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Windows 7: file sharing without windows networking

30 Oct 2014   #1
Zippydsmlee

Win7 64 Home(HP Icore5 HP touchsmart) and Ultimate 64 desktop.
 
 
file sharing without windows networking

File sharing is fubar only internet works and I am tried of trying to get files to sync, so what can I do short of a subscription ala gotomypc?


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30 Oct 2014   #2
strollin

W10 Pro desktop, W10 laptop, W10 laptop, W10 Pro tablet (all 64-bit)
 
 

You could use "sneaker net" like we did back in the DOS days. Copy files to a USB thumb drive (we used floppy disks) and transfer them to whatever other systems you wish.

However, since you say internet is working you could use something like DropBox to share files among a number of computers.
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30 Oct 2014   #3
Zippydsmlee

Win7 64 Home(HP Icore5 HP touchsmart) and Ultimate 64 desktop.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by strollin View Post
You could use "sneaker net" like we did back in the DOS days. Copy files to a USB thumb drive (we used floppy disks) and transfer them to whatever other systems you wish.

However, since you say internet is working you could use something like DropBox to share files among a number of computers.
I'd rather take the laptop out back and use it for target practice than do the USB thing again or manual drop boxes, I been looking at FTP based file sync but it seems I need an external ip or something.
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01 Nov 2014   #4
Zippydsmlee

Win7 64 Home(HP Icore5 HP touchsmart) and Ultimate 64 desktop.
 
 

Dose anyone know what kind of setup Dlinks shareport uses? It works fine 0-o Tho if I use that I lose my 32GB flash drive since I will need it in the router all the time.....
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01 Nov 2014   #5
Berton

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP
 
 

What I did was get a WDC NAS/Network Attached Storage of 1TB, hooked it to the Router and all my computers can access the files on it, WinVista, Win7, Win8.1, Win10TP, Mac OS X and Linux Mint both Wired to the Router and Wireless. Same for my inkjet and laserjet printers plugged into the Router. Wireless Router has 4 Ethernet ports [Gigabit] and I added an 8-port Gigabit Switch. The Router also has the USB port but I haven't needed it yet, previous Router when I got the NAS didn't have USB.
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05 Apr 2015   #6
Zippydsmlee

Win7 64 Home(HP Icore5 HP touchsmart) and Ultimate 64 desktop.
 
 

I do not mean to bump this thread, but I figured out what my trouble was, Kaspersky firewall was blocking a bunch of stuff.
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05 Apr 2015   #7
Berton

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17, Windows 10 Pro TP
 
 

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I do not mean to bump this thread
Personally, I think it is quite appropriate. After all, it's only been a few months and any solution is worth knowing about.
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05 Apr 2015   #8
Zippydsmlee

Win7 64 Home(HP Icore5 HP touchsmart) and Ultimate 64 desktop.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Berton View Post
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I do not mean to bump this thread
Personally, I think it is quite appropriate. After all, it's only been a few months and any solution is worth knowing about.
I try to be aware of the rules and wary of breaking them since mods have enough crap to deal with, but yes this was a strange case, I never really had issues with kas before but over the last 2 years I been using networking more and more and uhg I have kas on everything. ><


I think I managed to turn off enough stuff to get networking to work but I think kas needs to handle home networking better. I am testing out Avast premier and its pretty neat GUI is no worse than kas, firewall is easy enough to configure I do wish tho if I set it on auto block mode that it blocks all new out going connections and alert me...it dose it haphazardly allowing some things through...sheesh.... how is that different than auto decide 0_o LOL
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