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Network Folder and Excel Sharing with read only issues

Q: Network Folder and Excel Sharing with read only issues

My office has a shared network folder with shared excel spreadsheets used by multiple persons at the same time. We have always had slow connectivity, but after moving the shared folder to another network server (in another city) we are having major issues, to name a few:
1-Read only pops up all the time and it takes 2.54 min to go through all the read-write boxes in order to bring up the spreadsheet
2-spinning circles constantly
3-access denied, contact administrator
4-file cannot be located
5-comments in cells not saving
6-Lost data and having to restore from server
I've been told even though we are all desktop and lines to a computer room, that we wifi over to another building, then to the city where the server is located....most bizarre stuff I've ever encountered.

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I have set up a network shared folder on my Win 7 machine and I can see it and copy files to it using windows explorer. I'm trying to use this folder as a sync or transfer folder for other computers on the network, only they cannot see/find the folder, even though they hook to the network and ping just fine. The network name is "OFFICE". I am pretty sure I have all the folder sharing permissions set correctly.

In the command prompt of the network machine, I type in \\192.168.1.1\folder_name\ , but I get the message: "The system cannot find the path specified". Basically, I cannot find any of the network shared folders using the command prompt on the network machine. None of the other networked computers can see the folders either. The folder properties tab indicates that the shared path is: \\OFFICE\Droid Docs, but entering that into the command prompt does not work either.

Network Info:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7600]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

D:\Users\Dick>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Office
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : domain.actdsltmp

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
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A:Network Folder Sharing Issues

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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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Hey all,
Well we have a 4 port router and a adsl modem and its sharing the internet to 3 different computers now 2 of those computers one runs xp and one win2k, the net works fine msn works online games work. now on my computer windows xp, i can only access the internet via IE and my msn said i dont have a internet connection? and online games say i have no connection but i am connected to the net is there any thing i have to do in the router settings?
thanks for listening any help would be appriecaited
brad
 

A:Weird Internet Sharing Issues *Please Read*

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One of my clients just decided to replace two XP machines with two Vista machines. Didn't bother to ask about issues that might arise. The most serious is that one machine acts as file server to three others. Without getting into the problems of adding user accounts and making them match, the only way I found to make the data easily available was to put it in c:\users\public\documents. That works, but I would really prefer to fully control things. If anyones knows how to make ANY folder this public, I'd like to know.

In the process of trying things, I got c:\users shared. Now I cannot see a way to UN share it. What am I missing? Actually, I had tried to share c:\users\username\documents. That is when users got shared. I don't understand the logic.
 

A:Folder Sharing Issues

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19-Feb-2007 09:02 PM
Bob Cerelli

Distinguished Member Posts: 17,963
Join Date: Nov 2002

Details are always helpful

1. What directories are being share?
2. What are the problems?

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And from what I am reading on the Internet, just like with XP, the Home versions of Vista don't include the group policy editor.
__________________
Bob Cerelli
http://www.onecomputerguy.com

Cannot copy file from XP box to Vista box. Target folder is 'read only'; setting change won't save.

1st pic is message on XP box; 2nd is from Vbox
 

A:Solved: from 'Folder sharing issues'

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I rebooted after I installed some Windows Updates and ATI Catalyst 10.1. Now my neither shared folders nor my shared printer can be accessed over the network from other computers. No settings were changed, everything in the Network and Sharing Center was verified to be the way it should be. Permissions on the folders include "Everyone" with full write access.

Running Windows 7 x64 Ultimate (legitimate licensed copy)

I don't even know where to go from here. I've tried disabling the shared folders and resharing them. Changed settings in the network and sharing center to no avail. Suggestions on how to proceed would be appreciated... I really don't want to reformat when I just did so less than a month ago...

A:Windows 7: File and Folder Sharing Issues

Try and see if uninstalling the updates, reverts things back to normal. This is just to test if the updates has anything to do with it.

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Ok,

I am confused about something. If I want all the child folders in a specific windows xp pro directory to be shared, isn't the process to change the permissions and security settings via a right click for the parent?

I am finding that the child folders are NOT changing any of their permissions and I am having to go from folder to folder and change the 'sharing and security' settings.

Is there any easier way? What am I missing?

Thanks
 

A:Sharing Folders and Child Folder Issues. Any help welcome...

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I am trying to share a folder over a home network. The problem is I can share it, but everyone on the network has access to it, which I dont want. So I attempted to set permissions for the users on the network that I want to have access to it, but XP cannot find the users, I can only find users on the local machine. All of the computers are on the same workgroup.

How can I set up this share so only certain users are able to access it?
 

A:Need help sharing folder over network

How to disable simplified sharing and set permissions on a shared folder in Windows XP
 

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hello

i am trying to setup a home network : 1 desktop connected with ethernet cable to router/modem, and one laptop connected via wifi to same router/modem
both computers have access to the internet, and I have setup a shared folder on both computers.
the desktop pc can browse the laptop's shared folder, but the laptop can only see the desktop but gets denied access. I tried disabling both firewalls but it didn't fix the problem.

both computers are running windows xp pro sp2

any suggestions ?

thanks
 

A:folder sharing over network

i solved the problem, but i did several actions and can't figure out what did it
 

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I have right-clicked a folder, selected "Share With" then "Share".

I have right-clicked a folder, selected "Share With" then "Specific people" then added "Everyone".

My computer name shows up as a list item on the left panel but does not show up as an Icon in the Main Screen.

My other computers on the network do not show the Icon or the left panel entry.

What am I forgetting?

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Hi guys

Im trying to share the folder of one computer with another computer on a local network, however the second computer has had issues accessing the folder on the first computer.

"Share this folder on the network" has been clicked and "Allow network
users to change my files" has been clicked as well

I have tried to remedy the problem using the following approaches

- Re-setting the aforementioned folder settings
- Rebooting the first computer
- Rebooting the second computer
- Plugging the first computer's network connection into another port
on the network router
- Plugging the second computer's network connection into another port
on the network router

None of these have solved the issue at all

what could be the problem?

A:network folder sharing

What Operating Systems are on each computer? (eg Windows XP Pro or Home? Or Windows 7 or 8? Are you using Simple File Sharing?
Make sure each computer has a user name and password associated with it and you do not login without a password.
On the computer you want to share, find the computer name of the computer.
On the remote computer go to Start/Run (XP, Search in later versions) and type the computer name of the computer you are trying to access, (eg) \\ComputerName and press enter. If the file is shared on the other computer, it should show the computer with the shared file and/or printers. If you cannot access this computer, then turn Simple File Sharing Off.

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Hello,
I have been trying for quite some time quite unsuccessfully to share a folder from my desktop PC to my laptop which are both connected through a Linksys E2000 router. My desktop PC is running Windows 7 and Laptop is running Win XP. Both are connected to this router through ethernet cables.
I used to use a Belkin N+ router before I bought this, and while using that, I could share folders across both my PC's, I had setup up both my PC's with the same workgroup and such due to the difference in OS's.
I'm pretty sure it is not a PC set up problem or the way I set up my PC's (because, if I swap out the router with the Belkin, I can see the folders shared across the laptop and desktop), rather it is some setting in the Linksys router that I am configuring wrong. Anyone one else here have similar issues with this router or linksys routers...

Any info will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
-c
 

A:Linksys E2000 router folder sharing issues

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Never mind I fixed it
Thanks
 

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Hi Guys, I've got a home network with 4 PCs on it using a Linksys E3000 router. All of the PCs run Windows 7.

On one of the PCs, I'd like to set it up so that a specific folder on the hard drive will be shared over the network and accessible (for full read/write) by the other PCs on the network whenever the main PC is turned on.

