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Pc to Smartphone sharing issue

Q: Pc to Smartphone sharing issue

Hi 7forums!
I have Windows 7 Ultimate x64 installed on my laptop(from factory). Till few days ago, I could turn it into Hotspot via the stock Hotspot app & used to connect my android smartphone for normal wifi file transfers. But now that app by which I used to create hotspot is missing somehow(coz I can't find it installed apps). So, I give a try to other hotspot creators(virtual hotspot, Wifi hotspot creator setup, etc)... None of them worked. So, I created ad-hoc but soon learned that android phones don't connect to ad-hoc networks. An app called "mHotspot" shows even a problem with my drivers & asked to restore it but in vain. At last...I searched the net about file sharing methods but most of them state that phone must be connected to computer.

My laptop only has essential softwares by factory & I haven't modified any of 'em.

So please if u have that stock hotspot app(black-ish background with only two options: SSID & Password & Start button), kindly share it here.

Please help me to create wifi hotspot on my laptop so that I can connect my phone the usual way like before:crying:

Thanks in advance...

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Preferred Solution: Pc to Smartphone sharing issue

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Pc to Smartphone sharing issue

No one for help...??

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I recently synced my iphone 6plus with my computer to import pictures and videos and now when trying to do the same with my LG G Vista 2 I was promted with this error message. Nothing I have tried thus far has worked. Please help. Thank you.

A:Issue importing pictures and videos from my LG smartphone to...

Hi, Please answer the following questions: 1. What is you computer ? Please use the following instructions to find out the model/product of your machine:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00033108 2. Did you upgrade/downgrade your machine ?3. Have you tried other port(s) ?4. Can you connect your LG phone to another computer ?5. Can you still sync files from your iPhone ? Regards.

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Hi, I've had issues with my HP Spectre x360 4103-no.  I try to connect my smartphones (LG G3, LG G4 and HTC One M7) via USB and it connects but a second later it ejects. Sometimes when I move the phone or the computer while still connected, the PC ejects the device even though the USB cable is still in. I've tried multiple cables, all 3 of my USB ports and 3 different smartphones. I probably need to point out that this issue is alot more common with LG's.I don't remember this happening with the iPod or flash/harddrives even though I plug them in the same ports as the smartphones. This issue had me desperate! I've needed to borrow others, sometimes cheaper, PC's and it will work. Why is this even an issue with this flagship HP. Please help, I would appreciate it

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Settings: P2P w/ XPHome + external app (Sabre if you need to know).

Workstation A sports a fully (as much as WinXP home allows) shared folder. Others can read, write, modify, delete, etc. files. That has been verified.

When Sabre writes files into that folder, they are NOT accessible from the other workstations. They are listed in Win Xplorer, but CAN'T be opened, even less modified or deleted. They are considered by Windoze as being still in use.

However, I retain full control over these files from workstation A, where I can move them to another folder, then move them back. Hence allowing full access to them from the the rest of the network.

Conclusion: It has to do with the way Windoze handles files, some switch the Sabre app didn't set properly.

Question: What gives?

TIA.
 

A:WinXp File sharing issue. Pls don't bother sharing your guesses. Thank you.

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So I?ve done quite a bit of research and I?m down to three choices.

1. Sprint (student discount)
Price - $57.39/month
Plan ? 450 all talk minutes and free after 7PM & weekends. Unlimited Text. Unlimited Data.

Considered Phones included with plan:
* Apple Iphone 4S 16GB (2 yr contract) - $0.00
* Apple Iphone 5 16GB (2 yr contract) - $99.00
* Apple Iphone 5 32GB (2 yr contract) - $199.00
* Samsung Galaxy S4 [I think 16GB] (2 yr contract) - $149.99
* Samsung Galaxy 3 16GB (2 yr contract) - $0.00
* HTC One 32 GB (2 yr contract) - $99.00
* LG Optimus G (2 yr contract) - $0.00

Extra Stuff: Says I can get $100.00 back with old sprint number. I do have a sprint phone and number but its not a smartphone so I?m not sure if this applies.



2. T-mobile Prepaid Plan
Price ? $30.00
Plan ? 100 talk minutes. Unlimited Text. Unlimited Data.

Considered Phones included with plan:
* Samsung Galaxy S3 16GB - $549.99
* LG Optimus L9 [I think 16GB] - $290.00

Extra Stuff: It says the phones are included with a refill card. I?m guessing it?s a month?s worth of the plan?



