

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My network is showing it is public how do I m?ke it a priv?te network? I appreciate any step by step replies. Thanks in advance!

A:Network and sharing

This will run you through it: Change Network Sharing
Good luck.

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Hello, this is my first post. If I did anything wrong, I am very sorry.
I am setting up a computer as server in my office so certain people in my office can access the shared drive from their own computers. (and I want to restrict other people from accessing the files on this shared drive)

I have had this shared drive to everyone with full access and this server computer does have its own login password.

When I first had it setup, I remember any computer trying to access it require a password (credential) like this. And all the computers I did try to access the server had the "Remember my credentials" unchecked.

However now seems any computers as long as it gets connected in our office network can access it without credential anymore.

I have checked all these computers' credential manager, and there is no saved credential at all.

So where did I do wrong on this?

A:Need help on network sharing

  
Quote: Originally Posted by ilovejdmtoy


Hello, this is my first post. If I did anything wrong, I am very sorry.


I am setting up a computer as server in my office so certain people in my office can access the shared drive from their own computers. (and I want to restrict other people from accessing the files on this shared drive)

I have had this shared drive to everyone with full access and this server computer does have its own login password.

When I first had it setup, I remember any computer trying to access it require a password (credential) like this. And all the computers I did try to access the server had the "Remember my credentials" unchecked.



However now seems any computers as long as it gets connected in our office network can access it without credential anymore.

I have checked all these computers' credential manager, and there is no saved credential at all.

So where did I do wrong on this?


You didn't do anything wrong.

The problem is that once a machine as been accessed using credentials, Windows tends to remember those credentials so you don't have to type them in the next time. I believe there is a local security policy where you can change this behavior so it requires a user name and password to be typed in each time.

There are other ways to share with only certain Users but it involves setting up a Homegroup.

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Hi all
I have a desk top computer that i want to download some files from it to a laptop computer through a network .
i tried to set the desktop as Host and the laptop as guest .

but the network icons still has the red X sign on both computers and none of them is recognizing the other .

I have never made a network connection before , this is my first time to do a network.

Please can anyone help me set this network.

thanks
 

A:A sharing Network

Garoh,
Please provide more information about the type of "network" you are trying to create. The OS of all machines, hardware and the like will help us help you.
 

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I have all the computers in the network shown, but none of them can be reached from another they say u do not have permission. may I get a way to fix this?

thanks in advance
nickc
 

A:Network not sharing

Which versions of Windows are on ALL of your systems?
 

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Is there a way I can find my network password? When I try to access other computers on the network it asks for a username and a network password. I tried the homegroup password but that doesn't work.

A:Network Sharing

Hi brockbeckman001. I guess you are trying to access network shared folders trough a computer which its OS is Windows XP, is that true??

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I have windows 7 pro. I have a internet dongle and a windows 8 mobile. How can I use my dongle internet in laptop to mobile.

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Quote: Originally Posted by jakharnaren


I have windows 7 pro. I have a internet dongle and a windows 8 mobile. How can I use my dongle internet in laptop to mobile.


Connectify is made for setting up a hosted wireless network.
Connectify - Turn your PC into a Wi-Fi Hotspot and Get Faster Internet

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hey im trying to share files between 2 computers using "network" in windows explorer. BUT i get these errors:

1. Error 'code: 0x80070035 The network path was not found (i get this when i try to connect from my laptop to my pc)

2. COMPUTERNAME// Not accessible .. ... (i get this when i try to connect from my pc to my laptop)




*In the worst case scenario are there any alternatives like windows explorer network or somethin that will work for me?

Please help me if u can :/ thnx for reading and God bless u

A:Network Sharing Between 2 PC's[Please Help me]

In both PC's Control Panel>Network and Sharing Center>Advanced settings: Turn on File and Printer sharing and Network discovery, Turn off password protected sharing.

It's easiest to just knit them together using Homegroup password from one PC, then rightclick every folder you want shared to Share with Homegroup. Homegroup - Add Computer or Join - Windows 7 Help Forums

To do this only via Network sharing, you'll need to rightclick the folder to Share with Specific People or Everyone, choosing Read or Read/Write permissions.