How would I go about configuring something like this? I have no idea how the networking functionality works.

A:Sharing a folder on a home network?

Hi 003, right click the folder you want to share, select properties>sharing, click 'Advanced Sharing', tick box 'Share this folder', click 'Permissions'. From here you can do as you want.

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Hello, I was wondering if anyone would like to try helping me with this problem. I hope I can explain it well enough to make any sense. I am not computer literate, so please bear with me.

I have a network with win XP pro on computer (1) and win 98SE on computer (2). Connected to an Ethernet Cable/DSL Router. The network has always worked great. No problems with printer or file sharing, but the last few days, even though I can open the shared folder, I cannot open the files or folders withing that shared folder on computer (1) No problems with computer (2) It gives me an error report to send to Microsoft, and then it shuts the Network down. (Please see attachment)

This is driving me crazy. I have no problem opening the shared folders from the other computer, and I can still share the printer with no problem.

Now, I can transfer the folder with files in it to "My Documents" from my Network, and opened it in there with no problem, I just cannot opened it in my Network shared folder.

I hope all this makes sense to someone. I am trying to explain it as well as I can.

Thank you in advance.

P.S.

Also I tried running SFC but it won't open when I click "Ok". I am puzzled.

Annie
 

A:Problem with Network sharing folder

Anyone out there wants to give this a shot, please? Thanks!!
 

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If I change the folder properties accessing a shared folder (say pictures) over my home network, will it alter the folder's properties on the drive on which it resides or just the folder on the machine I am using to access the folder?

I am accessing my pictures folder on my desktop from my laptop from the other side of my house. The pictures and videos folders are set to "general items", the customize tab of the properties on the folder is set to "general items" when I access it from the laptop. If I switch the pictures to "pictures" and videos to "videos" on the laptop, will it alter the folder in the desktop on which the folder resides?

Hope this is clear enough, Thanks for any help, I have a hard time with sharing and permissions.

A:Folder properties when sharing over network

If you are able to connect to the folder, either locally or over the network, and managed to change it, then it will or should be changed. I'm sure you are not referring to doing ith with different user profiles, right? Best way is to try it and find out

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I just have a simple home network with a Belkin router. PC connected wired and one laptop wireless, both running Vista. I want to be able to see/modify all folders and files on each computer from either computer. I have read and read Windows help. I have private network and file sharing set on both computers. I see each computer when I look at the network map. But I cannot get anything but the public folders to show up. There must be something I am not doing. Any ideas? Thanks.
 

A:Folder/file sharing in LAN (home network)

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Hi,

Please assist me in setting up File/ Folder sharing network between my PC's.

1) Work Place Network
Between Desktop [XP Pro] & Laptop [Vista] - Sharing internet through Beetel 450BXi ADSL2.

2) Home Network
Between Laptops [Vista] - Sharing internet through Linksys WRT54G.
 

A:Help setting up File/ Folder sharing Network!

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I've read dozens of variations on this question, and dozens of solutions. I'm left with one problem I can't resolve and maybe someone can shed some light on it. I have a file folder on my desktop machine that I must be able to access for read/write from two laptops on my network. The desktop is Win 7 Home Premium. One Laptop is Win 7 Home Premium and the other is running Vista. I just recently switched the desktop from 32 bit to 64 bit Win 7 and prior to that the share had been working for years.

Since the switch, I can access the folder from my Win 7 laptop with no problems. On the Vista machine, I have two IDs (one for me, one for my wife) and I can access the desktop folder from my Vista ID with no problem. But, can't access it using my wife's ID. When I try to map the drive, the error message indicates the folder is not accessible and I might not have permission to access the folder.

I've set up a separate ID on the desktop and used that to access the folder from my ID. I try the same thing for my wife's ID (logging on with the separate ID), but that doesn't work. I've compared the network parameters at the Vista end for the two accounts and see no difference. On the laptop, the separate ID set up for the folder has permission to read/write. I'm at a loss as to what could be different. All ideas appreciated.

A:Sharing Win 7 folder with Vista user on network

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Solo


I've read dozens of variations on this question, and dozens of solutions. I'm left with one problem I can't resolve and maybe someone can shed some light on it. I have a file folder on my desktop machine that I must be able to access for read/write from two laptops on my network. The desktop is Win 7 Home Premium. One Laptop is Win 7 Home Premium and the other is running Vista. I just recently switched the desktop from 32 bit to 64 bit Win 7 and prior to that the share had been working for years.

Since the switch, I can access the folder from my Win 7 laptop with no problems. On the Vista machine, I have two IDs (one for me, one for my wife) and I can access the desktop folder from my Vista ID with no problem. But, can't access it using my wife's ID. When I try to map the drive, the error message indicates the folder is not accessible and I might not have permission to access the folder.

I've set up a separate ID on the desktop and used that to access the folder from my ID. I try the same thing for my wife's ID (logging on with the separate ID), but that doesn't work. I've compared the network parameters at the Vista end for the two accounts and see no difference. On the laptop, the separate ID set up for the folder has permission to read/write. I'm at a loss as to what could be different. All ideas appreciated.


The following link shows how to add read/write access for the Users folder, you wo... Read more

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Hi,

I just copied all the contents of "my documents' from my XP machine to 'documents' on my Vista one.

I have a local network and can share other folders for which I've enabled sharing but not 'documents'.

I have enabled sharing on 'documents' (not the shortcut) and set permissions to 'everyone' and it looks like all is ok but I can't see the folder on my XP machine.

Any help would be appreciated.

Mike

A:sharing documents folder on local network

Hi, redmike, and welcome to the forums.

You might could try using the Public folders - that is what they are there for....

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I have 2 Ethernet cards on 2 computers and home network connection. Once Internet connection on second computer started to work extremely slow and I reinstalled Windows on main computer. Now Internet connection on second computer is fast, but when I try to give access to folders, it tells me that "An error occured while trying to share...The server service is not started..." From second computer I can see all files on the main computer, and I have good internet connection. So network is installed. Can anybody clarify me this issue?

Elena

P.S. Firewall is not installed, built-in firewall is not activated
 

A:Windows XP PRO network folder sharing problem

closing duplicate, view this thread
http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?threadid=139811
 

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I have a 2nd hand compaq CQ100EM with Vista home basic 32bit, which won't recognise my PS3. I've tried everything and I'm at my wits end!! my goal is to eventually share my internet connection (which is 3g USB modem) via crossover ethernet cable, I keep getting won't enable internet connection error (null). I would be very greatful to anyone who can solve this fraustrating issue

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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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Hi,

Im not sure if i am posting in the correct place. but.....
i have recently bought a Lacie 500GB NAS. i can connect without a problem, but everytime i create a folder the folder defaults to 'read only'.
when i right click on the folder and select properties, i can see that the 'read only' check box is coloured in green (i find this strange). i am able to click on the box to un-check the 'read only' property, i then click on 'apply' and 'OK'. but the folder is still read only, i know this because when i right click the folder and select properties the read only box is still filled in green.

i can still 'customize' the folder, and delete the folder, but i can not uncheck the read only attribute, or hide the folder or make the folder an archive folder.

can someone please help?
 

A:Network Share - new folder defaults to 'read only'

Normal operation, don't spend any time worrying about it. I'm not entirely sure why it happens, but it happens to both of my NAS drives too. However, no operations are restricted, it's just an oddity that is best ignored.
 

