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Accessing computer shared folders using IPv6

Q: Accessing computer shared folders using IPv6

Hello,

I have a windows Vista Ultimate 32 installed on my computer connected over a home DSL router and these are my lan configurations

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::d482:e3ed:d98a:cb88%8
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.200
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1

when i try to connect to this computer using ipv4 \\192.168.1.200 it works, but when i try to connect using ipv6 (i.e \\fe80::d482:e3ed:d98a:cb88%8 ) it display an error messages.

Can anybody tell me what i am missing?

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A: Accessing computer shared folders using IPv6

well the first problem is that the semi colon is not supported with unc file name eg \\sharename

Literal IPv6 addresses in network resource identifiers
Since an IPv6 address contains colon (":") characters, network administrators must take care to avoid conflicts with other syntactic meanings of the colon in network resource labels. In IPv4 the colon is used to separate an IP address from a transport protocol port number. This usage has been extended to IPv6, however, when a port is specified in an address string, the proper IPv6 address must be enclosed in square brackets ("[", "]"). This convention is used in other more complex identifiers.
Example: In a URL the IPv6-Address is enclosed in brackets, e.g., http://[2001:0db8:85a3:08d3:1319:8a2e:0370:7348]/.
If the URL also contains a port number the notation is:
https://[2001:0db8:85a3:08d3:1319:8a...7344]:443/This is not only useful but mandated when using shortform:
https://[2001:db8::1428:57ab]:443/Additional information can be found in "RFC 2732 - Format for Literal IPv6 Addresses in URL's" and "RFC 3986 - Uniform Resource Identifier (URI): Generic Syntax."
In Microsoft Windows operating systems, IP addresses were also allowed in Uniform Naming Convention (UNC) path names. Since the colon is an illegal character in a UNC path name, the use of IPv6 addresses is also illegal in UNC names. For this reason, Microsoft has registered a second-level Internet domain, ipv6-literal.net, as a means to facilitate symbolic substitution. IPv6 addresses may be transcribed in the following fashion:
2001:0db8:85a3:08d3:1319:8a2e:0370:7348 is written as2001-db8-85a3-8d3-1319-8a2e-370-7348.ipv6-literal.netThis notation is automatically resolved by Microsoft software without DNS queries to any nameservers. If the IPv6 address contains a zone index, it is appended to the address portion after an 's' character:
fe80--1s4.ipv6-literal.net.source wikipediaIPv6 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Hi, I'm currently running a home LAN at home (with a linksys wrt54gl router with dd-wrt) with 1 Vista PC and a laptop running XP. I can open the shared folders on my PC from my laptop and vice-versa. I recently set up a VPN(with my router, setting it as the PPTP server) and I can connect to my home LAN from school, I can browse the web through my home LAN and I can ping my Vista PC but I can no longer open the shared files on the Vista PC. If I try to open the shortcuts to the shared folders in My Network Connections from my laptop(same one I use at home) I get an error message saying I don't have permissions. My shared folders in the Vista PC have permissions given to "All Users" which is how I managed to get the shared folders visible from my XP laptop. Do I need to add another permission rule for the shared folder on the Vista PC? Might this have something to do with the internal LAN IP of my laptop? Thanks a lot in advance.

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Hello everyone,
Please forgive my English, but I am French so my English is not always very clear. I'd like to post a message concerning a question I have on using a Lacie disk mini (network hard disk) I have. I'd like to create a share folder which is accessible to everyone. I have no user defined, I can create a share folder using the interface and I also have enabled the guest account. Each time I try to access this folder under windows Vista, I get a windows asking for user id and password. Any idea would be a great help.
Thank you for your help in helping me solve this issue.

A:Accessing shared folders

Hello and welcome, Phil1789 .

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I have a home wireless network set up and want to access my pictures stored on my main pc with my laptop. I have a second pc that is set up on the network and I can access these files/pictures with that pc on the my network places, no problem. The laptop shows these files in my network places, but the icon is a page and nothing happens when double clicked. I checked firewall settings, made sure the workgroup name is correct, any other thoughts on how to simply access shared folders that are there but not? Thank you!
Okay, so I went start, run, //Dell2 (name of main computer) and it opend a window with the folder I was looking for. Now if only I could delete this post!

A:trouble accessing shared folders

Just mark the thread as SOLVED, under Thread Tools at the top of the thread.

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Is there any way to access folders that others share with me from a windows app, like file explorer or Outlook 2010?I can see the folders another user has shared with me when I access onedrive in a browser and I am logged into my machine with my live account. I can see the files that I have put in that folder but not the files the owner has put there unless I follow
a link sent to me in email. This does not seem like a shared permission system at all. We need something that works like file shares on a LAN. Having to save and use links sent by email is dumb.Is there a way to get around this?Is MS going to fix it?

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I have a network consisting of:

1 - 1 Windows 2003 Server.
7 - 7 Windows XP Workstation PC,s

The network is configured as a peer-to-peer(no server logins are required). I have set up 4 shared folders on the Server.