3. Virgin Mobile Beyond Talk Plan
Price - $35.00
Plan ? 300 talk minutes. Unlimited Text. Unlimited Data.

Considered Phones included with plan:
* Apple Iphone 4S 16GB (3G) - $382.49
* Apple Iphone 4 8GB (3G) - $297.49
* Apple Iphone 5 ? COMING SOON
* Samsung Galaxy S4 16GB (4G LTE)- $149.99




**Final Thoughts/Questions:**

1. Do you think it?d be wise/safe to buy unlocked phones... Read more

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Mistake on a phone for Virgin mobile. Theres a galaxy S3 not S4, for 399.99

3. Virgin Mobile Beyond Talk Plan
Price - $35.00
Plan ? 300 talk minutes. Unlimited Text. Unlimited Data.

Considered Phones included with plan:
* Apple Iphone 4S 16GB (3G) - $382.49
* Apple Iphone 4 8GB (3G) - $297.49
* Apple Iphone 5 ? COMING SOON
* Samsung Galaxy S3 16GB (4G LTE)- $399.99
 

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I frequently share entire drives and occasionally I get 'you don't have permission' errors when I attempt to access the
\Documents and Settings\[user] folders from a remote computer on the same LAN. All other folders are available. I then go back to the computer containing the shared drive and share the [user] folder. Sometimes this works and even then sometimes this still doesn't give me remote access.

I set up all these machines, myself, and don't know of anything I did differently on any one of them; but, still, some will give access and some not. None of the folders, by the way, are made private or encrypted.

Although this has been a problem that has popped up on several networks over the years, all four of the machines in today's incident are identical HPs of the same model, all purchased on the same day.
What do I need to look at here as I have exhausted my small basket of networking knowledge.

I already understand the ramifications of sharing entire drives, including the OS partition, so let's not sidetrack the thread with that, please.
 

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I got two computers, both windows xp but i am having difficulty sharing files between. i can ping both computers just fine but i am not sure why the two computers cannot share files between. i shut off firewalls on both computers but still nothing.
 

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I am having this same problem. XP pro to XP pro. I just did a uninstall of Norton Internet Security 06 and installation of Norton AV 07. I have since restored to a time prior to any norton installs/uninstalls (had to do so in safe mode).

My notebook is able to browse internet and email via a router on my workgroup NMC. I can ping the desktop from the computer, but the other direction times out. I have disabled windows firewall on both computers.

When I do a "run //ip of desktop" from the notebook, I am able to see the listing of shares in explorer and access those folders on the desktop from the notebook. Attempts at the notebook all time out.

Here's the report from ipconfig/all on the notebook that is invisible to the workgroup:

C:\Documents and Settings\MSL>ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : MSL-NOTEBOO
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Cont
roller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-0D-56-B1-27-51

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection 14:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Airlink101 MIMO XR Cardbus Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-14-A5-85-88-1D
Dhcp Enabled. . . . . ... Read more

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Hosted network is allowed. It's running. Connection is shared properly. My android and kindle connect off a fresh start. I can browse n use net for a random amount of time, then all of a sudden, it stops. Almost like it won't send nor receive packets. I'm still connected it says everywhere, yet I can not use anything that requires internet. Could take a few hours or few minutes until this happens. Afterwards I have to restart both devices and or computer and start again. I've tried Netsh, connectify, virtual router, and others, same issue. It's rather annoying and I can't figure out the issue. I've posted on multiple forum and I get "check settings, run as administrator, or no reply". As far as I know it's set up right, setting are right, etc. Does anyone have or know any other solutions to this? I imagine it's a bit more technical than the average solutions all over the net for this.

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Hello

I have a classic Linksys WRT*** router and i have a PC connected by cable and a laptop connected via wifi... and i shared the D: from the PC but i just cant see it on the laptop
The PC had all sharing options to off i ticked them to on an restarted both devices and still nothing

A:Sharing issue from laptop to PC

If you can't see the PC at all then you may want to check that both machines are in the same Workgroup.

You would also want to set up the advanced share permissions from the D:>Users folder rather than the D: drive itself.

For the machine or it's drives to be visible you would also need to turn on Network Discovery, File and Printer sharing etc. in the Advanced Sharing settings at the Network and Sharing Center.

Check those options and let me know.

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Ok everything was working fine until a day ago, i usually stream pics, video from my pc to my xbox 360...sooo i go to add a diferent folder to stream and everything is blank (in wmp 11), I then go to library, media sharing ( xbox 360 was there b4 not anymore!) then press the settings button to add a the 360 again but I immediately get the " wmp has encountered an error, etc...other than that wmp's other functions work fine...this is whats in the event properties:

Event Type: Error
Event Source: Application Error
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1000
Date: 8/31/2008
Time: 6:18:40 PM
User: N/A
Computer: ALEX
Description:
Faulting application wmplayer.exe, version 11.0.5721.5145, faulting module ntdll.dll, version 5.1.2600.5512, fault address 0x0000120e.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
Data:
0000: 41 70 70 6c 69 63 61 74 Applicat
0008: 69 6f 6e 20 46 61 69 6c ion Fail
0010: 75 72 65 20 20 77 6d 70 ure wmp
0018: 6c 61 79 65 72 2e 65 78 layer.ex
0020: 65 20 31 31 2e 30 2e 35 e 11.0.5
0028: 37 32 31 2e 35 31 34 35 721.5145
0030: 20 69 6e 20 6e 74 64 6c in ntdl
0038: 6c 2e 64 6c 6c 20 35 2e l.dll 5.
0040: 31 2e 32 36 30 30 2e 35 1.2600.5
0048: 35 31 32 20 61 74 20 6f 512 at o
0050: 66 66 73 65 74 20 30 30 ffset 00
0058: 30 30 31 32 30 65 0d 0a 00120e..

