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network drive mounts itself multiple times (win10, synology NAS)

I have a strange problem. One of my network drives is mounted multiple times to different drive-letters, from time to time. I have 3 network drives (git,home,common) mounted to (git)X:,(home)Y: and (...
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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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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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Space not being freed up on network drive

I am using a network drive and I deleted a very large folder (around 30 GB). I did it by just right-clicking it and clicking "Delete". The drive has not shown any space being freed up at all and I can'...
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create a dummy network location

I am mentaining an application that ,when I try to run, gives an error message : "You must have a Drive M:\, mapped to Path="\some\network\path" " .... so I wnt to simulate that this path exists in ...
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Is there a simple way to delete a file from a shared network drive, which is in use by other users?

At my workplace, I have taken over maintainance and development responsibilities of a C# windows desktop application. The application is compiled into a .exe-file, placed in a shared network drive, ...
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What is the resource consumption of a network drive

I have a Linux NAS with Samba shares. It is in our LAN and will be accessed by 25-30 machines (most of them running Windows). There are 10-15 different shared folders with different rights for the ...
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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 can I keep user account settings across multiple computers?

I work with a team of around 15 people, all on different shifts. There are 5 different computers running Windows 10 where we work, and we use different machines from shift to shift, depending on which ...
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Is it possible to embed a command line statement in a Hyperlink?

Here's what I'm trying to make happen: User gets automatic email-reply with a hyperlink inside. The hyperlink contains a net use command to map a network drive. A confirmation should not be necessary. ...
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What happens if I map a drive multiple times?

I have a drive mapping function called MapDrive which takes the necessary information to map a network drive (path, drive letter, user/pass). What happens if my code calls this function multiple times ...
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Bottleneck running batch scripts on a network mapped drive

So I've been trying to run a script which performs a variety of operations on medium sized video files on a mapped network drive in Windows 10. The network drive is a shared folder on a ReadyNAS 104. ...
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Windows 10 SMB shares

I just installed Windows 10 and I can't connect to any of the shared drives on my QNAP station. My network is a private network and I have enabled file and printer sharing, network discovery and file ...
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Windows 10 Quick Access list only allows one mapped network drive item?

My Windows 10 Pro (Build 10586.71) Quick Access list is only allowing one folder from my mapped network drives to appear at any given time. When I drag a new folder from a mapped network drive to the ...
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Why does my Livedrive briefcase show as “Disconnected” after upgrading to Windows 10 1511?

As a LiveDrive user, upgrading to Windows 10 build 1511 from Windows 10 (or possibly a lower version) will result in your LiveDrive briefcase (L:) appearing as "Disconnected network drive" despite ...
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How can I find the IP address of a mapped Network drive in Windows 10?

How can I find the IP address of a mapped Network drive in Windows 10?
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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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Running Programs as Administrator from Network Drive - Windows 10

I want to store my user folders (Documents, Pictures, Music, Downloads, etc.) on a Network Shared Drive and Map them as a Network Share on a windows server. IE. \Server\User is Mapped to U:\ in ...
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How to run executable on a network drive in compatibility mode from command line

I have an application (written in Powerbulder 9) that calls an executable on a network drive through the command line. Many people use this application with the same executable on the network drive. ...
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Disable “publisher could not be verified” when using different drive letter

Unlike this question Get rid of publisher could not be verified for network drives I have almost the same issue but with one difference. I need to disable the next message when running a certain file:...
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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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Windows 10 says “Can't connect to Network Drive” even though I don't have any network drives mapped

So I'm running into a weird issue with Windows 10. Yesterday, I mapped a network drive using the New-PSDrive cmdlet. After I was done, I unmapped the drive by using Remove-PsDrive. However, now, ...
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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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Remove network drive from Quick Access panel

From This PC I can see all my network drives, except for one, which is listed in the Quick Access panel: 192.168.0.20 I am unable to remove it from the Quick Access panel. It's also impossible to ...
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Windows 10 Map Network Drive 'A specified logon session does not exist.'

I recently obtained a new computer, and I've been trying to map a network drive so that I can access it from This PC, similar to a normal hard drive. The network drive is a Seagate GoFlex Home ...
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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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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 to map to shared folder on Google Cloud Compute Engine Windows Server

I've set up Windows Server 2012 VM instance on Google cloud Compute Engine. I've set up a static IP for that server and I'm able to remote desktop in without problem. On the Windows Server, I've set ...
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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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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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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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Fast acces to OneDrive as file system for backups

I was going to use the robocopy utility from Windows 10 to backup some folders to my OneDrive storage as described in this article: http://www.ytechie.com/2014/11/using-unlimited-onedrive-space-for-...
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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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Delete network drive on Windows 7 [closed]

I tried to add a network drive to my computer (FTP to a server I own), but unfortunately, I set it up wrong, and so it won't connect. Every time I so much as single click on the icon in My Computer, ...
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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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Call MATLAB installed on network drive from Cygwin shell script

MATLAB is installed on a network drive, and I want to call it from a shell script. The installed location is \\apps\matlab2014b$\bin\win64\MATLAB.exe in P:\. I am using Cygwin to run the shell ...
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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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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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Mapping a Remote Network Drive

I use Windows 8.1, and through its "Map a Network Drive" functionality, I access various folders inside my LAN-connected NAS. I like this feature because it allows me to elegantly browse contents on ...
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Mapping a (Remote) Network Drive

I use Windows 8.1, and through its "Map a Network Drive" functionality, I access various folders inside my LAN-connected NAS. I like this feature because it allows me to elegantly browse contents on ...
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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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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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MIcrosoft Office documents opens as blank from network drive?

Unable to open any office related document from network drive on my machine while others can open the same from their machine. repairing the Microsoft office and re-installation also did not help.
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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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In W8.1, reset or change login credentials for shared network folder

I have an external drive connected to my Asus RT-N66U Router and enabled the Network Place (Samba) Share/Cloud Disk option, this created a shared folder called MyNetworkDrive on the external drive. ...
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Networkdrive Issue - Missing in Explorer but not in e.g. Office

Related posts: Mapped network drive missing from My Computer and Explorer http://community.spiceworks.com/topic/101980-network-drives-not-showing-in-explorer-but-show-up-in-excel-and-word Problem: ...
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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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Incorrect free and total space figures given for mapped network drive

In Windows 7, to map my Dropbox folder as a network drive under My Computer I use net use X: "\\localhost\Users\<username>\Dropbox". This works fine and I do the same for Google Drive and ...
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NET USE remove if no right

I have a .bat for connecting network drives. I have 11 in total. My script works, but for now even if the user has no rights, that it connect the network drive. I would like if the user does not have ...
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tortoisesvn + network drives

I have a subversion repo on a network drive, Only I use the network drive, but from multiple computers. On computer A, where I started it from, tortoisesvn works fine, but from other computers, I ...