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Windows NT giving false mapped drive status

Q: Windows NT giving false mapped drive status

I've been managing a group of stores running peer-to-peer NT 4.0 Workstations for a few years now. In each location, we have two pc's, but no dedicated server or NT Server OS. We have seen problems with NT's re-establishing mapped network drives upon startup from the very beginning. Our machines will at times boot up and successfully appear to make reconnections to mapped drives, giving no errors. However, when programs open that require the use of data on the mapped drives, we find that the mappings have not truly been restored. In Explorer, the drive mappings show the red mark over them, but you can immediately expand the folders and view files over the wire. Is there a tried-and-true way to re-establish the network mappings through some sort of batch file in Startup? Also, is this a bug?

Thanks in advance for help!

[Edited by BrettD on 05-25-2001 at 11:04 AM]

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Hi,
Everything seems to working normal, but one day i've noticed that using command "net use" shows no status.
Can anybody explain that:


Sven

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The last shutdown's success status was true. The last boot's success status was false.

I have this in event viewer after Automatic Repair in Windows 10 Pro on second boot.

The last boot's success status was false.

The last boot's success status is that boot just before current boot right? Or this is status of current boot?


What does mean ?

A:The last shutdown's success status was true. The last boot's success status was false

Moved to win10 support for further help.

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Client is laptop running on Vista Business. Server is Windows 2000. File is on Host running on XP SP2. I can map the drive on laptop to Host but when I try to run an application I get message:

You must run APPLICTATION_NAME from a mapped drive.

I am running application from mapped drive so why do I get this message?

Only weird thing I can mention is that I have to specify domain name and user name to connect to the mapped drive. But once I am connected I can open all files. But the application I need to run gives me the error message.

Help anyone?
 

A:message to connect through mapped drive while connected through mapped drive

Is the application on the host or just the data?

Does another machine connect correctly?

If the app. is on a host along w/ the data, have you tried installing the application on your machine and accessing the data over the lan.

Other thoughts:
sometimes applications require an exact data path. For example, f:\app
this info is stored on the host. When you map your local drive, you choose m:\app
 

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Having read at another forums about the fact that "Stopsign" was able to detect a virus which no other application was able to, I thought of giving it a try. I therefore started the scan.

2. Within the first 2 seconds, the scan showed that there was a trojan in my Documents and setting\Log-in name\ Application Data\Temp. I opened the folder and it was empty, no hidden file even.

3. Then it showed a trojan in Firefox Cache. I deleted the file it had indicated.

4. Now see what happened.

5. When I wanted the scan to go on now, I get a message that "stopsign\...blah blah...\...exe cannot be found. If you know the location ............" and words to that effect.

6. I rebooted the machine and the exact sequence of para 2, 3, 4, 5 repeated.

7. What is happening ??
 

A:Online scan giving false positive ??

Hi techno12

Do you mean eAcceleration Stop-Sign?

That program is well known for occasional problems with false positives.

Have a look here: http://www.spywarewarrior.com/rogue_anti-spyware.htm#ss_note
 

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Just started up my Vista PC and try to open a Word.docx file, which has not "read only" in his properties, but the system warns me that somebody (myself) has already opened the file and thus the status will be "read only"!

I tried but cannot get rid of this wrong status.

Does someone know how to do?

A:[SOLVED] False read only status for Word 2007 file

Welcome to TSF!!

Hi,

Just so that we are on the same page I would like to make sure that you have Word 2007 installed. If you don't then you won't be able to read the file at all!

Assuming that you do have Word 2007 installed I would like you to move the file in question to your desktop. This way it will be easily accessible. Once it is there please follow these steps.Move the file from its current location to the Desktop
Right click on the file and choose properties
At the bottom of the menu remove the check-mark
Click apply
Close file and try to open it in Word

Lets see if that works and then go from there.

Cheers!