Any help is greatly appreciated (P.S tried rollback to wmp 10 then back to wmp 11 and nothing)
 

A:Media sharing issue with wmp 11

Anyone?? Pleeeeeaaaassee I really dont want to reinstall xp again.
 

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Just after your help guys.
i have 2 PCs that i am trying to get file sharing going, but seem to only get 1 direction file sharing.
PC1: winxp pro sp3 (wireless connection)
PC2: win7 pro (ethernet connection)


extra info:
same workgroup
different computer name
same subnet mask & gateway
tried DHCP and static IPs for both PCs
file sharing enabled, password off
same username account.
have followed the link/guide from howtogeek website..
enabled NETBIOS over TCP/IP
on PC1(XP) i can access the PC2(W7) shared folders/files, Read&Write, ping OK = everything GOOD.
on PC2(W7) i cannot access the PC1(XP) shared folders
- I can remote desktop, VNC, ping to PC1(XP)
- I can see PC1(XP) in the workgroup but can't access it.


Firewalls are disabled on both PCs.


Can anyone help me out?


Cheers

A:Win 7 and XP file sharing issue

Hi and Welcome to SF,

That is a very detailed post, which is good on you for giving it to us. From here i can only see a shares issue from XP machine, possible permissions. When you tried mapping to the share eg \\PC1's IP\sharename. Are you prompted with a log in window?

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Hi, in windows 7, I turned on file and printer sharing and shared only one folder in desktop but people in network are able to access whole desktop, how I can stop that?

I would like to share only that folder.

A:sharing issue in windows 7

are they remoting into your computer

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I am trying to set up a file sharing network between my laptop and desktop. The laptop is running Vista basic 32bit and the desktop is running ultimate 64bit. Both are having the exact same problem. I can click "Sharing" on the file I want to share and it takes me through all of the steps and tells me the file has been successfully shared, but then when I click on "Show all shared folders" it goes into a folder that says "none found". What is going on here?

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Recently I purchased a new Desktop, running W7 HP 64bit.
I have an external hard drive plugged into that desktop and I want to share the files on it across the network, primarily to my laptop using the same version of windows.

I have the same work group for both, same network and neither computer shows up on each others' network locations.

Though for both my xbox 360, when on does show up on both.

Im not running any third party firewalls.
Network sharing and discovery are both on.

I've also tried using the homegroup feature with no luck on either end.
Something is blocking both or one the computers to communicate (probably the new one)
I used to run workgroup with my previous desktop running xp, and it worked fine.

Help, solutions, suggestions?
Thanks

A:Network Sharing Issue

Hi ShadowFactoryX and Welcome to SF,

Verify that all your Network Services are Started from Control Panel=> Performance and Maintenance=> Admin Tools=> Services:
• COM+ Event System (for WZC issues)
• Computer Browser
• DHCP Client
• DNS Client
• Network Connections
• Network Location Awareness
• Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
• Server
• TCP/IP Netbios helper
• Wireless Zero Configuration ( XP wireless configurations only)
• WLAN AutoConfig ( Vista wireless configurations only)
• Workstation

Also, create an Identical User Account on all your of your computers in your Network.

If you're using the Windows built-in Firewall, make sure that Files and Printer sharing is Excluded.

Verify that Netbios is enabled on all the computers in your Network.
Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP ? TTC Shelbyville – Technical Blog

Disable Password Protected Sharing.
Disable Password Protected Sharing — MAXIMUMpcguides – Windows 7 tips, tricks, help, and how-to guides

Please post an update.

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I connect USB drives (Usb keys, mp3 players, other types of external Usb drives) to my computer. Then I share them so that I can access them from other computers of my LAN.
When the USB drive is a fAT 32 formatted drive, I have no problem accessing it from other computers. But when it's an NTFS formatted drive, eventhoug I was able to enable sharing on it, I can see it from other computers, but I get "permission denied" error when I double click on the drive from within the windows explorer.
In the sharing options of the NTFS formatted USB drive, I made sure that all permissions are not restricted (Full Control Permissions
to everyone).
PS: I have no problem sharing local NTFS drives (drives that are on the IDE controllers) on the Network. How come that's not working with the external USB drives formatted as NTFS?
All the computers of my LAN are windows XP Pro computers.

Thanks for helping

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So i had a home network of 4 machines, all plugged in via net cables. these are routed through a couple of switches through my house that all lead back to a single router controlling my cable connection sharing was spotty in XP, so i used IPX and all was well.
However,

Now i upgraded my primary box to vista, so i had some of the standard vista. So back to Tcp i go.

I had some of the standard newb vista -> xp issues and vice versa. spent a good couple hours between here and google and still cant seem to get resolved.

So heres the latest:
I scrapped one of the machines, who needs 4 machines constantly hooked up at thier house anyway.. (3 is fine ).

