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Problem sharing folder with large number of files over network

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

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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I will shortly need to move a large number (20,000) very large (20-30Mb) image files and associated tiny xmp sidecar files from one hard drive to another.

MS file explorer will make a meal of this so any suggestions for alternatives please? I have several folders each containing many thousands of files as above so moving a folder en-bloc is an option rather than file by file?

A:moving large number of large files to new drive

Simply drag and drop the folder(s).

Might want to do a copy first, verify that everything did indeed get copied, and then delete the originals.

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Hi everyone,
I am working on a simple crawler that downloads web pages and stores it on my computer on local drive. The crawler works fine for the simple task I needed. My problem is, the crawler fails to create files and save the web pages once the number of files in the folder is around 630. The crawler works normally but the files are not created. I think this has something to do with Operating System than the crawler. Disk quota is off on the computer. I run Windows 7 Professional 64 bit version on laptop. Do you see any reason why this happens?
 

A:Problem with number of files in a folder

More likely that the script processing limit(cpu time) is reached.
Unless you have quotas enabled, the file count is not limited to this smallish number.




a simple crawler that downloads web pagesClick to expand...

I find this to be objectionable and may easily violate DRM and Copyright laws.
 

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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 have a one year old computer running WIndows XP. Each week while running Norton Scan, my files seem to increase by a couple of thousand a month. My computer is not running slow and everything seems normal but I now have 185,000 files on it. I daily delete cookies and temporary internet files using the tools function on the menu. I am not downloading anything other than the updates from Norton and WIndows. This has been happening for about six months. Why are so many files being added? Thank you for any help you can offer.
 

A:large number of files being added

Hi and welcome to TSG!

I have moved you to security to see if you may have some malicious stuff creating those files!
 

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I am copying (not moving) 45,000 very large RAW image files from one HD to another on the same computer using the standard Windows copy routine. It is set to take a considerable time. It occurs to me that there might be faster ways. Any ideas please?

A:Transfer large number of files

You could try something like robo-copy which may be a little faster. What throughput are you getting between the drives?

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Here is the situation.
We work a lot with IP Cameras (or sometimes called network cameras). Most of these IP cams have the capability to send jpg images to an ftp server when motion is detected.
The jpg image is about 40 to 50k in size and are stored in a folder named for the current date, so each day a new folder is created at midnight and all of the images for that 24 hour period are stored there.
Anyway, what is happening is that when these cameras ftp this information to an xp machine on the local 100mb network, some folders end up with A LOT of jpg images in them. In one day, one camera can store over 100,000 images in a folder. Opening these folders takes a long time...sometimes up to 5 minutes just to see the contents.
I have tried both using and not using File Indexing, but it seems to be the same speed either way.
From what I understand, the main resource File Indexing uses is memory. The systems these images are being saved to are WinXP Pro machines running at 1GHZ minimum to 4GHZ maximum and memory ranges from 512MB to 2GB.
I watch the task manager while loading these directorys and CPU is never over 4% so I assume the CPU has little to do with whatever is causing the system to take so long reading the files.

Anyone have any ideas as to how I can speed up the process of viewing these folders with so many images in them?
 

A:XP is too slow with large number of files.

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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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1) I have windows vista Home Premium. When I search for files, a very large number of MSxxxxxxx.log files get created. It is a nuisance to delete these files. Is their any way that their creation can be stopped?

2) I usually delete all *.log and *.tmp files (after I have run CCleaner) before shutting the computer.

a)When I put *.log in the search space, at first *.tmp files show up or vice versa. After some time the desired files show in the list. Is there a way to prevent this?

b) Some times files show up in the search list, but when I click on these to delete them, a message 'the file no longer exists in this locatin' shows up. why does the system show names of files that 'no longer exist' in the search location?

c) Some times a message appears 'you do not have permission for this action' when I try to delete a file. I could delete these files on previous occasions. Some times I have to run 'take ownership' 2-3 times before I can delete the file.

d) Some times when I type *.log in the search space. *.tmp list appears or vice versa. After a while the correct list appears. How can this be prevented?

I shall appreciate help with these problems.

Thanks

Preet_kumar
 

A:Large number of lof files created during search

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Hello. I am trying to permanently erase about 67,000 files from my recycle bin and other places on my computer. I found these files as a result of a recovery program called 'Recuva'. Whilst Recuva shows a huge list of deleted files, I have no means of accessing and transferring these files to the 'File Shredder' that I also have on my computer thats running Windows 10. I'm thinking there must be an easy way of getting rid of so many files apart from the enter individual file or folder method as prescribed by the File Shredder program.Can you help me please?

A:File Shredder and large number of files

Why do you need to shred these files? I would just empty the recycle bin.
File shredder is a program to eras "personal document" from your hard drive to prevent anyone recovering them. If you keep the original or updated files on the same drive it's a waste of time.

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My computer is a few years old and over time - I appear to have accumulated over 700,000 files (per Norton AV during full system scan). In review of Windows Explorer (including hidden and system files) - I can only find about 150,000 files total. What and where are all those unaccounted for files - and how can I get rid of them? (makes scans etc. a real time consumer). I have CyberScrub Privacy software which cleans the index.dat files (as least as far as I have been able to tell). But the number of files continues to grow. Thanks for any help!! I have certainly come to respect the knowledge base here - you people rock pretty hard - DB44
 

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Hi,

I'm trying to delete 1500+ hidden files (located in different directories) from my flash memory. But when I highlight them all and choose "delete", I get the "Preparing to delete" dialogue which says:
Time remaining: Calculating...
Items remaining: Discovered 0 items (0 bytes)...
Speed: Calculating ...Click to expand...

And it stays like this FOREVER until I cancel the operation. It will only work when I delete about 50 files at a time, which I'm not willing to do every time.

I've tried this both on my laptop and desktop with Windows vista business/home premium service pack 1, and it still didn't work.

Any idea how I can solve this issue?

UPDATE: It appears that the issue occurs only when I'm deleting files locating in different directories through the 'search' function. It's still an issue though, and I'd like to delete all files of a specific kind instead of doing it through each and every directory.

Your help is much appreciated
 

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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 run a software tool that often generates 75,000 - 100,000 small files that need to be deleted after the software exits. Right now, it can take 8 - 10 minutes to permanently delete all these files from a single run, and I usually have 4 - 8 runs to deal with, so do the math...

I have tried shift-del to permanently delete but it doesn't work - Windows still copies everything to the recycle bin. (I thought shift-del was supposed to bypass the recycle bin...)

Also, while moving the files to the recycle bin, I often get an error message: "Error 0x80070050: The file exists."

Bottom line is that it takes a *really* long time just to delete these files and I need a quicker way to do it.

What's the solution?

Thanks in advance,

rgames

A:Problems deleting large number of files - painfully slow....

Hello rgames,

See if this helps Permanently Delete - Add to Context Menu

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Hello,
The aim of this post is twofold: first, I would like to help people who are as irritated with Windows7 explorer as I am. Second, I would like to spark a reaction from Windows developers and maybe understand why the -7explorer is as painful as it is.

