1.    3 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Nov 2013
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    Shared Folders


    Do any of you know how to rename a shared folder?
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  2.    3 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Jun 2014
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    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    If your talking about the name on one of the guest computers you can easily change the name by right clicking on the folder and select rename.

    If your talking about the name on the host computer I am pretty sure you will break the share on guest computers. Windows will give you a warning if you try to rename a shared folder. If you do change the name you will have to right click and select " Properties " then select share to share it again.

    I usually right click on shared drives that I want to find easily and select " Map network drive " when in file explorer and clicking on " Network ", This way they show up in file explorer under "This PC"

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  3.    2 Weeks Ago #3
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    You mean this: The name of the shared folder ? Then Add a new Name then hi-lite the old name from drop down list, click Remove.
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  4.    2 Weeks Ago #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by topgundcp View Post
    You mean this: The name of the shared folder ? Then Add a new Name then hi-lite the old name from drop down list, click Remove.
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    I Think that worked topgun. I was afraid if I did remove, it would delete the contents of the folder. I'm not thru yet. When I get thru with all of them, I'll re post. Thanks.
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  5.    2 Weeks Ago #5
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    All is well.
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