Where are my files?
June 24, 2005 11:44 AM   Subscribe

Question on Windows networking, my own knowledge has failed me...

On my own network at home (3 WinXP machines, plain old file sharing) my girlfriend's PC sees all the file shares on the server just fine but on my own PC I only see some of the files (if the server has 10,000 mp3's her machine will also list 10,000 mp3's but mine will list some arbitrarily smaller number, say 8,900 mp3's) and no matter what I do the extra files wil not show, any help here?
posted by Cosine to Computers & Internet (4 answers total)
 
maybe try making a new folder, sharing it, then drop all the music into it?
posted by k8t at 11:58 AM on June 24, 2005


File permissions issue? Try highlighting and changing permissions on all files when logged in as an admin-level account.
posted by Rothko at 12:00 PM on June 24, 2005


LOL, I fiddled with permissions on the server for one folder that wouldn't appear on the workstation and a DIFFERENT folder that wouldn't appear now appears... doesn't sound like config issue to me, sounds like wipe out Windows...
posted by Cosine at 12:23 PM on June 24, 2005


Your file system could have errors. Try running checkdisk.
posted by theora55 at 6:22 AM on June 26, 2005


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