The issue is simple:
I would like to sort, rename and visualise the large number of photos I have.
While everything was working perfectly with the previous Windows versions I had, these basic tasks have become nearly impossible with Windows7. Cancelling the automatic sorting is difficult, renaming files results in the explorer getting lost and visualising files per alphabetic order appears to be impossible. Finally, even having a good layout on the screen is mission impossible after moving or renaming a few files.
At this point I hasten to add that I am not a beginner with windows or computing in general. I have used previous Windows versions for years both at home and at work, and can do my own bits of code if needs be.

The only solution found so far:
After doing a fair amount of reading (and wasting a lot of time), I decided the only solution was to go for an alternative to Windows7 explorer. I personally chose to download? FreeCommander? but there are many other alternatives. So far it answers all my needs and I have stopped using Windows7 explorer.

My question to Windows developers:


Why on earth wreck a product that worked so well before? This is beyond me and I would sincerely like to understand. Anyway my m... Read more

A:Sorting files with Windows7 Explorer - Large number of issues

*FACEPALM*
You just don't know how to use it
To cancel automatic sorting, right-click on an empty space, and in the "View" sub-folder, uncheck "Auto arrange icons".
Secondly, with the first setting, renaming files will not make the lost, because after you renamed them, they will not be automatically arranged again.
The third issue, visualizing files per alphabetic order, is simple again. Just right-click, go to "Sort", and press "Name". Now, all the files will be sorted by name, alphabetically.

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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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Hi there

If you have Loads (and I mean Loads) of small files - e-books, excel data. word docs, emails etc etc then File explorer runs REALLY slow on even fast devices

I gave up moving this lot after about 4 hours. (W10 machine).

Switched to Linux system -- did it in 45 mins similar hardware to W10 machine - both Real machines --not VM's and direct transfer (not via LAN).

What gives !!!!!

I know it's only a 1 time move but similar hardware with identical HDD should not have a HUGE difference in the move --note in fact Linux actually has hard a harder job since the file system was NTFS which isn't a native Linux file system either. Source system external HDD on USB 3 device,, target systm larger HDD device on USB3 device -- no hubs - USB 3 transfer working OK on both W10 and Linux so reasonable comparison.

IMO the NTFS file system has serious problems if you start messing around with this type of data. !!!! Perhaps Ms need to look at a better file system for Mass storage devices. 5 and 6 TB HDD's are quite common now even for consumer sector and not expensive either.

I know this is an exceptional job but it does show that something in File explorer isn't very efficient once you start manipulating large volumes of data - especially in small files. (Approx 290 TB of data consisting of 128,000 files in 55,000 odd directories)



I'm usually quite happy with Windows - but there is definitely a problem here. Fortunately it was a 1 off job though !!!!.... Read more

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Hi There,
I got 2 PCs...
A: Desktop PC, Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

B: Media PC (connected to TV), Windows 7 Professional 32-bit

I'm trying to share the files on my Dektop PC so i can access them from the Media PC. As it is a Media PC i'm sharing videos. I enabled sharing on the Folders with the Files in it.
There is no problem accessing the shared folders from the Media PC, I can properly browse through the folder structer and i'm able to see the files. I can also copy small files (created a .txt Files) without problems. But if i'm trying to open or copy a video file (approx. 250MB) nothing happens. The "copy window" says Speed: 0 bytes/s for a while and then an error message saying "There was a problem accessing the file".

There is also another issue that is maybe connected to this one. I'm running a http based media server on my Desktop pc to stream videos to my popcornhour (streaming box). Since i tried to share the folders i'm not able to stream videos anymore... but i can browse through all my media files via http interface.

Hope someone can help me.

Cheers

A:Problem sharing large files (Win7 <-> Win7)

There could be a few problmes. Your host computer could not be fast enough (not a good enough processor/not enough ram)
The recieveing computer may not be fast enough either.
Also, there could be a problem becuase the router can't handle it.

Let us know,
Ben









  
Quote: Originally Posted by robert0


Hi There,
I got 2 PCs...
A: Desktop PC, Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

B: Media PC (connected to TV), Windows 7 Professional 32-bit

I'm trying to share the files on my Dektop PC so i can access them from the Media PC. As it is a Media PC i'm sharing videos. I enabled sharing on the Folders with the Files in it.
There is no problem accessing the shared folders from the Media PC, I can properly browse through the folder structer and i'm able to see the files. I can also copy small files (created a .txt Files) without problems. But if i'm trying to open or copy a video file (approx. 250MB) nothing happens. The "copy window" says Speed: 0 bytes/s for a while and then an error message saying "There was a problem accessing the file".

There is also another issue that is maybe connected to this one. I'm running a http based media server on my Desktop pc to stream videos to my popcornhour (streaming box). Since i tried to share the folders i'm not able to stream videos anymore... but i can browse through all my media files via http interface.

Hope someone can help me.

Cheers

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I have two W98 and two XP computers wired and one laptop on a wireless leg running W2000 Pro. The first four computers work just fine and share files with the greatest of ease.

However the laptop wants user names and password and that I don't understand. I have done quite a bit of searching on the Internet and so far have not found a solution to this problem.

Hope someone has some help and THANKS in advance.
 

A:Network sharing files problem

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Hi all,

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

Thanks
MrsB
 

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

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

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I just bought a new Windows 10 laptop, and I have (successfully) connected/shared my old Windows 7 laptop to my Windows 10 laptop (via an Ethernet cable) so that I can copy files from the old to the new. An odd problem has occurred: When attempting to copy some folders (e.g., "My Pictures", "My Music"), only a portion of the existing files are getting copied. When I look at the "Properties" of the folder on my old computer, I see the true folder size and number of files in that folder. However, when I view the properties of that same folder on my new computer (via the shared network; and before I initiate any copying to the new computer), the folder size and number of files is far less. For other folders I've shared between the two computers, all files are present and accounted for (e.g., "My Documents"). For the folders on my old laptop where the folder size and file count don't match what I see on the new laptop, I have "unshared" those folders and "re-shared" them to see if that made any difference, and it didn't (even after rebooting both laptops). Any ideas why I'm not seeing the same folder size and number of files for the same folder when viewed on my old laptop and when viewed as a networked/shared folder on my new laptop (before any copying)?

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Greetings.

I have a feeling my question is a ridiculous one, but but I'm desperate so what the heck.

Is there a way to remotely install or copy software from my computer to a friend's computer? I have a 3Gig .iso that he needs, and I'd rather not post it to him on a disc, as that takes a while. Is it possible to give him direct access to my hard drive, or "sync" his computer with mine then copy the file over? We both use XP Pro.
 

A:Sharing large files with a computer half way across the planet.

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Hello Everyone. I hope someone can give me some suggestions. I have one PC Windows XP SP2 and a Mac G5 quad OSX 10.4.9 both connected wirelessly to the same Lynksys wireless router.

The PC has share folder active and in the mac I can get access to the PC shared Folder via Finder > Network > mynetwork > Share Docs.

I can place files in this folder in both computers and I can access them in both computers too. Now here is the problem. If while using the mac I access the PC shared docs and try to move a large file (60MB) into the Mac's desktop, the file beings to move but then the wireless connection AT THE PC resets as if I had disable the wireless connection and enabled it again ! The mac then stops moving the file and gives me this error:

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The finder cannot complete the operation because some data in "" could not be read or written.
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This only happens with large files! The PC does not have the windows firewall on however Avast on-access scan is on. It seems something is happening that triggers the PC wireless card to reset itself when trying to move this large file between the computers.

