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File Sharing on Windows 7 VPN Server

Q: File Sharing on Windows 7 VPN Server

Here is the scenario:

VPN Server is set up on Windows 7 Professional machine behind DSL modem and router with port forwarding enabled. I have no trouble connecting or logging in from any client computer regardless of operating system (with the exception of clients whose outbound traffic is going through Linksys WRT54-G wireless router, but that is not my issue).

The installation of Windows 7 is fresh with no new programs installed. I have created one test folder for sharing and have enabled all sharing possibilities that I know of for one user account, which is the same user account that is logging in over the VPN. I have enabled the "Network Shares" for this user as well as the "NTFS Shares."

All client computers which have been tested for logging in through the VPN are in the same workgroup (NOT Homegroup). The workgroup shows up in the "New Network Place" Wizard of the client computer, but the folder I have manually shared is not visible. As a result, the test file I created and shared within that folder is not accessible, nor is it visible on the client.

What I would like to find out is this:

HOW IN THE BLAZES DO I GET FILE SHARING TO WORK ON A WINDOWS 7 VPN SERVER??????

(Note to Microsoft...if you're actually listening...this used to be set up on an XP VPN and all I had to do was tell XP who I wanted to share a file with and it worked. Why did you mess this up?)

Any suggestions are appreciated and I will be glad to answer questions to the best of my ability, but please ask in PlainSpeak. I was a geek in the '80's, but have become lax over the years.

Thanks,
Charles

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A: File Sharing on Windows 7 VPN Server

Have you added "Everyone" to the permissions list? Any type of A/V software you have installed can also cause problems with sharing.
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ns.html?filter

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Hello, and Thank-you in advance for any help.

I have Win 2000 Pro installed on 2 machines, working fine. The wi-fi's are all working in reguards to getting on the internet. We have a practice billing and scheduling on the host PC, and do not have the disks, so can not be copied onto other PCs. What would I need to set it up as a server. Having purchased an existing practice, money is an issue. So, even simple file sharing could work, but would it be secure enough for patient info?
I would appreciate any tech steps to setting up either options. Again, thank-you. Emy
 

A:Solved: File Sharing Windows 2000 or Server?

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OK, now that I got our network running correctly (thanx John!!!), I am now ready for the next set:

We would like to set-up a computer on the network that would be for file sharing.

Basically, we want that computers Shared Folder to be accessable to all users on our network (so we can move files in and out of the server).

We would also like it, that from our home computers, we can access the Shared Fold on the File Server and move files in and out of it.

Now the Questions:

1) Where on the network should we plug this system in? Into the main switch, or directly into the router?

2) Is there any special software that I need to do this? Is Windows XP networking enough?

3) How do I make it so that to access the shared folder, you need a user/password?

4) Is what we are planing, secure?
 

A:File Sharing Server

Personally, for simple file sharing, I'd use one of the many NAS drive boxes that are on the market. The power consumption and physical footprint will be MUCH smaller than a whole computer dedicated to file sharing. Here's a few samples: http://dealnews.com/artsearch.html?search=nas
 

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I have a probably dumb question- Can a workstation be used as a server? For instance, I have an extra desktop and I was hoping to turn into a file sharing server. I am trying to go around buying an actual server. Can this be done?

A:Server - File Sharing

Simple answer - yes, probably.
What operating systems are running on those PCs?

What files do you wish to share?

What programs use them?

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Hi guys - here we go again.
I start by saying I've read the previous threads on this topic and haven't got anywhere.

I have 2 computers networked at home. Both 'puters run XP sp2. I want to share files between them. But I can't.

The server service won't start on either. Both say that the server files can't be found. All the dll files are present in system 32 . Start up set to automatic. Executable paths are correct (C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs), Log on as local system account, dependency is ok with computer browser there.
Have done a windows file check and no problems.

Please help ??? This is driving me nuts (well more nuts). I am a computer idiot but try hard so please have mercy.

In return happy to answer any dental questions you may have (as that's all i got to give)

Cheers

tricka
 

A:File Sharing XP: Server file not found

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I have server 2003 running and I want to share some folders. When I try to access the shared folders from another computer I get an Access is denied message. I want it to ask me for a username and password instead of just telling me I do not have permission to use this network resource. Is this something I set up on the server machine or on another machine that is simply trying to access it? Or do I need to be on a domain to do this somehow? I'm hoping its just some checkbox that says "prompt user for password" but thats unlikely.

