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Recent issue not solved and ongoing issue with notebook

Last thurs inquired abt sharing files from desktop to notebook or networking between two. Recieved response from rakesh abt today have yet to hear from. Additonall I am still have files running in back after startup and takes over 20 minutes to stop or may continue. How I find and disable those files if necessary?

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  • floyd randolph Jan 12, 2009

    I went to msconfig looked and had no idea what should or shoul not be disable was not much their. thanks any way. now for second issue still need to know how to share folders or files between my desktop and notebook via sharing. Is that networking? The sharing icon is still showing on my desktop however no sharing of these file are being shared. I am sure it was done by networking but I am not good at setting up and did not write down steps done by dell I think.

  • floyd randolph Jan 12, 2009

    no i am set up not sure what i am doing do not want to screw up. does both pc's need to be on? not sure how to set up. what i want to share is my pictures, my documents and windows media player from my desktop to notebook. all the files showed are microsoft files which means to me do not touch if you do not what you are doing. can you use the team viewer the same way rekash did?

  • floyd randolph Jan 12, 2009

    ok going to save this for the moment and try later emergency just came up. should return in a couple of hours.

  • floyd randolph Jan 12, 2009

    i am back thanks for patience. now tried that doing something wrong woud you care to use the teamviewer? it is still downloaded to my desktop.

  • floyd randolph Jan 13, 2009

    shows several items to share but not the files or folders i really want. one folder that was placed there by dell that has a hand with type of file to shared is there.

  • floyd randolph Jan 13, 2009

    the previous question that I answered was from my desktop not my notebook. there nothing in my network places on my notebook.

  • floyd randolph Jan 13, 2009

    how about my music media player files? so i really need both computers side by side. i am not that savey and like i said whatever there on my desktop did put it there so i really guess what i am saving guess it won't get done by me. last time i right took me several days to repair the problem.

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To disable them from startup
you can go to run type in msconfig a box will appear then click startup you should find them in there remove check from anything you don't want to run on startup.then restart a box will appear check to never show again.

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  • DEKR
    DEKR Jan 12, 2009

    In misconfig if you see any part of the file name disable it.

    If you disable the wrong one you can always go back and enable it but can you tell me exactly what it is coming on startup.

    As for your file sharing are you saying you have already set it up but the files are not sharing..

  • DEKR
    DEKR Jan 12, 2009

    I am not in front of your pc but I will try and help.

    I would have both pc's on although I don't think it matters.

    Right click on the folder you want to share you can either hit nsharing and security or you can click on properties and click sharing.From there you should be able to set up sharing.

    Then go to your second pc and click on my computer and on the side should be a spot that says

    my network places.The shared folders should show.

    Let me know how it works out.But this is how I done it so hopefully your good.

  • DEKR
    DEKR Jan 12, 2009

    kkkk

    I'll be here to help when you get back

  • DEKR
    DEKR Jan 12, 2009

    Okay when you open the my computer page and then click on

    my network places on left side bar are you telling me you get nothing.

    If so you need to check your files you want to share and make sure they are not marked private to do this just right click and hit properties on the files your trying to share.

    Teamviewer would be okay but I don't have much experience with it

  • DEKR
    DEKR Jan 13, 2009

    Then I believe you are doing it right but you need to go on your main pc right click the file you want to share and then set it up for sharing just follow instructions

    if there is a check in private remove it

    then go back to your other pc click on my computer and then my network places hopefully this works.sometimes it does need a restart



    You are getting some shared files so are you are doing something right

  • DEKR
    DEKR Jan 13, 2009

    OKAY

    THEN ON EACH FOLDER YOU WANT TO SHARE YOU NEED TO RIGHT CLICK THEN PROPERTIES AND SAHRING AFTER YOU DO THIS THEN YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO ACCESS THEM FROM YOUR LAPTOP BY OPENING MY COMPUTER AND ON THE SIDE PANEL MY NETWORK PLACES AND THEY SHOULD SHOW

    YOU NEED TO DO EACH FOLDER INDIVIDUALLY

  • DEKR
    DEKR Jan 13, 2009

    K

    SORRY I COULD'NT HELP YOU MORE

    I THINK YOUR GONN AFIND IT'S JUST SOMETHING SIMPLE YOUR NOT DOIN

    MAKE SURE BOTH ARE ON INTERNET WHEN SETTING UP SHARING.

    SORRY

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