This is driving me crazy. Any suggestions? Thanks. NLD.
 

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I have a small 64Gb SSD boot drive C:

I installed Windows ADK to enable EasusToDo imaging software to create a boot disk.

This has left 3 folders about 3Gb in size in my c:\users\me\appdata\local\temp folder

I have therefore very little free space left on the C drive.

The folder attributes are read only.

I as an administrator user have full access rights (confirmed in folder Properties) but when I try to delete the folders the error message asks for permission from me to delete. I give this permission, then it refuses, stating Try Again as it need permission from me.

This computer does not recognise boot CDs even though the BIOS order is set correctly. I was hoping to remove files using an Ubuntu live boot CD.

Windows Disk Cleanup utility just stalls - presumably it also cannot delete these files.

What to do?

A:Can't remove large files from Temp folder

Those are some pretty enormous temp files you have there. I've never heard of such large files in the temp folder before.
I've found using the program Unlocker really helpful in deleting stubborn files.

Download Unlocker 1.9.1 - FileHippo.com

You may need to reboot if the file is especially stubborn but it tends to work most of the time.

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OK. I have been trying to figure this out for over a week now with no luck. I know I can right-click and select properties to see the number of files and sub-folders in any folder. My problem is that I would like to know the number of files NOT INCLUDING hidden files and folders.

Is there any way to get the count to disregard the hidden and system files without manually counting, as the folder I am really interested in has thousands of files in hundreds of folders and I need to check on a regular basis?

A:Find number of files in a folder?

You could uncheck 'Show hidden folders', then check the count by opening the folder and using the hotkey ctrl+A to select all the files in the folder. The number of files should be shown in the status bar (at bottom left).


That said, if there are sub folders, ctrl+A will select those and the files in them will be counted as well. You can circumvent that by manually selecting just the files in the given directory (mouse click 1st file, hold down shift, mouse click last file).

If you generally show hidden files, you can make quick work of the process by adding show/hide hidden files to the context menu.

James

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I have a ton of media I'd like to transfer over to an external HDD.
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If I do this with the default windows file copy manager (via the drag n drop method) I'll end up with dozens of "File Transfer" windows, each with its own percent completion status, and it tends to choke out my machine.

Is there a 3rd party software that will allow me to individually select the files/folders I want and add them to a queue, then batch transfer the whole list to a user-specified destination path?

I'm thinking an FTP client but that seems a little overkill. Kinda looking for something simple and easy.

A:Need way to "queue" up a number of large files for transfer Ext HDD

Take a look at RickCopy
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/...spotlight.aspx

It is freeware written by an MS employee. It has many options. It was the only program I found that could easily copy a Windows.old folder with 206,000 file and folder objects, over a network without being an overnight job.

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I have been using Windows XP Version 2002 Service Pack 3 for a while with few problems, and run Norton 360 which I continually make sure is up to date with no warnings.

The problem that I have been having is that I have twice now found that my C: drive, which has 144 GB of hard drive space, keeps filling up when just a few months ago I checked it and it was less than half full. I downloaded a free program which shows me the folder sizes in Windows Explorer, and found that the cause of the drive filling up were these huge log files in my kids' "My Documents folders". There were many such files, but for example, there was one called CAGC0bd49d6c000a072e.log which was over 18 GB in size. I just simply delete them and empty my recycle bin, but they seem to keep reoccurring.

I am curious what they are, why they are so big, are they dangerous, and can they be prevented?

Thanks so much for any help!!

A:Large .log files in My Documents folder starting with CAGC*

If you scan with AV and AM and they show nothing, open a few and see what's in them.

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Okay I will do my best to try and explain this clearly.

I had one laptop hard drive crash/fail on me...so I purchased a new laptop and transferred all my files over via a window's backup and crash plan backup to make sure I got everything. Now the new laptop is having the same issue as the old laptop--obviously there is a corrupt file somewhere. The hard drive on the new laptop has not failed--yet--but 308GB of my 750 HDD has been sucked up by these temp files. I have attached a word doc with 2 screen shots--first showing the main window with all of these tmp files and the second with one file opened.

There 99 of these tmp files, with roughly 200,000 items in each taking up a lot of HDD space. I tried to delete one of these folders and the process took forever and it got hung up.

First, what are these folders and has anyone heard of this kind of issue.

Secondly, is there a way I can delete these files by by-passing the recycle bin since these things are so large. I thought I read somewhere I could use cmd to do this, but am not sure how.

I've used CCleaner and Malwarebytes and neither touched these files. As a matter of fact the Windows\Temp file never seems to get cleared out unless I manually delete what's in there. I was able to delete other files in that folder, just not these. I am getting very concerned for the life expectancy of my new HDD.

Also, one final note. I ran a chckdsk scan. It got hung up at 74% on Stage 1 and refused to budge from there... Read more

A:Need Help Extremely Large Files in Windows-Temp Folder Cannot Delete

You MIGHT have a root kit virus.

Some root kit removes...

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In one of my Windows 7 Libraries, I have a folder 'A'. When I click to open it, another folder 'B' opens. When I click on 'B', the real folder I need, 'C' opens. It is only 'C', that contain my files. A and B are empty folders. The result is that I have to make three clicks to get at my files. This mishap occurred when I was re-arranging my files and folders, probably due to finger trouble!

Could you please help me remove A and B.

Regards.

A:One folder with files, inside a number of empty folders

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Melita


In one of my Windows 7 Libraries, I have a folder 'A'. When I click to open it, another folder 'B' opens. When I click on 'B', the real folder I need, 'C' opens. It is only 'C', that contain my files. A and B are empty folders. The result is that I have to make three clicks to get at my files. This mishap occurred when I was re-arranging my files and folders, probably due to finger trouble!

Could you please help me remove A and B.

Regards.


I would move the files in the "c" folder to a new temp folder on the desktop, then delete the tree, B C folders. Now the top level folder A should be empty, move the files there and remove the desktop folder.

HTH

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This is similar to a post I made several days ago that only got one response, but this time I've really narrowed it down.

My computer has a problem specifically with the combination of the NTFS file format and JPG Files. I used to have my drives formatted as FAT32. I never had a problem going into Windows Explorer and expanding a folder full of JPG files. Even a really large folder, like 15Gb, would open instantly.

However, I recently converted all my drives to NTFS. Now any folder with over about 2Gb of JPG Files in it takes for bloody ever to expand! The bigger the folder, the longer it takes. For example, a 5Gb folder will take about 30 seconds. A 20Gb folder will take upwards of 2 minutes. It drives me crazy!

It's as if something in my computer related to the NTFS format is trying to catalog or make thumbnails out of all the JPG's in a folder before it expands that folder. However, I can't really support the "thumbnail" theory because all of my folders are set to be viewed in the "details" mode. I don't use thumbnails, icons, or mini-icons.

Any and all suggestions are welcome because I've been struggling with this for several days now and tried every trick I know.

Thanks!
Michael

A:Large Folder Full of JPG Files Takes a Long Time to Expand

Here are two items that might shed some light on how to fix the problem:

1. Once a large jpeg folder has been expanded (oh so slowly) in Windows Explorer for the first time, it will open instantly any time I come back to it as long as I don't turn off the computer. But once I restart the computer, I have to wait a long time all over again for any of the large folders to expand.