Anyways, a little more info may or may not be relevant. Server 2003 is acting like a router. have 2 nics, one to cable modem, one to a hub with my other computers on it. Using the internet connection sharing. I have 3 folders, public, private and incoming. I have 2 users, Troy and Users. Troy has read write and full control on all 3 folders. Users has read on public. Has read, write, full control on incoming. And no access to private. If i add 'everyone' to a folder and set permissions to read, i can access the files.

I just installed thismorning and I dont know a whole lot about 2003. I'm trying 2003 so I can allow more than 10 connections.

Thats probably more than you needed, but anyways, any help is appreciated.
 

A:Server 2003 File sharing

On the Windows2003 server, you need to create the same user accounts and passwords that are being used on the Workstations. Then make sure those users have acess to whatever directories are being shared.

As far as the number of concurrent computer connections, that would be determined by the licenses when you first installed it.
 

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hey

i just got this app
but when its all setup i cannot login
it just says i am not allowed to login
please help
 

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Hi everyone
I've got a problem I hope someone can help me with. I have an issue with my server service not starting. I asked aboutr this earlier and shadypac was kind enough to post this link:
http://www.jasonhartman.net/2005/01/problem-starting-server-and.html
which helped me initaiting the start up but unfortunately it just now says "service starting" and I still can't share. Am i missing something I need?
Cheers Andy
ps be kind I'm a beginner!!
 

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Hi Guys

I'm a newbie here at the forum but I am a long time user of IT and work in the IT industry.

I've been Googling frantically to find a solution for this but have found nothing.

Background
I have 3 machines which I am using to interact with each other as a part of my ventures in web development.
1) Main Machine - Running Windows XP Media Center Edition. I have a network drive mapped to the website directory on my Web Server so I can load the files and work with them direct without having to copy/cut.
2) Web Server - Running Windows XP Professional SP2 connected via Wireless. It is used to host my website and uses Windows file sharing to share the website directory. I administer this PC using VNC from my other two computers.
3) Laptop - Running Windows XP Professional SP2. This has a mapped network drive to the shared Web Site directory on the Web Server configured to use offline files, so I can work with the files whilst not connected to the network, then synchronise when I reconnect to the network.

All this has been working great with the offline files on my laptop and having the mapped network drives on both computers to work with the files on my website whether at home or elsewhere.

However, I am someone who isn't easily satisfied with leaving things as they are and I like to test the limits on what may be possible.

The Problem
Whilst playing around the other day on my laptop at my Girlfriends house (connected to her wireless network, not my own... Read more

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HELP....This did work at one time and now...it does not. I have 2 machines, 1 running xp pro 32 bit and xp 64. I can file share drives and stuff from the xp pro 32 machine. I used to be able to do the same from the xp 64 machine to the xp pro 32 machine. Now when I try to go from the xp 64 machine to the xp pro 32 machine I get "not accessable..might not have permission blah blah blah" "not enough server storage is available to process this command" Keep in mind...this did work BEAUTIFULLY just the other day...now phhhhheeet! Any ideas?

Thanks in advance!

Dan

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Hi guys!

Do you know of any server-client type of program/software (shareware/licensed) that allows users (intranet/internet) to view add, edit, delete files/folders? The server application must also accommodate dynamic IP while the client side must involve minimum configurations.

It would also be great if it includes a discussion interface - chat, boards, etc.

Thank you very much!
 

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Our church has a file server (Dell 2900) running Server 2003 + SP2. It's job is to share files with the staff at the church on approx. 20 PCs & Macs. All was working OK till last week when suddenly no one could get on the shared files. when they tried to check the shares on there MY Computer, they were told that they didn't have permission or that the share did not exist. I could see the shares locally, but could not see or connect over the network.

I ran our symantec 10 and our malware bytes with reports that all was well.

I backed up the data to an ext HDD and reformated the C partiotion of the drive. The data resides on the D partition which I did not touch. It worked for a short while and then had the same failure.

Just some notes: When I turned off the share on the server, it informed that there was one user connected even though I knew no one was connected.

I installed the paid portion of malware bytes and saw several blocked malicious attempts to unknown IP addresses.

