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Determine the mapped network path from cmd window

I have a network drive - mapped to Z:\ Is there a simple command to know the full network path from cmd ? I.e. if cmd shows Z:\ABC\, I had like a command to output \\networkDrive\MappedDir\ABC net ...
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Mapped network drives on a Windows domain

I've a question about the functionality of network drives in general and a strange issue I just ran into. First, in regards to domains, how does Windows remember what mapped network drives you have ...
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Mapped drives “stuck” on Windows 7 after disconnecting them..solutions?

Some digging around suggests that this is a common-ish problem, but instead of workarounds, I'd like to see if there is a way to fix this once and for all. Having to restart the shell to get basic ...
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Excel vlookup map to network drive (not mapped to H,N so on) [closed]

I'm trying to use use vlookup to access another excelsheet on a network drive. Currently I have a vlookup that works fine =VLOOKUP(A2;'H:\CVO\[test.xlsx]Sheet1'!$A$1:$C$4;2;) However I cannot ...
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Open a network drive with different user

Normally, after we open a network drive using one authentication, its hard to change the user that it used to open that drive to another one. I basically have to use credential manager for this ...
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Very slow opening of an encrypted sparse bundle image in the Finder over the network

I have a 500GB spares bundle encrypted disk image that I store on a network drive, that contains around 200 video files (various formats: mov, mp4, mts) in its root level, plus a few subfolders. ...
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Is it possible to use external disk (from Debian VPS) in Windows 8?

I have VPS with Debian 6, my main OS is Windows 8, and I want to use VPS storage as a network drive in Windows 8. Is this possible? What should I install on VPS side? Are there any tutorials? Search ...
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Unclickable Shared Drive Hyperlinks in Outlook 2003 Reading Pane

I have a user on Outlook 2003 who sends/recieves emails with links to files on a shared network drive. If they recieve an email with a link to a network drive file, eg P:\folder\file.txt, in the ...
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Mapped Network Drives not available in Citrix application depending on local machine

It's simpler than the title suggests. When I log into a remote application via Citrix XenApp from Box A (Windows XP) and Box B (Windows 7) I can see all local physical disks and locally mapped ...
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Map network location only when connected to a certain network

I am using Windows 8 (x64) and when I am at work I have access to a folder on the network that is at \\foo\bar. I have mapped this to a drive (J:) but whenever the PC connects to another network it ...
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Secure Online Storage with Mapped Network Drive [closed]

I am searching for an online storage solution that uses encryption when transferring the data, and when storing the data. I want to be able to map a network drive to the online storage in Windows and ...
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Windows: Avoid confirmation dialog when running excutables in network drives

How can I get rid of the confirmation dialog that appears when I try to run an executable which is located in a network drive? Is there any configuration option somewhere to stop Windows from asking ...
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Cannot download to network drive in TBs?

I try to download a file in 1.2TB size to my book live drive. I connected to it via wireless network. However, I cannot download all the file and after a while of download, download speed just ...
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mklink /d not working

I have a folder with my pictures on a network drive. I would like that folder in the pictures library in windows 8. It wouldn't let me add it since the network drive isn't indexed. Windows help said ...
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Mapping a network drive in Windows so that it only reconnects when accessed?

I have a Windows 8 fileserver that is configured to sleep after a period of going unused, and configured to wake-on-lan. I would like to configure some of the Windows 7 systems on the network to map ...
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Mounting WebDAV drive in Windows Server 2012

I having problems mounting a webdav drive via explorer or cmd with the following command: net use z: "https://.." /user:username password System error 67 has occured. The network name cannot be ...
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Why does Windows say “The disk that your backup is saved on is about to fail”?

On my Windows 8 machine, I have set up backup to a network location on my new NAS (a Synology DS412+). Backup has succeeded. But in the "Windows 7 File Recovery" section of the Control Panel it says ...
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How to access unmounted network drive files on Linux?

I have a remote host called myhost and I have some log files that I want to access in the terminal. For example, I can access this in my browser: file://myhost/f$/logs/dev.log But when I try this ...
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Accessing a drive remotely

2 Computers: 1-> Laptop with Windows 8 running in hostel room (single partition c:) 2-> Desktop PC with Windows XP and/or Windows 7 running in a Lab Both computers are connected via LAN and remote ...
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Shared folder as network drive, some files cannot be written

I have a folder on C:\, let's say C:\ABC, shared as a network folder as R:\ with full access (to this directory and all its contents) to all users. (Win2008R2) Inside the folder I have one specific ...
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Possible to resume download from network drive if it gets disconnected?

I need to download a 10 GB VM file from a network drive. The problem is I periodically need to access a VPN connection which disconnects the network drive. I am not able to resume the download after ...
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Mapped networkdrive on logout

I'm using a script to keep a mapped networkconnection alive, but ofcourse the mapped connection is gone when I logout. The point is now, that I'm running this on Windows Server 2008 R2, where I use ...
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How to show disconnect network drives [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make network drives appear even if disconnected? Windows 7 and Vista laptops in my company domain has network drives set up by Win2k8 Server GPO. Normally, when ...
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Remove bad network drive

I have network drives that can't be connected to on my windows 7 machine. When I try to disconnect, it says it can't because they aren't found. How can I remove them from my menu?
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Accessing two wireless networks simultaneously

I am using Window 7 operating system, connecting to the internet wireless, I have a NAS drive locally. I would like to know if I can connect to the NAS drive via my laptop through a wireless ...
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Windows 7 Can't Connect to Network Drive on Windows XP

I have a Windows XP desktop and a Windows 7 laptop both connected to a TrendNET TEW-432BRP router, which is connected to the Internet. They both have static IPs. The desktop has an external hard drive ...
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Sync a folder between macbook, pc and time capsule as backup

I have a time capsule set up that has backups of the entire system of both my macbook and my pc. Now I would like to add a folder on the time capsule drive, for instance 'Projects'. Which has a ...
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NAS for use with mac os x and multiple time machine

I'm researching purchasing a NAS drive but I have some questions about whether it will fulfil my requirements. I have a very Apple-centric household with an iMac, air, iPad and a couple of iPhones! ...
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How to change a NETWORK drive letter in Vista?