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I have a network with 7 computers (USING WORKGROUP). I use one for a "server" and there is one program on it that needs to be accessed from the other computers. I need to map a drive to a certain location on this "server" to run the program. All computers work fine except this laptop. when trying to log into this program with the client, I get the map address and a message that the "server" does not exist. It has to be something with the laptop. Any thoughts.
Thanks
Sailor

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Hello,

I have a laptop running windows Vista Premium and a home computer running Windows XP. I seem to be having a problem accessing my shared folders from my Vista on my XP computer. I go to "My Network Places" in XP" then go to View Workgroup Computers, and I see the icon for my Vista Computer's name. I click on it and it opens a "Connect to (name)" window. It asks for a username and password. I don't know what this is. Where do I find it. Also, is there a way to get rid of that connect to menu popping up evertime I want to access my laptop shared folders. Thank you.

-Tom
 

A:Network Sharing

when you see username and password prompt.
try put username and pass you use to login to vista.

or
create user account in vista (give username and pass same as xp machine)
right click on the share folder (in vista), click on properties, then click on security
in the users list box, click "Add" then type in the user name which is same as username from xp.
give any permission you want, apply the settings

best.
 

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Hi, My name is Minal and I have this small office set up with 9 laptops and 1 main computer .. i want to connect all these laptop to each others because there is a lot of file that we all need to update everytime ... I cant expected my employees to keep mailing the updated files everytime ... Is there any way I can create a folder in the desktop and keep all the files that needs to be shared in this folder and share it with everybody on the network ???

Please help...

A:Network Sharing

These tutorials should help you. If this is a business you need to make sure that the permissions are setup correctly so no one does the wrong things with the files.

You only need to choose one way. Let us know if you have any issues.

Sharing and Permissions

Public Folder Sharing

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Hello and Happy Holidays to Everyone,

My daughter recently won a MSI- Windows 7 Starter Netbook from her school. I got it to connect to my network and surfing the net is fine. I have three computers also on the network which are XP versions, my desktop is the main server and two other netbooks that are xp as well for my other 2 daughters. I'm trying to get the Window 7 to see the other comps., but its not bringing them up when I click the "search" link under network/sharing center.

The strangest thing is that I was able to share the printer I have on the network. It sees that. But it did not pull up the printer when I did the search. I had to actually put in the address and printer name, then it worked fine. I have two folders that I share on the network, it won't bring them up in the network group or places. Like I said the strangest thing is that when I first got it and did all the network stuff without actually reading about Windows 7, everything worked. I could see everything on the network status window. NOW, I don't know what happen. I've been trying and can't get it to work.

Can anyone show me the steps on how to properly network windows 7 starter to the other three XP computers?

Thank you.
 

A:Sharing a Network

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I have my network up, I think. I have two desktops hooked up to to a linksys BESFR41 wired router. Both have access to internet. How do I set up my desktops to share documents and files? In a most simplistic way. Like click here, then click this and type in this and your done. What research I have done, seems to speak to those who know at least a little about it. I know nothing about it. I am doing this all on my own. I would like my desktop to be the host computer. Any body have any step by step instructions that I can't mess up. Thanks.

A:network/sharing

Same workgroup on both
Same subnet network
Same user and password on both
Setup the shares and that username

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I have a LAN connection between desktop(XP) and laptop(Vista), since laptop has WiFi and desktop PC doesnt have any internet connection, can I share WiFi to the desktop PC, like tethering with android phone? If I can, how?
 

A:Network sharing over 2 PCs with LAN

Here's the link you need to review - http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Using-ICS-Internet-Connection-Sharing
 

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I have 3 computers, 1. windows adavnced server, 2. windows xp and 3. windows 98se. i have my dial-up moden connected to my windows 98se computer, and i use that to browse the net. The problem that i have is when the windows 98se computer is on the net ( connected on the internet ) i cant see any of the other computers? When i disconnect from the net, all the computers can see each other. This only when i connect to the net that my windows 98se computer cant see my server computer and my xp computer????