2. I just discovered by accident that if I use the "search" function before expanding any of the folders in Windows Explorer, all of the folders will expand instantly no matter what they contain or how big they are.

This seems to be telling me that once the operating system has "touched" each folder and file one time, it remembers them better then next time (until I reboot). I wonder if all of the folder/file information is getting dumped into RAM the first time it's expanded or searched? It seems like maybe this is an NTFS related cache issue. I have 2Gb of RAM, so I've experimented with turning off the page file (virtual memory), but it doesn't seem to make any difference whether it's off or on. There must be some other file caching system in NTFS that I'm not familiar with.

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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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Guys is there any way I can share large amount of files over the network?
I tried sharing the folder over the network but that gives a max speed of 2 MB/s. Is there anything I can do to get faster speeds?

A:Share large files over the local LAN network?

How are the computers connected to the network? Wired or wireless?

If wired, use good quality Cat5 or better cable. Ensure computers/routers have gigabit speed ports. How long is the cable run?

If wireless, what wifi standard are the adapters and router using, 802.11 N? How far are the computers from the router?

Are you sharing these files or just trying to copy them? If just copying, try a program like teracopy to see if it will provide better performance.

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System 1- Notebook with Win 7 Home (64 bit).
System 2- Desktop with Win XP SP2
Network- Linksys WRT54GS firmware 7.50.2- Netbook is connected via wifi, Desktop is wired.

I use my desktop as a backup for my "work" notebook. I am using SyncToy 2.1 (x64) to Echo my files to the desktop, and I had noticed that the file global-messages-db.sqlite (15,299 KB) would not copy over successfully from my Thunderbird folder. It hasn't worked in weeks.

The error message said- "Error:Unknown error. The specified network name is no longer available. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070040)"

I thought that was strange, but was not worried enough to pursue a resolution.

Then tonight I was using Explorer to copy an 82 MB file over to the desktop and it looked like it was working, then when the status bar got about 5% of the way it stopped, and after about 2 minutes I got a message-

There is a problem accessing \\MADKIWI\Download
Make sure you are connected to the network and try again.

I tried copying a number of different sized files over- and most smaller files get through, larger ones don't seem to work.

I copied files FROM the desktop to my notebook, those copied just fine. Even very large (350 MB) files copied over apparently with no problems.

Any ideas?

A:Can't copy large files across network in one direction

  
Quote: Originally Posted by madkiwi


System 1- Notebook with Win 7 Home (64 bit).
System 2- Desktop with Win XP SP2
Network- Linksys WRT54GS firmware 7.50.2- Netbook is connected via wifi, Desktop is wired.

I use my desktop as a backup for my "work" notebook. I am using SyncToy 2.1 (x64) to Echo my files to the desktop, and I had noticed that the file global-messages-db.sqlite (15,299 KB) would not copy over successfully from my Thunderbird folder. It hasn't worked in weeks.

The error message said- "Error:Unknown error. The specified network name is no longer available. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070040)"

I thought that was strange, but was not worried enough to pursue a resolution.

Then tonight I was using Explorer to copy an 82 MB file over to the desktop and it looked like it was working, then when the status bar got about 5% of the way it stopped, and after about 2 minutes I got a message-

There is a problem accessing \\MADKIWI\Download
Make sure you are connected to the network and try again.

I tried copying a number of different sized files over- and most smaller files get through, larger ones don't seem to work.

I copied files FROM the desktop to my notebook, those copied just fine. Even very large (350 MB) files copied over apparently with no problems.

Any ideas?


Firewall, anti virus, IPv6, homegroup

You should be running workgroup given that you have win 7 and XP machines.
Ken

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I have recently purchased at New Computer running W7 Home Premium. So As most people do I am transferring all my files from my XP home Edition SP2 System over a simple home network.

When I tried to move something more that's more than 1 gig over to the W7 machine.. the New system freezes up every time and then shows me the Blue Screen of Death and reboots itself. If I stay under that amount of data everything works fine.

Is this a common problem with Windows 7?? and is there a work around to this?

Looking for advice..

Thanks

A:Win 7 Transfer Large Files over Network CRASH!

  
Quote: Originally Posted by magnetron


I have recently purchased at New Computer running W7 Home Premium. So As most people do I am transferring all my files from my XP home Edition SP2 System over a simple home network.

When I tried to move something more that's more than 1 gig over to the W7 machine.. the New system freezes up every time and then shows me the Blue Screen of Death and reboots itself. If I stay under that amount of data everything works fine.

Is this a common problem with Windows 7?? and is there a work around to this?

Looking for advice..

Thanks


Not a common problem. Are you using "homegroup"?

Ken

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Hi, I would appreciate any suggestions on a problem I'm having. I have a USR access point/router (USR8022) and a desktop and a notebook, both with wireless cards, hooked up to it. The desktop has a D-Link 802.11b card and the notebook has a USR 22 Mbps (802.11b) card. I can access the shares/printers on each computer...I can even open really small text files. But If I try to open a slightly larger file (300 KB) it cranks for a while and gives me an error. If I plug either computer directly into the lan port on my router (through the ethernet card on the computer) and leave the other computer wireless, it works fine. It seems to be something weird about the 2 different wireless cards communicating or something. Any suggestions?
Thanks.
 

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I'm having a problem when transferring large files between my network, and not sure what the cause is.

I'm trying to transfer files from my wired desktop to my wireless laptop, and smaller files seem to transfer okay. Whenever I try to transfer a really large file, however, the internet and connectivity totally drops on my desktop (which is giving the file) and causes the laptop to lose the file. The desktop computer stays offline for about 1-2 minutes afterward before it either starts up again on its own or I reset the network adapter. I suppose it's important to note as well that the file transfer can fail at the very beginning, in the middle, or even at the very end, but my desktop computer always loses its connection whenever the interruption happens... but sometimes it can successfully get almost all the way through the file transfer.

http://forums.techguy.org/networking/768807-cannot-copy-___-specfied-network.html
I tried following some of the steps in this case to confirm that I can ping and do all that jazz to my laptop and all of the services are running, since our problems seem similar. I've disabled all firewalls as well. However, since one computer is actually wired to the router, I don't think the solution will be quite the same.

Anyway, looking for some help, and glad to provide any additional information that I can. Let me know what I can do.
 