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I have read a lot of posts on this, but here is my problem.I am using Windows 7.  I have a Western Digital My Book World, 1 TB NAS.   The drive is mapped correctly.  I have added credentials through the credentials manager in the Control Panel.  The credentials are being remembered after logoff, shut-down and re-boot.  If I shut-down and re-boot immediately, or, perhaps, within a 12 hour period, the machine will reconnect to the mapped drive at logon.  However, if more than 12 hours elapses between shut-down and re-boot, I get the now-very-familiar "could not connect to all network drives" message and both folders of the NAS are shown to be disconnected in Computer.  Of course, a click on the correct folder will connect.  That is a pain, and the rest of my family that uses this computer will not remember to do this every time.  It becomes quite a mess if iTunes is loaded with the NAS disconnected, since the music library obviously will not load and will then need to be re-selected the next time the program is started.  I do not expect the other family members to be able to remember each of these steps.  Thus, does anyone know each and every thing that must be done in Windows 7 to ensure that the mapped network drive will perpetually reconnect at logon?  I say "each and every thing" because I have found that this is a highly iterative... Read more

A:Windows 7 Still Not (Always) Reconnecting to Mapped Drive

If WD cannot help on it, there is a workaround we can try. You may open Notepad and paste the following commands into Notepad.
net use [driveletter]: /delete net use [driveletter]: \\server\share /user:[username] password /persistent:yes
Please save this Notepad to a location with a name reconnect.bat.
Then, launch Task Scheduler, you may create scheduled task to run this *.bat file. Probably you can set it to run after several hours.
For more information regarding the “net use” command, please refer:
Technet Library - Net useArthur Xie - MSFT

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I upgraded to Windows 8.1 a little while ago and have run Windows Update recently.  For the most part, things seem to be working fine. 

One issue that I have noticed is that one of my mapped drives keeps duplicating.  This seems to happen after every restart, or shutdown.
I have Hyper-V set up and I mapped drive T:\ to a folder on that drive.  It has been working fine for a year.
After getting the latest update for Windows 8.1, when I go into File Explorer, I will see that drive listed as all other available drive letters as well as drive T:\.

I can disconnect them, but it is a pain to have to do that over and over - I cannot map other drive letters to other folders if they are in use.  I need to do that periodically for testing client issues.
I have searched the forums and did not find any open threads for this.
It is a standalone workstation that is networked with other computers but it is not on a domain.  This is the only other computer I use all the time that has Windows 8.1 installed.
Please help.

A:mapped drive duplicating in windows 8.1

It seems that the issue has resolved itself with the latest updates on Windows 8.1.  That tells me it was an issue with the OS and not my computer.  Hopefully, they won't revert the "fix".mjmart61

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Hi everyone,

I have a two computer network and computer 1 acts as the server so I have created sharing for a certain location. from computer 2 I mapped the network drve z:\ and I can get into the folder but if I try to save anything I get a permission error. Any thoughts how to fix this?

I am running Vista home Premium.

Thanks,
Tony
 

A:Mapped Drive on Windows Vista

Goto this link: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/...ver-the-network-from-windows-vista-inside-out and scroll down to advanced sharing, the folder you have as a network share needs the 'write' permission to add to a file/folder to the folder.
 

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Hi All:

Using Group Policy to map drives on a windows 2003 Server set as a domain controller. on some windows 8.1 pro machines I never get the drive mappings and on others I get the mappings but it take 5 minutes or so before they show up. No issues with windows 7 pro however. Any thoughts?

NFD12

A:No Mapped drive showing in Windows 8.1 Pro

Windows 8 has always had an issue when loading up file shares. It gets even worse with Windows 10.

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Does anyome else find that that win7 continually prompts for username and password of mapped drives - apparently ignoring the "remember my..." check box?

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I know this might sound stupid..... mostly because to a certain extent, it is...

I mapped my google drive to my HDDs list using CMD. Worked great (short of the locked permissions logo in the bottom left of all the folders despite having ownership of the folder but thats O.K. for now!). The problem is that because its not really its own drive and is part of my C:\ drive, it thinks that it is almost a Tb large. I don't suppose there is a way to fake the actual drive size in windows, at all? I don't like memory patchers for these sorts of things... just one more service to deal with. Perhaps, is there a way to adjust it in the registry? or something? I don't exactly want the bar gone all together, because it is useful, I am just too OC to look at it and see the wrong denominator value...

