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Previously Shared Folder Now Access Denied

Q: Previously Shared Folder Now Access Denied

[Windows 7 Prof 64-bit SP-1]

A folder in \Programme Files(x86), which was shared last week no longer allows access from my network (XP Home/Prof machines).

The folder is (was) a shared one, has the read only attribute removed, and has a share-name. I don't have the [Share With] option on right-click, only [Advanced Sharing]. It's shared with Everyone for read-write access.

Try as I may I cannot get this folder to revert to its previous shared status and unless a solution is found I shall have to move it out to a new folder unde c:\ outside system control.

My UAC is one notch down from the top.

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A: Previously Shared Folder Now Access Denied

Hi please see this Troubleshoot "access denied" when opening files or folders

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Hi Everyone,

I am running a single Domain Controller on a Windows Server 2008 R2 box.

Within my Domain there are about 40 clients; a mixture of Windows computers ranging in version from XP to W7.

On many computers I have enabled shares on various folders (for backing up email, sharing data directly between computers, etc).

On my personal workstation I have a number of folders shared with the rest of the Domain.

Recently colleagues of mine have not been able to access any of the shared folders on my workstation. When they attempt to do so through "Network" (from Windows 7) they see the following message -



Whilst colleagues cannot see my shared folders they are setup exactly as they were when they were accessible (and I have not made any changes in recent memory). Furthermore I am able to access shared folders on other computers from my workstation.

I have performed a fair amount of Googling before posting to this forum, and many of my search results indicated that I should use the Netdom.exe command to reset the "machine account password" for the Domain. However this seems like using a sledge hammer to put a tack in a wall, and I really don't want to mess with the Server if I can avoid it.

Further to the above I have also read a great deal about file encryption and setting the encryption in Windows 7 lower, but this only appears to be relevant when trying to connect from XP to W7 (which doesn't really concern me at this stage). ... Read more

A:Cannot access Shared Folder (that was previously accessible)

It may be worth checking that the time/date settings are all in sync on the server and the clients. Another common problem is people may inadvertently use their ISP or router as an alternate DNS server.

Your PC's and servers should only point to your internal DNS servers. If not you will often have name resolution and connection issues.

I've also read that Symantec Endpoint security can cause problems such as is being described.

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Hi Everyone,

I am running a single Domain Controller on a Windows Server 2008 R2 box.

Within my Domain there are about 40 clients; a mixture of Windows computers ranging in version from XP to W7.

On many computers I have enabled shares on various folders (for backing up email, sharing data directly between computers, etc).

On my personal workstation I have a number of folders shared with the rest of the Domain.

Recently colleagues of mine have not been able to access any of the shared folders on my workstation. When they attempt to do so through "Network" (from Windows 7) they see the following message -

Whilst colleagues cannot see my shared folders they are setup exactly as they were when they were accessible (and I have not made any changes in recent memory). Furthermore I am able to access shared folders on other computers from my workstation.

I have performed a fair amount of Googling before posting to this forum, and many of my search results indicated that I should use the Netdom.exe command to reset the "machine account password" for the Domain. However this seems like using a sledge hammer to put a tack in a wall, and I really don't want to mess with the Server if I can avoid it.

Further to the above I have also read a great deal about file encryption and setting the encryption in Windows 7 lower, but this only appears to be relevant when trying to connect from XP to W7 (which doesn't really concern me at this stage).

It is m... Read more

A:Cannot access Shared Folder (that was previously accessible)

Hi Everyone,

I have managed to solve this issue. Previously I have encountered similar issues between a Windows Domain Controller and a client computer; however in previous cases the client computer simply wasn't able to logon to the Domain (even when using the Admin, or Administrator account). In those previous instances I would receive a "The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed." message at the logon screen (as pictured below) -

In the instance related to this post there appears to have been some kind of "partial mistrust" between my workstation and the Domain Controller (Windows 2008 R2 Server).

Before looking directly at the Domain as the primary cause of this issue I performed the following on my workstation.

1). Removed an "Alternate DNS" entry from the network adaptor
2). Flushed the DNS (using ipconfig /flushdns)
3). Rebooted

After the above steps there was no improvement, so I performed the following additional steps.

