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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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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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How can I index mapped network drive on windows server 2008/2012?

I am trying to index a mapped network drive on windows server 2008. I have already enabled windows search service. I saw this link Is there a way to get Windows 7 to index shared network drives? ...
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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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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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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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Map unavailable Networkdrive

My HyperV-Host should connect to the shares provided by a virtual file server. Whenever I login to "early", the drives are not mapped, because the file-server-vm has not yet started. The command I'm ...
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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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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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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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Picasa 3.9 Mac OSX shared database on network drive or external hard drive or nas

Hey I am trying to have both my mac mini osx 10.9 and mbp share the same Picasa library with the ability to add and edit photos (not simultaneously) to the same collection. On Picasa 3.9.137.163 in ...
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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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Network drive connects multiple times

I have a PC with win 8.1 and have 2 network drives that are suposed to autoreconnect on startup. For some reason one of them reconnects multiple times. I have bound it to Y: but every few days it ...
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Red X shown for connected drives

I am getting a red X on drives that are connected and accessible. It only happens to network drives, not local drives. Here is a screen shot: Any ideas how to correct this problem?
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Unwanted mapped drive creation from unknown source

I'm stuck in a situation where I have a network drive being mapped when I log in that I don't want. The drive (X:) is a copy of another drive I do want (W:) which is also mapping. I have no need for ...
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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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Cannot map a network drive in windows 7

I know there are many topics, all with same problem, but all the answers seem irrelevant. I have a ftp server/site and I am trying to map it to a drive in Windows 7... Whatever I type as FTP address ...
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How to hide a Jungle Disk drive for a specific users in Windows 8?

This question is related to this question: How to hide drive for specific users in Windows 7? What I'm running into on Windows 8 is different than Windows 7. I'm working with Home editions of ...
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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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Access denied when writing files to network drive

Cannot map network drives using 'net use' while elevated as an administrator is the previous question, and this is somewhat of a follow-up. So here's what I've done over the last few months: ...
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Cannot map network drives using 'net use' while elevated as an administrator

So, this problem stems from not being able to save anything on my network drives. I tried using takeown on everything in the network drive as the user Joey (which is an administrator on my computer ...
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Command Prompt in Administrator mode doesn't see mapped drives

I am not sure but when I start my Command Prompt in Administrator mode, I can't switch to a mapped drive. I can do so if I am not in Administrator mode. Am I missing something simple?
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Windows 7 is not indexing a network drive [duplicate]

I have mapped the drive in Win7, but it's not doing index by default. Is there a way for this work done? I don't want the solution as make available offline to index since I don't have much hard disk ...
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Can I make files deleted on the NAS automatically go to the recycle bin?

So when I use my desktop and delete \NAS\Files\Directory, that I can still recover the files from the NAS' recycle bin. The NAS is just a normal Windows share on a Windows 7 computer. I don't like ...
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Restricted Windows Permissions on Network Drives

I'm running a clean install of Windows 7 on my HP laptop. I have one user account, so I'm pretty sure that makes me an administrator with all privileges. I can't perform any file/folder actions on my ...
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Network Drive setup

I have been trying to setup network drive on Windows 8.1 for a Box account. Initially it didn't connect so followed these steps here. ...
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OSX Finder: Why is my network drive not “sticking” in Devices?

I have a couple of different smb:// network drives I use daily. In my OSX (10.8.5) I have dropped some of them onto Finder's Devices group on the left. But some of the drives disappear immediately ...
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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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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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How can I access files on Windows Server from a Chromebook?

Is there anyway to access a network drive (ntfs) on a Windows server from a ChromeBook?
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VMWare (and other VMs) conflicting with host's physical network connectivity

A colleague and myself are encountering a conflict between our physical network and our virtual machine software. I am using VMWare (Win8-64) and my colleague is using Hypervisor (Win8-64) but when ...
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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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What if \\Server\Folder1 and \\Server\Folder2 requires different user accounts?

OK, I think this is a plausible scenario. Let us assume that there is a Server, and it has Folder1 and Folder2. Folder1 allows only user1 to access itself, and Folder2 allows only user2. Now suppose ...
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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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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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Mapping Network Drive To Computer OU With GPO

I have a computer that I want to map a network drive to no matter who logs into it. I have crated a security group linking the member to the computer. I created a GPO and added the security group to ...
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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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Some information about the mapping of networks drive operation

The server administrator of my company have created a directory structure on the web server as shown in this tutorial (but this is not very important for my question) So, on the web server I have a ...
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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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Use vodafone easy-box umts-stick slot for usb network drive

I own a Vodafone DSL-EasyBox 602 as router for my home wlan. This device includes a USB-UMTS-Stick Slot for mobile internet. I don't use this USB slot and was wondering, if I could use this USB Slot ...
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Windows backup reports wrong free space if done to a network drive?

We use Windows 7 SP1 built-in back up to a network drive and today I have discovered a strange behavior: the free space reported directly in the backup window did not change after we deleted some old ...
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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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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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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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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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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 certain netowrk

I am using windows 8 (x64) and wehn 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 ...