Thanks for the help

A:Is there a way to make windows believe that a mapped drive is smaller

I highly doubt such a facility exists.
What legitimate reason could there be why such should be provided? I can think of several why it shouldn't.

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About a month ago the users at my company has lost the ability to search the mapped network drive. I have tested with a user by making offline files and adding to library but no luck. Anyone know why this would happen across the company or how to
correct?

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Recently upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1

I have a Synology NAS, Mapped as P: on my computer.

I can see the P: in Windows Explorer. However, in several applications. Most notably Photoshop CC, After Effects CC and 3ds Max 2013. The P: is not accessible from the open dialogue box. Nor can i enter the path manually.

Windows Explorer:
Photoshop CC:
3ds Max 2013:
Any idea why this is happening and how i can fix it?

Cheers,
Evan

A:Windows 8.1 - Mapped drive not showing up in Applications

From what I have read it's required to update the Synology in order for the mapping to work.

Download Center - Synology Inc. Network Attached Storage - NEW NAS Experience

Source: Windows 8 - I installed windows 8 and cannot access/map to my - Microsoft Community

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Hi All

I am on a Work Network at work, windows 7 PC on a windows domain

I have a mapped network drive called \\persr11. Now it is mapped to the drive letter F:. Now the problem is that when I try to access the drive from Windows Explorer(Computer), it says: "F:\ is not accessible. Device is not ready."

However, when I access it from the search bar like this: \\persr11, it goes into the drive, all fine.

How do I remap the network drive to the letter F to access it? Prefereble Command Prompt please. I tried the following command but it did not work, not for F: and not for any other letter:

net use f: /persistent:yes \persr11

A:Mapped Network Drive accessible, just not from Windows Explorer

If you go to command prompt, or make a batch file this will work. Make sure right after the \\SERVERNAME\Directory
net use f: \\persr11\DIRECTORY /user:LOGIN_NAME PASSWORD

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Hi All

I am on a Work Network at work, windows 7 PC on a windows domain

I have a mapped network drive called \\persr11. Now it is mapped to the drive letter F:. Now the problem is that when I try to access the drive from Windows Explorer(Computer), it says: "F:\ is not accessible. Device is not ready."

However, when I access it from the search bar like this: \\persr11, it goes into the drive, all fine.

How do I remap the network drive to the letter F to access it? Prefereble Command Prompt please. I tried the following command but it did not work, not for F: and not for any other letter:

net use f: /persistent:yes \persr11
 

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Hi,

My client uses a D-Link DNS-323 NAS with 3 Dell Vostro Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) desktops. Each user account has a startup batch file with net use commands to map their shares to the NAS, which functions properly. Windows Explorer shows all shares connected and each share is accessible on the NAS.

One of the computers has a separate Backup account, and hard drive, for the daily backup using Backup4all Professional v4.5.245. Similar to above, it also uses a separate startup batch file to map drives.

The problem we encounter is that in Backup4all, there is a screen to select the ?Source? folders to be backed up. Each share appears with a red x, indicating there is no network connection (see image below). Clicking on each share prompts for a password and is also check marked to remember.

However, if the computer is restarted or the Backup account is logged off, the credentials are lost and must be re-established in Backup4all.

Windows credential manager shows all of the above share information and the persistence is ?Enterprise?.

I have researched Windows 7 security settings and have revised local policy, with no improvement:
Network security: LAN Manager authentication level -> Send NTLM response only
Network security: Minimum session security for NTLM SSP based (including secure RPC) clients -> No minimum
Network security: Minimum session security for NTLM SSP based (including secure RPC) servers -> No minimum

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A:[SOLVED] Windows 7 Mapped Drive Credentials Problem

Some additional information:

Windows Explorer shows all drives properly connected and the shares are accessible. Here is the startup batch file content:

net use N: \\NAS1\Keith <password> /USER:NAS1\Keith /PERSISTENT:YES
net use R: \\NAS2\Evan <password> /USER:NAS2\Evan /PERSISTENT:YES
net use S: \\NAS3\BWQM <password> /USER:NAS3\Keith /PERSISTENT:YES
net use V: \\NAS4\Ken <password> /USER:NAS4\Ken /PERSISTENT:YES
net use W: \\NAS5\Holly <password> /USER:NAS5\Holly /PERSISTENT:YES
net use X: \\NAS6\Debbie <password> /USER:NAS6\Debbie /PERSISTENT:YES

Windows 7 Hosts file: This technique is necessary to prevent a single Windows account using multiple user credentials!