Computer information:
1. windows advanced server, 192.168.0.1
2. windows xp pro, 192.168.0.5
3. windows 98se, 192.168.0.10

Thanks for all your help,
Mark
 

A:Sharing the net on a network

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ok heres my situation, there is a main desktop pc with a printer and internet/router connected directly to it and there is also another desktop and a laptop. the main pc can access internet print and access shared files from the other desktop but not the laptop. The secondary desktop can access internet, print from the shared printer and shre files FROM that computer to the main one, but not access files on the laptop or the main desktop. The laptop can access internet, but no printer or file sharing at all. So id like to get all the sharing up and running.
Thanks alot
 

A:network not sharing right

all systems must be in the same WORKGROUP name.
XP likes XPHOME and the others like WORKGROUP.

do you SEE all system names when opening
My Network Places- Entire Network- MS Network - $workgroup-name​on each system?
 

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Hello,

I have a laptop running windows Vista Premium and a home computer running Windows XP. I seem to be having a problem accessing my shared folders from my Vista on my XP computer. I go to "My Network Places" in XP" then go to View Workgroup Computers, and I see the icon for my Vista Computer's name. I click on it and it opens a "Connect to (name)" window. It asks for a username and password. I don't know what this is. Where do I find it. Also, is there a way to get rid of that connect to menu popping up evertime I want to access my laptop shared folders. Thank you.

-Tom

A:Network Sharing

You would need to enter a user account info from the Vista machine (either the account you use all the time, or the administrator account). To avoid that, you could map a network drive to the vista computer shared folders. (open cmd prompt and type)
Code:
net use [driveletter of your choice that is not being used e.g. h:\] [\\Vista machine name, or ip address\shared folder name]
Alternatively, you could right click My Computer and select "Map a network drive" for a GUI of the same process.

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Hello. I am unable to connect to my desktop's shared folders, and get the message "network path not found" when attempting to go into the desktop. The desktop is connected to the router wirelessly, a pace 2wire gateway, and wirelessly on the laptop. I can see it in the list of devices connected to the gateway, as well as the network folder. I am unable to ping my desktop from the laptop, but i can do so the other way around (desktop can ping my laptop). This is despite turning off windows firewall on the desktop. This started happening right when i got the SP2 upgrade for the desktop, it's a vista system. The laptop is a windows 7 computer. Prior to this, my laptop could access the public folder without a problem on the desktop. My android tablet could as well. Now it can't. With the firewall off, I still can't access it. The desktop can access everything on my laptop. It can access all files on it. I have heard that fixing the ping issue is the very first issue that must be addressed. Any ideas?

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
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C:\Users\Frosty>nbstat -n
'nbstat' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

C:\Users\Frosty>nbtstat -n

Local Area Connection:
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i need help on how to get a network sharing tab b/c i dont have one on my properties

A:network sharing tab

What is your OS? Vista or Windows 7?

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I am trying to share my computer on my network. I am using 2 desktops with a wireless router. Both hook up to the net just fine but I want to do a file share. I went to the hard drive and activated file share on both but dont know why it isnt working. Thanks for any help.
 

A:network sharing

Make sure you have the same workgroup name (watch for trailing spaces)

For troubleshooting purposes, turn off XP's and completely uninstall any other firewall software. You can always add more complexity after you get it working.

With XP, make sure you have the same username and password as the person logging onto the other computers. The default setting for XP Pro is to require a password for network access.

More details about how to network XP can be found at:
http://www.onecomputerguy.com/networking/xp_network.htm

There continues to be a lot of misinformation about needing NetBEUI or to changing the NetBIOS setting. You can ignore both. Installing NetBEUI to solve a networking problem will just mask a some underlying and potentially important misconfiguration with TCP/IP. The default NetBIOS setting usually works. If browsing is a problem, you might set it to Enabled. But do not Disable it.
 

