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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 ...
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Blue Screen of Death when accessing a mapped network drive

I'm facing a hard time solving a BSOD which happens whenever I access a mapped network drive. It only happens when I access a particular folder in this drive. The error code is: BAD_POOL_HEADER ...
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Behavior of xcopy when moving files on a network drive

Using a batch file, suppose a directory on a network machine, mapped to a drive with net use. net use \\"server name"\"share name" y: Then from that directory y: cd archive An xcopy to another ...
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Map entire network server to drive?

I have a samba server with about 10 different shares on it. I know you can map one of these shares to a drive, but could I just map the entire network server (showing each share) to a drive?
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Error message when renaming files on a network drive stored in Windows 7 favorites

I have a network drive mapped to a share on a Window Server 2003. I have a shortcut to this drive stored in my Windows 7 favorites. When I double click the shortcut and then rename a file on the ...
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Can you browse a UNC path using a command line environment without mapping it to a network drive?

C:\> cd \\somewhere '\\somewhere' CMD does not support UNC paths as current directories. What I usually do to get around this is to map that directory to a network drive and then I could easily ...
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Store XP Pro user profiles on a networked drive?

In linux, it's easy to store user folders on a networked drive - just mount it on /home - but I can't seem to find any resources for this in XP Pro. Note that I don't need to move the whole ...
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How do I stop Windows 7 from changing the path of a shortcut to a mapped drive if the drive shows as disconnected?

How do I stop Windows 7 from changing the path of a shortcut to a mapped drive if the drive shows as disconnected? I have cases where I need to map a drive to a folder on the same machine. For some ...
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Webdav on winxp cannot create network locations to multiple accounts on same server?

I'm trying to have a few 4shared accounts working with the windows webdav integration. However, when i give different login credentials in the map network drive wizard, and then open the second webdav ...
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Is there a way to mount Google Docs like a drive on the Mac?

I know that I access Google Docs from Cyberduck and add/change docs. But is there a way to mount Google docs so I can access it like a drive?
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How to remap network drives without logging in again?

Normally when I log in to Windows Vista I have several network drives that automatically get mapped. Every so often this fails. Is there a way I can triggering mapping all these drives without logging ...
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Rolling Your Own Online Storage on Shared Hosting Account

I've got a Windows-based shared webhosting account ( with arvixe.com - no admin/root access via RDP - all web control panels) which I used to use to host freelance (ASP.Net) projects for clients. Due ...
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Getting Access is denied while using NET view command

I'm trying to map a network drive to my machine and I'm using net view \computename but I'm getting the "Access is denied" message. How do I provide the username and password to the net view command ...
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When accessing a drive on a computer over the network, why do you use a '$'

When accessing a network drive over a network, i.e. \\BasementComputer\C$ Why do I need to use the '$', is this just a syntax thing?
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IP changes network share problem

Hii all, I was able to map a network drive(linux machine folder) on my windows box .but now ip of linux machine has changed and now when i tring to map the same drive again ,i could n't able ...
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Problem in mapping a network drive

I am trying to map a network drive using command: net use * //192.168.211.11 But getting an error message like this: System error 53 has occurred. The network path was not found. I ...
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How do I change to a mapped network drive at the command line?

I have a networked drive mapped to "U:\" I want to go to that drive from a command line. However, when I try I get an error C:>u: The system cannot find the drive specified. How do I do that? Can ...
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Is Windows 7 better at handling mapped network drives than Windows XP?

I am looking for justifications to upgrade my workstation from Windows XP (SP3) to Windows 7. Is Windows 7 better at handling mapped network drives than Windows XP? I keep having issues with "drive ...
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Deleted file on network drive

I deleted a file on a network drive. Is it possible to get it back? It is not in my recycle bin, and it is not in the recycle bin on the server to which I have a network drive too.
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Automatically move files to an external drive when it's available

I have an networked drive connected to an Airport Extreme, so it's available whenever I'm on my home wifi network. I'd like to automatically move files from a specific folder to a specific folder on ...
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Do network hard drives require a computer to work/be network accessible?

I want the network hard drive or drive with an ethernet port so that I don't need a computer to make it network-accessible. Is a computer required, or can I do this computer-independently with an ...
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Windows 7 doesn't connect to mapped drives at start up

We are testing Windows 7 (32bit version) and logon to a windows 2003 domain that runs a logon script whichs maps our drive letters. We have no control over the domain. Of our 7 test users, 5 ...