# Define virtual NAS devices for running Backup4all
192.168.0.210 NAS1 # NAS alias for drive N: Keith
192.168.0.210 NAS2 # NAS alias for drive R: Evan
192.168.0.210 NAS3 # NAS alias for drive S: BWQM
192.168.0.210 NAS4 # NAS alias for drive V: Ken
192.168.0.210 NAS5 # NAS alias for drive W: Holly
192.168.0.210 NAS6 # NAS alias for drive X: Debbie

Backup4all is started and minimized on the task bar at startup. If I go into Backup4all properties to Add Folder, each network drive shows the red x.

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I have a script that installs a predefined set of Microsoft hotfixes on new systems that come through our shop.  I'm having an issue where I can not get any hotfix to install over a mapped drive.  If I copy the .msu files to a local drive and/or usb attached drive they install with no issues.  This occurs on multiple machines.
 
OS: Windows 7 Pro SP1 32bit (Note same error occurs on Win7 SP1 64 also when using the appropriate 64bit hf)
 
The error windows displays: Windows Update Standalone Installer: Installer encountered an error: 0x80070003. The system cannot find the path specified.
 
Event Log entry: Windows update could not be installed because of error 2147942403 "The system cannot find the path specified." (Command line: ""C:\Windows\system32\wusa.exe" "Z:\Documents\DV\OS_Hotfixes\Win7-2008\32bit\Windows7SP1\Windows6.1-KB2446710-x86.msu" ")
 
Any suggestions?

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First and foremost: We did NOT have these issues with Windows XP, and still run over 60 XP machines that have NONE of these problems.

We are having ongoing problems with Windows 7 and mapped drive latency on our network. Our environment is as follows:
Multiple servers running Windows 2008 & 2008 R2, some VMware servers (including our file server).
Windows 7 x64 came preloaded on a brand new Lenovo thinkpad, 4gb memory. This occurs on 4 different laptops. This problem ALSO occurs in exactly the same way on an HP Compaq x64 desktop running Windows 7 32. All systems are fully patched & up to date on SP's.
Running IP 4 & 6 on all servers & Win7 machines
Connected to GB Cisco switch

We run login scripts via GPOs that map drives (with net use commands) to 3 shares on our fileserver, drives G, H and S. A fourth mapped drive to an IBM Iseries does NOT experience these issues.

In Windows Explorer, mapped drives may or may not appear with red X's, but when clicked on they hang with a spinner and the green bar at the top of Explorer begins to run. This occurs randomly, but usually not right after boot up. It can take over a minute to complete. Also, in Word, which has references to these drives in file locations, file opening and saves can be very slow as it attempts to access these shares.
This issue has delayed our roll out of Windows 7. Its unacceptably slow and cannot be used in a production environment.

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A:Windows 7 mapped drive latency with slow green progress bar and red X

Have you tried adjusting the MTU settings? The link below explains the problems with MTU settings and how it can effect both wired and wireless connections to NAS drives.

Wireless Performance Issues with Vista/Windows7 and the ReadyNAS | Bott&#039;s Thoughts

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How to make Windows automatically connect to mapped network drive

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I am running a Windows XP workstation (SP2). I am mapped to network drives, some on my local domain, and others on another domain on which my domain account is connected. I am able to map to all drives and read, write, change, etc to all files in all of these drives. I can run a window explorer search on all the drives mapped on my local domain. When I run a search, even for any file, on the mapped drives on the other domain, windows explorer very quickly comes back stating:
"Search is complete. There are no results to display".

Has anyone encountered such an issue before? I have never seen this type of behavior. Any suggestions or ideas would be greatly appreciated.
 