1). Unjoined the Domain from my workstation
2). Rebooted my workstation (and logged onto a local account)
3). Deleted my workstations entry from Active Directory User & Computers on the Server
4). Rebooted the Server
5). Rejoined the Domain from my workstation
6). Rebooted my workstation
7). Logged back onto my workstation with my Domain account

The above steps fixed the issue, and I am now able to view shared folders that are on my workstation from Windows 7 & Win... Read more

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I cannot move, rename, write to, or do anything besides open files from any of the shared folders. I have tried using both admin accounts (my wife's and mine) to change permissions with CACLS, but after "thinks" about it for a couple seconds, it says "Access is denied". Any help would be appreciated!

A:Access Denied On Shared Folder

don't know calcs
right click folder --> sharing and security to check attributes and permissions

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Hi All -

I have a Win2000 Sp2 computer that acts as a file server - I've created a folder that is shared, and given about a dozen other computers full access to this folder.

Recently I tried to add a couple of WinXp computers to this network and give them full access not only to the shared folder on the W2K computer but also full access to all the sub-folders that users have created in the shared folder and all the files within those sub-folders. But I get "Access Denied" when I try to access those sub-folders and files -

I've tried setting full permissions for each new computer to each sub-folder, but sometimes that doesn't work.
But sometimes new computers can access a file IF it is modified by a previous user.

None of this is what I expect. I also cannot get access to some sub-folders on the Win2K computer even when logged into the Win2K computer as Administrator.

I would appreciate your assistance -

Honline
 

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Hello there

I have a computer with windows 2003 server installed on it. There is one shared folder. The computer's name is SERVER. The shared folder's name is OFFICE.
Whenever I type \\SERVER\OFFICE in a windows explorer window, I get a pop up window with a message that says that Windows does not find \\SERVER\OFFICE.

How can I fix this?
I mean, I should be able to see the folder in this way because this OFFICE folder is shared and I am doing this from the same computer and not from another computer in the LAN.
Any idea?
Thanks
 

A:access denied to shared folder

OFFICE is at the root of the C: drive, right?

I would first try changing "OFFICE" to a name that is less likely to be (semi) reserved on a Microsoft system; and if that doesn't help I would then make a similar change to "SERVER."
 

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I have two XP desktops. I use one for the internet & email and the other for work. I have a SharedDocs folder on each desktop.

On my work desktop it works. On the email/internet desktop, I can take files out but I can't put files into the folder. I get the message:

Error Copying File or Folder
Cannot copy [file name]. Access is denied.
Make sure that the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use.
Can you tell me how to correct this issue?

Thanks to all who try to help or solve this problem!

Writergal
 

A:Solved: Access denied with shared docs folder

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Additional Note:
Performing a net user * /DELETE has no effect on the share that is not working properly. Also when performing a new use the share does not appear in the list.

I keep having a re-occurring issue.

I start by creating a shared folder on a Windows 2000 Server. From my Windows XP Pro laptop I'm able to access the files in the shared folder. At some point either from logging off the network or network changes that occur over night, I lose share. By losing the share I mean that I can access the folder that is shared but it does not show any files in the folder even though there are files. If I turn off the server, I get the same empty folder results. I've tried registering and flushing the DNS several times and reassigning my IP address. I'm at a loss as to why the share will not show any files. If I create a new share on the same server it will work fine until I leave for the day and return the next day. I would like to understand more about how shares are created and handled in Windows and then I might be able to figure out why this problem is occurring.

Thanks,
Mark
 

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On both 64Bit & 32Bit Win7 machines I get an error message, denying access to a file in a folder within another folder. All have been shared, permissions granted & drives mapped to each folder. That is in addition to initially applying the changes to the file folder, subfolders, and files.

The message comes after the Client machine accesses the program, and attempts to generate a pdf.

The 64 is Win7-Win7 connection, while the 32 is connected to an XP.
Initially, I thought it to be a 64 issue. However, now it seems to be a Win7.
I have set to the Program to Run As Administrator & changed the Compatibility to XP Service Pack 3 to no avail.

I am moments away from Control+Alt+45ACP.
Please Help!

A:Folder Shared, Permission Granted File "Access denied"

  
Quote: Originally Posted by ASKJesse


On both 64Bit & 32Bit Win7 machines I get an error message, denying access to a file in a folder within another folder. All have been shared, permissions granted & drives mapped to each folder. That is in addition to initially applying the changes to the file folder, subfolders, and files.

The message comes after the Client machine accesses the program, and attempts to generate a pdf.

The 64 is Win7-Win7 connection, while the 32 is connected to an XP.
Initially, I thought it to be a 64 issue. However, now it seems to be a Win7.
I have set to the Program to Run As Administrator & changed the Compatibility to XP Service Pack 3 to no avail.