Here's my problem: 6 PC's can access 2 of the 4 shared folders with only 1 PC being able to access all 4 folders on the server. When the 6 PC's try to access those 2 folders, I get an access denied error. what's interesting is that 1 PC is able to access, read, & write to all 4 folders while the other 6 can't access, read, or write to 2 of the folders. Since I have at least 1 PC that can access all 4 folders leads me to believe that the problem is not with the server but with the workstation PC's. The 1 PC that can access all 4 folders is running Windows XP Pro SP2

I would appreciate any help you can provide. By the way, this isn't the first time I've come across this problem.

Pete Saving
 

A:Accessing shared folders on the server.

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I have a local network with 4 computers where I am trying to allow all computers to access each others shared folders.
There is just one of the computer1 which is having problems accessing the other 3, which can all access each other as well.
It can see them on the network, but cannot access them, it just says cannot access or I get a login prompt.
If I use a homegroup, then it can see the folders on other computers, but cannot open them, simply nothing happens when double clicking, no error, nothing.

No problems with the other 3 computers accessing computer1 one though.
They are all in the same workgroup, all have all the networking shared, file and printer sharing etc enabled.

It has basic Microsoft security essentials installed.

A:problems with computers accessing shared folders

  
Quote: Originally Posted by lordSnake


I have a local network with 4 computers where I am trying to allow all computers to access each others shared folders.
There is just one of the computer1 which is having problems accessing the other 3, which can all access each other as well.
It can see them on the network, but cannot access them, it just says cannot access or I get a login prompt.
If I use a homegroup, then it can see the folders on other computers, but cannot open them, simply nothing happens when double clicking, no error, nothing.

No problems with the other 3 computers accessing computer1 one though.
They are all in the same workgroup, all have all the networking shared, file and printer sharing etc enabled.

It has basic Microsoft security essentials installed.


I would think that the Homegroup would get this working although it should be working with the Workgroup as well because the other machines can all access each other.

Did you check the time/date settings on the machine with the problem?

Have you tried any system file integrity scans like running the sfc /scannow command?

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Hello all...and all the best for the Holidays.

I have a few systems at home on the same workgroup but for some reason I'm not able to open/view files between them. All systems have full admin rights under my user name.

Each pc see's the other shares; but clicking on them produces either "the workgroup" is not accessible or the respecitve pc is not accessible messages. All state that there are no permissions. I've rerun the "setup home or small office network and identified the correct connection type. And I've run the Network ID and selected the "home use" option, which resets to workgroup but I change back to my own name.

The folders are marked share with no editing option and the computer names are unique to each. This used to be working and I've only just noticed that it stopped.

I feel it's something minor that I've overlooked but I am at a loss right now.

Any help &/or suggestions would be appreciated.

Thank you...
 

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I can't access shared folders that are in my desktop1 pc.

Rest of my computers are able to access it just fine....but my laptop refuses to do so.

i try "Add Network Place Wizard" and manually put my network address "\\netddos-pc\xxxxxx" and after 3 mins or so...a window pops up requesting a login information...

i didn't put any access contraints so i'm perplexed as to why it is asking login information such as username and password..

the laptop is able to surf the net just fine..it even can access NAS HDD just fine..

why can't it see a networked folder that's on my desktop?

desktop1 has windows vista
laptop has windows xp sp2

even then i see no problem because other desktop pcs i have are windows xp powered...

any idea..:*(

is there a software that lets you share over the network? i'm fed up with windows buggy network sharing software..

ps: under workgroup, laptop sees the desktop1 just fine..when i click on the icon..it asks for the login info again..
 

A:Having trouble accessing shared folders over network

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I've ready through a lot of posts around XP/Vista networking/sharing, but I still was not able to solve my issue. Sorry for the lengthy post, it's my first time and I don't want anyone wasting their time because I didn't provide enough info. (especially the part where I messed everything thing up myself)

My main problem is I have a XP Pro sp3 desktop and would like to share it's folders on the network

I currently have 2 desktops (XP Pro with the sharing problem and Vista Ultimate 64 bit) and 2 laptops (XP Pro and Vista). The XP desktop has a lot of disk space and I've used it as storage for my network for years. Yes, the network sharing has worked for years and I recently messed it up.
Both desktops are connected via wire to my Linksys Router (Wireless-N Gigabit Router WRT310N). I setup a very basic dhcp network with all machines in the same workgroup. The laptops are connected wirelessly, but I don't think we need to worry about them.

Recently I found viruses and other bad stuff on the XP desktop so I used Malwarebytes to help clean it up. During the process I also downloaded HiJackThis and pulled some stuff from the registry entries. I believe this is where I made a mistake because my network card would no longer work. At least this is what I noticed, I may have messed up something somewhere else and only noticed the network card. What I mean by no longer working is the status was 'This device is working properly', but it wou... Read more

A:Solved: Having trouble accessing XP shared folders from XP/Vista PCs

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I have three computers all running Win7 Ultimate x64, one of which functions partly as a media center (hosting music etc), the second and third being my office workstation and laptop respectively. The media center has a hard line to my cable modem (via Trendnet wireless-N router) while the latter two connect via wireless; the workstation via a wireless ethernet hub and the laptop via it's integrated wireless.

