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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 desktop....
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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 drive,...
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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 C:\...
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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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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 ...