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I have a client (on a windows 2000 SP4 client) that sees the network drive as 1GB only - and therefore with no free space, even though there is 32 GB free!! Both Server (SBS 2003) and client are using NTFS. When I try to save a file to the network, I get Disk Full error.

Any idea's greatly appreciated.

vermonty
 

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First and foremost:  We did NOT have these issues with Windows XP, and still run over 60 XP machines that have NONE of these problems.
We are having ongoing problems with Windows 7 and mapped drive latency on our network.  Our environment is as follows:
Multiple servers running Windows 2008 & 2008 R2, some VMware servers (including our file server).
Windows 7 x64 came preloaded on a brand new Lenovo thinkpad, 4gb memory.  This occurs on 4 different laptops.  This problem ALSO occurs in exactly the same way on an HP Compaq x64 desktop running Windows 7 32.  All systems are
fully patched & up to date on SP's. 
Running IP 4 & 6 on all servers & Win7 machines
Connected to GB Cisco switch
We run login scripts via GPOs that map drives (with net use commands) to 3 shares on our fileserver, drives G, H and S.  A fourth mapped drive to an IBM Iseries does NOT experience these issues.
In Windows Explorer, mapped drives may or may not appear with red X's, but when clicked on they hang with a spinner and the green bar at the top of Explorer begins to run.  This occurs randomly, but usually not right after boot up.  It can take
over a minute to complete.  Also, in Word, which has references to these drives in file locations, file opening and saves can be very slow as it attempts to access these shares.
This issue has delayed our roll out of Windows 7.  ... Read more

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We have windows 2008 storage server in that server folder created quota and share to team but when user is mapped the disk space is showing incorrect 

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I recently noticed that the system was trying to do 7 updates every day at closedown, and found that update was giving a return code of 800736b3.

I have run SURT several times, and it doesn't seem to give any results (or should I be looking somewhere else?).

I ran sfc /scannow and extracted the results and they are in sfcdetails.txt (attached). SFC said there were some files it couldn't fix, even though sfcdetails.txt says it has fixed all of them.

CBS.zip is much too big to upload using the paperclip - is there another way?

I tried restoring to an earlier restore point, and unfortunately all the attempted updates have flushed my list of restore points - and the oldest few all give me a return code of x00000022.

Not sure if this is one problem or two...! I am reluctant to do a System Recovery as it sounds pretty drastic - help would be much appreciated!

PS Is any more info required?

A:Windows update giving return code 800736b3; restores giving x00000022

The only errors in SFC are these...

Code:
2015-06-14 21:41:16, Info CSI 000005e7 [SR] Repairing 1 components
2015-06-14 21:41:16, Info CSI 000005e8 [SR] Beginning Verify and Repair transaction
2015-06-14 21:41:16, Info CSI 000005ea [SR] Cannot repair member file [l:24{12}]"utc.app.json" of Microsoft-Windows-Unified-Telemetry-Client, Version = 6.1.7601.18839, pA = PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE_AMD64 (9), Culture neutral, VersionScope = 1 nonSxS, PublicKeyToken = {l:8 b:31bf3856ad364e35}, Type neutral, TypeName neutral, PublicKey neutral in the store, hash mismatch
2015-06-14 21:41:16, Info CSI 000005ec [SR] Cannot repair member file [l:66{33}]"telemetry.ASM-WindowsDefault.json" of Microsoft-Windows-Unified-Telemetry-Client, Version = 6.1.7601.18839, pA = PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE_AMD64 (9), Culture neutral, VersionScope = 1 nonSxS, PublicKeyToken = {l:8 b:31bf3856ad364e35}, Type neutral, TypeName neutral, PublicKey neutral in the store, hash mismatch
...which are caused by an MS update which they messed up the file-coding on and may get around to fixing sometime.
It's not critical, but you could get rid of it by uninstalling KB3022345 and/or KB3068708 and hiding the latter when it reappers in your offered updates list.

Please post the C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CheckSUR.log and C:\Windows\Logs\CheckSUR.Persist.log files.

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DVD drive won't recognise blank discs.
I uninstalled the drive and hoped I could reconfigure the device once my notebook had restarted but Ive had no luck.
Not very clued up on how to reinstall the driver?
Please help ...