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I'm John and I'm unable to share a folder on my PC with a specific person on a different PC on our home network. I can share the folder with Everyone, but Windows fails to find the specific user on our home network. We have 3 Win 10 PCs on our home network: MaryPC (user account is Mary), JohnPC (user account is John), and TheaterPC (user account is JM), and all are visible on File Explorer on all PCs. The Workgroup name is Golden. We do not use any log-in credentials to access any of these PCs; i.e. no usernames nor passwords are required nor do they exist.
I'm able to share my Music, Pictures, and Video folders with Everyone (with R/W permissions) in the Golden Workgroup. However, I am unable to share my Medical folder (for example) with Mary only. When I try to share this folder with a specific person (by trying to add Mary), Windows responds that it is unable to find user Mary. In trying to add Mary to the list of specific persons, I've tried numerous combinations of Mary and/or Golden/MaryPC/Users/Mary to no avail. This same problem exists on MaryPC and on the TheaterPC when trying to share a folder from those PCs to a specific person on another networked PC. Sharing a folder with Everyone works fine across the Workgroup, but sharing a folder with a specific person/user on the network is hitting a brick wall. Any solution ideas?

A:Folder Sharing Problem on Home (Workgroup) Network

It should be \\marypc\mary

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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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ok guys here is what I did I followed the direction from cnet's weekend project about how to share files/folders and printers thru a home network

the link can be found here http://reviews.cnet.com/4520-11334_7-6232456-1.html?tag=nav
I have two computers a desktop and a laptop. I have comcast high-speed cable and i use linksys router to have wireless internet on my laptop. I want to share files and printers over the network. Both computers run XP.

I made a workgroup by going to control panel, network connections,"setup home or small office network" and followed the guidelines. My computer name is *** for my laptop and *** for my desktop. The workgroup name is ***. I did the setup for both computers.

I went to the default shared folder on my laptop and put some files in there to share and set it up so the hand icon displayed meaning that im sharing. I also did this w/ my printer connected to my laptop and desktop.

The problem is it doenst seem to work. When I go to control panel,add printer on my laptop it shows the workgroup name and the two subcatorgies which our the laptop computer name (***) and the desktop computer name ( ***) but shows no printers

if someone could help figure this out I would really appreciate it! Thanks!
 

A:Help w/ sharing files/folder and printer over home network

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I am trying to share a specific folder on my Windows 8 computer with my Windows 7 computer. They are both on the same network connected to the same router. The Windows 8 computer is connected through ethernet, while the Windows 7 computer is connected wirelessly.

Here are my settings on my Windows 8 Computer:

This is the error I get on my Windows 7 computer:
What's up with this? On a related note, is it possible to share this folder with a specific PC, rather than "Everyone" on the network?

A:Problems sharing specific folder on home network...

The issue may be related to the password protected sharing option that you have enabled on the Windows 8 machine. Can you please turn it off and possible try again.

Password Protected Sharing - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

Also, can you try and access the share using it's IP address instead of the hostname to ensure that you are being directed to the right machine. For example:

\\192.168.0.30\share

Many Thanks,
Josh

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Hey guys,

This is my first post here, so sorry if I posted in the wrong place.

I have multiple PCs/laptops that I would like to network together to share folders and a printer. Currently, I have two PCs that I have built myself, one being my personal computer and the second one I plan on using as the central location for the file/printer sharing (this is the PC that the printer is connected to). I had this setup working before, and then something went wrong and everything stopped working.

I currently have all my data on a separate partition named "DATA", that I would like accessible to the 4 other computers on my network. For some reason, I am having trouble viewing this central PC on any other computer.

Let's call the central PC "Media-PC". When I go into my Network folder on any of the other 4 computers, "Media-PC" will not show up. I have checked many things already and am at loss as to why it is not appearing. Here is what I have done so far:

1. Double-check Network and Sharing center settings on all PCs, so they are as follows:
Network Discovery ON
File and Printer Sharing ON
Public Folder Sharing ON
Password-Protected Sharing ON
Use user accounts and passwords to connect to other computers
2. Check Windows firewall settings
3. Uninstall/reinstall all network drivers
4. Do a ping test. It appears the ping is not successful when I try to ping Media-PC. I get a 0% loss, however, I also get an error "Desti... Read more

A:Multiple Network sharing issues

Oh, and one more detail I forgot to add.

It seems like whenever I go to view my wireless networks, my home network is viewed with a "2" next to it. For example "Home Network 2" instead of just "Home Network". I have gone into manage wireless networks and there is indeed only one profile there, so I am not sure why this is there. Also, when I go into Device Manager, the Ethernet adapter device is listed with a "#2" next to it. For example, "Realtek PCIe Ethernet #2".

This is only the case for "Media-PC" and one other laptop.

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Sharing Network Connection

Hey. Down on my room I got on laptop and a another pc.
The laptop has a network card and I recive a good singal there, as for the pc it dont such a card.
So what i did was to use a standard network cabel. Spesifications(AESP (UL) TYPE CM 4PR 24AWG) thats what it says on the cabel...
any way, so i used that from my laptop and into my other pc. And hers the network setup:
The wierless connection on laptop:
IP: 192.168.0.11
MASK: 255.255.255.0
Gateway: 192.168.0.1
DNS 194.19.2.11
194.19.3.11
The local cabel network on laptop:
IP: 192.168.0.12
MASK 255.255.255.0
And thas all there.

Now on the other stationary pc i had recive ip adress and the same with the dns. Now on the wierless card under properties on wierlessnetwork connection in the tab advanced there are 2 boxes you can check on off (Allow other networks users to use this computers network connection) And I check on that. And it worked as hell! Got fast internet trough the laptop and on to my stationary pc.

Now the problem is! My dad changed the network from the 0 to 149.
So now it is IP: 192.168.149.11
The same gose for the 0 in the gateway aswell. Changed to 149.
And now for some reason the stationary pc cant get ip adress. I trie to use repair on network but it wont get any ip adress at all. Than I went back to 0 on the laptop just to check and it got an ip than. But there is no network on 0 any more. We just got a new internet connection, so we temporarly used the 0 i... Read more

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I have a USB 3.0 drive. I am trying to share it with the entire network.

I go to Properties->Sharing

Share is greyed out. So I click 'Advanced Sharing'
'Share this folder' is checked.

I click Permissions, I select 'Everyone' then below in Permissions for Everyone, I have "Read" checked under the Allow column.

The end result: there are three computers on my network. Myself and two others I am trying to share this drive with. One of them is able to view the drive and read its contents completely. The other computer is only able to see the drive in Network, but when it tries to enter that folder it gives the access error and doesn't allow them to proceed further.

So as per this tutorial: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...rmissions.html

I went to the Security tab in the properties window for that drive, click Edit, Add, type 'Everyone', click OK, thenin Permissions for Authenticated Users I made it read only. I click OK.

At this point it comes up with some promopt that says "setting security information on" and below that it shows a list of files and folders as it rapidly scans through them.

It scans through a bunch but it clearly does not scan through anything close to all the files and folders on that drive. Then it stops. At this point, the computer with the access problems is able to access the stuff that that prompt scanned through, but nothing else. For other folders, it'll give the access error when trying to open them. ... Read more

A:Local Network Sharing Issues

  
Quote: Originally Posted by sharpnova


I have a USB 3.0 drive. I am trying to share it with the entire network.

I go to Properties->Sharing

Share is greyed out. So I click 'Advanced Sharing'
'Share this folder' is checked.

I click Permissions, I select 'Everyone' then below in Permissions for Everyone, I have "Read" checked under the Allow column.

The end result: there are three computers on my network. Myself and two others I am trying to share this drive with. One of them is able to view the drive and read its contents completely. The other computer is only able to see the drive in Network, but when it tries to enter that folder it gives the access error and doesn't allow them to proceed further.