I am moments away from Control+Alt+45ACP.
Please Help!


Try taking ownership of the folder. Here's how: Take Ownership Shortcut

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Hi,
I just got Vista working and i'm surprised by how much it has improved since the betas...or even RC1. There are a couple things I can't seem to fix though: 1st ( a networking problem ), I'm trying to share folders in Vista in a way similar to how I'm used to doing it in XP. I got the folder to appear and I can see it from my xp computer but I'm denied access when I try opening it. So far I've done the following: Changed the network type to 'private network', turned ON network discovery, turned ON file sharing, and have the remaining 4 categories turned off in the Network and Sharing Center. Then I right clicked the folder I wanted to share, properties, sharing tab, Advanced sharing, checked 'share this folder' and clicked apply.

-Only active firewall is Vista's.
 

A:Vista - Access denied to shared folder ( xp to vista )

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i cannot access a shared folder on Windows 7 from an XP machine.

buy W7 laptop.
share folders on W7 laptop and access them on XP machine... no problem.
router goes bad and have to replace.
setup new router.
connect to internet from W7 and Xp machine.
connect to XP shared folders from W7 laptop.
ACCESS DENIED trying to view shared folders on W7 laptop from XP machine.

both computers are on the same workgroup.

i have specific shared folders i am wanting to access... NOT the homegroup folders setup by W7.

this is so frustrating.

A:Acces Denied for W7 Shared folder

I am more curious about the router causing ntfs acl permission issues, lol. But anyway... Add the "everyone" group to the Security tab...

on the folder you wish to "share".

right click, click properties, security,,, edit , add, type: everyone, hit enter, check 'full control' next to the everyone group.

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I have 3 computers on a wi-fi home network. The network is secured wpk-2. Two are laptops (having replaced an old desktop with a less old laptop). All are running Win 7 Home Premium. Two use Norton Internet Security 2010, and the recently added laptop uses AVG Antivirus 2011. All are in the same workgroup, and all are in the Homegroup, and the folder I wish to access on each of them is shared with full read/write permission to the Homegroup. Password protected sharing is off, and I have disabled firewalls in security programs.Since adding the new computer, when I try to access the shared folders across the network, I get the error, ?you do not have permission to access \\COMPUTER NAME\FOLDER NAME. Contact network administrator?? I have tried every solution I can find in techie forums. What?s the deal?

A:Shared, but access denied

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Patrick77


I have 3 computers on a wi-fi home network. The network is secured wpk-2. Two are laptops (having replaced an old desktop with a less old laptop). All are running Win 7 Home Premium. Two use Norton Internet Security 2010, and the recently added laptop uses AVG Antivirus 2011. All are in the same workgroup, and all are in the Homegroup, and the folder I wish to access on each of them is shared with full read/write permission to the Homegroup. Password protected sharing is off, and I have disabled firewalls in security programs.Since adding the new computer, when I try to access the shared folders across the network, I get the error, ?you do not have permission to access \\COMPUTER NAME\FOLDER NAME. Contact network administrator?? I have tried every solution I can find in techie forums. What?s the deal?


Need some clarification. Are you using workgroup, or homegroup for networking?

Homegroup uses IPv6, workgroup IPv4. IPv6 sometimes has issues with sharing and connectivity on some systems

A workaround is to create a new connection using "work" workgroup.
Ken J

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Hi There,

Could anyone help me I trying to find the answer or links that may help me find the answer to my problem.....

I could access a folder from the server before, and now I get a message" The link you are trying to access is unavailable or missing, try checking your spelling and try again.....

Is it a permission problem?
Please help me
Thanks
Shodowclarke
 

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I have recently tried to access my shared documents folder and it says: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents is not accessible. Access is Denied. I have shortcuts created of my pictures and I am able to do what I want with them. I am running XP media center. How do I get into my Shared Documents folder?
 

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I've got a simple home network, with one Windows 7 Ultimate x64 desktop (wired), one Windows XP Pro desktop (wired), and two Windows 7 Home Premium notebooks (wireless). The motherboard failed on one of the notebooks that belongs to my stepdaughter, so I removed the hard drive and installed it in the Windows 7 desktop. My intent is to mark it shared so that the new notebook she is buying can access it and she can copy her data files.

I currently have two other shared folders and a shared USB flash drive on the Windows 7 computer. There is no problem accessing these other shared folders and drive from any of the computers on the network.