I currently have all of my media folders shared via homegroup on the media center.

My laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad W500) can access all of the shared folders.

My office workstation, while I can "see" the shared libraries/folders on my media center, hangs (the explorer window appears to be perpetually loading) whenever I attempt to open any of the folders. Sometimes when this happens I can kill/restart explorer but ever so often explorer itself will be unable to restart and I will have to reboot the entire machine.

I have Windows Security Essentials running on both machines - all three are almost identical with respects to the installed software.

I have tried reconfiguring the homegroup multiple times, flushing the dns cache, resetting and cycling the router, and have even swapped out wireless adapters (on the problematic workstation) to no avail.

Any advice would be much appreciated!

A:Win7 Explorer Hangs While Accessing Shared Homegroup Folders

One other piece of info - I have a wireless printer that all three computers (media center, workstation, and laptop) can connect (and print) to with no problems.

The workstation and media center were installed with the same Win7 installation disk (supposedly good for two installs) however the workstation's "genuine" windows certificate had to be updated (via phone if I recall) after I swapped out a couple of the components (motherboard & graphics card).

Any thoughts?

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After reinstalling Vista on the "upstairs" machine and rebuilding our home network (cable through router) the Vista machine can access files on the XP machine . . . but not the reverse. Although I can see the two Vista drives OK I'm prompted for a usernameassword, a curiosity since only one passwordless user exists in our Vista setup. (Entering that username and leaving the password blank still gave a "this drive is not accessible" error.)

I can follow the instructions on this page (File and Printer Sharing in Windows Vista) partway through, but when I get to the window shown in Figure 6 the "Share" button is grayed out. I did go into "Advanced Sharing" and put a check in the "Share this folder" check box, but that didn't eliminate the password requirement.

Thanks for any help -

A:Accessing Vista Home shared folders from XP Home machine requires password

Hello, try making another Admin account and see if that will work .

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All,

I currently have a workgroup set up with a server (running Server 2008) and 4 identical (literally) computers. Each computer has certain shared files. There is no problem seeing or accessing the files on these computers.

I am trying to add a fifth computer to the workgroup. I have added the new computer and can see the other 4 computers. However, every time I try to access any of the other 4 computers on the workgroup, I am asked for my network username and password. It doesn't matter what I put for the username and password - nothing works. It continues to say "Logon failure: unknown username or bad password".

Any assistance to get around this issue would be appreciated.

A:Accessing Workgroup Computer Shared Files

Are the time/date settings set correctly on this new machine? You might want to check the bios clock on the new machine as well.

Does this machine have it's own PC name which is different than the other machines in your LAN?

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I am following a tutorial, and they say you can double-click on a folder to change its permissions, but when i double-click, it does nothing. also, how do I know what should not be shared/what should be normally shared? [see attached image].
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Hello everyone,

I have a problem at my work. A person from HR is leaving for a vacation and we will have her assistant working on her computer. However, due to confidentiality of most of the information we want her assistant to have access to only a few of her sub folders. I have tried using share options but it always asks me to share the main folder as well and then everything is shared between the two accounts. Secondly, I have tried to give special permition to the assistant's account going to folders preferences but it did not work at all.

Would you have any suggestions?

Thanks in advance

A:One computer, two accounts and only a few sub-folders shared

Welcome
Have you thought about not sharing and making files with different names for the new help? Then after vacation, you can save the new files with the old name.

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Hi

I had a server computer that was running windows 7. It was working like a charm, but suddenly I was unable to remote to it. I found a monitor and keyboard that I connected. My server then told me that it had installed windows 10. Wow thanks? That is something I would like to have a say in? But oh well might as well get with the times and use windows 10.
As I am using it as a server it is running, iis, ftp, plex, and some other servers. Most of it were still working after the conversion to windows 10, but I?m been having some real problems with the normal sharing of files. When I use my desktop computer (also running windows 10) to brows the network I get the following error when dobbelt-clicking my server computer:
?\\SERVERNAME 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. Logon faliure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer.?
So ok? there are always problems with filesharing with a new windows installation. So I did the following:
? Made sure file and printer sharing were turned on
? It was using: Use user accounts and passwords to connect to other computer
? Password protected sharing sharing were turned off
? I turned on sharing so anyone with network access can read and write files in the public folders
? My network adapter is using my router ip address as DNS server
? M... Read more

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Hello, I am sharing a computer with my son and I want to hide some programs from him, mainly Steam games, but not only. I have managed to hide them from his start menu. He has a standard account, so I think on that front we are OK.

I have also managed to prevent him from accessing the control panel, and thus seeing the list of installed programs.