So as per this tutorial: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...rmissions.html

I went to the Security tab in the properties window for that drive, click Edit, Add, type 'Everyone', click OK, thenin Permissions for Authenticated Users I made it read only. I click OK.

At this point it comes up with some promopt that says "setting security information on" and below that it shows a list of files and folders as it rapidly scans through them.

It scans through a bunch but it clearly does not scan through anything close to all the files and folders on that drive. Then it stops. At this point, the computer with the access problems is able to access the stuff that that prompt scanned through, but nothing else. For oth... Read more

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Sharing Network Connection

Hey. Down on my room I got on laptop and a another pc.
The laptop has a network card and I recive a good singal there, as for the pc it dont such a card.
So what i did was to use a standard network cabel. Spesifications(AESP (UL) TYPE CM 4PR 24AWG) thats what it says on the cabel...
any way, so i used that from my laptop and into my other pc. And hers the network setup:
The wierless connection on laptop:
IP: 192.168.0.11
MASK: 255.255.255.0
Gateway: 192.168.0.1
DNS 194.19.2.11
194.19.3.11
The local cabel network on laptop:
IP: 192.168.0.12
MASK 255.255.255.0
And thas all there.

Now on the other stationary pc i had recive ip adress and the same with the dns. Now on the wierless card under properties on wierlessnetwork connection in the tab advanced there are 2 boxes you can check on off (Allow other networks users to use this computers network connection) And I check on that. And it worked as hell! Got fast internet trough the laptop and on to my stationary pc.

Now the problem is! My dad changed the network from the 0 to 149.
So now it is IP: 192.168.149.11
The same gose for the 0 in the gateway aswell. Changed to 149.
And now for some reason the stationary pc cant get ip adress. I trie to use repair on network but it wont get any ip adress at all. Than I went back to 0 on the laptop just to check and it got an ip than. But there is no network on 0 any more. We just got a new internet connection, so we temporarly used the 0 i... Read more

A:Sharing Network Connection! Serious issues!

You can use any IP that you like for the LAN in your home. Changing from 0 to 149 or 222 makes no difference. But if you know that it works using 192.168.0.x why even change it?

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I have a network set up in my house in which one computer is hosting the files for the rest of the house. It was running fine until I decided to fix the many issues (adware and other junk) that were infesting the "server" PC. I decided to just re-inistialize instead of manually removing the junk. So I reformatted the drive that had the OS on it and installed Windows XP pro SP2 on it. I re-set up the drives so they will share files and the computer that is connected to the router via an ethernet cable will transfer files back and forth just fine as well as print. But all of the laptops, 3 in total, have a real hard time. For a laptop to transfer a 100 meg file it takes about an hour via wireless card. I haven't done anything to the router when I reset the PC. Manually connecting the laptops to the router doesn't solve the problem either. Nothing has been done to the laptops, the only thing that I redid was the server. I've installed and uninstalled IPX-SPX, TCP-IP, and all the other protocals I have on it to no avail. I've even tried disabling the QOS packet scheduler (which I doubted was the issue) with no luck. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. I'm getting agrivated with it. All the PC's are in the same work group as well. And incase you need it, my router is a Linksys WRT54G. Thanks in advance.

Sepias
 

A:Network file sharing issues...

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Hey all,

I'm recently new here, i just wanted to ask a question to start with, I have a main

(network computer) running xp pro and 2 clients another one using xp pro and one

using win2k, i have the cable coming thru the wall into the ADSL modem and then

going into the router, ok the network computer has the internet and can see the

other client, the other client has the net and can see the network computer, but

the other client the net doesnt work and i cant view the other computers! please

any help would be a appriciated,
regards
brad
 

A:Internet Sharing Issues over a Network!

OK let check if your other client has an ip address. What to do . On all your computers bring up and command prompt by typing CMD in the run box . Once that is done typr ipconfig /all and see if all the computers have and ip address and are they of they same family example if one computer has 192.168.1.10 the other should have 192.168.1.xxx.
 

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Ok so I have been struggling with this for several days now. I have a htpc in my living room running vista home premium 32 bit. An external harddrive stores all of my media that want to be able to access from anywhere in the house. My wife's notebook has vista home premium 32bit and can access the shared folders on my htpc just fine, streaming media with no problems. My roommates machines are xp and also have no probs either. My brand new notebook runs vista home premium 64bit and whenever i try to access the shares i get the following error:

\\htpc is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource (which according to the security tab i do). Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions. Logon failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer.

From the htpc, i can access the shared folders on my new notebook with no issues; odd right? Security and sharing perms are set corrctly with everyone on modify. The problem must lie on my new notebook as it is the only one having trouble accessing the htpc's shared drives, yet all other pcs in the house can access my new notebook's drives as well as the htpc's drives. All pcs are on the same workgroup too. I have tried disabling the firewall on both the htpc and my new notebook to no avail the same error. PLEASE HELP AS THIS IS SO FRUSTRATING!!! Thanks in advance everyone.

ABSiNTH
 

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Hi, is there a way to share files from only a single location on a home network? The "server" would be a Windows 7 machine. The others are 7 or 8. We don't want computers on the network to "see" any other computers, only the one w/shared files, and only that specific directory (they s/b able to add folders there).

We have a homegroup set up for printer sharing. Network discovery is currently off. Thank you.

A:Limit sharing to a single computer/folder on home network?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by pseudoware


Hi, is there a way to share files from only a single location on a home network? The "server" would be a Windows 7 machine. The others are 7 or 8. We don't want computers on the network to "see" any other computers, only the one w/shared files, and only that specific directory (they s/b able to add folders there).

We have a homegroup set up for printer sharing. Network discovery is currently off. Thank you.


Turning off Network discovery should prevent the other machines from seeing those machines on the network.

If you only want one file shared on one of the Homegroup machines then turn off Network discovery on all the other machines then for each folder you need to hide choose "Share With" then "Stop Sharing".

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I have 2 desktops with Windows 10. On my own desktop (AVP68) I am the only user (admin by default).

On the second desktop for family use (HP-P71443) I have 3 users including myself (admin by default). I created the user accounts under my sign on account and enabled sharing one way where I can have access to both user accounts for file sharing. All have access to Public folders.

However, when I view the network folder in the family/HP desktop, I only see myself (jayla) and one other user (prana). I don't see the third user (darsh). See 3 attachments from each user view for this desktop .

Even from on my own desktop (AVP68) in the network folder , I can see the HP desktop and myself("jayla") and "prana" only. See 1 attachment from own desktop user view.

I don't think I need to go under "darsh" user's account and tinker with settings which doesn't make sense as I did nothing under "prana" user account. Why is "darsh" user missing from the folder view under my admin account (jayla)? The other use account (prana) is visible.

Appreciate if anyone can help.

Jay.

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Hey there everyone.

Hoping you guys can give me a hand here and tell me what im missing or doing wrong...

Basically, theres 4 of us in a house and were hoping we can share files with each other. Weve SKY broadband (UK ISP) and they give you a netgear wireless router.
as far as i know, theres 2 people on XP and 2 on vista, all connecting wirelessly to the wireless router for internet access

What I want to know is how to allow us all to share folders with each other...we can do the sharing part so the files are visible on our own machines. however, we cannot see each others machines.

What else on top of all joining the same workgroup do we need to do to be able to see each others shared folders?

Ive tried using the wireless network for home or small office set up wizard in XP but get to the stage asking me to shove a flash drive in the back on my router. there are no usb ports on my router so I cannot do it this way...Does this stop it being possible?

kinda outta ideas

Any help is much appreciated

cheers

Alex
 

A:setting up file/folder sharing on a home wireless network

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Hello,

I'm sharing a folder on a Windows XP computer with 15,000 sub-folders/files over a small network. This folder used to be hosted in Windows Server 2003 machine. But after I made the switch to XP, accessing the shared folder over the network takes over 1 minute for the files to list.