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I have a client who has a Linksys 'N' router with both wireless and wired settings. They have 4 computers connected to the router and can all share the Internet perfectly well. The computers are mostly running various versions of XP and have different levels of virus scans and firewalls. The network is 'MSHOME'. The ip address is 192.168.1.1 and all users have ip addresses running from .100 to .109 with most computers connected both wirelessly and wired.
I've just added a VISTA Home computer to the network. For some reason I can ping the vista computer, I can see it but i can't access it. I've turned off all Firewalls, all Virus protection, all password protection, I've enabled the sharing of the documents and the printers without any requirements.
I don't understand why I can't access the resources... does anyone have any ideas?
All computers are updated and the firmware on the router is the most updated. I chatted with Linksys and they said it should work.
Thanks
Lauren

 

A:NETWORK sharing

PC Chuck's Windows XP And Vista On The LAN Together
 

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Hi, I wanted to share wireless network (only for INTERNET use) for this one Wireless Individual Group but do not want them to see or share the resource of our Office Network. In which step should I take to set it up...

We are using WORKGROUP infrastructure and the current setup is show below

Internet ----> ADSL Modem ---> Wireless Router ------> Office Network
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -
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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Wireless Individual Group (WIG)

As stated above both Office Network and WIG can share Internet connection with no problem, but at the same time WIG can also shared the resource of Office Network (which in this case I do not wanted)

Please any advice...
 

A:Sharing Wireless Network

Your wireless router may have some options to limit the access of wireless clients. Take a look in the firewall and/or security settings.

If you don't have anything like this in your router config, then the best solution would be to put another (wired) router (or any other computer acting as a firewall) between the wireless router and the office network. It would look like this:

Code:

Internet
|
DSL modem
|
Wifi router
/ \
router Wireless clients
|
Office network
 

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Hi all

I work for tech support also (duh) and need some help with this:

On a company, a Functional Malibox (mailbox shared by lots of persons) has reached on the Exchange Server (3rd party managed) its maximum size. They cannot receive mails any longer.

Then I decided to create a single PST file from all the mails and store it on a network server.

Then I made 1 user to open that PST file from his OUTLOOK 2000 -> success, the file was oppened and can be read/modified

I went with a 2nd user and made exactly the same so he/she can use the file -> all ok, the 2nd user can open it and read/modify it

Then, surprise, the 1st user is no longer able to even open the PST file.
I checked for proper rights on the folder that stored the PST file -> all are ok, both users are included on the security section with almost FULL CONTROL.

The question is: Is it possible to have a PST file oppened from diferent locations on a network (in this case 2 users) at the same time? In other words, 2 persons can access/modify a PST file at the same time?

Thanks for your support, any help is welcome ! =)
 

A:Sharing a PST file over a network

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Hi dears.
I have a small problem with my network and sharing center.
The problem is that it takes maybe more than 2 minutes to open it. I mean when i click on Network and Sharing center in the control panel or i click on the network icon in my task bar, it takes minutes!! to open.
I was told it may solved with installing the network driver but i got the latest one from the net but it didn't differ.
Please help.

A:Network and sharing problem

How many objects are tied in to your network?

This could help:

Windows 7 Network Slow - 6 Easy Ways to Make it Fast

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I have a small network (not a homegroup). I am trying to share a file with one computer but block access to the same file for another computer. (2 computers 2 different permissions). The problem i am having is when i try to add a new user the only location is allows me to select is my local machine.

A:Network Sharing Permissions

Seem as though all your machines depends upon local administration since they are not part of a domain.

How about if you join both computers to the same workgroup?

PC w/ the file (workgroup)> ACCESS
PC you want to access the file. (workgroup)>ACCESS

PC you do NOT want to have access (workgroup)NO ACCESS. Or just leave it with its default settings of WORKGROUP.

It would be nice if you stated what Platforms your PC's were running on as well?

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Hi there, I would like to know is it possible to connect pc's on different wireless network, I have wireless internet at my office and home, i would like to connect to my pc at the office remotely to access the files and sync it with my laptop
2) i would also like to connect to another pc remotely at a different location to allow file sharing and syncing of files to laptop
 

A:network and file sharing

First, make sure you're allowed to remotely access your work computer and install software on it.