But I have a problem:

Windows explorer. I tried navigating from his account, and he can go into program files without any problem, he can even go into windows folder. He can not delete files, but he can run them. So, you know how kids are. He will see all the installed programs and try to run directly their .exe file. And even though he won't be able to launch Steam games, he will see a list of all installed games, and I want to prevent that from happening.

He can even go to "Start", type "witch" and a few seconds later he'll be able to see that we have The Witcher 2 installed on the computer. He won't be able to launch it if I activate Parental Controls, but the damage is done.

So, can anybody help me hiding certain folders (windows and program files) from a standard user explorer?

Thanks!

A:Hiding system folders on a shared computer

Yes. Use folder permissions. Log on as the Administrator. Open Windows Explorer then right click on a folder and select Properties. Click on the Security Tab then click on the Edit button. On the Permissions window, select the user you want to change and check the Deny boxes that apply.

Here's a sample:

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I've placed two computers in a homegroup. Computer 1 can access Computer 2's shared folders, however, Computer 2 cannot access Computer 1's shared folders. When attempting to access the shared folders (with read/write permissions), I get the spinning wheel and then it just eventually says 1 item selected at the bottom of the explorer window and stops. The folders do not expand.
They're on the same workgroup with no other computers, I read that they should be or something.

Any suggestions?

Edit** okay, nevermind, I got the above problem fixed. I am having an issue now with being able to access the folders now. It says Windows cannot access \\Computer1, blah blah blah.
Before I set up the Homegroup, I had this same issue with being able to access this same computer, from ANY computer in the house, even while they were on the same workgroup, configured with the SAME settings. This computer can access Computer 2s resources on the homework and workgroup.

A:Homegroup folders shared, but will not expand on other computer

Read this, hope it helps. Attachment 164148

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Hi all
2 win 7 machine are shared in-between (WORKGROUP).
I use "simple sharing" as in photo.
the folders are not shown directly in remote pc . i can see the folders only if i tick a few times on uesr folder and go all the path \\user\xxx\xxxx\xxx and then get to it.
How can i make shared folders seen directly next to user folder in the network explorer?
thanks!

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okay so I used to be able to access the shared folders that are on my computer that is running windows XP on my vista laptop and my xbox 360
but they are no longer showing up

I just spent a couple of hours trying to get it working again but nothing that I did solved the problem it would be really great if somebody could help me out this is very frustrating
 

A:Can not access shared folders that are on my windows XP computer

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I have a homegroup with several Windows 7 and Windows 8 computers. One of them is Windows 7 PC with external My Book that contains several folders I need to share with other computers. I have been able to successfully share two of the folders but no matter what I do I can't get the other two folders to be even visible to other computers. All folders have exactly the same sharing and security options. Is there a limit to the number of folders that can be shared -- I only have 2 and I can't believe that would be the limit

Any suggestions?

A:Shared folders on Windows 7 computer not visible to other computers

  
Quote: Originally Posted by AncientDragon


I have a homegroup with several Windows 7 and Windows 8 computers. One of them is Windows 7 PC with external My Book that contains several folders I need to share with other computers. I have been able to successfully share two of the folders but no matter what I do I can't get the other two folders to be even visible to other computers. All folders have exactly the same sharing and security options. Is there a limit to the number of folders that can be shared -- I only have 2 and I can't believe that would be the limit

Any suggestions?


Have you tried adding the folders of the drive to a shared Library? There isn't a limit of two folders.

Library - Include a Folder

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The HomeGroup shares have been a recurring issue that I haven't been able to solve, but the really perplexing one is the shared folder issue which just cropped up. Some of my shared folders still work, but e, g and h (music and video respectively) for some reason spit back "Access Denied" on all of the other computers in my house, this is in spite of the fact that Permissions on them are set to Full Control for Everyone. Any suggestions?

With regards to HomeGroup shares, they simply don't show up no matter what I do, I'd like to fix that one too, but I'm not sure what I can do to fix that.
EDIT: Got the shares fixed, HomeGroup still stumping me.

A:Cannot access shared folders or HomeGroup shares on this computer

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Stormkitty


The HomeGroup shares have been a recurring issue that I haven't been able to solve, but the really perplexing one is the shared folder issue which just cropped up. Some of my shared folders still work, but e, g and h (music and video respectively) for some reason spit back "Access Denied" on all of the other computers in my house, this is in spite of the fact that Permissions on them are set to Full Control for Everyone. Any suggestions?

With regards to HomeGroup shares, they simply don't show up no matter what I do, I'd like to fix that one too, but I'm not sure what I can do to fix that.


EDIT: Got the shares fixed, HomeGroup still stumping me.


The link below should help you with the Homegroup problem.
Ultimate Troubleshooting Guide for Windows 7 HomeGroup Connection Issues

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Hi,
hopefully this is an easy one. I recently purchased an external Seagate drive and added it to one of the PCs on our network and shared some folders on it. However, whenever the external drive is powered down it seems that the shared status of the folders is lost and has to be shared again. This is most tedious...
Any suggestions?
Kind regards,
Jonathan
 

A:Solved: shared folders on external drive do not stay shared

Is this one solved?
 