Does anyone know what might be causing this slow performance? And is it related to the XP operating system?

Any tips and advice will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Ralph

A:Problem sharing folder with large number of files over network

if you are using sp2 or 3 i believe this problem could be caused by a tcp connection limit have a look at this
http://www.speedguide.net/read_articles.php?id=1497

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Hi all,

I just bought a new laptop today with an inbuilt wireless network adaptor. I turned it on, and it recognised the wireless network in my house, I entered my password and it connected to it, although it came up with a warning that said it wasn't connected properly (sorry I forgot the exact terminology) and that I wouldnt be able to use all of the features of the network, including the internet. It was right. So, I went to control panel, network connections and found out the IP address and gateway information of my host computer and I typed this into the laptop computer in the same place. It then said status: connected. Thinking it was fixed I tried the internet, still no luck. I then went into the network connections on the host computer and ticked the box to share it over the network. Whenever I do that however, the internet of the host computer stops working and it doesnt work on the laptop either.

Both are running WIN XP PRO, I have no idea what could be causing this, the networks are so confusing and complex. I had an internet sharing network with my previous laptop, this one however just can't seem to establish a shared internet connection.

At this point in time, my main concern is to share the interent which is broadband cable. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.

Thanks!
 

A:Wireless Network - Internet Sharing Issues

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Hello. I am running Windows 7 and yesterday my wife bought an HP 3512 printer. It has wireless capabilities, so she thought it would be nice to be able to print from other computers or tablets or phones in our house.

I originally had issues even getting it to connect via wireless but it is now connected to my router, has an IP address, and if I log into my router, I see its connection. The printer works fine if I have it plugged in via USB. But as soon as I unplug the cable, the printer goes offline. Now, I assumed that by wireless printer, that meant I would not even need it hooked up to my desktop. Maybe I am wrong on that though.

But my main issue is I cannot get the printer shared with the homegroup. If I run the printer troubleshooting, it even tells me that the printer is not shared with the homegroup and I should try to have it shard as administrator. So I click that box then it tells me it found but could not fix the issue. It's still not shared. If I go to the printer, go to properties, then sharing, if I try to click share and apply changes, I get an error saying "printer settings could not be saved. error code (0x0000000001) or something. It simply will not go onto the homegroup.

So question one would be.. how do I do this? If I add it to the homegroup to be shared, would that allow me to move the printer off of my desk and unplug the USB and still be able to print?

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A:Homegroup issues with sharing a network printer

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Ok, I'll try to be as detailed as possible, as I know that it will help in determining the problem; I apologize if
this gets lengthy, though.

I have 4 computers on a home network, all running Windows 7 Ultimate. 3 computers are running the 64-bit version,
one is running the 32-bit version. The 2 desktop computers have Mcafee for the anti-virus and firewall program,
and the 2 laptops have Norton Internet Security 2010. The only PC that cannot connect to the other PCs on the
network is my laptop, which has Windows 7 64-bit and NIS 2010. My brother's laptop, which also have Win7 64-bit
and NIS 2010, was having problems with connecting to the other PCs and being seen on our home network, but I
tweaked some settings on NIS 2010, and now those problems have been resolved. I did the same tweaks on my laptop,
but it did not help. My laptop shows up in the list of PCs on the other computers, but they are unable to connect
to it; likewise, the other PCs show up on my list on my laptop, but I cannot connect to them. When I try to, I get
the message: "Windows cannot access (name of PC)"; when I click on See Details, it gives me "Error code: 0x80070035
The network path was not found." Clicking the Diagnose button does not help; the Windows troubleshooter is unable
to find the problem.

This also ties into a problem with streaming music on our Xbox 360. At first, my brother was unable to stream
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A:File Sharing and Home Network Issues

did you look at the windows firewall settings?

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Hello,

I've been using this site in the past while looking for fixes to various problems, recently registered and tried to help a little in my free time but now I am facing rather a big problem with which I am not sure what to do.

Firstly,
Please excuse me if you will deem it as a waste of time as I found few general ideas on how to go about fixing it:
http://forums.techguy.org/business-applications/1007467-excel-2003-wont-open-some.html post #9
http://forums.techarena.in/ms-office-support/749154-2.htm
http://forums.techarena.in/ms-office-support/1416245.htm
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2570623

I am posting as I'm not sure that those fixes will work and I have 4 users from Finance Departament at a finance year end who desperately need to fix the problem.
What happens is, they have have a spreadsheet (.xls) on a shared network drive which is crashing upon opening if sharing is turned on. If sharing is disabled one person can work on a document.
2 users have Office 2007, other 2 use Office 2003. 3 of them are facing this problem, one with 2007 and two with 2003.

I am really clueless and would appreciate any troubleshooting ideas and/or potential fixes.
For the time being I'm off to remove KB2502786 and kb2541025 updates from user's machines (I they are on) and will post results. Hopefully I will get some replies in the meantime

Thanks for all the help in advance

[EDIT1]
Just checked with one affected user who is using Office 2007. KB2502786 and kb2... Read more

A:Solved: Excel 2003 spreadsheet crashes when opened from network location with sharing

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I'm sure this has been asked a bajillion times, but I can't make heads nor tails out of the information I've read so far on this subject. (One forum suggested using 2 routers and disabling DHCP one one of them and all this other stuff. That one really hurt my tired head)
I know minor bits and pieces of networking, so hear me out.

Setup:
Wireless DSL modem (Broadcom ADSL Modem/Router all in one) hardwired to Vista32 bit machine.
XP Machine w/D-Link USB Wireless adapter. (Using the D-Link wireless connection software, not the Windows Wireless Network connection manager)
Nothing going on in Workgroups XP machine except that it used to be on a wired network so it has shared folders set up.
All I want to do is use the wireless connection and access the Vista machine from the XP machine so I can get my music off the Vista comp.
I can't figure out the Vista file sharing stuff in Network and Sharing center, too many options, too unsure of what they do.
Neither computer shows up in the other's network. How do I make them see each other?
The "Broadcom ADSL router" does show up under My Network Places on the XP machine, but that's as far as it goes.
In case it matters, in the wireless connection manager for the D-Link USB wireless adapter on the XP machine it shows Network Type:Infrastructure, not AdHoc.
 

A:Solved: A million times.... Network folder sharing over Wireless Vista &XP

Never mind, I'm just a moron. I figured it out in like .25 seconds.
 

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We've recently set up a wireless network with two Win XP Media Center Edition desktops and a laptop with Windows XP Pro. We're trying to solve a few issues between the two Media Center pcs before working on the laptop. Computer A has Norton SystemWorks 2004 on it. Computer B has not had it installed yet, and we've made sure the Windows Firewall has been turned off both computers.
We can create a shared folder on A and access it from B. The files will open or copy error-free with one exception so far. Whenever I try to copy or open a *.cab file (ex: IncrediMail data transfer file), it gives me an error, saying something like "Access was Denied, and that the drive may be full or permissions may be incorrectly set." This particular cab file is in a folder where I can access other stuff, so I'm puzzled as to why this happens. Plus, the HD is gigantic with plenty of room (90 GB free, cab filesize 128 MB)... I'm lost as to what's going on with this file??!! We've also checked all the sharing/security settings and can't find anything wrong.
Second problem is with the printers.... Computer A has HP PSC 750, and B is connected to a HP PSC 1210v--both USB. A's printer has been shared and added to B... but printing does not work. The files sent over there get deleted. I was able to get it to work successfully only once after having disabled NAV Auto-Protect but that failed to work other times.