I further suspect a hidden spyware program because I looked in the log file of the router and saw connections and attempted connection between the servers IP and some unknown external IP addresses on a port around 24000.

What should I do next ?

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I was tasked to create an answer file for an unattended install using SIM. In a virtual lab, i had the install.wim file on a server and put it on a share to push it through to the client machine. Just for the purpose of making it easy, we could apply full
control permissions in ntfs to the file to everyone and gave read write permissions to everyone in the share. By giving the path in SIM i could pull the file from the client station, but then was asked for credentials. Any idea why it is asking for credentials?
I thought that i made it available to everyone. I even made a separate folder and copied the file to the folder then changed the permissions. Any help would greatly be appreciated.

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Can file sharing be temporarily disabled in windows without affecting any other services. I guess what I am looking for is an "on or off " - switch" without having to disable file sharing the tradional way (rebooting etc). Is there a cmd.com option? Windows service etc...

I would just really like to know how to turn it off....lets say for 5 minutes or 10 minutes at a time and easily resume all shared folders and services.

I really hope im just not overlooking the obvious!

Thanks!
 

A:A file sharing question for guru's only: Can file sharing be temporarly disabled?

net stop server disables file/print sharing
net start server enables file/print sharing
 

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I have installed FileZilla server 0.9.41 on Windows Server 2008 R2. When I upload files to the FTP site, the time
of the file uploaded is incorrect. For example if I upload a file modified 10:37:10 PM it becomes 5:37:00 PM on the FTP site. It is always 5 hours earlier, and truncates the seconds. This makes version control of files difficult. Is there some configuration
change that can fix this, or is this a Windows Server issue? The server time is configured for the Central time zone in The United States.

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The following Structure is a representation;
PC1 - IP 10.0.0.10 - FQDN PC1.DOM.LOCAL
PC2 - IP 10.0.0.20 - FQDN PC2.DOM.LOCAL
SRV1 - IP 10.0.0.5 - FQDN SRV1.DOM.LOCAL - File Share 'FLDR1' / USR1<ReadOnly>


SRV1 has a folder, FLDR1, being shared for read only access to user USR1.

PC1 and PC2 logged on as Domain User USR1.
PC1 is able to connect to SRV1 to see and look in FLDR1.
PC2 is unable to connect to SRV1 to see and look in FLDR1.
Now there are multiple means of connecting to SRV1 to see the share FLDR1.


The following connections were done in combination with the following methods;
Method 1 - via logged on Domain User CMD Prompt with 'NET VIEW'.
Method 2 - via logged on Domain Administrator CMD Prompt with 'NET VIEW'.
Method 3 - via logged on Domain User Explorer Window.
Method 4 - via logged on Domain Administrator Explorer Window.

Connection 1 - via Server Name.
Connection 2 - via Server IP Address.
Connection 3 - via Server Fully Qualified Domain Name.


Now that the stage is set, going to the fun part...

Testing from both PC1 and PC2...
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PC1 : Method 1 - Connection 1 - Success
PC1 : Method 1 - Connection 2 - Success
PC1 : Method 1 - Connection 3 - Success
PC1 : Method 2 - Connection 1 - Success
PC1 : Method 2 - Connection 2 - Success
PC1 : Method 2 - Connection 3 - Success
PC1 : Method 3 - Connection 1 - Success
PC1 : Method 3 - Connection 2 - Success
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On a new computer running Windows Server 2003 R2 w/SP2 I have two partitions C and D. The D drive has a folder called 123 that needs to be shared to the 7 users on a workgroup. When I go to the properties of the D drive the share name of the folder is D$. The 123 folder in the D drive is shared. Permissions is given to Everyone and Everyone has full control in the security tab.
When users try to map on their machines (mostly Win 200 Pro and two XP Pro) they are asked for usernames and passwords. When the administrative usnername and passwords are entered they are able to see the shared folder. Once the computer is restarted the 123 folder asks for the same information (username and password).
What can I do so that the username and password is not asked each time the computer is restarted.

Should I delete the hidden share value of the D drive?

Thank you for looking.
 

A:Sharing a folder in Windows Server 2003d

Are you pointing the folders to \\SERVER\d$\123 or \\SERVER\123

If the first, you need an admin username and password
If the second, provided both NTFS and sharing permissions give the user access, everything should be fine.
 

