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Create user - map network drive CMD

I have a pipeline which I want to do automatically (probably with a bat file) without the need to do all steps manually on my windows 10 machine. Pipeline steps: Create a normal user account e.g ...
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How can I view mapped network drives using a docking bay?

I'm cloning drives using a hard drive docking bay, and I would like to see which drives a user had mapped on this machine before I pulled the HD out of it. Is there a way to see mapped network ...
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I have a user that every morning can not access her mapped drive. Until the drive is remapped and her AD password is reset. how do i fix this?

This has been going on for a few weeks now every user in for this client has a mapped drive that corresponds with their user account. one user can not access her drive when she first comes in to get ...
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Windows 10 mapping drive using cmd / .bat

I am trying to map a hard drive using cmd but it seems not to save the credentials. In the long game I want to create a .bat that maps the drive, provides the credentials, and saves them so less ...
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Destination Folder Access Denied - You need permission to perform this action

I am trying to write files to a mapped network drive (from one server to another). I am trying to write as a user 'opcon' on our 'opcon' server to a mapped drive that is on our image server, and ...
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Mapped drives still directed to demoted DC server

I upgraded a domain controller from Server 2008 to 2016 earlier, everything is working fine but its login script is still mapping the drives to old demoted server 2008 any solution to fix this problem ...
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Is it possible to view the amount of free space on a remote server without having to map it as a network drive?

Currently, if a remote drive is mapped from a Windows client (by navigating to Computer/This PC and clicking "Map a Network Drive"), each time that the cursor is hovered over the newly-mapped drive ...
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Windows 10 always warns about disconnected network drive, even if it is actually connected

tl;dr: Each time system starts, Windows 10 1903 produces a false alert and status about network location not being connected. And does not update this status after location is actually connected. Is ...
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Elevated batch file cannot access mapped network drives

I know... this question has been asked before many times, but not in a way that adequately addresses my problem. Long story short, I had problems running a batch file as administrator, that in turn ...
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Can Word 365 be made to believe that a shared network drive is NOT the Internet?

I’m continuing to work on an exasperating Word 365 problem that I exhaustively documented in Microsoft’s purported support forum (documenting all of the hardware and software involved) earlier. As ...
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Filezilla skipping files that are not on physical disk from a mapped network drive

I have a large mapped network drive on my PC and I am recursively uploading its files to an FTP server. The issue I am experiencing is when I select a directory in this drive to upload (recursively), ...
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How to recover mapped drive paths after MS OS upgrade

My boss recently was upgraded to Windows 10, but she was not told to copy her full network addresses for all her mapped drives. Is there a way to recover those mapped drive network paths she had when ...
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Copy files from mapped drive to local drive through Task Scheduler

On Windows Server, XCOPY/robocopy/copy from a mapped drive to a local drive works when executed in command prompt or batch. E.g. z: mapped drive: xcopy z:\foldername\*.txt d:\test\ But the copy is ...
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Why does this change the name on mapped drive M and G, not just M

I wrote this vbs (included below) based on the answer here: Override mapped drive name using .bat script? As stated in my title, this code is updating the label for drive M and G, but should only ...
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not enough server storage is available to process this command in windows xp while accessing mapped drive from windows 7

I am facing strange problem that when windows XP user try to access mapped drive mapped from Windows 7 he received error as "not enough server storage is available to process this command" i have ...
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Map network drive - The network path could not be found

I am trying map a network drive from Windows 10 to my Android phone by following these instructions: map Android to Windows drive. I'm running WebDAV server on the phone, but when I try to map the ...
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The correct way to redirect user folders to a network location

I run a Windows 2012 R2 server where much of my content is centralized (Photos, music, applications, shared documents, videos etc). To point each PC to this server I change the user shell folders in ...
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Windows 7 Erases Network Passwords on Local Password Change

We have a Windows 7 PC that is not joined to our enterprise domain (which I will call "domain"), and this PC has several local accounts. All of the PC's local accounts have a mapped network drive ...
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Map Network Drive only on home network

my question is about Mapping a drive. I have a server at home with a couple of drives attached for storage. But i use my laptop at work and when ever i map the drives at home, when i get to work i ...
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FileZilla always takes too long to start or do local operations

I work with FileZilla Client during all the day, and I'm having a lot of problems when I need to do quick local actions (like create folders, for e.g.), and whenever I try to open it. After clicking ...
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Close a file on a network mapped drive

We have some shared folders that we use at work to transfer and edit files. This is a network mapped drive, not an actual shared folder where we put files in. Sometimes people forget to close the ...
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What is the difference between using $ in a mapped drive and not using it?

I have a script that maps shared drives from a couple of different servers when a user logs on. I recently changed some of the servers where the mappings went. Now when the user logs on they are able ...
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Windows Media Player will not play videos from a mapped folder

I have encountered a strange problem with Windows Media Player (which seems, of all Microsoft programs, to have many strange problems). I have a folder, specifically %userprofile%\Documents\...
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Can't connect to a mapped drive, but can RDP into computer. What could cause this?