Heres the computers:
Server (xp sp3)
Home Theatre (xp sp3)
Primary (vista)

Server -> Primary = Success
Server -> HT = Success
Primary -> Server = Success
Primary -> HT = FAIL (Access denied or path does not exist)
HT -> Server = Success
HT -> Primary = FAIL (Access denied or path does not exist)

They are all on the same workgroup, i have shutdown and turned on firewalls etc. have everything now setup to allow access (obviously working because 2 of the machines talk just fine).

Now im at a total loss.
I brought up Server in a remote session in my primary box (within screens range of the HT). And made Every Single network setting identical on the HT machines as the Server machine. I figured the server machine worked this should do the trick, but no luck. I am still having the same results, the HT and my prim... Read more

A:another xp vista sharing issue

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First, I know there are several similar issues posted. That being said, heres what I amy trying to do. I have a dell optiplex gx270 desktop with 2 ethernet cards (intel pro/1000 mt and ADMtek an983), a hp dv6815nr laptop using wireless, a us robotics maxg router and a novatel ovation ev-do broadband usb stick.

While runing xp on the desktop, I was able to connect one ethernet card to the uplink on the router and share that with the usb stick to have the whole network online. the second ethernet card allowed the desktop to communicate with the rest of the network.

After upgrading to Win7 on the desktop, the same configuration no longer works. Additionaly eaiter ethernet card, when connected to the uplink on the router, shows unidentified network and access type no network access in the network and sharing center. Any suggestions on getting this to work?

A:Internet sharing issue

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Zalantar


First, I know there are several similar issues posted. That being said, heres what I amy trying to do. I have a dell optiplex gx270 desktop with 2 ethernet cards (intel pro/1000 mt and ADMtek an983), a hp dv6815nr laptop using wireless, a us robotics maxg router and a novatel ovation ev-do broadband usb stick.

While runing xp on the desktop, I was able to connect one ethernet card to the uplink on the router and share that with the usb stick to have the whole network online. the second ethernet card allowed the desktop to communicate with the rest of the network.

After upgrading to Win7 on the desktop, the same configuration no longer works. Additionaly eaiter ethernet card, when connected to the uplink on the router, shows unidentified network and access type no network access in the network and sharing center. Any suggestions on getting this to work?


Hello Zalantar, and welcome to Windows Seven Forums!

You have several pieces of hardware described in your post but I am not able to see how they all connect together. If you wish to provide some additional info perhaps we can help?

You have a desktop with 7
A laptop with ?
A router?

I have experienced similar symptoms with Internet/Network access with 7 and the fix was to do a reinstall.

Otherwise, we would need to know if your network cards are showing exclamation marks in Device Manager, If you can create a new network connection in 7, ... Read more

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i got big head on the wireless network sharing files, the problem is i can see the files that sharing from my PC, but he cant access to my computer, because is under password protected.
The thing is i didnt set any account with protected password in OS. Beside, i've turned off the window firewall. So pls help me up.
i;m using XP service pack 2
 

A:LAN sharing folder issue

This tutorial may help:
http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic106417.html

But I'd also say, try with your (or Windows) firewall off
 

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I think i've tried every solution I could find, but I would like you to prove me wrong. Here's the situation:
On the network, there is 1 wireless vista laptop, 1 wireless seven laptop, my wireless seven laptop, 1 xp netbook, 1 wireless media hub with an attached drive, and 1 wireless printer.

The other win7 laptop can be accessed by the other computer but not by mine and can access the other computer,but not mine. My guess is that I somehow played with settings I shouldn't had.

Here's what works or not for mine. No one can access me and I can't access anyone. The wired xp computer cannot see my shared folders, but can see the computer when I go on network/all network/microsoft windows network/mshome (or something like that, I have a french computer). The other windows 7 laptop can see me but not access files. I can see it too but not access the files. But the wired xp can access the files on the other 7. I can access the printer without any problem. Also,every media device shows on the list(the hub and shared libraries of the other 7 computer).

Now for my computer settings: Network is set at home with the following settings`: network discovery on, file and printer sharing at on, public folder at on, media streaming on, enabled 40 or 56-bit encryption, password protected off and allow homegroup managed by windows.

We all are on the mshome workgroup.

A:Folder sharing issue

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been sharing my media files with my android tv box for couple years now on same install of windows without issue, but last couple days (with no system changes or installs) my shared files are not working correctly, (seems same for all devices).

If it is streaming based apps work fine, but going through the network files route either displays empty shared file or asks for password,

anybody else had a similar issue

A:Weird Sharing issue

Hello,

A Power Cycle of your modem/router, restart all affected devices as well might help and it would hurt to do this.

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I have two PC's in my room (desktop and laptop) both running xp pro. They are connected on a Netgear Super G Wireless Router. (the laptop is wireless connected and the desktop is wired. I want to share my files between the two computers and use them like normal (writing, editing, etc.) But i cant seem to get it to work. My laptop has the entire root of the drive being shared by my desktop doesnt see it, but i dont know if i skipped something. all i did was right click and hit "share this folder on the network". Any help is much appreciated and if you need more information let me know!