For remote access, use LogMeIn.
https://secure.logmein.com/

For file syncing, use Dropbox.
http://www.dropbox.com
 

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I just set up my computer and not sure if I got it right. I have both of the computers working and online but don't know if they are separate or not. I turn on messanger on one and it says it turned off on the other. I want to share files from one to the other and not sure how to do that. Can someone help?
 

A:Sharing Files in Network

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OK.

I have main PC [office_PC]. On that PC is basically everything. music, pics, videos etc. It is the primary computer but I also have a laptop and a tablet that access that data too. I need/want full access to everything on the office-PC read/write. no problem easily done and I have had no issues currently until today. (64 bit win 7 system)

My daughter saved up and purchased a netbook [Morgan-Netbook] (OS:win 7 starter). I got her on the network and when connected it asked about homegroup so I said yes and now I see her and she sees me. BUT she has full read/write access to everything on the PC. I can access everything I would expect via the homegroup but then under the "network" icon I can see all my shared folders and she has way more access.

I would like her to have READ access to pics, videos and specific folders but not necessarily everything else. I have tried adding her as a user in the sharing permissions but my Office PC only wants to see LOCATION as "office-PC" so I cannot choose her from a list to restrict her access specifically. If I limit the access globally then I lose it for me as well. I have toyed with homegroup privs but they seem to be all homegroup users. I'd love to say homegroup/morgan-netbook and limit it that way but it doesn't seem to work.

How do I limit access to just her so that she can see the folders we want but she only has READ access?

thanks

Shawn

A:selective sharing on network

HI Docthomas,

this link should help you

File sharing essentials

Cheers !!

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Hi all, wonder if anyone can help here.

I have tried over and over to completely disable sharing over my home network of my personal documents folder (not the public folder) yet it still shows up and is fully accessible on any computer in the house. I have a password but that's not the point, I want to be able to make the my documents folder inaccessible completely from other computers on the network. It's disabled in the sharing properties but that makes no difference. Any ideas?

Thanks in advance

A:Network sharing problem

its probably you have to unjoin from home group, you can find that setting in network and sharing center under the home group settings!

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Hi, I'm connected to my friend via a network. I have been trying to share files with him, which was a problem in itself. I had to make them shared, and then enable him through the security. Unfortunately, I can only choose users on my computer to set security settings for, and I can't find a way to let him through from his computer, so I have to let anyone in the user group NETWORK through (which is very annoying, I'd much rather just allow his computer, but I can't find out how to). But if I share a folder, I don't want him able to access ALL of the subfolders, so I manually go to their security settings and disallow reading. However, he can still see the folders, he just can't open them. Next I tried just sharing the allowed folders individually, and not the parent folder. This makes them available in the main window when he connects to my computer however. I'd much prefer to keep the directory structure the same, and have some folders not exist when he connects, as if they aren't there at all. Is there any way to do this? I've attached a screenshot of me trying to add a user from a different computer (UPSTAIRS is my computer name, and it's the only location available)

EditL Sorry, I didn't realize my other thread topic had actually worked. I've had a problem on other forums where my threads don't post, and when I went to the forum and saw threads that all looked the same, but mine was missing, I thought it h... Read more

A:Network file sharing

I think a simple method of accomplishing what you want to do (share folders with your friend) is to simply hide the shared folders from all other workgroup users. This link explains how to do this. I've had good success doing this in a small business environment.

Good luck.
 

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Hi! This is my first post here!

Anyhoo, I have a network established with my friend's computer, and I would like to share some files via that network. That part is easy enough, I just right-click on the folder and click properties and go to sharing and click share the folder (I don't have simple file sharing on). Actually it gets harder because I have to allow him through my security settings though. Unfortunately, the only "Location" I can add users for is my own computer (which is called "Upstairs"). Basically, when I go to the "Security" tab for the folder and click "Add" (have to have simple file sharing off), there's object types, location, and object names, right? My location is limited to my own computer, and there's nothing else in the box when I try to change it. That itself is really annoying, as I'd like to only allow his user on his computer, but I created a semi-fix by allowing NETWORK to have read & execute privileges. If you can help with that, that'd be great.

