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Disable These Files Might Be Harmful to Your Computer Warning

Disable These Files Might Be Harmful to Your Computer Warning in Windows 10

If you connect a network share, i.e. mount a network drive by IP address of the server, Windows 10 displays a warning message These Files Might Be Harmful to Your Computer when you are opening files stored there. Here's how to get rid of it.

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Enable Write Through In Windows 10 For Reliable Network Data Transfers

Windows 10 like all previous versions of the OS includes the SMB protocol (Server Message Block) for networking with other devices. SMB is used for file and printer sharing. In version 1809, Microsoft has added a Write Through option for the SMB protocol to Windows 10, which significantly improves the reliability of network transfers, and guarantees that data is written back to the actual storage medium.

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Create Shared Folders Shortcut in Windows 10

Windows 10 allows the user to share his or her locally connected printers and stored files with other users over the network. Shared files can be accessible for reading and writing to others. Shared printers can be used for printing on the remote computer. Today, we will see how to create a special 'Shared Folders' shortcut to manage them faster.

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Add Shared Printer in Windows 10

Windows allows connecting a shared printer connected to a PC on your network. A shared printer can be used by others to send print jobs. It will be visible in the shared network resources of the remote computer, so other users will be able to install (add) it to their printers. Today, we will see how to add (connect) a shared printer to your PC.

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How to Share a Printer in Windows 10

Windows allows sharing a printer connected to your PC with over computers and users on your network. A shared printer can be used by others to send print jobs. It will be visible in the shared network resources of your computer, so users will be able to install (add) it to their printers.

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Backup and Restore Network Shares in Windows 10

Windows 10 allows the user to share his or her locally connected printers and stored files with other users over the network. Shared files can be accessible for reading and writing to others. Shared printers can be used for printing on the remote computer. You can backup your network shares in Windows 10 and restore them later. Let's see how it can be done.

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How to View Network Shares in Windows 10

Windows 10 allows the user to share his or her locally connected printers and stored files with other users over the network. Shared files can be accessible for reading and writing to others. Shared printers can be used for printing on the remote computer. Let's see how to view all network shares available on a computer in your network.

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Enable SMB1 Sharing Protocol in Windows 10

In this article, we will see how to enable the SMB1 file sharing protocol. In modern Windows 10 versions, it is disabled for security reasons. However, if you have computers in your network that run pre-Windows Vista systems or Android or Linux apps that only work with SMB v1, you need to enable it to network with these devices.
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How to Share File or Folder in Windows 10

As you may already know, Windows 10 doesn't include the HomeGroup feature starting in version 1803. For many users, HomeGroup was a convenient way to share files and folders over a network. Today, we will see how to share files and folders without using HomeGroup. Instead, we will configure the built-in SMB sharing feature which is there since the earliest versions of Windows NT.

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Change File Sharing Encryption Level in Windows 10

Windows 10 allows the user to share his locally connected printers and stored files with other users over the network. Shared files can be accessible for reading and writing to others. Shared printers can be used for printing on the remote computer. Windows uses 128-bit encryption to help protect file sharing connections by default. Some devices do not support 128-bit encryption and must use 40- or 56-bit encryption. Here is how to switch between file sharing encryption levels in Windows 10.

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