I have a Windows Server 2012 computer, and I can RDP into it. Previously I was able to access a shared folder via a mapped drive, but I'm unable to do this now. What could cause this? the network ...
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Computer freezing when accessing network files [closed]

Whenever any application on my computer tries to reach out to files that are on my companies network drive [i.e. not on my computer], it locks up and crashes. This can be as simple as opening up a ...
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How to stop Windows mapped network drive randomly spinning up my NAS

Is there a way to stop windows from automatically reconnecting to my NAS, causing it to spin up, when I'm not actually accessing it? In particular I really dislike hearing it spin up the enclosed ...
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hardlink/symlink with mapped drives in Server 2003

I'm trying to create a hardlink on a Windows Server 2003 system using fsutil hardlink create M:\docs L:\docs but am receiving a message stating "The FSUTIL utility requires a local NTFS volume. I ...
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Windows10 dynamic virtual folders controlled via an program

Hi is it possible to dynamically redirect an folder for example E:\1\2\3 to run (a.exe -dir E:\1\2\3) witch will then redirect to C:/Data/Example if not I think it shound be possible by running an smb ...
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Drive mappings not visible in “net use” or “subst”, what kind of drive mappings are they?

A customer is using ExpanDrive for creating network drives. As a result the commands net use and subst don't give any results. However the command wmic logicaldisk reveals the mentioned drive ...
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Accessing mapped drives from Application “run as a different user”

I have a Windows client access issue that I have encountered recently. I have a user running Win10 64 bit on a lenovo T450. He has 2 domain accounts: ABC\john.user XYZ\john.user He logs in to his ...
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Mapping shared drive works from my local machine but not from a Windows Server 2012r2

I have an issue with mapping NAS drive in win server. I can map it from my local machine, I cannot map it from this server. I have done everything and still cannot get through it. Server has static ...
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Map Multiple network drives windows 2012 domain controller

I have found this script to map single drive and Relabel the Drive: ' Option Explicit Dim objNetwork, strDrive, objShell, objUNC Dim strRemotePath, strDriveLetter, strNewName ' strDriveLetter = "H:...
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Terminal profile keeps losing mapped drive

I have two users that keep losing their mapped drives on their Windows 2012 profiles. We have two terminal servers and they seem to lose it when they log into a specific one. Still trying to figure ...
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How do command prompt commands work on mapped drives?

If I am working on my local machine, I can install programs in a specific directory with command prompt: C:\workspace\myProject> npm init C:\workspace\myProject> npm install gulp I can then ...
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Mapped drive security when changing networks?

I have external storage (HDD) attached to my router and made available to computers belonging to this network (wifi). Also, I also synchronize backups automatically to external storage in my router ...
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Run scheduled task only if mapped network drive is not present?

Is it possible in Windows 10 to run a scheduled task only if a mapped network drive is not present? Background: I have a task, a batch script, that maps two network drives for a backup service (...
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How to show currently mapped drives in PowerShell?

Need a PowerShell command to display drive letter and path it is mapped to. In other words a command that shows me the same thing Windows Explorer would. Tried this: Get-WmiObject -Class ...
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Azure File Storage on Windows 7

I have a folder share in Azure file storage that was working beautifully. I have connected several Windows 10 computers using the net use command and it is working without a problem. I had a user ...
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Why are mapped drives available only with admin rights?

I am using Windows 10 pro, version 1607, build 14393.321 the latest available at this date. Some network drives are mapped with domain group policy and logon scripts. Opening an elevated command ...
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How do I prevent Windows 10 from disconnecting mapped drives?

I have a mapped drive on Windows 10 Enterprise that keeps disconnecting itself, sometimes even when I'm in the middle of doing things using files on that share. I have a desktop shortcut to it; if I ...
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How to map folder on C: to non existing drive D:

On my desktop PC I have the folders: D:\documents\Lightroom D:\documents\Pictures In order to work with my Lightroom catalog on my laptop, that only has a drive C: I created the folder C:\documents. ...
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How to create a permanent mapped network drive that is visible to “As Administrator”

Mapped network drives on Windows are not visible to programs running "As Administrator". I can open an admin command prompt and map the drive with net use Z: //server/share /persistent:yes, but it ...
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How to remove a partition mapping in Windows

I cloned my system disk to a larger one. Then I removed the original disk. Remaining is the new disk that has the 3 Windows-created partitions (Recovery, EFI System, Windows OS C: - windows 10) For ...
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How can we map a network drive if we have not established a network among computers running in Windows XP and 7?

I am writing to seek advice whether we can map a network drive without previously establishing a network among computers running Windows XP and 7. The network here refers to the local area network (...
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How to solve the failure to access a proprietary multi-user software in a mapped or shared network drive in windows 7?

I have two desktop computers A (Windows 7 Home premium)and B (Windows 7 Home basic), both using Windows 7. They are connected to a router. Computer A connects to the router using LAN cable (IPv4 ...
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Adding mapped Sharepoint as a “Trusted Location” in Office 2016 for macro enabled files

Overview I'm trying to add a mapped Sharepoint Library to Trusted Location in Office for macro enabled files so end users don't have to select "Enable Macros" every time they launch the file. ...
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Copying new files to network drive in windows 7 gives me the error: Path does not exist

I'm trying to save a new excel file on a network drive. I can access the drive, see all files, go through them but when i want to save my work from excel to this drive it gives me the error:Path does ...
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Why isn't File Explorer showing my mapped drives?

I'm using Windows 10 Pro 64-bit. My application (that was run as administrator) maps a folder from D drive to a network drive Z using the Windows Network API wnetaddconnection2(). When I opened ...
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Is it possible to forcefully map shared folders that you don't have access to?

My question might come off as pointless, but I assure you I have a reason being asking this, At our organization, we used to have access to a network resource that was kind of like a central ...
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Windows XP will not remember a share's password after reboot

I mounted a mapped drive from a server; it was set to automatically map this on every reboot, and it was set up to remembered the password, and everything was great. For a long time, I didn't have ...