P.S. i am new to the forums and i tried to search for this topic but didnt work out so well.
i know my way around a computer so dont be afraid to tell me what u know. I need this to work much appreciated
 

A:File sharing issue

Sharing the root of a drive is a bad idea. You should instead create a specific folder for sharing, and share that one only.

Note that many firewall suites will block Windows File Sharing. Also note that if both machines don't belong to the same workgroup, you'll have to use the "Browse entire network" icon in Windows to see the share. Furthermore, when you create a share you should give it a specific name to refer to it later.
 

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Hello,

I am having an issue with shared files on my networked Windows XP Professional systems. I am using simple file sharing on all the machines where files are being shared. Within the shared folders I have several music files which are unaccessible from other machines. Oddly, I am able to access about 90 percent of the files in a given folder; there are usually two or three songs which do not show up through the network. Additionally, all machines in question are using NTFS and are malware free. Let me know if additional information will be of use in exploring this issue.

Thank you for your time and efforts.

Sincerely,

Matt

A:File Sharing Issue

If the files were added after the folder was shared,permissions may
not have passed down to them.
You will need to right click on each file,click sharing and security,
and see if they have sharing enabled.
I suppose an easier way to do it would be,disable the share on the
entire folder and then share it again.

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Hi

I'm trying to connect to the shared documents of other computers on my network by typing in the IP address in internet explorer or mozilla firefox but having no luck. I've recently moved house and set this network up, I had an identical network in my old house, using the same equipment and I was able to access the files this way. I orginally started doing it that way because I could never get it to work using Windows networking settings and found it not a problem at all. My router uses DHCP so assigns new IP address each time I connect, this isnt a problem as I dont need to share files very often but do occasionally. I used to check the IP ad on the one computer then enter it in firefox on the other one and it always worked, but now on my new network it doesnt and I have no idea why, except that perhaps it could be something to do with a firewall as one of my machines is my work computer and had pre-installed zone alarms integrity client and will not let me play with the windows firewall settings. This was the only difference I could see from the setup I had before. I just always get the error message (in firefox) "the connection was refused when trying to contact (for eg) 192.168.1.117.

Any help appreciated

Jon
 

A:Sharing files issue

The only way this could work is if you had a web server running on your machines, which I find somewhat unlikely. I think you need to setup file/print sharing properly.

Checklist for networking Windows Machines with TCP/IP
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- PCs which are not XP must have TCP/IP installed.
- Each PC must have a unique computer name.
- Each PC must have a network share defined.
- ALL NICS must be on the same subnet (e.g. IP 192.168.0.* subnet mask 255.255.255.0).
- XP PCs must have Netbios over TCP/IP enabled (only essential for XP to talk to W9X PCs).
- MS Client and file & printer sharing must be enabled on each machine.
- All NICs must have their node type = anything except p-node (peer to peer, or point-point).
* To check, open a command prompt and type IPCONFIG /ALL.
- XP's ICF firewall is permanently disabled. (Only necessary for pre XP SP2).
- All 3rd party firewalls are disabled, uninstalled and deleted (until connection is working).
- PCs have the same workgroup (helps, but not essential for XP/2K, necessary for 9X/ME).

Allow 15 mins after rebooting a PC for that PC to appear in the workgroup, or
for it to see all other PCs. Or you can search for the PC by its computer name.
Additional things to check if you still have problems:
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- Check your Services are Started on all PCs: Workstation, Server, TCP/IP Netbios helper, Computer Browser.
- XP gives access to its ... Read more

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First post, so here goes:

Built a new computer about a month ago. Everything worked perfectly. Last week I started getting BSOD's. I quickly determined it was a bad RAM stick (thousands of errors in memtest86)

So I reloaded windows to make sure everything was clean (Windows 7 professional), and now I have a new problem:

I cant stream files to my other computers. Computer A is the one that I am working on it has all my videos music etc, it shows up on the homegroup in computer B and you can go into the folders and see the individual files but when you click play it hangs up, WMP or VLC will open but nothing happens except you get the green progress bar at the top. If you open a file from computer B on computer A everything works fine.

I haven't loaded anything on computer A except windows, I wanted to make sure that it wasn't another program causing the problem.

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Hello,

I am having an issue with shared files on my networked Windows XP systems. I am using simple file sharing on all the machines where files are being shared. Within the shared folders I have several music files which are unaccessible from other machines. Oddly, I am able to access about 90 percent of the files in a given folder; there are usually two or three songs which do not show up through the network. Let me know if additional information will be of use in exploring this issue.

Thank you for your time and efforts.

Sincerely,

Matt
 

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Hi

Okay, here is my set-up: I have 3 PC's all with the same 7 build (Please see spec) and loads of NAS devices.

PC 1 can see and access all NAS devices and PC 2 & 3
PC 2 can see and access all NAS devices and PC 1 & 3
PC 3 can see and access all NAS devices and PC 1 & 2 - But can only access PC 2, it asks for a user name and password, followed by a network password for PC1

I have the same use and password on all PC's, I have a workgroup setup on all the PC's and NAS devices.