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We just bought a new server in my office and it's running WinServer 2003. It was running fine, but now the Server doesn't "see" the desktop computers on the network and the visa versa. All the desktop computers are still able to access the Internet through the server, so I'm sure the connection is still there. I've never had to troubleshoot a problem like this, so I'm not really sure where to begin at all. What settings can I check? Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:Windows Server 2003 not allowing sharing

can you ping each other by name? this step by step troubleshooting may help, http://www.howtonetworking.com/Troubleshooting/notaccessibale0.htm.
 

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Our home has a mixed-platform network composed of three Windows 7 machines, two Vista machines, and (hopefully) one Windows XP print server. I would love to upgrade the print server to Windows 7, but it doesn't have enough RAM.

How can I connect the Windows XP print server to my home network? I don't need the ability to share files over the network. I simply need to be able to print directly to the laserjet from any of my networked machines.

I've poked around the forums and elsewhere on the Internet, and have come across variants of this question but haven't found any clear-cut instructions that explain how to do this.

Thanks!

Aaron

A:Sharing XP print server with Windows 7 network

Does the Vista & Win7 computers see the XP computer? Have you tried install network printer from all of them? Do you have the XP printer set as sharing?

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Hello,

I have a problem to access file server on Windows Server 2000 from a Windows 7 PC. For your information, due to some reasons, both Windows 7 and Windows Server 2000 are in different domain.

I have tried all suggested solutions which are :
i. to unchecked both attributes in 'Network Security : Minimum session security for NTLM SSP based (including secure RPC)' for both clients and server.
ii. to apply 'Send LM & NTLM - use NTLMv2 session security if negotiated' in 'Network Security : LAN Manager authentication level'
iii. to make sure the time setting for both Windows 7 and Windows Server 2000 are the same.

But still, i couldn't access the file server. In fact, each time I entered domain\username to authenticate, it will give out this message :



Since I am kinda new to this troubleshooting things, it would be great if someone can tell me why does this happening. Is it because of the different domain?

thanks in advance.

A:Windows 7 unable to Access file server on Windows Server 2000

To connect to the server you would need to enter the credentials of the domain user on the server that would have access. For example if the domain was 'home' with a user 'Josh' then I would put:

home\Josh

As the username. If you want to get advanced you could try and form a trust with the other domain in active directory so that the other domain has permission to access the server

Josh

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I am running Win8.1 on my computer.

It is connected thru an internet router to my Windows Server 2008 R2 Server and my Win XP computer.

Neither of these are showing in the "Network" tab.

Both are Sharing folders.

Is there any way of getting these to share especially the Server?

A:Sharing in non-Windows8.1 Networks - Windows Server 2008R2

Are you saying that both the server and the XP machine aren't showing up under Network on the Windows 8 machine?

If so you will want to make sure that everything is in the same Workgroup, same Workgroup name etc. Not much information to go on here.

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Hello Experts,


I have windows server 2003 and workstations (windows 7)
I changed the subnet for them and changed the IPs

Layer 3 connectivity seems fine with ping test
The only problem I am facing now that the devices can't see each other in Network and I lost the file sharing


Troubleshooting:
- Restart the devices
- Made sure Network discovery is on

at the minute I changed the IPs back to previous subnet, everything worked fine.


Can you please assist?


Many thanks in advanced

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Hello,

I'm having an issue with sharing a HP 2025 printer from a XP Pro print server to a windows 7 workstation. The workstations are all on the same workgroup and all running off the same switch.

There are some xp workstations and some w7 worskstations. The xp workstations add the printer via the sharename "\\Print-SVR\HP Colour" O.K. but the w7 machines continually ask me for a password to which I enter and get rejected. If I add the printer directly via it's IP address by creating a TCP/IP port it works perfectly fine. I have disabled all firewalls and set full access to 'everyone'on the printer. When I view all the devices on the workgroup I can see the other workstations as well as the print server. When I double click on another workstation (both XP and W7) from a W7 machine I am granted access without being prompted for a password except for the print server! When I try the print server I am asked for a password which it does not accept.

