Best file manager app for network file sharing

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    Hi all
    Just want to see what app others are using for file sharing over their network?

    I was using ES file manager but was having issues seeing all my files and now I can't even seem to access my main desktop PC. Even though it is set up correctly etc

    Thanks

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    Samba works awesome for wirelessly accessing your NC's SD Card, it just treats it as a network drive.
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    I use dropbox. For just moving individual files, I use awesome drop

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    Try File Expert- it's free
    the webshare option works great
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    I also vote for Samba.
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    Thanks everyone. I ended up getting ES File manager to work (so embarassed, I failed to enable in the firewall exceptions allow 'wireless devices', now it works fine.

    I will have a look at some of these, I actually use dropbox atm.

    thanks again :)
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    Is Samba easy to set up. I am using myphoneexplorer but it seems a little awkward to me.

    Do you load a Samba app on the Nook and software on your PC or is it just on the Nook? Does Samba allow the move of an entire folder and sub folders?
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    Install the app on your NC...OPen the menu and click enable...then on your pc you would use Windows Explorer to find \\android

    then you should see a share for sdcard, and you open it, map it, etc. like any other network shared folder.

    When I am done with my file transfers, I simply disable Samba in the menu (to save battery life)...but when i enable it again, since I have it mapped as my Z: drive, it pops right back on my PC.

    I also use dropbox, especially for moving screen shots and such, but for big files, I just fire up Samba.
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