I've tried turning the firewall off on PC 2 & 3 - no difference
I've check the security settings on PC 2 & 3 and there are the same


I have set the following settings:Network discovery turned on;
File and printer sharing on;
Enable file sharing for devices that use 40-56 bit encryption on;
Password protection turned off;
Use user accounts and passwords to connect to other computers selected.
Any help appriciated, I thought I knew this stuff

Regards
UK Media

A:Stranger Sharing Issue

This should fix it alone --->Turn on password protected sharing for the machines.
But I'd also choose "allow Windows to manage homegroup connections" and disable IPv6 on all machines. Also disable IP Helper service.
Another thing I'd do is set them up with the 128 bit encryption instead of the 40-56, unless you specifically need that for a reason.
I run with network discovery off.

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Hi!

I just upgraded my home pc to win7. My laptop has had it for some time. Previously, before either had win7, I had a home network set up and could print from any user on the laptop. Now, I can only print from the administrator. When I try to add the printer on any other user acct it cannot find the printer. I've been at this for hours and can't figure it out. I have a workgroup set up.

Thanks for your help. Let me know if you need more information.

Blessings,

Tim

A:Printer Sharing Issue

Nevermind.

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Been working with a client who's two identical W7Pro desktops will no longer "see" each other in their Homegroup (HG). This network sharing ran well for almost a year and recently fell apart for no apparent reason.

1. Removed all AV products and disabled the firewall on both PCs
2. Renamed the HG and reset the password.
3. Setup user accounts/passwords on both PCs.
4. Ensured advanced sharing configurations were open and identical.
5. Shut down and rebooted both.

I walked away feeling good that I beat the HG into submission. a few hours later the two PCs discontinued the shares.

Now I'm no longer in the profit margin. Thinking of setting up a mapped drive between the two.

Thoughts? Suggestions? Experiences?

TIA

A:Yet another file sharing issue

When ever I have problems with the Homegroup it's usually because the machine that created the Homegroup was taken out or changed. When that happens the best thing to do is leave the Homegroup on all machines and create a new one then rejoin the Homegroup.

This Homegroup trouble shooter might help you with any other problems.
Ultimate Troubleshooting Guide for Windows 7 HomeGroup Connection Issues

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I have a desktop running XP that is linked to another desktop running XP (as well as two laptops running Windows 7). The all is working well with the network except on the second desktop I have 3 user accounts. I can access 1 of the user accounts fine from all 3 of the other computers but the other 2 user accounts give me an error "You do not have permission...". I have checked the file sharing on these two user folders and neither are marked private and both are marked to share and allow changes by network users. I am at my wits end to figure out what else to try. Any idea?
 

A:XP Folder Sharing issue

TBear830 said:


I have a desktop running XP that is linked to another desktop running XP (as well as two laptops running Windows 7). The all is working well with the network except on the second desktop I have 3 user accounts. I can access 1 of the user accounts fine from all 3 of the other computers but the other 2 user accounts give me an error "You do not have permission...". I have checked the file sharing on these two user folders and neither are marked private and both are marked to share and allow changes by network users. I am at my wits end to figure out what else to try. Any idea?Click to expand...
Are those two accounts password protected? If they are and you don't know the passwords, you may not get much help here. Have you tried to access them through the network while they are actually logged on?
 

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I shared a folder in windows xp sp2 computer,when I try to access it from other computer it asks Username and Password even I didn't set any password for that computer.Please help me to solve this issue.
 

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Hello,

I am having an issue with shared files on my networked Windows XP systems. I am using simple file sharing on all the machines where files are being shared. Within the shared folders I have several music files which are unaccessible from other machines. Oddly, I am able to access about 90 percent of the files in a given folder; there are usually two or three songs which do not show up through the network. Let me know if additional information will be of use in exploring this issue.

Thank you for your time and efforts.

Sincerely,

Matt
 

A:File Sharing Issue

Please see my post #4 in http://forums.techguy.org/networking/449479-selective-hidden-files.html
 

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Hi

My partner and I are working on a project, i am doing the offline edit and he is doing the online. we need to be able to share the folders, we have a nas server though it is not fast enough to edit off. he needs to be able to do some online editing while i do offline editing. i was looking into perhaps a hot swap sata drive, though this still would not solve our sharing issue.

we currently run windows xp. Any information on what we should do or about SATA drives would be very helpful. also can SATA drives have RAID backups and if the drive corrupts will this RAID still have the undamaged backup on it? My MOBO is an asus p5kpl-cm is this even hot swappable?
 

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Hello,

I am having an issue with shared files on my networked Windows XP Professional systems. I am using simple file sharing on all the machines where files are being shared. Within the shared folders I have several music files which are unaccessible from other machines. Oddly, I am able to access about 90 percent of the files in a given folder; there are usually two or three songs which do not show up through the network. Additionally, all machines in question are using NTFS and are malware free. Let me know if additional information will be of use in exploring this issue.

Thank you for your time and efforts.

Sincerely,

Matt

A:File Sharing Issue

Sounds kinda weird. Once you share a folder, everything in that folder should be shared. Are any of these laptops? Are your synchronization settings correct?