However, when I marked the new hard drive as shared and gave full rights to Everyone, exactly the same way I shared the USB flash drive, the other computers on the network can see the shared drive, but they get an "access denied" message indicating they do not have rights to it. I have no problems accessing the drive from the Win 7 computer.

What is it that I need to do to give the other computers access to this drive? As I said, it is shared in exactly the same way as the USB flash drive they have no problems accessing.

A:Access denied for shared drive

I'm thinking you may not have set the correct permissions. On the computer it's connected to, right click on "Computer" and select "Manage". Now, under "System Tools" -> "Shared Folders" -> "Shares" double-click on the name of this share and go to the "Share Permissions" tab. Make sure that this is where you set "Everyone" to full control, otherwise you were just setting the local permissions

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Hi Guys,

I have a dell laptop running Windows 7 Pro (x64). I have few systems in the network with some running Win 7 and others Win XP.

I wanted to share the C and D drives of my laptop. So I selected D Drive and chose advanced sharing, (Everyone) and shared it. This way my network systems are able to access/modify the D drive.

The same I did for C drive. But in this case though we can see the C Drive shared in network but when we tried to access it we get message access is denied. The settings in network sharing center is fine (password sharing is off and access to public folder sharing is on).

What should I do to fix this ? I just want a read only access to C drive. (I also tried sharing a folder in C drive but the same error comes.)

Thanks,

Cheers,
Sam

A:Shared C Drive but access denied

   Warning
The C drive is a protected drive and sharing this will expose operating system files to external clients on the network. Do this at your own risk


When you set the sharing permission to allow everyone to view that particular drive or folder then this will apply to the local users on that machine. In order to apply this to a LAN you need to make sure that all the clients are in the same workgroup and that they have the exact same username and password as a user on the machine that is sharing the drive or folder.

Unless you have changed the workgroup settings these will all be the same. If you have then simply make sure that they are all the same.

Next you will need to create a user on a machine with the same username and password as a user on the host machine.

For example if machine A is sharing a folder and is logged on as 'Shadow' with the password of 'Pa55word', then in order to access that folder on machine B I will need to create a user with the username of 'Shadow' and a password of 'Pa55word' for the authentication to work.

I understand that this is a pain but since this is the C drive windows tries to protect unauthorised access. You should not need to complete this for any other shared folder that is not on the C drive with the Everyone permission applied.

Hope this Helps,
Josh!

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I am having a problem sharing a folder on my local network.

Both PC's are using Windows XP Professional.
Both PC's can see each other fine.
I have simple file sharing disabled.

When I try to access the shared folder I get the following error message:

\\CATHY\Temp is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions.
Access is denied.Click to expand...

Of course, if I grant permissions to 'EVERYONE' in the security tab, I can connect to share fine.

But I don't want that, I want to be asked for a username and password when I connect to the share.

Can anyone please help? This is driving me nuts!!! I don't know what permissions I need to set to be able to bring up username and password authentication.
 

A:Shared Folders: Access Denied

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I've just got a new netbook and have connected it to my home network. Internet connection is working fine, but I also want to access shared files on my main PC.

I've run the Network Setup Wizard on both computers. Both have the same workgroup name and both have file and printer sharing enabled. There are no third-party firewalls running on either machine, but both have Windows Firewall enabled. Both are running AVG free edition.

The netbook is running Windows XP Home Edition SP3
The main PC is running Windows XP Pro SP2

I can access the shared files on my netbook, using my main PC.

Here's the problem. When I go to View Workgroup Computers on the netbook, I can see the main PC in my workgroup. However, when I double click to open this, I get an 'access is denied' message which advises me to contact the server's admin about access permissions.

Can anyone tell me which setting I need to change to enable access? Any help would be much appreciated - please let me know if there's any important info I've left out in this description.

Thanks.
 

A:Solved: Acessing shared files from netbook: access is denied

After doing some more digging, I found some info that's helped me fix this. For anyone having a similar problem, this is what I used;

On each machine, do this.

Create a file in notepad named FIXANON.REG with the following contents:

You should have 3 boxes on the bottom in NOTEPAD.
1)Filename : FIXANON.REG
2)Save as type: all files
3)Encoding: ANSI
If you do not change it from txt type to All files type, then the file will actually be FIXANON.REG.txt, this won't accomplish the desired result.

------------------- Use text after this line -------------------
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa]
"restrictanonymous"=dword:00000000
------------------- Use text before this line -----------------

Double click on the file and say Yes to the merge into registry question.