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I got a trojan the other day that installed a spyware program called Spy Sheriff. There was much cursing and swearing, but after my trusty version of AntiVir as well as a plethora of spyware programs I managed to clean the system of all viruses and spyware as far as I know.

My troubles didn't end for long. Next I got a (fairly common) problem where it says "services.exe has caused an error. Error code 203. Rebooting your computer in 1 minute" or something along those lines. I googled a bit and found that this is often associated with registry keys not matching your actual network setup. Anyhow, I ran a registry cleaner program and THAT problem seemed to go away.

Now however, my network is all messed up.

My setup is as follows: Two home computers plugged into a router that is hooked up to my DSL modem. One computer is called Office, the other is called Bedroom.

The printer is hooked up to Office, and is shared. Both computers have a few shared folders that the other can access.

After I ran the cleaner, Bedroom is no longer visible on the network. Office can't see it in the workgroup, and I can't access any shared folders. I CAN ping both computers using the IP addresses, but each computer can't ping the other using the computer's name. Each computer can ping itself using both its own IP and name.

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I lost my ability to access my shared folders on my network computer. My setup; my main computer an Acer desktop running Win 7 64 bit. My second a Windows XP computer.

My problem; I can no longer access my shared folders on my XP computer. I had a couple of folders on my XP system set as shared and I had no problems accessing them from my Win 7 system until now. I even had the folders mapped to their own drive letters. And I had no problem sharing my printer over my network.

I've had this setup for about four years now and all of a sudden it just vanished. From my Windows explorer, in Windows 7 I disconnected the mapped drives to see if I could clear it out but nothing. I also noticed I couldn't enable the "Turn on network discovery" in the Advanced Sharing Settings in the Network and Sharing Centre.

I searched online but kept coming up with the same answers. Mainly make sure the following services where enabled:

- TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper service
- DNS Client
- Function Discovery Resource Publication
- SSDP Discovery
- UPnP Device Host

The only two that where not enabled where the last to SSDP Discovery and UPnP Device Host, because as long as I can remember the main consensus online was that these two services where BAD.

So I always disable both of these things with every computer I've ever had including this one. All these years and now all of a sudden I can't seem to do without them. No wonder people believe Microsoft is sabo... Read more

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Hi,
I work for a firm where we are heavily reliant on an Excel Shared Workbook.
We've always had problems with it, but have managed to fix these issues by using the Computer Management tool to remove users who are locking the file.

Recently however, the Computer Management isn't displaying users correctly.
For example, this morning I went to Computer Management > Shared Folders > Open Files to check who was locking the file and it only displayed one user. I looked around the office and could see at least another 5 people with this file open, including
myself, however our names were not displaying in the Open Files screen.

Can anyone help me understand why the Computer Management has stopped showing all of the users connected to the file?

Thanks,
Chris

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Hi everyone!
Noticed, that if I try to access a shared folder located on domain computer from non-domain computer, typing \ \ computername\sharename, pop-up authentication window appears after some time (30-80 sec). But, if I type \\computername  without pointing
sharename, pop-up authentication window appears instantly.
If I run created shortcut for this share - pop-up authentication window appears instantly.
I can easily reproduce this problem, it appeared on all machines I was testing.

Can it be fixed somehow? In my scenario, I can not use net use cmd.
Thanks.

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I have an Android tablet and my PC running Windows 7 Pro. I am using ES File Explorer on Android to see shared folders.

I added some folders to the Music/Picture/Video libraries and shared them in a homegroup. I tried to make the homegroup not need a password and it'll let me access my PC from my tablet and view the root folders but as soon as I tried to access a folder (Music) it'll say permissions aren't available. It will work if I set a password and login with my account.

The second issue is that I'm seeing folders that I don't want to see. I can see a ADMIN$ folder (which is C:\WINDOWS), C$, D$, E$ (the HDDs), IPC$, print$, User. As well as Music, Pictures, Videos from the library. The folders in bold aren't shared so I don't know why I'm seeing them.

The last issue is that a folder (a whole drive actually) isn't being shared. I included the whole E: Drive in the Videos folder but it won't show up in the Video folder from the tablet. However if I include a folder from within the E: Drive then it will show up. Can I not include the root of a drive in a library? I mean it works on the PC.

A:Non-shared folders showing up and shared folders not

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Cyborg31


I have an Android tablet and my PC running Windows 7 Pro. I am using ES File Explorer on Android to see shared folders.

I added some folders to the Music/Picture/Video libraries and shared them in a homegroup. I tried to make the homegroup not need a password and it'll let me access my PC from my tablet and view the root folders but as soon as I tried to access a folder (Music) it'll say permissions aren't available. It will work if I set a password and login with my account.

The second issue is that I'm seeing folders that I don't want to see. I can see a ADMIN$ folder (which is C:\WINDOWS), C$, D$, E$ (the HDDs), IPC$, print$, User. As well as Music, Pictures, Videos from the library. The folders in bold aren't shared so I don't know why I'm seeing them.