Would a system restore be the only way to resolve this problem?
 

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a mapped drive shows as disconnected but still work in terms of getting into the shared network folder on our NAS.  but i want to remove it.  the commapnt prompt command wont do it.  you cant disconnected it because it doesnt see a networked
drive.  and i looked in the registry and there isnt a registry entry for the mapped drive. in the mountpoint2 or whatever. 

A:Windows 7 mapped network drive. shows as disconnected, cannot remove, not showing in registry

To troubleshoot, disconnect the connection first. Please refer to:
How To Disconnect Non-Mapped UNC Path “Drives” in Windows
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/16196/how-to-disconnect-non-mapped-unc-path-drives-in-windows/Please remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. ?

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I'm having problems understanding how Windows 7 Pro is assigning status to my drives (one internal and two external). I am attaching a .pdf which shows how Disk Management sees my drives. I have framed my questions in the .pdf with visual references to make it more clear. Any help would be much appreciated.

A:Confusion as to how Windows 7 Pro assigns drive status

In the future use this to show the disk management,

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image

And this for any other screenshots,

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

I've taken the liberty to make screenshots of your pdf for others to see,

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A laptop has 5 mapped drives which are only used on the office. Offline files is not an option. When a user on the road clicks on a mapped drive by mistake, the explorer window locks up while it tries to find it.

OK, but what is infuriating is what it does when it can't fid it.
Instead of doing something sensible like taking the explorer window to C: drive or desktop, it goes to the next drive letter. Of course this is also unavailable. So the machine is essentially unusable for about 5 minutes if the user mis-clicks once.

Any way to change this behaviour ?
XP Home and Pro.
 

A:When mapped drive not found, explorer goes to next drive letter. Delays.

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I'm running Win7 ult x64.  I am running on a network with 4 pcs, 2 vista, 2 xp.  We have one server running 2000.  I have mapped a couple of folders on the server and can connect just fine when I first start my pc.  But after awhile the connection is lost.  It still shows the drives, but not the connection.  This internet works fine and access is controlled through the server.  I can restart my machine and the drives will be connected and working as they should.  But after some time they will disconnect again.  Win 7 is acting like it is losing the connection to the network, because I can't map another drive from one of the other PC's unless I reboot.  But the internet access is still working fine.  Any ideas?

A:Loss of mapped drive, networked drive disconnects

This behavior is caused by the default policy setting in the Windows Server.
Mapped Drive Connection to Network Share May Be Losthttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/297684
Sometimes firewall can also cause this kind of issues. I suggest you temporary disable the firewall on both computers.
After doing these, the mapped drives should not disconnect.
In general situations, although the connections disconnect after a while, it should be able to reconnect if you launch it. In this case you may need to change the NTLM authentication level. Please refer the following website.
Network security: LAN Manager authentication level
The policy is:
Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\Security Options\Network security: LAN Manager authentication level
Please change “Send LM & NTLM - use NTLMv2 session security if negotiated”.
If your system is Windows 7 Home Premium, you may change it from Registry.
1. Launch regedit from Start Search box.2. Find the following branch.  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa
3. Create a DWORD key under Lsa and set:
Name: LmCompatibilityLevel Value: 1
4. Restart.Arthur Xie - MSFT

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Hi all,

Basically the title of this post explains it all. we have a user in our company who maps to a drive in XP e.g. \\server001\smith_j$ and then has the drive mapped also in Citrix. recently he has reported that his XP mapped drive is no longer matching the citrix mapped drive. the citrix drive is much more populated and accurate.

Can anyone explain why this could be? It must be something on the local computer. It is mapping to the correct location but giving back the wrong folder!!!!
 

A:Mapped drive in XP differs from drive in Citrix

bazpaul said:

Hi all,

Basically the title of this post explains it all. we have a user in our company who maps to a drive in XP e.g. \\server001\smith_j$ and then has the drive mapped also in Citrix. recently he has reported that his XP mapped drive is no longer matching the citrix mapped drive. the citrix drive is much more populated and accurate.