Reboot the computer.
 

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what's the easiest way to share drives from one xp to another, i tried sharing but windows folder and programs folder show access denied. what to do?
 

A:Shared Drive C: From One Comp To Other But Windows And Programs Access Denied

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We have domain and time to time we need to share a local printer to other computers. For years we could just type in the computer name //blehbleh and there we can see the shared printer. After June 15th ish this no longer works. This does however work for
administrators but not for normal users. We just get the access denied error. If I go to networks I can even see the computer but if you try to connect to the computer you are not prompted for administrator user/pw to access it either.

Thanks,
Anthony

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I have all 4 PC's in the office using Windows 7 Pro. I have one computer that is designated to house my share folder for scanning documents and attaching them to our management system.  We are finding that multiple problems occur - not at once and at
different times .  Sometimes, the document within the shared folder called "IMAGEBATCH" will not delete.  Sometimes that document deletes, and then re-appears within the IMAGEBATCH folder.  Sometimes the document will not
scan through the network to the IMAGEBATCH folder.  Sometimes we get an error saying we "don't have permission to delete this file".  These circumstances occur on all computers, including the computer that houses the original file IMAGEBATCH. 
Sometimes in the day, each computer that is supposedly looking at the same IMAGEBATCH folder see different files.
Restarting the computer clears the problems, but then start right back up at irregular intervals, sometimes in the morning, sometimes in the middle of the day.
I did find a duplicate file named IMAGEBATCH on the "C" drive of that PC, so I deleted that, but the symptoms are still there.  This is the only shared folder in our entire network.  What can I be missing?  I have checked to make
sure it is a share folder, all the permissions are in place, and that we all can see the folder through the network.  What am I missing?  I am the owner and administrato... Read more

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I'd like to put a .cmd file in my c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup directory, but \Documents and Settings has a lock on it and tells me "Access denied" when I click on it. Is this a job for "Take Ownership" or is there another way? The instructions for "Take Ownership" say not to use it on the C drive, but it's not clear if that applies to the whole drive, or individual files/folders on it. Thanks.

A:"Access denied:" How to overcome denied access to a folder

That is the incorrect path. No need to mess with permissions, I'd advise leaving them alone.

The path you are looking for is C:\Users\<your user account>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

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I have a Desktop PC which is running Windows Vista Business. I have a folder being shared on it (with Everyone allowed)

File sharing is turned on, Password requirement is turned off.

I have two laptops. One Has Windows XP Home. It can see and access the shared folder on the Vista Business PC with no problems.

My other laptop has Windows Vista Home Premium. I need to access the shared folder on the Vista Business machine from this laptop. It can see the Vista Business machine, and it can see that it has a shared folder. However, when trying to access this shared folder from the Vista Home Prem laptop, it gives me an error message about not having permissions and that access is denied.

All 3 computers are in the same workgroup.

As it happens, the XP Home laptop has some shared folders. I AM able to see and access the shared folders on the XP laptop FROM the Vista laptop.

I am stumped. Does anyone have any ideas?

A:Cannot Access Shared Folder

Also, from the Vista laptop I CAN access the "Public" shared folder on the Vista Business PC.

As such I don't believe it can be a firewall issue.

The permissions on the shared folder I am trying to access are set to Full Control for Everyone.

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I have Windows 7 Professional x64.

My pictures are located in this folder: L:\Users\<name>\My Pictures

I want to share this folder with another user on my computer. Can't do it.

Simply altering the folder's permissions doesn't work. If I change permissions so that the folder in question does not inherit any permissions from parent folders, and instead allow my user read-only access to the folder...access denied.

Alright then, I tried to share the folder with my user. Although sharing usually means sharing with other computers on a network, it also applies to other users on the same machine. But the user can't access the shared folder...access denied.

I could move the folder in question to the Public user, but then everyone can see it.

Holy cow...what does it take to share a folder with another user on the same computer?

A:Can't Access Shared Folder!

Hi ;

You may go to folder right click sahre and select specific user then type in username and add folder read / read-write

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Hi
i have 60 system under in work group . some of the system holding shared folders from last few weeks it is not accessing all over the n/w . if we newly install xp also remote system is pinging but it is not connecting for remote system . for EG:(sap and lotus ) . some systems show ICS services not running . When we disable and enable the lansettings SAP and Internet will connect for half an hour .


