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post #1 of 30
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Hi,
I don't have a sharing option for drives or folders.
I need put put around 500 GB to my other rig and I don't have an external HD...
So I was thinking to use the home network but noticed that I didn't have a sharing option.
All my other rigs do, only this one is missing it...

It's really urgent.
I couldn't find anything on google... :S

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post #2 of 30
all you have to do to open a share is type the host name or IP address in the run dialogue box

like \\\\Host123\\C$ or \\\\Host123\\D$ or \\\\Host123\\Admin$ or \\\\192.168.1.30\\C$

and it will bring up the login and pass, you can do that with any host on your subnet.
Edited by Atomagenesis - 5/18/11 at 7:34am
post #3 of 30
Are your other computers part of a homegroup that maybe this computer is not a part of?

Otherwise go to your network and sharing center (right click network icon in bottom right task bar), go to advanced sharing settings, make sure all the boxes are checked for items to share, and scroll down and make sure everything is set to be sharable the way you want it.

Maybe.
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doesn't work: \\\\PROJECTXIOROS\\\\C$

Cannot locate


Quote:
Originally Posted by Alphonze View Post
Are your other computers part of a homegroup that maybe this computer is not a part of?

Otherwise go to your network and sharing center (right click network icon in bottom right task bar), go to advanced sharing settings, make sure all the boxes are checked for items to share, and scroll down and make sure everything is set to be sharable the way you want it.

Maybe.
Everything is set up right
   
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post #5 of 30
That's because you typed it wrong there is only one slash after the host name.

Correct:
\\\\PROJECTXIOROS\\C$

And if you're typing it from the computer you're on now, make sure it's another computer on your network, not the host you're currently on.
post #6 of 30
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suddenly noticed that my network detection and file sharing are off...
However , I CANT turn them on , they automaticly revert to the old settigs...
( thinking of going to an other OS, I'm DONE with windows )
   
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lol, its not Windows fault. You don't even need to have those on in order to share files. If you listen to me you can get this resolved.
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I've tried everything you said , and it didn't work...
What's wrong with the unability to change my sharing options?
   
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post #9 of 30
Well you need to be more specific, are you trying to access your own computer from another or are you on a laptop or something trying to access your main rig? Or are you on your main rig trying to share to another computer?

Saying "it didn't work" is not specific enough, I need details in order to help you. Exactly what you're trying to do, share files between two computers, which computer are you on and which are you trying to access and which one do you want to put files on? All that is relevant information.
post #10 of 30
I've seen this happen once, when accidentally deleted a file in my User\\AppData folder when I was trying to transfer it to a different drive, have you deleted anything around there? When I did it it wouldn't let me change the setting to stream video on my computer to another.
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