My question is; Why am I only asked for a password on the w7 machines and why does it not accept it when entered? Also, I have an identical setup at 10 other locations however at these other locations the workstations are either all xp or all windows 7 (The print servers are identical and running xp at all locations). The only thing that differs at this location is that the workstations are a mix of w7 and xp on the workgroup. I don't see how this could cause a problem as the print server should be... Read more

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Hello Experts,


I have windows server 2003 and workstations (windows 7)
I changed the subnet for them and changed the IPs

Layer 3 connectivity seems fine with ping test
The only problem I am facing now that the devices can't see each other in Network and I lost the file sharing


Troubleshooting:
- Restart the devices
- Made sure Network discovery is on

at the minute I changed the IPs back to previous subnet, everything worked fine.


Can you please assist?


Many thanks in advanced

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In Vista, what happens when you enable password protected file sharing over normal file sharing?

I realize it requires credentials but what is changed on the system to require this?

If I enable just File Sharing (and not the password protected option) and have the share/NTFS permissions set for a user, connecting to the share fails as it never prompts for the username/password.

When you turn on password protected sharing you are prompted then for a username/password. What I want to know is what changes on the system to then prompt for credentials?

Same thing in reverse. If I set the 'require password for sharing' and have the group 'Everyone' in the share and NTFS permissions I am still prompted for credentials if I connect.

Thanks!
Todd

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This is an FYI,  I have resolved my problem but want to let others know the solution. 

I have a Win 7 Professional, SP1 box that has a fileshare on a 2008 Enterprise server 64 bit SP2 where the user has been trying to create a folder.  Randomly she receives the "unable to create the folder "name of folder"  Too many files opened
for sharing".  This seems to be causing by the syncing utility for offline folders.  I have a fileshare on the 2008 server labled "share1" which has many folders and levels.  The allow offiline files on the fileshare was enabled and on the win7
box the fileshare was configured to synchronized.  Here is what I did to diagnose the issue.  I ran the program that creates the folder from the win7 box, then checked the UNC path from the win7 box to confirm folder is created, which it was. 
I logged into the server and went to the mapped drive to that directory which the folder as not present (F5 did not show the folder)  From the server I typed the UNC path to the folder which did not exist.  Went to dos on the server to the layer
above the created folder and did a "dir" which did not show the newly created folder.  I then turned off the allow files to be available offline on the fileshare of the 2008 server.  Then I disable offline folders on the Win7 box.  After disabling
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I have a Windows 2000 file server, home use, and all of my XP machines read it with out any problems. So did Windows 7..........for one night!! I set the HomeGroup connection settings to "Use user accounts and passwords to connect to other computers." Everything worked fine last night, I shut the computer off and went to bed. This morning its telling me there is an error with my user name and password. No settings were changed that I know of. Does anyone have a clue what happened?

A:File sharing with Windows 7

broncolover

You try re-booting the server?

Ken

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I have a CNC machine with a Windows 95 PC controller and I would like to be able to share files with this computer over our network from Windows 7 and later OS machines.  Oddly enough, we have been able to get the 95 machine folder share to show up
on our Windows 7 computer and we can put files onto the 95 folder from the Windows 7 machine, but we cannot access the Windows 7 share from the Win 95 machine.  This appears to be somewhat expected, but this connection is not very reliable.
I am thinking that we could install a Windows XP machine to establish a Folder Share between it and the Win 95 machine, then find a way to share the XP folder with our Windows 7 machines.  We have very limited options to install software on the Win
95 machine since it is running proprietary CNC machine software, but we could install any software we like on the Windows XP machine to get it to share files in mixed environment.
Will this work?  Suggestions?
Tx. James.

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Hi,

I am trying to share files between and old home PC running XP, to a new PC running Windows 7. Both PC's are connected directly to a router via LAN cables. I am looking to transfer all the old files and documents to the new Windows 7 PC.

The Windows 7 PC currently shares files with other laptops (running Windows 7). I believe that I have setup up both PC for file sharing, but I am unable to see the other PC on either machine.

On the PC with XP, I can see under 'M Network Places', the folder and file structure that would like to share.

I have tested that the Internet connection via the router works on the XP (ensuring that all other connections are disconnected), and this works fine.

Can anyone provide some assistance as to how I can get these 2 machines talking?

A:File Sharing between Windows 7 and XP

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Have a look at this tutorial: File Sharing - Between XP and W7 (and vice versa)

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I'm having some trouble getting a network or homegroup set up here at home so I can share files between all of our computers. We've got a gateway from ATT U-Verse and all of the computers are connected to that either wirelessly or directly with ethernet, but the only two computers that can seem to see each other are the two that are hard-wired with the ethernet cable to the gateway; they can't see any of the wireless PCs and the wireless PCs can't see each other. All of the various computers are running Windows 7.