The main problem however, is that if I share folder, say, "visual studio 2005" (under "my documents"), which contains settings, projects, code snippets, etc. Now I've allowed sharing and security stuff for that folder, and when he connects to my computer vis the network, he'll be able to see "Visual studio 2005" in the window, and he'll be able to go through it into the subfolders. Now... Read more

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I have already posted this in the Widows 7 section without any luck so decided to post it here also.

As shown in the picture below, the connection to my home network is not showing up in Network and Sharing Center. In wireless network connection it says im not connected..but im connected to my router..Please any help to resolve this issue is greatly appreciated.


Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2520M CPU @ 2.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3979 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000, 1797 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 303743 MB, Free - 121344 MB;
Motherboard: LENOVO, 4286CTO
Antivirus: Panda Cloud Antivirus, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Network and Sharing Center

but im connected to my routerClick to expand...

and is everything working OK ?
just the information thats incorrect

can we see an ipconfig /all
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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply
Note: you will see entries named Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface: we dont need to see that information - JUST the infomation above those entries

We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - post back the results in a reply here.

This should work for all windows version, XP, Vista, W7
Hold the Windows key and press R
For Windows 8
to open a Cmd Prompt or an Administrator Cmd prompt from the Desktop. Use Win + X and choose Command Prompt or Command Prompt (Admin) from the list.

then type CMD

then press Enter to open a command prompt box
(A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL... Read more

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Hello guys

I am having a problem. I cant share my folders from my main pc to my laptop and mediacenter, and the other way around

Folders/drives are checked and set to share with everyone (advanced sharing, read only), but none of them shows in the network in explorer

Also Homegroups doesnt work, says theres something wrong with the internet, which cant be right since theyre all connected as they should be

Anyone got any ideas?

Thanks in advance

SG9

A:Network sharing not working

No one?

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hi there, im new to this site and dont know whether im posting this in the right Forum.. but yea im having problems with a network that i just set up.
They are both Windows XP Home edition PC's and i want the host computer to supply the connection to the other computer but whenever i use the wizard to set it up it always says that there was a problem and that you can set it up manually but i dont have a clue and all the windows help doesnt help me either...
 

A:Network internet sharing?

Welcome to TechSpot

A few basic setups when networking:

Router-setup WAN:
Protocol: Fixed IP
IP-address, Subnetmask and default Gateway: as per ISP-information
DNS-servers: as per ISP-information
Enable NAT

Router-setup LAN:
IP-address: set to e.g. 192.168.1.254 (or use default)
Subnetmask: 255.255.255.0
DHCP-server: disable

Router: Some System-settings (depending on your router)
Optional SNTP (time): e.g. 194.35.252.7 for UK/Ireland (GMT)
uPnP: disable
Dynamic routing: disable
Remote config: disable
Dynamic DNS: disable
Firewall: Block hacker attack: enable
Firewall: Block WAN request: enable
VPN: disable all settings unless you need it

PC-Settings
Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Use the following IP address: 192.168.1.101 (102, 103 etc.)
Subnetmask: 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway: 192.168.1.254 (IP-address from your Router)
Use DNS Server address: 192.168.1.254 (IP-address from your Router)
Second DNS: leave blank or put in first DNS-server from WAN-part in Router

Enable File/Printer sharing if you wish (works only within local network)
Check individual printer(s) that they are shared as well (in printer-settings)

And make sure all your PCs are in the same WORKGROUP.

If software firewall installed, enable the other PCs IP-address(es)
 

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I am using the Homegroup feature of Windows 7 right now. I have four computers, configured with one account each, that are members of this Homegroup.

PC1, PC2, PC3, PC4

PC1 configured the Homegroup and has the only shared library that is visible on the Homegroup. PC2, PC3, and PC4 all save documents to the shared Homegroup library on PC1.
PC1 is basically acting as a file server.

I want to set it up so that only certain accounts on each of the other three (PC2, PC3, PC4) computers can see certain folders in the shared Homegroup library.

For instance, I have three folders in the shared Homegroup library located on PC1.
Folder2, Folder3, Folder4

How do I individually share those folders with only certain computers?