Can anyone explain why this could be? It must be something on the local computer. It is mapping to the correct location but giving back the wrong folder!!!!Click to expand...
First off, do you use login scripts for your users, or are all drives mapped manually??
 

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I just built a new computer for work. Our server is mapped as letter ?F? and this works unless I leave a USB card reader plugged in when I shut it down. On boot up one of the drives on the card reader gets assigned ?F? and the mapped drive doesn?t work. I then have to remove the card reader and re-boot. I would prefer to leave the card reader plugged in. is there a way to lock or reserve the drive letters on one or the other to prevent the conflict? I solved this on my previous machine (XP pro) here but can?t remember how.

Thanks

A:Mapped drive & USB drive letter conflict

Welcome to SF,

See if this Tutorial helps.

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Hi All

One of our users has a problem regarding their drives. It would appear that the mapped SharePoint drive (w:) has the same space as their system drive (c:). Since their system drive space is low it means that they cannot save anything to the SharePoint.
 I've tried remapping the drive but the same problem occurs. Another thing to note is that another two mapped drives (k:) and (g:) are showing the same space on file explorer. Even though their contents are completely different. Nobody else in the company
is having this problem.

Any ideas?

Regards
Jason

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I have a username that wants to access a mapped drive through Terminal Services.

If I make them a normal user in the AD they see the mapped drive, but as soon as I move the user in the Terminal Services users in AD, the mapped drive is no longer there.

How can I show this?

Thanks
 

A:Mapped drive through TS

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I have 3 workstations and 1 server. When I mapped to the server I am able to see the mapped drive in explore. The 3 computers are label as computer1, computer2 & computer3. When I mapped to computer1 all indication shows that the mapped drive was a successful however, the drive do not appear in explorer. When I right on my computer to disconnect the drive mapping to computer1 it's part of the list. Do any know what may be the cause of this problem?
 

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I've changed the path of a mapped drive but everytime the user logs in, the drive shows disconnected. Once it is clicked on it opens ok though.

Is there a way to resolve this as the user is a ts user and I'll be removing the access for him to open the drive directly
 

A:Mapped drive

I am assuming this a problem within the TS session not on the local computer?
 

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I have a client that I getting ready to take over his computers. The person before me set up two computers. Comp1 is the server and Comp2 is this the client; however they are both running xp pro. Comp1 has to be on for Comp2 to work and see the mapped drive. Now my client has a router which these two computers are attached. Also, for Comp2 to access the internet Comp1 has to be on as well. This just does not make sense. One last thing every so often Comp2 will say that the mapped drive can not find the server. Just strange....I need help
Adam Cohen
 

A:mapped drive

Why? Are there security, network, or software issues? Were there more computers connected to the "server" at one time?
Curiosity makes me ask you for an update when you figger it out... But
 

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The laptop that I've taken over has a mapped drive to a user folder on our server. I want to remap this to my user folder.

If I disconnect the drive it tells me that 2 files are in use and then everytime I log back in, it reconnects. I've also tried remapping the new folder to the same map and over-riding it which works, until I log off, and resets again when I log back in.

I can't see what files are in use, I can see nothing obvious like startup items.
 

A:Mapped drive

Try this:

Disconnect the drive
Remap the drive the same way you have been doing it but male sure that "reconnect at logon in unchecked"
Log off and log back on
 

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I have a mapped drive on my computer. It is a folder from my server. Usually (not always) in the morning when I come and sign in, It will not reconnect the shared drive. I need to maunally do it, and input the password. Any ideas why I have one computer that wont keep the shared drive, but 15 others that can keep the same shared drive on their computer without any problems? Thanks
 

A:Mapped Drive

Long shot, and you have probably already checked this, but when you initially map the drive have you checked the Reconnect at logon box?

If it is checked, are you logging on with the same user?
 