Thanks&Regards
Jophin

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I shared my desktop so my 2000 machines can access them...but it says access denied! I have access to a program folder, my 3 other hard drives, but no desktop--any ideas? I tried with a 98 machine, same story, can't get to the desktop "Access is denied"
 

A:Can't Access Shared Folder In Xp

I am not actually sure you can share your desktop. Thats kind of like the working area for the local user. If you want access to something specific on the desktop try sharing that item specifically.

You may want to try manually mapping the drive.

~ Lyrical ~
 

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i'm used wireless connection in Vista...when i want shared my folder with other pc in wireless...the error "permission denied"...

A:Folder Shared,but cannot access

Just sharing the folder isn't enough especially in Vista, make sure you set the permissions to FULL access so you can read/write and move/remove files.

That should give you the access you are looking for.

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Hi Guys,

I have a problem that I have been trying to solve with the help of the internet which brought me to this forum.
I have a local network with X number of computers. All of these computers have a shared documents folder which is accessible to all the computers in the workgroup. The problem occurred when I replaced the motherboard of one of the computers, say Computer#1. I copied the set-up of the computer#1 from the original motherboard which I thought would make the pc behave like it did before the motherboard was replaced. But the shared documents folder of PC#1 can not be accessed now, although PC#1 can access the shared documents folder of the rest of the computers in the workgroup. What could be the problem? Please help. Thank you guys!
 

A:Can't access shared folder

closing duplicate, please respond at http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/1068747-cant-access-shared-foler.html .

thanks,

v
 

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Hi all,

I have a server running on Windows Server 2008. It's connected to network and has a shared folder. The shared folder is important and accessed frequently.
When I try to access the shared folder by typing \\<server IP Address>\ from Windows + Run, I've got an error message said that "The specified network is no longer available".
I remote the server, check the services with services.msc and find that Computer Browser service doesn't start while it usually starts automatically. When I try to start it, I've got an error message "Error 230 : The pipe state is invalid".
I've searched from Google but don't find any information useful.

The only way to gain access to the shared folder I've found is to remote the server and it's succeeded.

My questions are :
1. Does Computer Browser service is responsible about no access to the shared folder from the server?
2. How to start the Computer Browser service? If it is possible, I don't want to restart the server.

Regards,
Durz
 

A:Can't access shared folder

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Hi guys, I have a shared folder on a Win XP on virtual machine & could access it from the host on windows 10 ,


i am trying access it via back slash "\\192.168.x.x" from a win 10 pc it keeps saying this msg :

Windows cannot access \\192.168.x.x check the spelling of the name. Otherwise there might be a problem with your network.

(knowing that the ping between the 2 operating system works well) 


Thanks

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Hi,

I've encountered a very odd thing here. I have a PC that runs on windows XP Pro and it's connected to domain server.

What happens is that when i was trying to access to files on the server, i typed in \\192.168.4.10 to the address on windows explorer. It failed with the following message

"\\192.168.4.10 is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resources... The network is not present or not started."

Then, i checked to see if i could get onto the internet. yes, the internet's working. I run windows command prompt and run ping to the server's IP address and got replies back from the server. Everything seemed to be OK. I couldn't think of anything that might be the cause.

After that, i tried to access to the server again but this time by a different mean. I went to windows explorer and then click on "My Network Places". I found the shared folder on the server there and clicked on it and it worked. I could get in with no hassle at all. So what's wrong with typing in the IP address to the windows explorer. Very strange one.

Has anyone had a similar issue like i have before and might be able to help me out?

THank you in advance
 

A:Can't access to shared folder

1. try without the backslashes.
2. Maybe you have the wrong digits in the address?
 

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Hi,

I share a folder on windows xp for easy access from my other windows computer. Both my computer connects trough my netgear router. I hope and assume only computers connected to my local network (connected to my router) can reach this shared folder, but to be sure i hope someone can explain how it is with this.

Best regards.

Tomas
 

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Hello - i'm a bit embarrassed to be posting on this site as i'm usually quiet competent at troubleshooting windows problems.

i'm running xp home sp2 over a wireless net. i've been able to successfully share folders and a printer over the small home network for the past 2-3 years with no problem. the apt that i share the net with recently added some pc's and i noticed them in network neighborhood. i didn't want my shared folder to show up so i disabled it on one of my pc's.

now, after a restart (both soft and hard shutdown), i am totally unable to access the shared folder, and the files within! it shows up in network places but when i try to get into it, i get the following error message:

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents is not accessible.