I have tried sharing with only "specific people" but it tells "windows was unable to find (name)". I have tried typing in the name of the computer to share with as well as account names.
I have run the Homegroup troubleshooter on all computers and I still cannot share specific folders with specific computers.

What would be the best way to share how I desire? Is there a better way than with the Homegroup or am I just doing something wrong?

PLEASE HELP!!

A:What is the best way to manage sharing on a network?

Do this on each computer ...

Create a username account ... say Dad, Mom, Brother, etc ... Give them all the same password on each machine and set the password to not expire.

Next go to Control Panel / Folder Options / View and uncheck "Use Sharing Wizard"

Now, on the main machine, or whichever, create a new folder on the C: drive. Right click and choose "Properties" then "Sharing" tab. Share the folder and add each of the user's you wish to have permissions. Also do this on the Security tab if necessary.

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Hi All

I'm having a strange problem and was wondering if anyone had seen anything similar?

Basically I run a network consisting of a Windows 2008 DC, 17 XP Pro SP3 machines and 3 Vista machines. 4 of the XP machines are also used for VPN acces. On some XP machines at random times the \\SERVER2008 shares are available but the \\192.168.16.10\ shares which point ot the same machine are asking for a user name\password for the domain user. When I enter the existing users details i get a 'user already logged on' error. This is getting really infuriating as it then requires disconnecting all the existing network drives and rebooting befor both sets of shares are available again. Some of the software we use requires an ip based share to be available but other software requires the servername. I need both the ip shares and dns share to be available all the time but certain machines refuse to play ball.

Has anyone seen anything similar to this before.

Cheers

Andy

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I am running XP Pro and I am trying to setup folder sharing. I ran thru the sharing wizard that lets me share a specific folder and it works fine, but I can't find a way to set the permissions list and p/w security like I can in Windows2000 or even Win98. Everyone on the network can access the folder.

I don't want to have to dump files/folders into that sharing folder. I like to just share specific folders on my HD but with permission security.

Thanks
Jerold
 

A:Network Sharing Security

Just right click on the folder that you wish to share, go to the sharing tab, where if its already shared will have the share name, there is a permissions tab where you can allocate who and what type of access users have. Are you on a domain or workgroup?
 

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Does anyone know if there is a way to setup a log that shows what people have downloaded from my local network, and what their computer name is? It isn't a big deal, but would be kind of nice to see what certain people wanted.
 

A:Log for local network sharing

I think you should find an app from Network Information Tools - TotalShareware Software Archive

If you want to go overkill - check out the ultimate network analyzer: The Ethereal Network Analyzer. I was quite amazed of how much information is being transferred all the time on LAN.
 

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I'm working on making a few things simpler for the less technologically inclined around the office. Right now I'm having trouble in sharing internet explorer favorites in a specific manner. I want it so whenever a new user logs on to one of the networked xp or vista machines, they will automatically be able to see a particular group of favorites that are saved on the server. However, I don't want any added personal favorites to be added to the server's list. Those should only appear on their profile regardless of where they log on in the office along with the original server list. The only thing I could think of would be some sort of program that could run that would basically copy and paste the list from the server to the new user's fav's for them, but I was curious if anybody else could figure out a different solution.

Let me know if any clarification on all that ^ is necessary.

-rusty

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hi everyone and thanks for any help given
could anyone please tell me how to set up aol dialup to share the internet connection over a network i have tried the normal way(right clicking on connection and selecting internet sharing) there is no such thing with aol installed i have also uninstalled aol and tried it the settings are there then but then when i reinstall it then makes another connection and uses that i am beginning to think its impossible

A:sharing aol dialup over network

Hi,

You'll need proxy-software to do that. Check out sambar for instance:
http://www.sambar.com/

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This is probably a very stupid (read basic) question. I have a small network with five computers and want to access a software application on one computer from another computer. I have no problem sharing files, that is easy, but I do not know how to start up a program and use it from another computer. Please help me with the steps necessary to do this. I actually have a network version of the software, but have a problem on one of the computers which makes it necessary to work the software from another machine where it is not installed.

