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Mapped drives are dangerous! In the past few years with the surge of ransomware, I have been removing mapped drives wherever possible. Ransomeware targets all DRIVE LETTERS not just local data. So while you are safe as long as you keep redundant backups, it is still a headache to have to deal with such a data breach. If you are in a business environment ...


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Your question is two-pronged. A network share has no IP address, but the host that shares it has. First, you want to resolve a drive letter to an UNC path, second you want to resolve the IP address of the host of that UNC path. There are multiple ways to do this. See How do I find where a network drive is mapped to in Windows 7? and List mapped network ...


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Open CMD example Press Windows Key and R type ping then the drive name example below C:\Users\User>ping htestrna01 Pinging htestrna01.ad.com [11.30.137.214] with 32 bytes of data: Reply from **11.30.137.214**: bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=128 Reply from 11.30.137.214: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128 Reply from 11.30.137.214: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128 Reply ...


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Open Network Connections by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, and then clicking Control Panel. In the search box, type adapter, and then, under Network and Sharing Center, click View network connections. Select an active network connection, and then, in the toolbar, click View status of this connection. (You might need to click the ...


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I Believe i have solved it. Ended up finding solution here -> https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/937624 Command Prompt as Administrator -> Ran net use \\<computername>\<sharename> /user:<username> Then Entered the Password & Remapped the drive. Note: You will have to disconnect the network drive and remove credentials from ...



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