Access is denied.

Some things to note:
Yes, I am logged in as an administrator
I tried to go back to some automatically set restore points to see if that would resolve the problem...it did not.
Firewall is on...I've tried it off, etc.....no change.
I've tried hitting the folder through all of the profiles in the "Documents and Settings" folder directly off C:

I am really, really hopeful that this is just a simple config issue that I'm not aware of and that the data is still there!

Please provide me with any possible resolutions that may help me find my data. Of course, if you need any other info to help, please contact me (directly offline preferred....i do have ... Read more

A:unable to access shared folder

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Tow different windows 10 machines can't access Toshiba e-studio printer shared folder .

- We have three Toshiba printers same model "e-studio 275" , both devices can't access all

the printers shared folder .

- other devices are still able to access the folder "XP ,7 , 8.1 and 10" .

- I reviewed all the printer's settings and they are the same .

- Nothing changed on the printer side or the PC's .

-Turned off antivirus and firewall.

- Both devices can ping the machines , access their web interfaces ,print ...etc.

- One month ago everything was fine .

So, any suggestions ?
 

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I have a LAN with a PC running 98SE and a wireless Laptop running 2000 Professional. Both computers can access the internet and when I select network neighbourhood on the desktop I can see each computer. The problem I am having is that I can access the shared folder on the 98SE machine from the laptop however when I try and connect to the 2000 machine it is requesting a network password. I never set a password up for this so I am at a loss. The window that comes up asks for;

Enter Network Password
Resource \\Laptop\IPC$
Password

I have enabled file and print sharing on both systems.
 

A:Unable to access shared folder on LAN

Create an account on the 2000 pc with the same logon and password you use on the 98 machine.
 

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Can someone help me please.
I have a user who wished to have access to a shared folder on our network.
I mapped the drive for her on the PC she uses.
However when you click on it you cannot gain access....it come sback with the error message access denied?

How do I reslove this issue. Obviuosly I need to set up a permission on our server or something?

The client machine is XP and the Server is 2003.
Can someone provide me with an idiot proof step by step guide on what I need to do.
 

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Please bear with me, this problem is a little tricky to explain.
I have 2 computers (A and on a home network, connected through a router and hard-wired with Cat5 cable.
They are both running Windows XP Pro SP3 and file/print sharing is turned on.
Both computers can Ping each other successfully.
Both computers can "Net View" each other successfully.
Both computers can see the other's shared folders in My Network Places.
Computer A can access the shared folders on Computer B and transfer files, etc.
Computer B can ONLY access the SharedDocs folder on A and not any of the other shared folders.
When I try, I get an Access Denied window.

I cannot understand why I can access one folder (SharedDocs) but none of the others.

Thanks for any insights you might provide.

Ken

A:Shared Folder Access Problem

I would try reconfiguring the shared folder permissions on the shared folders on computer A that you want computer B to access. It is almost always a permission/authorization issue when you get a Access Denied message. Computer B user would seem to not have persmission to access the files and do download transfers. You must assign them.

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I have a simple filesharing home network setup between my PC running windows XP home and my Mac powerbook on MAC OSX. Its worked fine up untill recently and now I cant access the mac from my PC but the Mac can access the PC. When I try to get into the Mac I get the error message "\Server\\Share is not accessable. you might not have permssion to use this resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permssions. Network path not found". We didnt change any settings and the mac still has windows sharing enabled. I tried mapping the network drive and connecting under a different name and it still says "network path not found" can anyone help please.
 

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Hi,
I recently got into a problem and I solved that successfully.


The problem was that I wasn't able to connect to a shared folder because of SMB 1.0 that it wasn't installed on Windows. My question is that before I installed SMB 1.0, I could connect to the shared folder on other machines without any errors. Why did
this happen?

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Hi everyone,

I have a simple network with four computers connected together via a switch. Three of the computers are Windows 2003 Server; the fourth is Windows XP Pro. All four machines are in a domain and everyone can see everyone else.

There is a shared folder on the XP Pro machine.

I can access this folder from two of the 2003 servers, which are set up to be domain controllers.

But I can't access the shared folder on the XP machine from the third 2003 server, which is not a domain controller. Error message is access denied, no permission to access the shared resource.

I can see the shared folder but unable to access any sub-folder. The weird thing is that I can access the other shared resources on this XP machine. Just this particular folder that denies me access to its contents.

Please give me some idea to troubleshoot this problem.