The last issue is that a folder (a whole drive actually) isn't being shared. I included the whole E: Drive in the Videos folder but it won't show up in the Video folder from the tablet. However if I include a folder from within the E: Drive then it will show up. Can I not include the root of a drive in a library? I mean it works on the PC.


Homegroups aren't made to work with other systems besides Windows 7 or Windows 8, this is why you can't access the library's.

You should leave the Homegroup from your Windows 7 machine then set up a standard Workgroup instead.

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We are a small company.  We are running six windows 8 computers.  Our secretary works from home, the rest of us are in the same office.   


The Admin Computer stores all of our work files within a folder called 'casework' (about 400GB).   The 'casework' folder is shared on the office network.  This 'casework' folder is also synced by Google Drive. 


When our secretary works on her home computer and makes a new file, e.g. letterV2, the new file downloads to our 'casework' folder to the Admin Computer here at the office.  However, the new file cannot been seen on our other computers over the office
network.

The newly created files are not shared to 'everyone' unless I un-share 'casework' from the network and then share 'casework' again. 


The problem seems to be that the new files added by Google Drive are not inheriting the permissions of the 'casework' folder. 


There are no options to change in Google Drive.  Is this a Windows8 problem? Will Windows10 have a fix for this? Are there any work arounds? Does our secretary need to work at the office?

Yours Hopefully

Matt

A:New files downloaded from cloud storage into shared folders don't inherit shared permissions for "Everyone"

may I know how that work case folder sync with google drive?

I suggest you contact Google drive first, we have limitation information regarding this product.

You can proof that there is no issue for sharing folder within your office network
I think that's not how online share drive work, unless your secretary can join your office network trough internet
http://www.howtogeek.com/196435/how-to-share-files-and-folders-from-your-cloud-storage-folder/
this is the example, you can ask your secretary to send file trough share drive and assign 1 admin to sync and send it to your case work folder
But maybe you will be interested with Office 365
https://products.office.com/en-us/business/compare-office-365-for-business-plans

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First: THANK YOU to anyone who can help with this.

System: Dell Latitude e6500, Core 2 Duo 8400, 4 Gb Ram, E-dock, 2 Dell 19" LCD, Fedex Dropped it off Friday.

Software: XP SP3, Office 2003, Adobe Acrobat, HP OfficeJet l7780 Drivers [[Had Eset Smart Security installed, but uninstalled it while trying to figure out this problem ]]

Have a Dell Precision M65 also connected to Linksys WRG54 Router.


So, here's the situation.

I want to share desktop and my documents of the e6500 so that they're available to other users connected through the Linksys Network.

To do this I navigate to
C-docs and settings-e6500-desktop
and
C-docs and settings-e6500-My Documents
and right click and set up sharing.

Once I've done this I get on the M65 and Map Network Drive and browse to e6500 and map X for my documents and Y for desktop and everything is good. The sky is blue, the birds are singing, etc. etc. etc.

Then I restart the e6500 and it ""forgets"" that the folders were shared.

So far I've tried spitting, cursing, shouting, crying, begging, and the following:

I've uninstalled Eset to see if it was blocking for security, but nothing changed.

I turned off windows firewall, but it automatically turns back on when i reboot.

I rebooted into safe mode and set the sharing properties, which held the first time booting back into windows, but not after the 2nd restart.

I opened msconfig and did a diagnostic boot, but couldn... Read more

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A LAN of 4 computers accesses ACT software. One computer is moved from one office to another and now no longer shares access to ACT with the other 3 computers. What could have caused this? Also several entries have been made in ACT on the computer that is not on the LAN and entries have been made in ACT that the other 3 computers access. Will these files merge once the fourth computer is on the LAN again?
 

A:not accessing shared file on LAN

make sure the computers are configured with the same IP addressing scheme and are on the same subnet. all the IP's should be the same except for the host portion:
192.168.100.x (where x is the host id and must be unique)

and make sure all the files you want available are shared.
 

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Hello,
I'm trying to access a shared folder on a windows 2000 computer from a windows 98 computer. I see the computer that I need to get to but when I click on it I get a box that says You must supply a password to make this connection. What password is this refering to. I dont have a password. I am in a workgroup.

Thanks
Ted
 

A:Accessing shared files

councilman,

Sounds like the share on the other end is password protected. You need to find out if that is the case and if so, what is the password to get into that machine.

Good Luck
 

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I am wired to a local network and use a wireless card to connect to the internet. Internet is working find.

network and homegroup both recognize the remote computer and display shared resources, but won't allow me to access the resource or map a drive letter.

What am I missing?

A:accessing shared resources

Hi,

Free wireless! Heh.

I would go into the wireless lan's nic properties and disable Client for MS Networks, File and Print Sharing, IPv6, and both Link Layer entries. Save, reboot for good measure.

Would also change the NetBios setting to disabled, for wireless nic.

Other than that, is there any error message shown when attempting to map?