Can anyone give me some idea what I need to do so that I can share files and folders between all of our computers here at home? Any help would be very much appreciated.
 

A:Windows 7 File Sharing

it may be a firewall issue - can you ping the wireless machines

run an ipconfig /all on the machines and make a note of the ip address assigned to the device
and then try and ping that IP address - see below

Sharing Files and Printers on a Home Network for Windows 7 , Vista , XP and Mac
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Use the Homegroup Feature in Windows 7 to Share Printers and Files
The new HomeGroup feature makes sharing files and printers between Windows 7 machines very easy. This link takes a closer look at this new feature to show how easy the sharing process is.
Use the Homegroup Feature in Windows 7 to Share Printers and Files - How-To Geek

With Windows 7, you can more easily share files and printers across a network via the new HomeGroups feature. HomeGroups lets you connect to files and printers with a group password--if all the PCs have Windows 7. This link will show you how to get your Windows 7 PC to play nicely on a network that also has Macs and XP/Vista PCs
Set Up Your Home Network, Windows 7 Edition - PCWorld
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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here

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

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I have a CNC machine with a Windows 95 PC controller and I would like to be able to share files with this computer over our network from Windows 7 and later OS machines.  Oddly enough, we have been able to get the 95 machine folder share to show up
on our Windows 7 computer and we can put files onto the 95 folder from the Windows 7 machine, but we cannot access the Windows 7 share from the Win 95 machine.  This appears to be somewhat expected, but this connection is not very reliable.
I am thinking that we could install a Windows XP machine to establish a Folder Share between it and the Win 95 machine, then find a way to share the XP folder with our Windows 7 machines.  We have very limited options to install software on the Win
95 machine since it is running proprietary CNC machine software, but we could install any software we like on the Windows XP machine to get it to share files in mixed environment.
Will this work?  Suggestions?
Tx. James.

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Hi i have windows xp pro and i have other users on this computer. I currently have my harddrive partitioned in 2 partitions, what i am trying to do is make my d: drive which is the second partition only accessable to me and not any other users, or make certain files on that drive only accessable to me. I have important files on that drive that i do not want any other users accessing or even seeing if that is possible. Anyone who can help me with this that would be awsome.

thanks alot for all the help
 

A:Windows xp file sharing

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Hello,

I use SSH File Sharing (Bitvise client and server) for long.
About a month ago, it began a problem with random behavior. I installed Windows 10, and apparently after an upgrade, the problems started. But, some times, the SSH File Sharing can work.

The key to use File Sharing is create a rule ?netsh interface portproxy add v4tov4
With this rule, which should be found in the File Server is forwarded by the address 10.255.255.1 it is sent by the SSH tunnel to Bitvise server and File Server.
When it works, it is agile and very fast.
For this to work, the LanmanServer service must start manually on demand, after login. This is to allow the system to apply the port forwarding rule from 445 to 44445.
But, Windows starts the LanmanServer service quickly, may be for dependencies.

Setup:

sc config LanmanServer start= demand

netsh interface portproxy add v4tov4 listenaddress=10.255.255.1 listenport=445 connectaddress=10.255.255.1 connectport=44445

Check after Windows starts:

sc query LanmanServer

netstat -an | find ":445 "

Manually start LanmanServer (using programed taks on login):

c:\windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

But, disabling the task with ?svchost.exe -k netsvcs?, the service starts anyway.
In one place I found this:
?After putting in the portproxy add commands I had to disable three services: lanmanserver, smb and iphlpsvc, reboot and start iphlpsvc manually and it was fine.?
Is this a situation on Windows 10?
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OK, I've read the OLD posts on this problem, and tried the 'fix' described. Doesn't work. I've reset the permissions, I've done everything I can think of, and this blasted OS will NOT allow me to change from the LOCKED/Nobody setting.

HELP! This is driving me crazy [crazier?] and I REALLY need to get to my files, as it won't even allow me to upload photos and files to my website!

There HAS to be an easy fix for this. And no, going into control panel/networking and changing the permissions does NOT work.

A:Windows 7 Will NOT Allow File Sharing

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums LadyFaire.

Sorry to read of the problems you are experiencing.