BACKGROUND I have assigned a network drive to volume \\Raid as H: to "fool" Lightroom that it is a "normal" drive. This has been working perfect util Vista suddenly decided to automatically ...
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Adobe Reader not accessing Symbolic Link over network drive

My main system is running Windows 7. I have a mapped network drive (call it z:) that is hosted on a Windows XP machine (not sure if this matters at all). I have created a Symbolic link (call it SL, ...
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Want to map a network dive to G, but G doesn't appear as an option. How do I do this?

I have an HP computer running Windows 7. I am trying to map my server as network drive "G". "G" doesn't appear as an option. I need to have it mapped as "G"so it is consistent with my other work ...
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Trying to save a .psd on a Mac network drive fails

For some reason, trying to save a Photoshop (CS5.1) document fails to save on my network drive. (Mac) This only happens with .psd files. All other formats work just fine. Does anyone know what is ...
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Map network drive for Google Drive to appears as a normal drive in Windows Explorer

Is it possible to "map network drive" for Google Drive so it appears as a usual Windows drive in Explorer? (And on a Mac and Linux?)
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Is it possible to place Google Drive to the Network Location section in Windows 7

For me it would be intuitive if Google Drive would be inside Network Location section inside My Computer window. Is this something that can be done with little amount of hacking?
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Msbuild does not recognize mapped network drive

We have a project that builds and has a post build event. The post build event copies the output DLL to a directory F. The system is supposed to place all DLLs in the F drive. In my system, I cannot ...
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accessing the mapped network drives using mingw shell

How to access the mapped network drives from the mingw shell? When I try cd y: or cd /y or y: All I get is No such file or directory or sh.exe y:: command not found. I am able to access the same ...
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Why is it bad to map network drives in Windows?

There has been some spirited discussion within our IT department about mapping network drives. In particular, it has been said that mapping network drives is a bad thing and that adding DFS paths or ...
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How do I find where a network drive is mapped to in Windows 7?

How do I find out where a network drive on my work machine is mapped to? One of the four has the location in brackets next to it but the other three don't.
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Deleting a file from a network drive

If I have a network drive setup which connects to a specific server. If I delete a file from that network drive, it does not go into my desktop recycle bin and it does not go into the recycle bin on ...
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How to wake a network drive from batch script?

I have a batch script which runs a robocopy. It is failing because the drive is not awake. In windows explorer, doubling clicking on that icon "wakes" up the link and the cross disappears and the ...
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How to remove permanent map of a network drive on OS X Lion?

Some time ago I mapped a network drive on my Snow Leopard Mac, which was upgraded to Lion. The network drive is not active any more and I receive popups all the time with the error: There was a ...
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Network drive constantly remaps at startup

I mistakenly mapped my P: drive in Windows 7 to a useless network share, and for the life of me I can't remove the network drive. It was set to "reconnect at login" and it seems impossible to remove. ...
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Why can't I see 95% of a file's .jpg pics on my old XP hard drive (F) patched into my new Win7 system?

Networked drives, Lost in Translation? 5% success rate? Old XP files on HD F, fetched from new Win7 system HD C... is proving a puzzling hit & miss. If I boot up in XP from my old hard drive, ...
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Can I optimize Explorer.exe for a slow drive?

Is it possible to give a hint to Explorer.exe that it's dealing with slow drive, for example, something like a network share? Explorer should go easy with it, i.e. not constantly looking up ...
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Permanently unmap network printer (from network locations)

I have a printer that creates an unusable 'network drive' in the computer, and thus reserves that drive letter. I have a lot of hard disks and need every drive letter available. It is annoying to ...
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Problems mapping network drive on Server 2003

I have 3 subnets: a. 172.16.1.0 /24 b. 172.18.1.0 /24 c. 192.168.35.0 /24 When I try to connect from subnet C to an admin share on a 2003 server on a domain in subnet b I can not. I gett a ...
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Cannot delete folders on a network drive from Windows 7

I have a really strange problem. I am using Windows 7 Professional with SP1 installed. I have a My Book 500GB external hard drive connected to the network via Linksys E3000. Now in Windows 7 I am ...
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How can I disable access denied when copying from network drive to program files?

I have a mapped network drive (to samba on local network) and when I try to copy a file from it to Program Files or other "secure" folders UAC pops up I confirm, and it still gives me access denied. ...
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How do I find the user that was specified on a drive mapping?

I'm running Windows 7, and I have various network drives that were previously mapped. I want to check which credentials were specified at the point that the mapping was created. How can I see this ...
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Looking for definitive answer to accessing a network drive/NAS/SMB drive via Windows 7 HOME and Windows 7 Professional. Is it possible and how?

I want to be able to access my Lacie 2Big network drive in Windows 7 Explorer. I have a machine with Windows 7 Home and one with Windows 7 Professional. Neither Windows 7, home or pro, can access the ...