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Windows 7: Cant open my shared folders locally

22 Jul 2011   #11
jazzy04

Windows 7 PRO x 84
 
 

Hi,

I am administrator,
I have a ms essentials firewall running.
For now, all the machine's have access. I don't know how, didn't change anything. But the fact is, i cant locally reach the share. Meaning, i can click on network, the only pc is see in this network is my own, click on that, and i see all my shares, but when i try to open one, i cant.


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22 Jul 2011   #12
WebMattR

W7 Professional x64
 
 

When you click on the shares, does it give you an error message? If so, what's it say?
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25 Jul 2011   #13
jazzy04

Windows 7 PRO x 84
 
 

You may not have the permission to use this network resource. contact the server administrator if you want to know if you have access permissions. The specified server can not perform the requested operation

When i try to open any shared folder on the machine (machine witch i shared the folders on, i get the specified server can not perform the requested operation.
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25 Jul 2011   #14
GFreak01

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit SP1
 
 

random thing to try, perhaps hamachi could help.

unmanaged is a free version.
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25 Jul 2011   #15
jazzy04

Windows 7 PRO x 84
 
 

This is remote desktop software, that's good when only one person is trying to see files (locally, not the shared folders) correct me if i'm wrong. I'm already using teamviewer, same thing, different name.

Issue still is, when you find your own machine in the network, you click on it, try to open a shared folder, you dont have any access.
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25 Jul 2011   #16
WebMattR

W7 Professional x64
 
 

I think it's a permission issue on the shares themselves. Have you tried looking at the security settings on each individual share?
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28 Jul 2011   #17
jazzy04

Windows 7 PRO x 84
 
 

I don't know anymore. When i try to share any folder, on the C: or D: it get's unavailable. What does this mean:
The server cannot perform the requested operation.
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29 Jul 2011   #18
WebMattR

W7 Professional x64
 
 

That you need to look at the specific permissions for each folder. They need to be changed/tuned. (I'll post back with a link on how to do so. There's a how-to article here somewhere. I just need to try and track it down after getting some sleep)
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03 Aug 2011   #19
jazzy04

Windows 7 PRO x 84
 
 

Still after all this time, no luck. Permissions checked, everything turned to normal state. Still cant open my own share.

Any ideas??
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03 Aug 2011   #20
WebMattR

W7 Professional x64
 
 

Can you go to the folder itself, and open it, rather than going through shares?
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