Some background information would help.

Have you had this problem from day 1?

Is your operating system an OEM version of Windows or a retail version?

Have you tried a repair install?

Repair Install

Have you tried setting up a Homegroup?

HomeGroup from start to finish - Help & How-to - Microsoft Windows

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How about on Windows 7 to 8 ( Windows 8 to windows 7 ) How?

A:File sharing between Windows 7 and 8

Hello Douglas,

You could share files between Windows 7 and 8 the same way between other Windows 7 PCs.

The easiest way would be to create a homegroup on one PC, then have the other PC join the homegroup. Homegroup - Create in Windows 8

Homegroup - Join in Windows 8

Homegroup - Create

Homegroup - Add Computer or Join
In addition, you could set files/folders to be shared with the homegroup to be able to share with all or specific PCs on the homegroup. File Sharing - "Share with" & "Stop Sharing" in Windows 8
Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Good day,

I'm a administrator in a small network located in Saudi supporting engineer's in Plant Construction.

The situation is this, we have Windows 2003 server set up with active directory in it and we had joined a windows xp pc to be a file server that will serv a group of engineer from different company than us..

That file server was created by one of my college before his contract expired without looking for the possibility that after several months that company will dispatch much more engineers than he expected.

So the problem now is, the members of that company cannot access the files since only 10 persons is the maximum access for xp..

Question: Is their an way that we can increase the number of maximum simultaneous access without changing the operating system?

Hope somebody can help...
 

A:Windows XP File Sharing

On the xp box I know of no way to increse the conections
 

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Im on a lan with my friend. I can see the files my friend has shared in networking places but he cannot see mine. i have all of the neccesary processes running.. I think. And i've enabled it on my computer.

Anyone have any suggestions.. We're both running windows xp.. Any common sources.

A:File Sharing Windows xp

Do you have a firewall running on your PC? If yes, try disabling it and see if you can share files. If yes, you'll need to create a new firewall rule that allows him access to the files.

BMR777

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Hi:

We have a 6 user office (Mac/Windows) networked with Workgroup. One of the computers doubles as a desktop for the secretary and file server. The computer runs Windows XP Pro. This computer shares a folder and everyone can access it. I need to restrict access to this folder or a subfolder.

I have used Administrative Tools to setup users and groups. I can't find a way to setup privileges and restrict access to a folder depending on the user.

Any ideas are surely welcome.

Thanks,
 

A:Windows XP Pro file sharing

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Me and my brother have a network connection. And i shared some files with him.
Every time he tryes to copy a larger file from my computer ( a 350mb movie or something ) the file transfer stops, and my network connection to. I have to disable and reenable the newtwork connection to connect to the internet or copy some files from him.

A:Windows 7 File Sharing

  
Quote: Originally Posted by metallx350


Me and my brother have a network connection. And i shared some files with him.
Every time he tryes to copy a larger file from my computer ( a 350mb movie or something ) the file transfer stops, and my network connection to. I have to disable and reenable the newtwork connection to connect to the internet or copy some files from him.


Are you using Homegroup?

Are both computers win 7?

what kind of network setup?
Ken

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OK, so i just recently got a laptop with windows 7 on it. My desktop has windows xp and i'm trying to make it so i can copy files to and from my laptop to my desktop and vice-versa without having to set it up every time and so that i can just turn on the desktop and it will be able to share files with my laptop right away.

So far, i have gotten my desktop to be able to access my laptop through "My Network Places" in the "The Internet" section. But on my laptop, it shows my desktop (and what my desktop used to be named for some reason) in the network on the side of the explorer window. when i double click on one, it says that windows cannot access *computer name* and when i press to diagnose the problem, it says to make sure that the device or resource (*computer name*) allows incoming connections for file and printer sharing. In someone could help me, that'd be great. Thanks.

A:need help with file sharing between windows 7 and xp

  
Quote: Originally Posted by neonfire999


OK, so i just recently got a laptop with windows 7 on it. My desktop has windows xp and i'm trying to make it so i can copy files to and from my laptop to my desktop and vice-versa without having to set it up every time and so that i can just turn on the desktop and it will be able to share files with my laptop right away.