A:Failing to Transfer Large Files over Network

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I'm having 3 massive problems on my pc that I can't figure out First of all the title is a bit misleading, as I actually have three issues and I'm unsure if they are related. The first one below at the moment is the most important. I believe possibly the 2nd and 3rd problems are the result of Klite Codec Pack http://www.free-codecs.com/download/K_Lite_Codec_Pack.htm and maybe a failing DVD Burner.1. Every time I attempt to transfer large files over my home network to this PC it locks up. The other 5 PCs on my network have 0 problems transferring large files.2. Intermittently my computer locks up when viewing streaming media on the internet (video or sound). It doesn't happen often but enough to make me think something is up.3. When I attempt to burn files to a DVD/CD the burn fails the verification check. (Used Nero, ImgBurner, and MagicISO) Previously burns have been no problem.Could these problems be related to some sort of malware infection? I've checked my system for spyware using Super AntiSpyware and Spybot Search & Destroy and I've checked it for viruses with BitDefender Total Security and Kaspersky (online scan) so far everything is clean. (Currently BitDefender is uninstalled in my attempt to trace a possible conflict) Everything worked fine until May 2008. Below are my system specs and HiJack This log.Intel Pentium D Socket 775 3.0GHz2GB Ram (1 Cosair at 533MHz and 1 OCZ at 533MHz) both modules are 3-3-3-9-12AsRock 4CoreDual-VSTA Mothe... Read more

A:Lockups When Transfering Large Files Over Network

Rather than the malware route...I'd be looking at Event Viewer, particularly the Apps tab.I don't know of anything in file transfer protocols that would make file size meaningful. There needs to be an error message.I transfer large (video and system backup) files all the time between systems...I've not seen any limitation other than time.How To Use Event Viewer - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/40108/how-to-use-event-viewer/ Louis

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I have two "Window XP Home" computers on a home network. After setting up the network to share internet connection, I decided I could share files and for a time it worked. Now for some reason my computer when I try to get something off the daughters says access denied talk to the admin. I went to hers the other day and while on it I checked the My Network Places and it does not even see the shared folders on mine. Is there a way to fix this??? and How???
 

A:Sharing files and folder ?????????????????? Help

maybe this will help http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic8914.html

another thing is to make sure the folders are set to allow the network to see them, i did this last night. my comp was able to see the drive but nothung in it, i had to set the setting on each folder to share on the network and that fixed it.
 

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Hi Guy's,

I will explain my small home network (1 PC & 1 Laptop). Not big eh ? OK

The PC is a shared PC running Windows XP media edition

The Laptop is also shared, but with my account (administrator) & a guest account running Vista home premium.

The set-up is my PC is connected to a wireless router by ethernet cable & the laptop is wireless.

What I am attempting to do is share files from the PC so I can access them on my laptop, but I do not want the guest or any other users of the laptop & PC to be able to read them. Is this possible & how would I go about doing it.

Thanks for your help

Wizzkid
 

A:Files & Folder sharing

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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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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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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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Never mind I fixed it
Thanks
 

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I posted this in the Business Applications, but someone there suggested I post it here since it seems to be more of a networking issue:

I've got a PC on my network running Windows XP Pro and Office XP. When attempting to save extremely large Excel files (one is 13MB and the other is 72MB - they're full of $@$#@ charts) to a network folder, Excel locks up. Additionally, when the user opens these files, it's common for Excel to report it's repairing the file. Saving to the local hard drive works fine.

This mess seemed to start after we upgraded our NT4 file server to Windows Server 2003. The Windows Server 2003 was set up by a MSCE, which I am not. I'm self taught, and this is my first exposure to server operating systems beyond NT4. The server is configured to be a DNS and PDC, as well as Active Directory. It's the only Windows server we have.

The workstation Event Log records the follow entries on boot up:
Event Type: Error
Event Source: AutoEnrollment
Event Category: None
Event ID: 15
Date: 8/20/2003
Time: 8:14:25 AM
User: N/A
Computer: BLACK
Description:
Automatic certificate enrollment for local system failed to contact the active directory (0x8007054b). The specified domain either does not exist or could not be contacted.
Enrollment will not be performed.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

Event Type: Error
Event Source: Userenv
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1030
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A:XP lockup saving large Excel files across network

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In short, when I try copying large files ( > 1.0 GB) from my PC (wireless AC) to my NAS (ethernet), the connection drops sometimes (the sometimes is the irritating part.
- I have a Asus wireless AC adapter on this PC.
- It is more likely to happen if I am downloading other files (from the internet) while I am trying to copy this file (and this makes sense), however I would think it would just go slower (when I have more network traffic) - not just drop the connection.
I tried...
- Replaced every cable to Cat-6 within the past month.
- On my adapter I disabled the IPv6 (as I read that can cause connectivity problems).
- Updated the router's firmware. The router is an Asus RT-AC68u

I have a second PC with a wireless AC adapter and tried copying a large file to my NAS (ethernet), and the connection also dropped.
I don't know if this is a Windows 7 issue or if my router settings need to be adjusted to correct this. I did disable the IPv6, and I thought that would take care of it. If anyone can offer some suggestions, that would be appreciated.
Thank you.

A:Network Connection Drops when Transferring Large Files

Have you tried LAN to LAN transfer (don't use your Wireless NIC) and see if the drops happen? If not, there might be issues with WLAN and you may need to update drivers for your Wireless NIC.

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This is my set up. I have my PC running Windows 7, connected through wireless to the internet and my home network via Apple Airport Extreme. I have a harddrive connected to the Airport Extreme acting as a network drive.

I can see the network drive, and I pull files of all sizes from it, but I have not been able to push large files to it. I can push smaller files to it with no issues (so far success with up to 706MB). I tried pushing a 1.4GB video file to it and it keeps giving me the error message: "There is a problem accessing A:\ Make sure you are connected to the network and try again"


I have an iMac hooked up to the network. I can push the same 1.4GB video file from my PC to the iMac over the wireless network. I just cannot push it onto the network harddrive. While I have no problems pushing large files onto the network harddrive from my iMac.


So in summary:
Pushing large files from PC to network harddrive - Failed
Pushing large files from PC to iMac - Success
Pushing large files from iMac to network harddrive - Success


I've tried most of the proposed solutions I found on the internet.
I've turned off the firewall - no change.
I've turned off my anti-virus - no change.
I've tried disabling autotuning - no change.
I've turned of the power setting on my network adapters - no change.
I've turned off the Remote Differential Compression - no change.
I've tried the file transfer in Safe Mode - no change.


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A:Unable to push large files onto network drive

Welcome to SF,

Where you doing file transfers on a wireless connection? Have you tried using a wired connection, see if you're able to replicate the issue?

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This is really beginning to frustrate me. Anytime I try to copy a file from my windows xp desktop to my windows 7 laptop, the download speed will decrease until it finally pops up with a message saying, "the connection to \\computer name has been lost, please check the network and try again. This only occurs when trying to copy over large files. The problem does not exist on my windows xp desktop, I am able to copy over large files from the windows laptop without any sort of problem. I have tried connecting the laptop directly to the router but that doesn't fix anything. Please help! Maybe I could try installing a wireless card in the desktop and put the two computers in ad-hoc mode?

The laptop is a dell 1440 Inspiron and the router is a Belkin wrtg54g.

A:Slow Network Access and Unable To Transfer Large Files

  
Quote: Originally Posted by michaelking


This is really beginning to frustrate me. Anytime I try to copy a file from my windows xp desktop to my windows 7 laptop, the download speed will decrease until it finally pops up with a message saying, "the connection to \\computer name has been lost, please check the network and try again. This only occurs when trying to copy over large files. The problem does not exist on my windows xp desktop, I am able to copy over large files from the windows laptop without any sort of problem. I have tried connecting the laptop directly to the router but that doesn't fix anything. Please help! Maybe I could try installing a wireless card in the desktop and put the two computers in ad-hoc mode?

The laptop is a dell 1440 Inspiron and the router is a Belkin wrtg54g.