Thanks
 

A:sharing an application on a network

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i have been using vista home premium on my pc for few years with no real problems. I recently added a windows xp home edition pc to my network and now my vista pc wouldn't work! It loads up ok but sits on the egg timer when i try to open anything. Is it possible that if i hadn't set the network up correctly it would cause vista not to run correctly? Secondly i downloaded a free tool from internet onto the vista pc on the same day I connected the xp pc so its possible it may have been infected although my security is very good (I have McAfee installed on all comps)? xp works fine as does my windows 7 laptop. Can't run security scan as cant get into safe mode and dont know were to go now??! HELP!!!
 

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Here is one to pick everyone's brain. My network icon started displaying a red x about a week ago. now here's the kicker both my Wired and Wireless still work and if I hover the mouse above the icon it tells me I'm conected to my network. Now if I enter the Network and Sharing Center it tells me my access type is internet and my homegroup is Joined and that I have connection to the internet and that I'm connected by Lan but only through the full map does it tell me Lan Connection. Under Connections there is nothing listed. Also under Change Adapter settings the only item that is currently there is my Bluetooth network. Please help more annoying than anything. And yes the internet works I'm on it right now.

A:Network and Sharing Center

Almost the same thing is happening to me, but in my case, there is not even one adapter showing up. Does anyone have any idea on how to solve this?

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Hi,

Im having some trouble evenly sharing my adsl connection over a 3 pc 'peer to peer' network, at the moment its randomly uneven.

What I want to do is have each machine getting maximum possible bandwidth whether 1,2 or 3 of the machines are connected to the net and evenly share the bandwidth when all or 2 machines are connected.

The adsl connection is 0.5mbit and comes into the modem/router
(Zoom X4) then to the ethernet hub (Netgear EN104tp) then on to 3 PC's which are running win-xp pro.
(everything hard-wired)

Also does having a 'peer 2 peer' network result in loss of bandwidth as the total connection speed is always 10% below what it should be.

Any help appreciated.
 

A:Sharing dsl connection over network

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Ok, here is the question, I dont know if im in the right area though. I have 2 older homemade computers running windows xp home and a new one running win 7. The old computers can share with each other via my network places and also the ps3 and my led tv can as well, but on my win 7 pc i can only stream where on the other xp computer can copy the files from the video/picture folder from one pc to the other. Is there a way to do that with win 7 from the xp pc? I want to get all the videos/pictures from my xp pc to my win 7 pc. I tried the windows easy transfer WET thing but the old computer will not connect to the new one. It will just saying trying to connect. Please any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Question about Network Sharing

You have to use the same name on all three computers, such as Workgroup. Windows 7 'Homegroup' will only work between two (or more) Windows 7 computers.
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/53830-file-sharing-between-xp-w7-vice-versa.html
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/24232-sharing-permissions.html

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So, i have 5 windows 7 machines and 1 windows 8 machine in my apartment. I want to have one hooked to my tv in the living room that stores movies and such, and then be able to access it from any other computer in the apartment, like the windows 8 machine that is hooked to the tv in my bedroom, as well as the windows 7 machine there.

I am running into the issue right now, after setting up the homegroup, shareing the c and z drive that has my data on it. I can get to it once in a blue moon, however, most of the time it asks for a username and password. I cannot seem to get it correct.

I want to be able to access it without having to do a login everytime, or even once if possible.

any advice on this?

i've spent some time going through all my settings to the point where its 4 am and im going crosseyed staring at it.

A:Network sharing config

Try going into the Security tab of the drive then through the advanced sharing options add "Everyone" to the C:>Users folder as described in the link below.
HDD sharing

This should give you access to the drive shares without jumping through hoops. Once this is done you should be able to add the drive share to any Library through the "Manage Library" option in the ribbon.

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I networked 5 pcs(windows xp peer to peer), everything is working fine, all are connected, sharing file and printer and internet. What I want is to disable file and printer sharing to one pc but still want it to share internet. Is it possible?
 

A:Selective sharing in a network

on the subject PC, go to the firewall, add four rules and move them to the top.

deny source port 137
deny dest port 137
deny source port 445
deny dest port 445​
 

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