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Problem with file sharing

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  • Started 1 year ago by boeta
  • Latest reply from ispalten
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boeta
Posts: 16

Any help please. I've created i network between between my 2 pc's everything hard disks and all are shared but on any one of the pc's i cant open the other pc's files and i did allow full control to everyone. Help me please where did i go wrong. I need to open the other pc's files please

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vistual
Posts: 3135

most of the times i found sharing to be a little hit or miss on the first shot but always found that the solution is very near by.

double check a few things ....
right click on the folder and select properties. then ....
*note, these arent in any particular prder, just some things to have a look at. ive been successful in sharing after going back and forth between these settings. hopefully this helps you too.

there was also a tut posted recently that i thought i had been moved to the appropriate tut forum but i cant find it.

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G41M
Posts: 902

boeta, Hi. How are the two PCs networked? Peer-to-peer? Or are you using a router/switch/hub? Are the two PCs both have Windows 7?

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boeta
Posts: 16

@G41M i'm using a lan cable don't know what you call the connection but that's how i connect them

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boeta
Posts: 16

oh and both are running windows 7 ultimate

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scorpion99
Posts: 1033

the lan cable must be a cross-over if you are connecting the machines direclty .

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ispalten
Posts: 6259

Open up a Command prompt and enter NET VIEW... results should look like this showing all computers you have access too...

==================
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

c:\>net view
Server Name Remark

------------------------------------------------------------------
\\IRV-XPS435 Irv's XPS 435T
\\LARAINE-XPS8500
\\RT-N56U RT-N56U
The command completed successfully.
======================================

Copy and Paste your results in a reply please.

After you do that, you can do the command again adding one of the \\computer names you see from above... like this :

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c:\>net view \\irv-xps435
Shared resources at \\irv-xps435

Irv's XPS 435T

Share name Type Used as Comment

----------------------------------------------------------
AVI Disk
C Disk
C_XPS Disk XPS C Drive
Documents Disk
Games DL Disk
Image Library One Disk
K_XPS Disk
L_XPS435 Disk L Drive
Public Disk
Users Disk
The command completed successfully.
===========================

Post your results back in the reply as well.

With that info we might be able to determine what to do next.

Irv S.

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