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I have eight computers networked. I am unable to access the contents of a particular subfolder on computer #2 from computer #1. Computer #1 can access all other subfolders except this particular one. All other computers have no problem in accessing contents of this folder. Why would only Computer #1 be denied access to this specific folder and no other user?
 

A:Problem accessing a shared folder

More information would be helpful.

What operating system is on each of the computers
What file system is on each of the computers
What user accounts and passwords are on each of the computers
What are the permissions on the shares in question.
 

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HI

I have two networked computers belonging to the same workgroup: one with Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit and the other with Windows XP Pro SP3.

On the XP computer, I shared a folder allowing only the access to the Administrators group.

Now, from Windows 7, I can see this shared folder, but when I try to use it, the no authorization message is displayed.

Why the Login window is not displayed?

THANKS

BYE

A:Accessing the shared resource on the XP from Windows 7

In the first image, you'll see the permissions of the shared folder on the XP computer:

http://img837.imageshack.us/img837/5065/vmtxpsp3vmsharepermissi.png

While, in the following images, you'll see what is displayed on the Windows 7 computer when I try to access the shared folder:

http://img820.imageshack.us/img820/7129/vmtxpsp3vmnetwork.png

http://img265.imageshack.us/img265/1803/vmtxpsp3vmsharefolder.png

http://img196.imageshack.us/img196/932/vmtxpsp3vmnetworkerror.png

Where I'm wrong?

Thanks

Bye

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I have a small home network, my main computer that is admin over all the others has printer/scanner hooked up and shared as a network resource so others can print from it. The problem is, every time I try to access the resources on the main computer running 2k, it asks me for just a password. Not even a username, just a pass, to access Resource: \\-computername-\\IPC$. How can I remove this password box?
 

A:Accessing shared resources on 2kpro

UPDATE: Ok, I figured out that if the permissions on the main are set and you log in on the computer you want to access the resources from with the same name/pass that it works. Well, I think. Every time I try to access the resources now, it says 'Error accessing \\-computername- The server is not set up to allow sharing' Why?
 

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Hello,

I am sharing a canon mf4350d printer installed on a vista home premium edition computer. I am trying to access it on an imac using osx 10.6.8. Below are the steps I have taken so far:

1. On vista machine in the control panel I have checked off the "share this printer" box in the printers properties.

2. In the registry of the Vista machine I have changed the value of lmcompatibilitylevel from 3 to 1 and then rebooted.

3. On the Imac in system preferences I opened "Print and Fax" and clicked "+" to add a printer.

4. I clicked on the "IP" button and set the "Protocol" to "Line Printer Daemon - LPD"; in the "Address" field I entered the IP address of the vista machine; In the "Print Using" I set to "Generic PCL Laser Printer".

When I try and print it can't connect to the printer and it does not print. Any help in solving this would be appreciated

Thanks!
 

A:accessing vista shared printer from mac

On the Vista did you turn on printer sharing? Did you configure any non-Windows firewall for the desired access?

Vista refuses to file share unless at least one user account is password protected. Don't know if that is needed for printer sharing.
 

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Hello. Recently when i try and access shared files on my network. Im asked for a password. This has never happened before and i want to know how is this possible? how was this enabled? it looks like a good feature i would like to use. Ive had this on my computer before. spefecially after installing the internet information services to host a website on my computer

Anyone know how to set this up?
 

A:Password for accessing shared files??!!!

Does Anybody Know~?!??!?!?!/1/1!
 

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Running Win 10 Anniversary Update on my Desktop, and on my Tablet.
Running XP on my Notebook.

I can access a shared folder on the XP notebook from the Desktop and the Tablet.
I can access the shared folder on the Desktop from the Tablet, and the shared folder on the Tablet from the Desktop.

I can access the shared folder on the Tablet from the Notebook (after first being denied access, the entering the user and password into a window that pops up after closing the denied access window).

I cannot access the shared folder on the Desktop from the Notebook. I get a message saying that the shared folder is not accessible. You might ot have permission to use this network resource.

It used to work. I don't know if it stopped working with Windows 10.

Also, where is the equivalent of "My Network Places" in windows 10?

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Hi everyone,

I have connected the laptop and a desktop using a lan cable. Both the system are on Windows 7.

I shared a drive each on laptop and the desktop.

But when i try to access the drive from laptop to desktop (or vice versa) it gives the error (check screenshot for the error message)

I can see the drive but cannot access them. Although i can access the Public folder but not any other folder or drives.

Password sharing is off
Firewall is off

What can be the issue?

Please suggest thanks...

A:Problem Accessing shared drives

HI all,

Please suggest something for this issue

Thanks

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So I work in the office at a restaurant during the summers. Being the college student I'm tasked with many of the computer problems and issues that arise. There are two PC's both operating Windows XP connected to the network. There is a drive Z on Computer A which has all the shared files and folders that people use on Computers A and B as well as two laptops. Recently I've run into problems while using Computer B where I cannot access a file. The error message is as follows:

"The file Z:\Master Forms\Office\August mini.pub is locked because it it currently being used by another program. Please close the other program and try opening or importing the file again."