So far, i have gotten my desktop to be able to access my laptop through "My Network Places" in the "The Internet" section. But on my laptop, it shows my desktop (and what my desktop used to be named for some reason) in the network on the side of the explorer window. when i double click on one, it says that windows cannot access *computer name* and when i press to diagnose the problem, it says to make sure that the device or resource (*computer name*) allows incoming connections for file and printer sharing. In someone could help me, that'd be great. Thanks.


Search this part of the forums... I've described how to do this many times.

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I'm trying to move all of my music files from my Mac (OS 10.4) to my PC (Win XP Pro SP2). I was told that you can just connect them both together through the ethernet port. When I do that my ethernet connection says that its connected, but besides that nothing happens. I can't connect to the Mac unless I have my wireless connection up. I tried just sending the files over the wireless connection but my Mac is USB 1.1, and it took 5 minutes just to send 2 of the 2000 songs.

So is it really possible to just connect the two? Or what would be an easier way. If there is nothing I can go set them both up next to the router, but that'll be my last resort.

Thanks,
Aj
 

A:Windows/Mac File Sharing

The Mac is smart enough to use a regular ethernet cable but the PC might be needing a crossover cable to directly connect. So if you can't make it work with a straight cable then you can use the straight cable to go to your router, the instructions below are the same either way.

You need to enable windows file sharing on the Mac. System Preferences -> Sharing. Then you have a couple options. You can either enable a full access shared directory on your PC and browse to it through opening up Network and connecting to the shared directory (you might want to disable wireless so it doesn't try to connect that way). OR you can browse to your Mac from your PC by typing in the IP address of your Mac, then entering your username and password for your Mac. Then you have full access to the same directories you do with your username on the Mac.
 

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Hi,
I have a desktop pc on xp pro and a laptop on windows 7. The desktop is connected to bt homehub 2.0 by wireless and laptop is also connected by wireless . The computers work from the hub ok but i cannot get the two computers to share files , etc. They cannot see each other somehow. I have tried many options from different sources with no avail. Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:windows 7 and xp file sharing

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I got 2 PCs (A & B) both running Windows 7 ultimate networked through an ADSL2+ router. On PC A, I have a folder X. On PC B, I got two user accounts: 1 and 2. I wanted to share folder X on PC A with PC B user 1 but not user 2. How do I implement it?? Thanks a lot for your great help!

I have tried to set up a share of X, however, Both user 1 and 2 on PC B will have access to it. I can not differentiate them.
 

A:File sharing on Windows 7

Hi,

To connect to systems on win 7 to share folders, they need to belong to thesame home group.
What you do is enter Control Panel > Network. Click the HomeGroup Link. Tick the libraries to share. Follow on and click Apply. It will generate a homegroup password. copy this password to use on the second system.

Now on the 2nd system, go to Control Panel > Network. It should have detected the created home group. follow it up until it gets to the area where u put the password from the first system. enter it and apply. This should be ok.

Finally, on the 1st pc, copy the folder u want to share to the document library that has been shared so u get to access it from the second system from network icon.
 

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We have two desktop computers, both running Windows XP in our house. They both share a wireless broadband internet connection which works perfectly but I don't understand why file and printer sharing doesn't work. We have run the setup wizards on both PC's but we can only print from the computer directly connected to the printer. What have we done wrong? I'm not good with computers!
 

A:Internet connection sharing works, but file and printer sharing doesn't work? Help!

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Hello.
Iv'e shared my public files folder on the home network and everything was OK. One day all the computers lost the access to the folder. When I got to the setting I saw that 'Public folder sharing' option was of. I switch it back to 'On', Saving, and nothing. Getting back to this dialog box and sees it's still off (screenshot). Sometimes it's get back to 'On' byitself. and still no access to the folder. STRANGE BEHAVIOUR...
(Once I suceeeded accessing and seeing only Videos and Music folders was shown, for a moment and then... lost access).

Iv'e checked that all the services are running and they are.
I'm tried to use System restore... No luck.

Any ideas?

ADDITIONAL DETAILES:
OS: Windows 7
Network profile on thie computer: "Home network"
* I'm using Norton Internet Security firewall, eliminating the chance it's the problem, I tried disabling it and then trying to access the folders - no luck.
* All the computers connect through TP-LINK router, this computer is wired, another is wired to and the third is wireless. Niether the wired and the wireless can access this computer.

A:[SOLVED] Can't change 'Advanced Sharing Settings' and file sharing isn't working

anybody?

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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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