Many thanks for your help.
 

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hello i am not able to access folder on shared drive... i can go into the drive but when i try to access the folder it says access denied . but i can access the share doc of tht pc. my os is xp and the pc which i am trying to access is also xp .. so can u tell me what is the problem

A:cannot access folder on shared drive

Hello ankitricky

Try taking ownership of the folder

Right click it and select Properties. Select the Security Tab and click the Advanced button. You'll see an Owner tab so add your User Name to the list

You may need to go to My Computer/Tools/Folder Options/View tab and uncheck "Use simple file sharing" or you won't have a Security tab otherwise.

XP Home
Go to Safe Mode to find the Security Tab

You need to be using an Admin Account to do it.
Once you have given yourself permission you will not get the ?Access Denied? message.

To apply to subfolders check the box "Replace owner on subcontainers and objects" before you click ?Apply?

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So yesterday I decided to set up and optimize my home network by creating shared folders and stuff. As an IT student I'm learning about security so I started by disabling all the Home Group config and creating users with passwords and enabling password authentication so everytime I want to access a computer/folder I have to enter an user (I have more than one for when I need only read or write to a shared folder).

The only problem I have is when I try to access XP. I have one XP and three Sevens. In one of the Sevens, when I try to enter the XP shared folder it ask me for an user/password, something like this:

http://lpmv.epfl.ch/files/content/si...entication.png

Note: I'm using a workgroup, not a domain.

But on the other two Sevens I can't access XP. It says permission denied, or something, but the thing is that they don't ask for credentials.

I guess is NOT a XP problem, but how can I fix this?

Thanks.

A:Can't access from Win7 to XP shared folder

theres an option for turning on lower security in the advanced settings / file sharing options.. you need to lower the encryption.
Hope that helps you.

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This is odd. I have 2 dell PC laptops and a fairly new iMac. I am able to share itunes music b/t a pc and the mac both ways so I know the connection is there and working. But I cannot access a shared folder on the PC from the iMac or the other PC. It shows up under Network in the iMac and My Network places but when i click on it I get permission errors. HELP!!
 

A:Cant access a shared folder on the network

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I have run a network in my office for a while now and have always kept a shared folder on a windows Vista machine that my other three computers access to save and access files.The three work computers were all XP Professional-64bit until recently I upgraded one to Windows 7-64bit. After upgrading I have been getting a strange error on the XP computers when I try to access the shared folder,or the Vista machine at all, that says: "*path to shared folder* 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 specified server cannot perform the requested operation." the last line about performing the operation is occasionally about a storage problem. This problem does not persist, the computers can access for a while then this error will start up, then the computers will be able to access again after some time or if I restart the Vista computer. All the time I can still access with the 7 machine. I have tried everything I can find, using the regedit, changing AVG and windows security settings nothing has worked I will be extremely grateful for any assistance.
 

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Hello Everyone,

I have a small workplace with a few computers on the network. All systems are running windows ranging from XP - 10.

My pc runs windows 10 and I have shared 1 folder in the network. So the other guys can access that folder only.

In my shared folder I have created a few folders on the basis of name. For e.g. Jack, Tom and Jim. Currently any of the 3 guys can access any folder. But what I want is that Jack can access his folder only and not jim or tom and so on for others. I can access any as its in my pc.

I tried to set permission in folder sharing by right clicking on folder, properties, security and in add i tried to add that person by browsing it in network but in select users or groups on my pc name is shown. I may not be following the right approach.

How can I achieve that ?

Regards,
Jack
 

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I have 2 windows 7 computers and i'm trying to share a folder (that I want password protection on) outside of the homegroup.
Both computers are part of the same workgroup and I have the same user account/password combination on both computers plus I have password protected sharing turned on in the network and sharing centre along with file and printer sharing turned on.

On computer 1 I have right clicked and selected that I want the folder shared. When I navigate via the network on computer 2 to computer 1 the shared folder shows up on computer 2 but double clicking on it to open it gives me an alert saying I don't have permission to access it, no option to type in the user name and password (according to the help files I shouldn't even need to type the password in if both computers have the same username/password anyway but would need it if I'm logged in as a different user). It's just a blanket denial of access.

A:Canít get access to shared folder from one computer to

So you have a HomeGroup setup and are trying to password protect and share a folder with a PC not in the HG? Is that correct?

I'm not sure if that can be done... anyone?

You may find some of this helpful...

Homegroup - Change File and Folder Sharing Settings

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