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Fix Windows Media Player music sharing in Windows 10

December 20th, 2015

Windows 10 Media Player Sharing FixSo you get Windows 10. You share your media libraries so other users on your network can see and play your music from Windows Media Player on their own puters.

Unfortunately, when they try to browse your music, WMP connects but quickly declares that your media library is empty!

You double-check the sharing settings, blah blah blah…

Nothing!

What’s going on?

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I shared a link on Facebook, but no image shows up

April 20th, 2015

Sharing an Image on FacebookAh, yes. Facebook and images!

You know the drill: You share a link, and you expect that an image from the page you shared will show up.

But, it doesn’t.

This is especially true if you’re sharing a link from a lesser-known site, like perhaps your own blog or online store.

Fortunately, there are a few tricks you can use to make Facebook – and other social networking sites – happy.

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Windows 7 File Sharing: Fixing the “Entire User Directory Shared” Problem

September 25th, 2009

File SharingThere are many things to love about Windows 7. It truly is “Vista done right”, sad as that may be. But it ain’t perfect.

One of the most common problems, as I recently discovered, is that you tell Win 7 to share only your Public directories, but it doesn’t quite listen. Due to some apparent bug that is at least present in the Release Candidate build of Win 7, sometimes the OS will share your entire Users directory, which includes your Public files/folders. That means ALL your files are shown to the whole world on your LAN – not just the your public folders.

Fortunately, it’s pretty easy to fix this little problem once you know a few little bits of information…

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