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Iíve had a wireless network since 2005 with no problems. Network consists of a desktop (built several years ago, unsure of specifics), which acts as the ICS/printer Host. Laptop (HP Pavilion dv1000) is networked wirelessly. Both computers use Windows XP SP2, wireless router is Netgear WGR614V6. Broadband with cable modem WebStar DPC2100 Series. Network encryption is WPA.

Out of the blue, the Laptop isnít able to completely access the web. Sometimes the page wonít load at all, but usually the page will load halfway. Occasionally the page completely loads. Host access to the web is normal. When Laptop connects wirelessly to a different available network, web pages load normally.

When Host is turned off, the network disappears completely and disconnects from the Laptop. Only access to the printer was denied when Host was off before, never the network itself.

From the Laptop, printer access to the Host printer completely quit. Attempting to print any document causes the application to lock up and freeze. Host prints normally.

Although Laptop seems to be able to view the shared docs on Host, trying to open any of them locks windows explorer. Host cannot view the Laptops shared docs, and does not list the Laptop as a user on the LAN. It does show under internet, and any attempt to open it locks up the host computer.

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A:Solved: File/Print Sharing Network Issues

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Hey all please help.....I am working on machines at a local car lot heres the system details.

Verizon DSL wireless router, don't know the exact model but all 4 computers are hard wired to it with newer cat5e.

4 newer desktop computers, within months. all 4 same specs. They are HP systems with 8gb of ram running Win 7 x64

They use a program called car lot manager, it basically is installed on 1 machine and creates an access database. Then that folder is shared. The other 3 computers install the software and access the database file through that share.

The database file was about 100mb which I figured was probably the issue, so I cleaned it up and compressed it. Its now down to around 40mb and has the exact same issue.

-- The issue is, if more than 2 computers have the car lot manager open (not even using, just open) it begins to move extremely slow to where windows take 2-3 minutes to open and the application hangs. And I'll add we have tried different combinations of which computers are running the software, trying to see if maybe 1 certain machine was the issue.

I have been on the phone several times with the programmer of the software and he claims it is ran at several large car lots as well with 10 or much more computer systems and he verified everything is setup correct and looked through his software.

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A:Network performance issues, 4 computers sharing an access database

Anyone? =/

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I set up a network a while ago and it worked seamlessly between my two computers--a desktop and a laptop, both running Windows 7. The laptop would connect to the network by accessing the wireless internet that both computers use. My laptop is able to detect the desktop on the network, but when I click the computer icon, my Public folder or my Users folder, in the Network, i can't open it, giving me an error that says "Windows cannot access \\COMPUTER\folder". Troubleshooting this problem says that the problem can't be detected.

I have made sure that the desktop has allowed folders to be shared to everyone.
I have made sure that folders on my laptop are allowed to be shared to everyone.
I do not use a password for access.
I have tried turning off the Windows Firewall for both computers.

I can't access my Public or Users folder under my own computer in the network. This makes me think that the problem is with my laptop.

Changes that could have possibly done this is that I once tried to connect to the desktop through Remote Desktop Connection, but that failed. I have changed the name of my desktop after doing a factory reset, but i doubt this would affect anything.

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Users have intermittent connectivity to shared folder if they use \\computername\folder, sometimes they can not access it sometimes they can but only see a few folders. However if they use \\computername\root\folder they do not have a problem. We are working
across subnets as our home office is in NC and we are in IA. I have asked our head IT guys what the reason for this is and even they are not aware of the issues. Of course they are on the subnet that we are trying to access from our site.
If someone could please explain why we have to use root in between to get this to work it would be a great help.
And yes at some point access the folders via \\domain\folder worked just fine, but it is hit or miss.

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I have a Visual Basic 6 app that reads files from a shared network folder and then processes them.  It was installed on two Windows XP computers many years ago.  Now we want to upgrade it to Windows 7.  I have two different computers with
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7 boxes see the files.  What would cause this?  Everything else in the app works as it should.
The apps are running as Administrator on the Windows 7 boxes and XP compatiblility mode.  I have tried it both ways.
Confused...

Fred

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Problem - Windows 2000

In Windows explorer - I right click on a hard drive - Properties - Sharing tab - click on 'Do not share this folder'

The problem is, when I reboot - it defaults to 'Share this folder'

How can I stop this?
 

A:Win2K - folder sharing - defaults back to sharing after reboot

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I tried unchecking read only.
When apply and look it is back to read only.

How can I make this read and write permission?

A:public tv folder read only? mythtv needs read write persmissions

You can do this by going into the C:>Users>Public folder properties, click the Sharing tab then click on the Advanced Sharing button showing in the first picture.

Click the box to share the folder like in the second picture, at that point the Permissions button will light up.

Click the permissions button, Add check marks for full control "third picture" then hit the Apply button, on all windows click Ok etc.

At this point the Public folder and it's subfolder will have read/write access.

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I have an Excel Workbook where I try to embed a Word and Excel file (icon). But, I cannot open the file afterwards. However, my colleagues can open it when I sent it to them by email. What could be the problem with my application.

I tried disabling my spyware software and reloading Microsoft Office XP but the problem is still there,

What could be the problem?
Thanks a lot
 

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Creating a new Folder as read only and would like to have all files placed into that new Folder become read only as they are added or moved into that read only Folder. If Windows 7 cannot handle this is there any kind of software utility Haddon I can get to perform this task?

A:Folder read only and want all files placed in to become auto read only

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
You might describe your environment a bit more = how many users and what is yours and their user account status ?
See if this helps,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/122666-permissions-allow-deny-users-groups.html

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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 Windows XP Pro, sp 2 and Thunderbird 1.5.0.8.

I think I found where Thunderbird saves all the emails you write or receive.

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In this folder are files with the names of the folders that the emails are kept in in Thunderbird. The problem is that I can't read most of each file, only the very beginning and very end. The rest is seemingly in code. There are two files with each name. One without an extension, (this is the one I can read a little and is much larger), and the other has an extension of .msf.

Is there a way to read these files?

royeo
 

A:How to read the file that has the folder name of the folder in the email client

The one's with the .msf extensions are the folders and have info in them that knows what is in the folder with the same file name.
Not much to see in them really but use the open with and open them in notepad or wordpad
But it is all code junk.
 

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I have two network cards in my PC. One of them connects to the internet while the other connects to my home network.

The issue is enabling public folders for the home network in "Network and Sharing Center" enables public folders for the public network also. In other words Windows grants permission to people on the internet to access my c:\users\Public folder.

Disabling public folders under public network settings disables public folders for the home network also, preventing people on my local area network from accessing my PC.

Refer this screenshot if you don't get my problem: http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6878074832/

In other words Windows grants permission to people on the internet to access my c:\users\Public folder.

A:Cannot turn off "Public Folder Sharing" for public network

I think it's because you set up a Public Network as your first interface. Because of this it may not be possible to turn off the Public file sharing option.

You don't need to use both interfaces to share the wireless connection with your wife. You can do that with a single interface by just setting up a Home Network on one of the interfaces then sharing out from that interface using software to make it easier like Connectify.

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Hello.i cant seem to figure out why i cant make it so that
my External USB2.0 drive defaults to stay on "share on
network".its just alittle bit of a pain to have to do
those extra few clicks every time i have to restart the
puter.is there a way to make it stay on "sharing".
Also this is a NTFS drive and it always brings up
this "Folder Permissions"and wants to scan through every
file and folder on the drive.Anyway to stop this?I Have also drives that are FAT32 formated and this does not come up....Thanks
for any response...Lerch

 

A:Folder Sharing/Folder Permissions

The hard drive must be on before windows loads in order for sharing to be active (Turn on the drive before the computer).