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hi!
i have simcity 3000 installed on my host computer and recently, i decided to play it on the comfort of my bed via local area network on my laptop. my laptop is a pretty old windows 95 system but still quite a workhorse. anyways, ive already installed it on my Toshiba Libretto using the cd drive on my host computer since this does not have a cd drive of its own. now when i try to play it, it keeps prompting me to insert the cd rom. now what i want to ask is if there is some command line switch for the shortcut so that it would look for the cd rom on the mapped drive. or if there is some way to specify the path for it in the registry or something. any help is much appreciated

happy new year everyone
 

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My networked pcs uses a logon script to map network drives appropriate to the user on login.
One of my user’s laptops has stopped mapping one drive out of 8. To which I get an Err.Number of 0. If I going to ‘My Computer’ the drive is missing (P: \\Server\Folder), but if I drop to cmd and type P: the drive changes and I can get a folder list with ‘dir’. I’ve even tried ‘net use p: /delete’ but I get ‘Network connection dose not exist’.
I’ve looked in ‘regedit’ ...Current_User/Network and ...Users/S-1-5-18/Network and all the others in there, for the P: entry to remove it. I even get the same if I logon to the local machine not the domain I still get this.

Any Ideas because I’ve been looking at this all morning and now I’m just hitting my head against the desk.
 

A:The Mapped drive that is and isnÂ’t there!

Go into disk managment and make sure something else, like a card reader or something, has stolen driver letter P. I've seen it before with an HP printer with a built in card reader. Stupid thing completly stole and exisitng mapped drive letter.
 

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Problem: Getting daily 'Not enough server storage is available to process this command' errors from mapped network drives forcing a reboot of server.

I have a Vista Business (32 bit OS, Core 2 Quad Q9300 2.50 gHz, 4 gigs ram) machine acting as a server. I have Win XP Pro, Win XP Home and Vista Home Premium machines on the network (hard wired) that all map to a shared folder on the server.

Each of the satellite PCs have their own dedicated user on the Server and map to the shared folder using that dedicated user.

The server does not have any Symantec products on it and has never had any Symantec products installed on it.

I have tried increasing the IRPStackSize at intervals of 5 (decimal) until I have reached the max of 50. The PagedPoolSize is 0. I have no additional firewalls beyond the windows firewall.

On a daily basis the satellite PCs will loose their mapped drive and cannot reconnect until the server is rebooted.

I am out of ideas. Please help.

A:Mapped Network Drive

Any ideas would be helpful.

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I have tried both solutions below to disable the disconnecting of the mapped drives but it doesn't work.
When i go to My computer or windows explorer all the mapped drives show disconnected but if i double click on them i get everything thats there and then they show they are connected. I have a program that runs off a mapped drive and if i don't first activate the connection of the mapped drive then the program won't work.
Is there any other solution?

net config server /autodisconnect:-1

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer
Autodisconnect = 0xffffffff
 

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I have a user who cannot stay connected to a mapped drive.
I keep getting an error that says, "Local Device Name Is Already In Use", when I attempt to view the drive.
I usually can see the drives contents when I do this mapping on other users' computers, IE;...I go to My Network Places >>> Map Network Drive >>>
I put in the drive letter that I want to use, and then I browse to the folder in that drive that I want to map. On this PC, I can't see the folders in the drive...in other words, I can see the Network drive, "Img01", but cannot see the contents of that drive...(hope I'm making sense)

So then I go about it the hard way and find the contents by going:
Start >>> Run >>> \\img01
Then I can see the contents, I right click on the folder I want to map, and presto!
It's mapped. But when the user shuts down or reboots, It's lost it's mapping and has to be re-mapped...

I'm at a loss. Anyone?
 

A:Mapped Drive Problems...

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Hi
I'm working on mapping drives between two networks over an established VPN tunnel.

At one location the device is running Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 and at the other remote location, the device is running Windows XP Service Pack 3.

When I try to map a drive on the XP over the network I can access the Windows 2k SP4 root drive by typing the IP address into the run prompt from the Start Menu. When I try to access any of the shared folders devices, the windows explorer window stops responding and I have to close it.

On the other side, on the Windows 2k SP 4, when I try to access the Windows XP SP3 by typing the IP address of the remote device in the Run prompt from the start menu, I get a warning that states "The network path was not found."

These two devices can ping each other using the different private subetted IP addresses and Remote access is working.

Any suggestions or help?

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Hi

My network mapped drive is not opening. its showing "application can not run in win32 mode"

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