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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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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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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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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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Where does windows store network drive mappings?

I am not able to boot my windows 7, but I have access to the drive on which Windows 7 is installed. Is there anyway I can restore my network drives?
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Map Google Drive as a Windows 7 network location

Like many people, I have a Google Drive account, which syncs with a folder on my personal laptop, located at home. I would like to be able to map that Google Drive as a folder on my work computer, as ...
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Windows - Cannot connect to remote systems using host name

The AD scenario is like this: pc01 (Win 7 Pro) always connects a network share on server01 (Win Server 2003) as network drive F through a logon script: net use F: /delete net use F: \\server01\sys ...
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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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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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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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Outlook folder on network drive over VPN

I have Outlook 2010 configured on my Windows 7 machine for my work email. We use MS Exchange. As part of a support email group, I receive like a 500 mails a day about automated job statuses which I ...
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Batch file can't find specified path when run from excel hyperlink

I have an excel file that has a list of IP addresses and I have linked a batch file that runs a simple ping test and outputs the results to a text log. When I run the file from the network location ...
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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 configure WAMP with a DocumentRoot on a mapped network drive?

I'm trying to set up WAMP server on a local machine so a PHP script on a mapped network drive can be executed, either from the local machine or from any other machine that's also mapped to that drive. ...
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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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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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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 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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Impossible to access/add local network PC/drives after malware [closed]

My PC was infected by a rootkit virus along with some malwares. I fully cleaned it using MalwareBytes AntiMalware, Anti-Rootkit, ADWCleaner and RogueKiller, so I know it's clean. Since the infection ...
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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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Can I make files deleted on the NAS automatically go to the recycle bin? [duplicate]

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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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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Sync a Network Drive to a MS OneDrive account using Windows 7

I'm curious is there is anyway to sync a network drive to a MS OneDrive account. All computers connected to the network drive use Windows 7 (64). What we are wanting to do is have an automatic cloud ...
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Can spotlight index the iTunes library?

I would spotlight to index not only music files on my hard drive, but also the iTunes library. Background: I have a MacBook air with limited space. In order to be independent from physical burdens, I ...
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Active Directory and Mac OS 10.5 - how can I get the GPO's network drive on the Mac, and get the home directory of the user to map correctly?

I have a PowerMac G5 computer that I have joined to the Windows domain network successfully. I am able to login successfully with domain credentials. However, it does not include any of the network ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...