Are y ou using "homegroup" for networking? Sometimes on some mixed OS networks homegroup has a problem with connectivity and slow downs.

You can verify if it is the problem by making a new network connection using "workgroup" and see if the problem still exists. If it does not you can disable IPv6 and kill homegroup.
Let us know if you need help

Ken

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This is really beginning to frustrate me. Anytime I try to copy a file from my windows xp desktop to my windows 7 laptop, the download speed will decrease until it finally pops up with a message saying, "the connection to \\computer name has been lost, please check the network and try again. This only occurs when trying to copy over large files. The problem does not exist on my windows xp desktop, I am able to copy over large files from the windows laptop without any sort of problem. I have tried connecting the laptop directly to the router but that doesn't fix anything. Please help! Maybe I could try installing a wireless card in the desktop and put the two computers in ad-hoc mode?

The laptop is a dell 1440 Inspiron and the router is a Belkin wrtg54g.
 

A:Slow Network Access and Unable To Transfer Large Files

Solved!

Simply setup the router using windows 7.
 

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I got the Buffalo LinkStation(network storage) yesterday.I immediately connected it to my router,and set it up.All worked fine until I tried to move my movie collection(average file size 700 MB).It first said it will take 5 minutes,but after 1 minute it froze,saying it couldnt connect to the LinkStation.My Laptop(Vista Home Premium 32bit,Asus X72V) then disconnected from the router(also no internet).after reconnecting i tried a music file,which was transferred in a matter of seconds.
My other Laptop doesnt disconnect,although writing to Linkstation is awfully slow...

What can i do?
(In the moment i directly connect over ethernet-less than a hour for 50 GB-i have a modern laptop,300 mb wlan)

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I cannot today share a folder which was shared last week.

No matter what I do with Sharing and Permissions I can no longer access it from another machine on my network.

It's shared to Everyone with full access and has a share name, yet trying to access it gives 'Access denied'.

My UAC is one notch down from the maximum.

I cannot use the search function in this forum as it won't let me input a search term.

A:Sharing Folder in Programme Files(x86)

Hello,

Can you confirm that the 'everyone' account has full permissions in the folders security tab and the permissions tab within advanced sharing?

Can you access the folder from the local PC ok? Have you changed your anti-virus or anything?
Dave

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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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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'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.


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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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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 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 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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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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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'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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HELLO GUYS!
I'm having problems when I try to customize my folder icons on VISTA. The icons I usually make is 256x256 px size and when I apply it to my desired folders, the size of the icons is always 32x32 px. When I try to appear it on large icons view, it's still on 32x32 px. It's so frustrating.

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

A:Sharing Files in Network

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I have just added a laptop to my home network and can connect to the internet through the netgear router, but I cannot see the files on the laptop [or share them] with my desktop.
Please explain how I may achieve this?
How do I 'ping' my computer?
Thanks for any help.
 

A:sharing files on network

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ok i have a wireless router and wireless cards in 2 pcs and wantto set up a way to share 350mb files any ideas how
everything like internet has been working on the 2 comps seperately for ages an i was just wondering how to make a quick file sharing folder for the 2 computers
 

A:Sharing Files Over A Network??

Make sure they are both members of same workgroup, enable Microsoft File and Print sharing, right click on resource you want to share, select sharing, share this folder. On the other system, browse network places, find other system and shared folder. Select Tools, Map Network Drive, select an available letter. Make sure box is check to re-establish connection on startup.
 

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I currently have my computer (XP) and 2 of my family's computers (both 98 SEs). The 98s both have an empty list when Network Neighbourhood is opened. We have a DSL Modem hooked up to a Router, hooked up to each of our Computers, and have a properly set up workgroup. I'd like to be able to have My files accessable from the 98s so that I can use my computer while someone else plays a game off of it. I have my C: Drive set as shared over the network.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Help with Sharing files over Network

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Hi All,
Thanks for reading.. here is my question: I have a TV PC downstairs with windows XP x86 on it. Since the wireless router is so close to it, I have a hard-lined ethernet connection to it. Upstairs I have my main PC which has Windows 7 x64. All of my files are located on the Win7 machine; what I'm trying to do is make it to where I can share certain folders so I can access them from downstairs.

When I go to my computer from my win7 computer, in the network places it shows my TVPc, but I cannot access it.

When I get on my xp PC, I cannot see my win7 pc in network places. Note* I have network discovery turned on in public under my network settings.

I also have a homegroup set up on my win7 machine but the xp machine doesn't see that to connect to either.

Do I need to set up an ad-hoc wireless network, or is there a simpler way of doing this? I'm kind of stumped and figured it's probably something easy I'm just not quite sure which direction to go in.. Any advice would be much appreciated!

A:Network sharing files between XP and 7

Unless you have another Windows 7 machine you won't be able to use Homegroups so you should first leave the Homegroup from the Windows 7 machine. Homegroup - Leave

After that set up a workgroup from the Windows 7 machine first.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...te-a-workgroup

Once you create the Workgroup on the Win 7 machine you should run the network set up wizard from the XP machine and be sure and use the same workgroup name as you used to set up the Windows 7 workgroup.

Use the tutorial below to help you set up your network.
Sharing files and printers with different versions of Windows - Help & How-to - Microsoft Windows

To set up permissions for everyone you need to add "Everyone" to the "share with" list.
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...rmissions.html

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I need to share files from one Vista machine to another over a wireless network on a daily basis. I have been able to do so, but only when the files being shared are in the "Public" folder. Unfortunately, the files I want to share are not in the "Public" folder. The purpose of the share is to make a daily backup of the files on a separate computer.

Thanks for any help and suggestions you can make.
 

A:Sharing Files Over a Network

when you right click the folder that you are wanting to share, instead of pressing share, go to properties select the sharing tab and then press the advanced sharing, tick the box and then press the permissions button to select the permissions u want to set, then press of to everything and this should work if i have understood what you are wanting to do.
 

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Hi, i was wondering if someone could tell me how do i set up a connection between 2 PC's that are hooked up using a modem/router a 2WIRE white box and how do i do it so i can transfer music,pictures and like microsoft projects to the other using this connection , if possible. They both work on the same internet and work on ethernet wires. This is my 2nd post but the last one gave me too little deatial. Thank You for taking the Time =]
 

A:Sharing network and files

If you had replied to JW's question on the last one you would have gotten plenty of help.

http://forums.techguy.org/networking/645720-how-do-i-connect-my.html#post5276725
 

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i have quite a few computers at my house, my laptop is connected through my wireless router and the pcs are connected to the router by ethernet .... i just have a few questions

i have set certain folders on various computers to be shared on the network ( sharing and security).... they dont always show up on other computers, or they will be there then dissapear ... does anyone know how to fix this?

also does anyone know how i could make it so i could connect to the computer upstars from downstaris? like at school or work where you have a a user name and it connects to your user whereever you are? does any one know what this network is called so i can google it , or know how i can create one?

thanks you in advance lewis
 

A:sharing files and other network help

also does anyone know how i could make it so i could connect to the computer upstars from downstaris? like at school or work where you have a a user name and it connects to your user whereever you are? does any one know what this network is called so i can google it , or know how i can create one?Click to expand...

I think your talking about roaming profiles and this is something that comes up with a domain setup (not a home workgroup) usually you log into the domain and the computer contacts the server in order to get the informatuion from it.