I get a similar error message when trying to copy a file out of the shared drive onto Computer B.

I believe that this issue occurs when a file on the shared drive is opened and modified on Computer A. The office manager is the only person to use computer A 90% of the time so it isn't feasble for me to switch to that computer whenever this arises.

Hopefully some of you will be able to help me out.

Thanks.
 

A:Accessing Files on Shared Drive

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Hello.

I have two pcs: an old desktop pc with windows xp and a notebook with windows 8.
Both computers are connected to the Internet through an adsl router and are also connected togheter, sharing files and folders through plain networking: HomeGroup would not work with windows xp.

Therefore, both computers are under the same workgroup, have different IP addresses and both share printers and folders.

I am able to log into my notebook [running windows 8] from my desktop pc [running windows xp] but not vice versa.

When my windows 8 machine prompts me for user name and password to log into my windows xp machine, my user name and password are not recognised.

I tried setting up the same user name with the same password on both machines, but whilst now I am able from my Windows XP machine to log directly into my Windows 8 machine, without entering user name and password, I am still receiving the 'The user name or password is incorrect' message from my windows 8 machine.

In both machine I installed Comodo Internet Security.
I set up Comodo Firewall in my Windows XP machine to receive Remote Desktop connections.
Now I am able to connect to my XP machine from my Windows 8 machine via Remote Desktop.
I am still unable to log into it from the Network folder, though.

Is there anyone who have any idea of how to procede?
Thanks in advance for any help.

A:Problem of accessing to shared resources on a network

Turn off all firewalls and make sure the workgroup network is set to Private. Try to access the already shared folders such as All Users on XP and Public on W8. Once I get everything working normally with those, then I try sharing other folders.

When everything works the way you want, then is the time to try turning on security such as firewalls. I don't know how many times I set a firewall to settings that always worked before, but I could do nothing until I disabled it altogether.

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Hello everyone, there are 3 PC's connected to the same network I had to format one of the PC from 64bit windows 7 to 32 bit windows 7 professional after the format and the re installation of all the drivers and other software's I did the map network drive but wasn't able to access the shared partition from another PC which was previously accessible before I did the format.
I can access the Users folder in C: partition but cannot access the G: partition I've tried disabling antivirus and the firewall but still no joy.
After I failed to connect to G: I created a folder named server drive in the G: which I was able to access from the win 7 32 bit system so I moved all the files and folders in g partition to the newly created server drive folder also in the same partition but now the issue is that I cannot access all the files I moved to the server drive folder only a partial amount of files and folders are accessible. One more thing the other pc on this network isn't having any issue getting to G: partition or the server drive folder.

Thanks in advance for taking the time to read this thread and for your support I also apologize in advance if I've failed to mention something.

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hi guys. im new here. im just desperate for any help. im having some probs with my small home network. i used to share all files in every computer before and i never had any problem accessing all files in every PC. i setup my workgroup using XPs (all PCs OS are XP Pro) network setup wizard. everything was working fine til we had a DSL inet connection in which i installed another LAN card on one PC w/c is the ICS host computer. now, i cannot access the files on any computer. the error either says "Access Denied", or "The specified server cannot perform the requested operation", or "A specified authentication package is unknown". i am pretty sure i didnt change any of the settings on any computer.[U] hope i get some helpful info from you guys. tanx

A:trouble accessing shared network resources

Are all computers Win XP Pro SP2?If so, they will all have a networking wizard which should help you set up your new network.

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Hello,

I am getting errors when trying to connect to a shared drive in my office network. I am getting this error message.

We use Wifi with Tunneling enabled from Client's network

\\[Server Name]

Network is not present or not started.

How can I resolve this problem.

Note: Some of my collegues in same network are able to connect to this shared drive without issue.

Thanks,
Sudhir.

A:[PROBLEM] Issues with Accessing a Shared Drive.

We need more info, where is the shared drive located ? what's the ip of the shared drive vs the ip of the client, are they on the same subnet ? what specs do you have configured on the tunneling portion of the network setup ?

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Hello, very limited computer experience here. I have 2 questions regarding my home network. I have a desk top PC as the host and I have networked my Laptop to it (both Windows XP). Everything works great and I can access the internet from my laptop. Here are my questions:

1. When I access "My Network Places" on the Host PC, I can see the Laptop. But, when I access "My Network Places" from the Laptop I can't see the host PC. I get a message saying that Windows can not locate the network path and that I may not have access. It tells me to contact my network admin, which I'm guessing is me. Help!

2. I can't add the shared printer to my Laptop. The printer is connected to the host desktop and I named my printer "Printer" I have set the printer up as shared on the host PC and run the network wizard on both computers. When I get to the step where the wizard is supposed to search for available printers it does not find the printer. Help!

Thanks, Trevor
 

A:Networking - Accessing Host PC and Shared Printer

Make sure that you have the firewall on both machines shut off. Windows XP SP 2 has a built in firewall.
 

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