If you turn on the drive after windows is loaded it will not be shared. You will have to restart your machine. The share is not gone but it is not used.

Note: Once you have a share running properly you can turn on and off the drive as long as your computer is not turned off.
 

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Hi GuysHave a few problems with Excel Workbook that I have memory sticked from my old laptop to new computer. Old laptop is Excel 97 - 2003 and new computer is excel 2013Once I loaded the worksheet from the memory stick, I have opened the workbook and it is not working as it has been. I have noticed that some of the Form Control Buttons are missing as wellI have run a Compatibility Check and it has thrown up a number of issuesCompatibility Report for SAS2.xlsm Run on 09/09/2015 14:46 The following features in this workbook are not supported by earlier versions of Excel. These features may be lost or degraded when opening this workbook in an earlier version of Excel or if you save this workbook in an earlier file format. Significant loss of functionality # of occurrences Version This workbook contains data in cells outside of the row and column limit of the selected file format. Data beyond 256 (IV) columns by 65,536 rows will not be saved. Formula references to data in this region will return a #REF! error. 19749 DASHBOARD'!H6:H29 Excel 97-2003 DASHBOARD'!M6:M29 Excel 97-2003 Excel 97-2003Could someone elaborate on the above, as I am not sure what it is telling meLook forward to a responseTony

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It pretty much means you won't be able to open that file in Excel versions 97 - 2003.

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I have a peculiar issue where I would need to have "Network and Sharing Center" open to be able to see that my my laptop's wireless connection. I would see the signal bar and also see the dreaded red x.

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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Hi,
I've tried all the possible options written here, including keys and Link folder and nothing helps.
I realized that also the favorites folder and also the Links folder change back to "read-only" right after I try to change them. any idea?
Thanks,
Amitai

A:favorites folder and also Links folder change back to "read-only"

Until someone more knowledgeable responds:
- scan your computer with superantispyware, malwArebytes, eset online
- create a new user account and see if it works logging with it
- check if ok in safe mode with networking

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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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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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A:Solved: Network Adapter not showing in Network and Sharing Centre

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Hello,

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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Thanks, Joe
 

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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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whenever i connect to the internet through dial up connection the network icon in the notification area still displays (not connected ) and when i go to the network and sharing it says not connected, ALTHOUGH i can surf the internet with no problems , AND when i insert the Ethernet cable it doesn't connect !!!!???????
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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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 windows 7 Ultimate installed (was originally installed as a clean install) and have ever since it was RTM. Everything has been running flawlessly and still is except for one thing. My network cards don't show up under Network and Sharing Center, but they do show normally under device manager and my network connection is rock solid. Currenly I'm plugged into a 10/100mb At&t U-Verse Residential Gateway (router). Because of this I can't manage either of my NICs and I can't join my homegroup.

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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a link between two computers for an excel file

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This may possibly be a networking issue, but Iíll start here.
I have been successfully sharing a workbook for about seven months.
It has grown to six worksheets, each currently ranging up to 2000 lines and 25 or so columns.

The data is commonly accessed by 2 to 5 people, and is constantly growing. (Iíve also password protected it to keep it idiot resistant).
As this is a work application, and I am currently not at work, Iím not sure of the Excel version but itís 2000 or later.

Starting late last week it began to be flaky. Data that is saved appears in the wrong cells on other usersí workbooks and overwrites existing data. Not all changes appear on all usersí workbooks. It almost appears that more than one copy is running concurrently, each getting new data from some of the users.

Iíve tried to save a new copy under a different name and let users access the new one with the same result. In fact, a change that did not show up on one computer was back again on the new copy on the originating computer.

Problems may have started when I created a backup. The more recent backups appear to be considerably smaller, yet all cells (except for the errors) appear to still be there.

Has anyone run into this problem before? Our IT department does not routinely support Excel, so help for our problem is not a high priority. Any suggestions are appreciated.

AC
 

A:Excel file sharing

What size is the spreadsheet?

Office 2000 is not all that flash on sheets if they get above about 30 MB in my experience. You need Office 2003 to handle very large documents.
 

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I work for a consulting company that does work for non-profit organizations. Much of our work includes building financial models and other Excel-based tools for our clients. Weíre currently searching for a way to protect our files / work so that clients canít use the file indefinitely without paying us some type of licensing fee.

Is anyone aware of an online software that allows users to edit, but not download Excel files? We looked into Box.net, but their user permissions are set in a way that allows users to both edit and download files. Google docs doesn't contain the usability or functionality we require.

Another option would be to have some software or VBA code that locks the file after a certain date. Suggestions on this would be appreciated as well.

Thanks!
 

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We have a notebook running windows XP in Japanese. Recently, we have trouble saving file to the thump drive that we had been using. Error msg : sharing violation in directory x.

We were trying to save the file from the thump drive to the same drive by just changing a number eg. EEENNJJJEE (E - English Character, N- Numeric, J - Japanese Character. We were changing the numeric number.

There is no problem when we save the file to a different drive or change the name to an entirely new name.

Can anyone help?????
 

A:sharing violation in Excel

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Win98 Office 2000. Suddenly a file I have used everyday won't open. Says it is "read only". I checked properties and it is not. I checked the read-only box, closed, then reopened and unchecked it. Still can't open. I changed virtual memory to 75 a few days ago and the spreadsheet worked fine until yesterday. I uninstalled a game just to make sure there was enough memory. No help. There isn't anything else different today than there was the last time it worked. HELP!!
 

A:Excel read-only

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Hi guys, bit of an unusual one here.

There are 3 users who use a shared mailbox (they also have individual mailboxes).

When they want to archive particular emails, they copy them to a location on a network drive they can all access.

These emails contain Excel spreadsheets as attachments. However when they open these attachements, either directly from the mailbox or from the network share, they show up as "Read Only". Directly from the mailbox isn't too much of a problem but when accessing them from the network share they would like to update them (and have them still show as an email attachement).

There is one person who is an exception to this - it says read only when they open the attachment straight from the mailbox, but NOT when opening them from the network share!

I'd just like to point out they are not trying to access the attachment at the same time
 

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I select Properties for my C: drive, go to the Sharing tab, and check "Do not share this folder." When I reboot, it defaults back to "Share this folder." How can I make it stay unshared? In Network Properties, File and Print Sharing is disabled (and stays that way).
 

A:Folder Sharing W2K

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Trying to set up a network for the first time. My intention was to share public folders but when I right click on my user folders (e.g. PC\Users\Dave\Documents they are shown as "Shared" and clicking on "Stop sharing" doesn't seem to do anything.
Am I missing something?

Dave

A:Folder sharing

Stop sharing - Users connected to a shared folder are disconnected when you stop sharing it. but you did not share it, so it do nothing.

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hi today is my first day and first post i just bought 3rd pc my 1st and 2nd pc are sharing this folder named is \\largeoffice\bashir (i checked this name on my network connection) all three are connected via hub eathernet wired

how i connected to share third one to share above folder plz can u expert explain to me in simple steps by step thanku
 

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I am running a Dell Dimension 3100 Media Centre Desktop with Windows XP and Acer laptop running Windows XP. I work in Sales and have a folder containing orders, quotations visit reports etc which are added to on a daily basis either by me writing a report or downloads of orders and quotes from the office. At present I have to save the folder to a memory stick on one of the computers (depending on whether I'm at home or not) and transfer the folder to the other computer to keep one up to date with the other but this is a right royal pain in the ****. I connect to the Internet using Orange Livebox (hard wired for desktop and wireless for laptop and have been able to synchronize ACT (Customer Database program) so they can connect to each other but I need a single syllable walk through to be able to synchronize this folder with the various files inside it on the two computers
 

A:Folder sharing

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Hi,

I have shared one folder D:\123 with everyone full permission. Now when I am creating any new subfolder under D:\123..it is automatically being shared. I don't want this. is it by default happening or is there any way to stop it.