The other way is use something called VNC or Terminal services (is using XP pro) to connect to another PC even though your sitting at a different PC. this will not have lal your information on the one PC your sitting at but the VNC will let you remotely manage the other PC.
 

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I have a laptop and a PC. I would like to be able to connect to the other using my internet connection (the PC is wired and the laptop is wireless). I have done it before but for some reason it is not working anymore. I have marked files on both computers to "Share on a network". Yet they do not show up in my network place. In the past I have been able to simply run (using the WIN key + R) //computername and it has asked me for a username and password. I enter them and I'm in. It doesn't work anymore saying that it cannot find the selected path or something like that. I have done it before so is there some setting I forgot to change or something I could have changed to make this no longer work? By the way, I have Win7 on my PC and WinXP on my laptop. But it worked before so I can't see this as being an issue.

Thanks in advance for all your help!!!!!!
 

A:Sharing Files on A Network

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I have a Dell Desktop that I recently networked wirelessly with my laptop via a Linksys wireless access point + cable router with 4 port switch. My laptop uses the Linksys wireless PC card. The network works fine for sharing an internet connection but I am having difficulty sharing files from my desktop's hard drive. For instance, I can't figure out how I can retrieve and respond to email received by by desktop through my laptop. Also, my Quicken program is difficult to open on the laptop--there is no shortcut/icon for it on the main page. How do you set this up? I have tried designating both as shared files as per the Windows 98 manual section on file sharing. I am running Windows 98 on both.
 

A:Sharing Files on Network

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My desktop and laptop are connected via a wireless router. Is it possible to work on files (which are currently on my laptop) via my ordinary desktop computer using this network, and how would I set this up. I am unsure if I could print from my laptop to my desktop printer also. cheers

 

A:Sharing files on my network

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is there a way to give full access to my Program Files on my main computer? i can access my C: drive fine, but whenever i click on Program Files, it says that access is denied even though im Administrator. thanks in advance.
 

A:Sharing Program Files on network

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Hi:

I'm trying to access a network folder share with my notebook. The share contains EFS encrpyted files and is located on a PC that runs Vista Ultimate. My notebook runs Vista Entreprise. I can see the files and its sizes, but I cannot copy them to my notebook or open them directly from the share without getting an "access denied" error.

I installed the PC's encryption certificate on my notebook (as documented in Vista's help) but keep getting the "access denied" error.

I have no issues with copying or opening files on the network share that are not encrypted. The error message only appears when trying to copy/open encrypted files.

Any ideas?

Thanks,
Marc

A:Sharing EFS encrypted files over network

Ask someone with access to the file to add your user account to the list of users who can decrypt the file.

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Ok, first of all; i'm a real rookie when it comes to networks.
What I'm trying to create is a map in wich me can share documents.
We have ADSL-connection devided over 2 pc's trough a wireless router.
How am i supposed to do this?
Please help me out!
 

A:sharing files over wireless network

can you ping each other? thispage may help,

How to enable File and Sharing in Windows Firewall
Cause: A firewall is blocking the File and Printer Sharing. Solution: You may
need to enable File and Printer Sharing in Windows Firewall. Next Page ...
http://www.howtonetworking.com/Windows/xpicf1.htm
 

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I have recently managed to network my Vista laptop with my old XP laptop, with generous help from this forum. However, I have discovered that viewing the Vista files on my XP machine is not such a simple matter as I thought. Having read some of the stuff on the net, I find it unbelievably complicated. Can anyone provide a simple explanation as to how to achieve this? Allan.
 

A:Solved: Network sharing of files

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My apartment came with free wireless for the 8 or so residents, which was a nice perk but poses some problems for me. I need to figure out a nice secure way to share files between my mac and windows computers. currently i have my linksys running dd-wrt set up as a bridge (all my computers are connected to this box, none connect via their own wireless cards), and i have a linux server with 1 huge shared folder accessible by the windows box. I have not been able to get my mac to connect to this folder, nor any other windows PCs (the linux installation is quirky, smb won't allow changes, and since it's password protected and even i can't find a way in, i assume it's safe).

I'll be adding a mac pro sometime in the new year, and changing the linux box over to windows (sounds odd, i know, but the linux box is only a year old while my windows box is almost 7 years old now. i need windows for a few graphics programs not available for mac...i timed the opening of a RAW image file at 18 minutes last week.)

currently when i need to share files between my mac and windows computers i share a folder on the windows pc openly for a few minutes, then shut it back off. quite a hassle when trying to manage a digital photography workflow.

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A:Sharing files on public network

Pick up a wireless bridge to receive the wireless, and a broadband router. Connect the bridge to the WAN/Internet port of the router, and you'll be isolated from all the other folks on the wireless link.
 

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I have a home wireless Linksys network, with 3 computers. Its intended purpose was to allow all 3 computers to connect to the Internet via an 11.0 Mbps internet connection via cable TV, which has been successful. However, I have never learned how to have one computer send info to another within my little wireless home network, a feature I would like to have, but which I have never explored. I have recently been messing with shared folders, placing two of the three computers on the wireless network, but have found it elusive as to how to put info in a folder to allow it to be shared by the other computer. I am unsure as to whether I have properly put each computer on the network. (Yes, I know I could put files on a disk in the A or D drive, which I have done, but I was of the impression that I could do things more efficiently this way, instead. Indeed, I would like to be able to download entire programs from one machine to the other. But lets keep it simple.) What I have done so far simply doesn't work. I fully expect to be able to see the shared folders for the other computer by some means, but it isn't happening.

I use Windows XP Pro on my desktop (having replaced what was originally Windows 98 SE) and Windows XP Home Edition on my laptop (original software). The desktop is a Dell Desktop, vintage 2000 w/ Pentium III 598MHz and 128 Mb Memory; The laptop is also a Dell (Insspiron) vintage 2002 w/Pentium III 866 MHz and 256 Mb Memory. Both have 11119 Gig hard drives... Read more

A:How to Set Up Sharing Files on Wireless Network

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Okay! I'm back, bought myself a NetGear MR814v3 wireless router!

All hooked up. I enabled WEP. Set it up on the laptop. Internet is working. Here's how it's set up.

PC is hooked up to the modem/router via ethernet. The laptop is connected wirelessly.

The problem comes with them both sharing files through the shared files folder. They don't share. If the laptop's name is 'K', if I go into 'My Network Places' and it shows the subcategory 'LOCAL NETWORK' with 'SharedDocs on K (K)... but I can't access it on the PC. If I doube click that folder, it brings me to C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents.

The PC's name is 'KFamily'- but that one SEEMS to be sharing folders/files because I have a sample one in there and it shows that it's sharing it under KFamily.

Help. =(
 

A:Sharing Files over a Wireless Network

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Hi guys. I'm having some trouble here. My situation is this: I have a desktop connected via ethernet cable and a laptop connected wirelessly. I read that in order for them to be on the "same" network, they have to either both be connected by cable or both be wireless. So I plugged in the laptop and now they are both connected via ethernet cable.

I went through the Network Setup Wizard on both computers and that seemed to work fine. When I go to "My Network Places" on my desktop it shows a folder called "Shared Docs on Johnjsal" (which is my desktop name). When I go to "My Network Places" on my laptop it shows this same folder, as well as the folders I've tried to share from my laptop.