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Hey chaps.

I have just got bt broadband, and a homehub v2. The main router that is being used is a TP- Link TD-W8960N which is then plugged into a powerline adaptor. This comes out of the other powerline adapter in another room and goes into the bt homehub which I am using as a hub, the ethernet cable comes off this into the desktop and into the xbox.

I am able to get onto xbox live no problem but I am not able to share videos to my xbox from my pc. In my old setup I was able to do this no problem just running straight off the tp-link router.

Can anyone help?

Thanks

Chalph
 

A:xbox sharing issue

Please close, reset my homehub back to default and it saw it straight away!
 

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Hey everyone. I am having a little trouble sharing a printer that's hooked up on this machine (Windows 7 64)

I am trying to share the printer with a netbook (Windows 7 32) and another desktop running XP Home.

So far, I can get the netbook to print correctly, but the XP system just won't print (I can, however see my machine from the other one's networking)

In addition, whenever I try to access one of the other systems from here (IE, to put files on my wife's netbook) I am getting a Network login prompt for a login and password. I also get the same prompt when I try to access the XP machine.

Any ideas of what I should try? In homegroups / advanced settings I already have the following set,

Turn on Network Discovery
Turn on file and printer sharing
Turn on sharing so anyone with network access.....
Use 128-bit sharing...
Turn off password protected sharing

These options are set for both "Home or Work (current profile) AND "Public"

A:Having an issue sharing a printer

Here are two ways of shareing a printer hope it helps: How to Enable Printer & File Sharing between Windows 7 and Windows XP | Windows 7 and Share Files and Printers between Windows 7 and XP - How-To Geek

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Did some searching and can't seem to find a solution to this issue.

I have 3 computers on the same network all using Windows 7 build 7000. 1 is 32bit and the other 2 are 64bit. The 2 64bit machines have no trouble sharing files between them but neither can access the 32bit machine. The 32bit machine has no trouble connecting to and sharing with the 64bit machines.

This is the error message i get when trying to connect to the 32bit machine (named ME-PC for illustrations sake):

" \\ME-PC 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 failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer."

Permissions are set so Everyone can read/write, not using a Homegroup (using "Use user accounts and passwords to connect to other computers"), password protected sharing is turned off. All the settings are the same across all 3 computers but fore some reason the 32bit one is being difficult.

A:File sharing issue

i have exactly the same problem with win 7 and vista
both are 32 bit

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I connect USB drives (Usb keys, mp3 players, other types of external Usb drives) to my computer. Then I share them so that I can access them from other computers of my LAN.
When the USB drive is a fAT 32 formatted drive, I have no problem accessing it from other computers. But when it's an NTFS formatted drive, eventhoug I was able to enable sharing on it, I can see it from other computers, but I get "permission denied" error when I double click on the drive from within the windows explorer.
In the sharing options of the NTFS formatted USB drive, I made sure that all permissions are not restricted (Full Control Permissions
to everyone).
PS: I have no problem sharing local NTFS drives (drives that are on the IDE controllers) on the Network. How come that's not working with the external USB drives formatted as NTFS?
All the computers of my LAN are windows XP Pro computers.
BTW: Does it work differently on windows 2000?
I remember having same issues on win 2000 pcs, even with the FAT 32 drives.

Thanks for helping
 

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I am having a similar problem and I read a bunch of the threads here, followed some guides and other sites with tuts. It seems no matter what I do, I just cant get this computer to view computers at all! (vista business)

At least if it was showing them I could tweak if the permissions allowed or not. I made sure in my services that they are on I "might" of missed some not sure. Think anyone could help me with this? I am trying to get a XP computer to see mine. It won't show up in the network.

Yes the workgroups are the same, yes I got security set to everyone, yes file and print sharing is on and installed, Client for microsoft is installed also, private network as well.

I also enabled the needed things in windows firewall settings.
 

A:Vista and XP File Sharing Issue

Read the post VERY carefully. There are two sets of permissions that need to be enabled.
 

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I've set up an Ad Hoc network between my PC-XP and my Laptop-Vista, with the PC as the host but i can't seem to view the PC's shared files on the Laptop, or the Laptop's shared files on the PC. can't see where i've gone wrong any advise guys?
 

A:File sharing network issue

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I am trying but not having any luck sharing my picture file folder from a Vista to an XP machine, both which are on my home network. I have managed previously to accomplish the sharing of my music file folder as well as my video file folder from the vista to the xp, but must not be doing something right to accomplish the sharing of the picture file folder. On the vista machine I right click on the picture file folder, select share from the drop-down menu, then a file sharing dialog box pops up entitled "Choose People to share with." In front of the Add box shown there, I click on the down arrow in the blank box and then select "Everyone (All users in this list)", then click on the Share button at the bottom of the box. A file sharing box box pops up and says "Sharing items... this may take a few minutes" before the file sharing box says "Your folder is shared." I click on the Done button. Then when I check on my XP machine to see if the folder has been shared, I still see only that my video and music folders are there but not the picture folder. When I go back to the vista machine and click on the properties of my picture folder, then click on the Sharing tab, it says Not Shared.
Any advice welcome, thanks.
 

