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Old 09-10-2009, 12:20 AM   #1
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Default [Urgent help!] Getting the most out of your network

Hi, I'm a bit of a n00b when it comes to computers, but particularly networking. I'm living in a college which means that there are 200 or so who share their files over a local network (unfortunately not DC++). Given that there's a shitload of movies/music/stuff on the network, is there a program or something I could use that would allow me to view all the available files at once, instead of having to stumble blindly through every individual computer? Or to be able to search through it? Like some form of archiving software, or even some windows function I am not exploiting to its full potential?
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Old 09-10-2009, 07:12 AM   #2
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I can't think of one, and such a program wouldn't even make sense really...

things are stored on different PCs for a reason, it keeps them sorted and organised!!

you may find an application that scans the network across multiple computers looking for a specific file type.
but that'll take an age as well!
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Ya, I don't think you are going to find anything like this. I don't know that a program would exist that would do this.
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