But the folders I've tried to share from my laptop do not show up on my desktop. It seems like they are each simply reading from themselves and they aren't actually connected or sharing anything.

Is there a step I'm missing to get this to work properly?

Thanks!

EDIT: When I go to "View Workgroup Computers" in the left side panel of My Network Places, it shows both my computer and my laptop. But when I double-click on my laptop, I get this error, where "X" is my laptop name:

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

The network path was not found."

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A:Sharing files between two computers on a network?

Nevermind! It was because Windows Firewall was somehow "On" on my laptop!
 

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compute the n-th Fibonacci number using char, malloc; need help to fix the code:

#include <stdio.h>
#include <string.h>
#include "BigFib.h"

int BigFib(int n, char *ans)
{
int i;
char *t;
double d = (double) (0.30103 * n + 10);
char *old = (char *)malloc(d);
char *previous = (char *)malloc(d);
char *next = (char *)malloc(d);
if(!old || !previous || !next)
return 1;
old = '0';
previous = '1';
next = '1';
for(i=1; i<n; i++)
{
add(old, previous, next);
t = old;
old = previous;
previous = next;
next = t;
ans = previous;
}

static void add(char *a, char *b, char *ans)
{
int i=0, x=0, y;
int left, right, n;
n = (int) strlen(a);
for(left = 0, right = n - 1; left < right; left++, right--)
swap(a, a);
n = (int) strlen(b);
for(left = 0, right = n - 1; left < right; left++, right--)
swap(b, b);
while(a!='\0' && b!='\0')
{
y = (a-48) + (b-48) + x;
x = y/10;
y = y%10;
ans = y + 48;
i++;
}
while(i<strlen(a))
{
y = (a-48) + x;
x = y/10;
y = y%10;
ans = y + 48;
i++;
}
while(i<strlen(b))
{
y = (b-48) + x;
x = y/10;
y = y%10;
ans = y + 48;
i++;
}
if(x!=0)
ans[i++] = x + 48;
n = (int) strlen(ans);
for(left = 0, right = n - 1; left < right; left++, right--)
swap(ans, ans);
}
free(old);
free(previous);
free(next);
return 0;
}

int main (int argc, char*argv[])
{
int n;
char *ans;
BigFib(n, ans);
return 1;
}​​
 

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I need some help in C++. Hope someone could give some help..

How could I change base of a very large number? For example I want to change the number 7146329081 into base 32768. I did this by hand and the answer is 6 21480 21497. I could do the last part (21497) but the rest I got stuck.

Here is the function that I have so far..

#include <vector>
#include <cmath>
#include <iostream>

const int BASE = 32768;
void normalization(const vector<int> &vec)
{
int carry = 0, digit = vec[0], x = 0, totalcarry = 0;
vector<int> temp;
while ( x < vec.size() )
{
digit *= 10; totalcarry *=10;
x++;
digit += vec[x];
if ( digit > BASE )
{
carry = floor ( (digit+0.0) / BASE );
digit = digit - carry * BASE;
totalcarry += carry;
if (totalcarry > base) // Stuck in here!
temp.push_back(digit);

}
}
cout << "Inside Carry : " << totalcarry << endl;
}

if u want to test it..put this in main :
vector <int> t;
t.push_back(7); t.push_back(1); t.push_back(4); t.push_back(6);
t.push_back(3); t.push_back(2); t.push_back(9); t.push_back(0);
t.push_back(8); t.push_back(1);

normalization(t);

Any help would greatly be appreciated...I spent alot of time already on this and getting frustrated...

Thanks
 

A:C++ Converting BASE of a large number

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I am trying to help my sister with a problem deleting a large number of emails from the Inbox under Vista. She has so many, it prevents the use of the email system. Is there a way to perform mass deletes to clear her back log?



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A:Help with Deleting Large Number of Emails

You should be ableto click on the date colome to sort by date, click on one you want to delete, then shift click on the last one and it should select the range betweek the two clicks . . then press the delete button

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I think my computer has a rootkit, and a fake/altered version of google chrome on it,  along with possibly alered system files which ensure ease of access to it.
 
Any help would be appreciated. I have already run a FRST scan, but have yet to do anything related to fixing the problems as I am more than certain I would end up breaking something. That's what happened on a laptop I attempted to remove a Zeusbot from.
 
HD wipe and OS reinstall fixed that particular problem, but doing that with this PC is not something I am all that keen on at the moment.
 
I have attached the two log files to this post. Hoping to hear back soon.
 
 

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A:Having a large number of problems. Hoping for help.

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hi guys!
im an Admin of a 2184 person wireless network crossing states and towns
and its getting rather hard to control all the people. i myself are in charge of 2 sections which is payments, supplying internet sharing to some

my first problem is i need to send a receipt to client for proof of payment after he has paid me , and we do this using printers shared on the wireless or just copying the proof over via ftp or strong dc, although we are currenly trying to only use printers, QUESTION how can i find out how many people have their printers shared on the wireless network without have to talk to them, cuase it will cost me i hi bill on the phone and i to reach people is hard in certain hours so i want to be able to find printers on the network without having to contact them. ( i have aceess to all information like IP's but opening 1 by 1 omg

secondly i way to share internet over wireless network that is save and monitored ( save meaming the person i give internet cant go and share his with a friend and so on ) lets leave out the worries of external wireless networks) Thank you
 

A:our insanly large wireless network has a problem

It sounds like you are not running a domain based system at all.
 

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Hello there everyone and apoligies if this is a simple question, but it has me foxed..

I have 2 PC's hard wire networked via a Belkin router ("old" pc and "new" pc), both with XP Pro. The network is called Mynetwork and the "old" pc is called "Oldpc" with the new one being "Newpc".

The "new pc" has 2 user accounts, me as an administrator and my daughter as a limited account.

The "old pc" also has two accounts, mine as an administrator, and my daughter with a limited account although she doesn't access it (I have a KVM and she doesn't know how to switch between the machines). Both user names are the same on each machine.

I have (fairly) sucessfully managed to restrict her access on the "new pc" to allow access to only her files (although I'll need some help with that in due course as well) but she is still able to access files which I have set to be shared on the "old pc" via the network link. I've tried to restrict her access in the same way as I did on the "new pc" but the "old pc" doesn't recognise her "new pc" user name, presumable because it can't look across both the "old" and "new" pc's and see both sets of users. When I go to the location option on the sharing menu, I can only see the "oldpc" as a location and cannnot get it to recognise the "newpc".

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A:Problems sharing/restricting files across my XP network

Why don't you and your wife share the one 'newpc' and give the 'oldpc' exclusively to your daughter, with strict instructions NOT to touch the 'newpc'! Then only allow internet access from that 'oldpc', no sharing.

Also, how hard is it to push one button on a KVM?
 

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My father works for a small Senior Home Care and he wants me to become a their computer technician. So, basically, the place have five computers running Windows 7. I was thinking about building a server just enough to store and backup the files. On the server, I can map a network drive and train the users on how to store and open files on a network drive so that I can easily backup all files from one location, the server. The server will run Windows 7, mapping a network drive from the server. Any suggestions?
 

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