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OK, so i still haven't quite got my head around file sharing/ACL/Permissions between W7 & XP....it's been a long week
For the sake of arguement, lets say i want to share my music folder.
The music folder is stored on my Vista partition (C) and i want to use W7 (i have ownership of the folder in W7) (A) to share to a XP computer on my home network (trusted). What entries to the ACL do i need for the XP user (admin) to be able to access the file? (hopefully avoiding the everyone group)
Also, in general which entries should be in the ACL? Some folders i have up to 5 different users/groups and on others i only have my account and the admin group. What's the standard?
Thanks in advance for your help

A:Folder Sharing

The XP user does not need to be in the ACL, because when accessing the shared folder you can just enter the username and password of an account that already exists on the Windows 7 computer.

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I have 3 laptops in my home all running Vista Premium and Basic. Is there A way I can set a folder on all 3 laptops to share on the network?

A:Folder Sharing

Hi -

Here is some information from Microsoft on file sharing -

Windows Vista "How-to" - http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Win...e86151033.mspx

From TechNet - http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../bb727037.aspx

Basically, the systems have to have the same Workgroup, network discovery, file sharing must be on and you will probably find yourself limited to the public folder on each system unless you designate other folder/files to be shared.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Hi everyone,

I'm using Windows XP with SP2 and I'd like to share a folder and make it available to everyone on a network.

Looks very simple isn'it ?
But let me tell you that I've been looking for a solution for weeks now. I've tried a lot of things and nothing worked. And I start to think that Windows XP has some secrets that still need to be discovered....

For making things very clear for everyone, I'm going to describe the whole problem.

I have a small network home. There is no domain, only a workgroup called home.
I have 3 computers all on Windows XP.

The first one : called proxy with IP 192.168.0.1 wich is also the DNS-server.
The second one : called me with IP 192.168.0.75
The third one : called laptop with IP 192.168.0.100


Names and IP are not important because on the second and the third computer the default gateway and the prefered DNS is 192.168.0.1 (the proxy).

If I take any of these computers and try to ping any other, it works fine. Also, in each computer 'My Network place', I can see all the other computers.


Now, when I share a folder on the second computer and I try to access it from another computer, an authentification box is displayed and I can't connect. I don't understand what's wrong. BTW, I'm not using the simple file sharing.

I tried to find asolution in In Administrative Tools-> Local Security Settings, modified some keys there, but still, an authentification is required.
I'm going crazy !!!

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A:Sharing a folder

Do you have any software firewall enabled on any of the computers?
This would include Windows firewall.

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In the My Documents folder on my PC I have a folder called "My Sharing Folder", it appeared when I installed something a while back and I deleted it but it returns each time on reboot. In the end I just left it and as there was nothing in the folder it was of no consequence. However yesterday I inadvertently put some music files I had downloaded into it by mistake. I thought it was just a simple cut and paste to move the files to the proper location but when I right click them I do not get the cut option, all it seems I can do is move them to the location via "Send To" as shortcuts while the files remain in the My Sharing Folder.
I deleted the folder once again but when I rebooted my PC earlier this evening it had returned and the files in it as well. I don't like having a folder on my PC of which I have no control over. Can anyone advise me how to delete these files and or delete the folder if possible.
Many thanks in advance.

A:My Sharing Folder

Right click My Computer -> Select 'Manage'.Choose 'Shared Folders'. On the list expand shared folders and select the 'Shares' folder.To disable any share you are not using right click on the shared folder and choose 'Stop Sharing' as in the image below.To totally remove follow instructions herehttp://www.petri.co.il/Keep in mind, this is a registry edit so normal warnings apply- back up the registry firstMark

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In Windows 98 you could share a folder and then use passwords to let some people read only and some have full access. we have now gone to XP Pro and it seems i cannot share a folder with some of my co-workers. i need to limit who can view the files in a particular folder. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
 

A:need help with sharing a folder in XP Pro

Maybe this?

HOW TO: Encrypt a File in Windows XP
 

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I'm wondering if it's possible to share a folder or multiple folders on my wired NIC, but not my wireless NIC. Any ideas?

A:Sharing folder(s) on one NIC and not the other

I've figured out how to do this. Steps:
1. Go to Start > Control Panel > Networking and Sharing Center > Change adapter settings
2. Right click on the adapter that you DON'T want to share folders on and click on Properties
3. Uncheck the box that reads "File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks"

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I have 3 computers that share the internet through a HUB/ROUTER. What I want to do is be able to move files back and forth between these computers. For example, I need to access a large folder on my WINDOWS 98 BASED computer by my XP computer and move portions of this folder back and forth between the machines. Is there a guide on how to do this?

RED
 

A:Sharing Folder

98 box: http://www.onecomputerguy.com/networking/peer.htm

xp box: http://www.onecomputerguy.com/networking/xp_network.htm
 

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to share a folder on a lan do you have to choose the (everyone option) in advace folder sharing in order for the other computer on the lan to access the folder or can you specifiy which computer can access the folder.

i can use the folder with the (everyone option) but i was wanting to specify what computer can use the folder.

A:folder sharing ?

did i not word this question right ( lol ) 5 days is a long time with no reply.

try again here

i just want to specify by computer name which one has access to the folder
say if there is 3 computers named 4, 5, 6 in the network group and i want 5
to have access to the folder but not 4 can i specify which computer can view the folder or is this not possible ?

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Hi all, I've got a bunch of movies and TV shows downloaded onto my desktop. My shows are saved onto an external HD labeled K: and my movies are saved on an internal HD labeled D:.

From my laptop, I am able to map a network drive to K just fine for streaming video but it does not allow me to map to D. I've checked the share settings over and over and they look the same on both drives. The shared folder names are k and d respectively. I cannot even access the d folder through the network, even though it shows up there. When I double click on it I get:


Code:
You do not have permission to access \\compname\d. Contact your network administrator to request access.
Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

A:Folder Sharing

You may need to use the advanced security settings to share that drive. It's different than the regular permissions settings. I'm not sure why one drive would be different than the other but the procedure below should allow you to access that drive.

To share the entire drive:
Open My Computer -> right click Local Disk D or which ever drive letter your drive is using -> select Properties -> select Security tab -> click Edit button -> click Add button -> enter the name of the User you want to set Security permissions (it is the same user name you've set the sharing permissions for, ex. Everyone will set the read permissions to every user. Put check marks in the boxes for full access and control -> click OK hit apply-> select the desired permissions -> click OK -> wait while permissions are set -> and your Done.

You will also need to use the Advanced sharing tab Sharing>Advanced put a check in the box to share the drive, then click on the permissions tab and "add Everyone" then use the check boxes to allow Everyone full access. Hit the apply button on both windows.


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this should be simple... except im an idiot
i am at college and i want to share files with my friends
i have xp
but i only want my friends to access it not anyone else
but i dont want them signing in through my name and password then they can do anything!
i dont want anyone to be able to delete anything or change anything
so i tried different things i took off simple sharing.... i tried setting permissions... made another user account...

what do i do cause i feel like im going in circles
i also wanted to be able to talk with them and let them leave me messages so i thought of leaving a notepad file a where i want them to be able to change it and write in it

how do i do all this??
 

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