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i am using windows 10 and my pc alerted me that im sharing ip addreses with another computer?

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Long time listener, first time caller...

I have a Vista 32bit Ultimate machine, on which all of the computers on my home network (all running XP) can access, change, and otherwise manipulate the Public folder without any problem.

On this machine, I am also attempting to share a folder in my personal directory. Let's call this "X". From all the other machines in my network, I can log in (using the username/password on my Vista machine) and read the contents of X, and navigate to all its subfolders. However, I can't open any file, nor create or delete any files.

Seems simple, right? Except I've read a few dozen threads and blogs and still can't find the solution. Yes, I've:
o Disabled the firewall on the Vista machine
o Ensured that the folder is shared, AND...
o ...separately set permissions on the folder and all its subfolders to allow full CRUD access
o Tried with machines in the same workgroup and different workgroups
o Tried with machines that have the same un/pw, same un but different pw, and totally different usernames
o Ensured that the security/sharing settings on folder "X" match that of the Public folder (at least for the users Administrators, Everyone, and my personal account)
o Verified that the folder is indeed shared in Network And Sharing Center

...and pretty much all the other routine stuff. I'm really at a loss and would appreciate any advice.

One other oddity that may or may not be relevant: whenever I attempt to share the folder... Read more

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Hopefully someone will help me understand a bit more about Windows 7 file sharing over a home network. I'm sure it is just my misunderstanding as I am new to Win 7, but I'm not sure.

Scenario: wireless home network, one iMac OSX Snow Leopard, one ThinkPad laptop Window 7 Professional, one HP wireless printer shared between the two computers.

Network is fine, I can view files on the iMac from the Win 7 laptop (and even delete them in some circumstances, and from the iMac I can view most all files in the Win 7 machine (and even delete some of those from the iMac as well).

Here is where my understanding fails me: I don't want to share ALL the file on my Win 7 machine with the iMac, only the Public designated folders. In the the file sharing "HOME Network" access screen I have:

- Discover network: on
- Turned OFF file sharing
- Turned on Public folder viewing

My understanding, from what I've read, when I log into the Win 7 computer from the iMac, I should only see the Public Folders, not the entire User suite of folders (like My Documents, My Pictures, etc.). Also, I'd like to restrict them to "read only". However, when I log into the laptop from the iMac I see EVERYTHING and can manipulate the documents in many ways (move, delete, etc.). I've tried several configurations and variations on the HOME Network access screen to no avail. I've tried setting permissions on folder (for example, my one User name is "JIM", so I set the USER ... Read more

A:Windows 7 Folder Sharing Issue

From what your saying you must have set up a Homegroup on the Win7 machine. When you set up a Homegroup in a mixed Op system network the User folder is shared out for some reason, I'm not sure why but that's how it works. Homegroups is mostly made to work with Win7 machines and it's not really for a mixed Op system network though it can be done.

If you want more control over what is shared you should set up a Workgroup on the Win 7 machine and leave the homegroup you created on the Win7 machine.

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Hi I have a server with Os windows2003, server is not configured in any domain(it is in workgroup), there are multiple computer connected to network, some are in company domain and some are in workgroup,
File sharing option is enable on server.
I am not able to transfer the files from server to non domain pc (workgroup), it is asking for username and password, after giving the username and password which is configured on server, it states username and password are invalid, while with the same user name I can transfer files to the pcs which are configured in company domain.
Can anyone help out with this issue.

A:File sharing issue in the network

Did you add the computer name before entering the username? For example if I wanted to authorise myself as a user called Josh on a machine called Josh-PC I would have to enter the following:

Username: Josh-PC\Josh

Then I would enter the password for that account.

In a domain environment it will automatically assign the correct domain name so you do not need to add anything before entering the username.

You may want to look into password protected sharing on Server 2003. I have not used this OS so I cannot offer any specific steps

Josh

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Guys, firstly apologies for starting a new thread so similar to many others, but I have been Googling this problem for days and none of the solutions I've found so far have solved my problem.

The problem is this:-

I recently bought a HP Pavilion DV6317ea laptop with Vista on it, to add to our home network. The network has always worked fine, and has been used to flawlessly share files between the two wired PCs and one wireless laptop for some time.

After a small amount of fiddling, as I haven't tried to use Vista before, I managed to get the new laptop to behave as well as the others when connected via the ethernet port. When connected wirelessly however, whilst the laptop can access the internet fine, I am having issues using file sharing that are subtly different to most.

I can see my XP PC in explorer, and on the network map, and when I expand it I can see the various share directories I have on it. As soon as I go deep enough into any of the shares that there are more than a couple of files/folder, or try to open a file of any size however, the network hangs. After a while I get one of varying messages along the lines of:-

- "The specified network name is no longer available"
- "the specified network path does not exist"
- "the network name is in use. Cannot reconnect"

The only time I get successful file sharing when using the wireless connection is when connecting to the other laptop, which is also connected wirelessly. Then ... Read more

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