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Windows keeps storing wrong credentials for onedrive mapped as network drive

I have my onedrive mapped as a network drive with drive letter X:. The first time I open the drive after a reboot, I get prompted for the login credentials, with the credentials prefilled, just ...
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How to Access Mapped Network Drive on Windows from the Ubuntu app?

I use a Windows 10 computer and I have installed the Ubuntu app from the Microsoft store. I have a mapped network drive on my Windows computer that I would like to access from within the Ubuntu app. ...
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Trying to map a drive to a folder in the user's shared Sharepoint Directory

We are trying to map a drive to a folder that is in the user's shared Sharepoint Directory. This has worked for about half of the user's so far but for some reason the script is not working for other ...
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Access is denied after Robo-Copying network drive

Yesterday I copied a group of folders from the old file server to the new one using Robo-Copy. Now 1 user wanted to add a file to the folder but the error gave the following message: access is denied. ...
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Cannot connect to file server: "Access is Denied"

I have been using Ubiquiti's Unifi line of networking equipment for a few years. Our router went out and I had to put in a temporary (another brand) while I waited for a new one to come in. Since that ...
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Reduced "New" context submenu in folders with a symlink to mapped network drive in path

I observe some strange behavior of Windows Explorer in folders having in path symlinks to a mapped network drive. Here's an example. I have a network drive mapped to G: and a symlink testing pointing ...
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How do I get Windows 10 to index mapped network drives?

I have three network drives (S:, U: and Z:) mapped to a Synology NAS. They are all online and read/write accessible. Without installing additional software or making the files available offline, how ...
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How to map a network drive that is mapped to a PC running Tailscale?

I’ve installed Tailscale and I’ve been able to connect to my work PC from my home PC with RDP. I was also able to map the remote PC's local drives as "Network Locations". How can I also map ...
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Map network drive to computer

I have a nas - with like 20 shares on it, for various good reasons. On my main desktop though, I often do maintenance and things, move stuff around especially with scripts - and it just makes it ...
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Windows 10 group policy letter drive map vs manually mapped drive letter

Our network is hosted on Windows Server 2008 R2. PCs with Windows 10 are hosted on this domain with a user group policy that maps a letter drive (J:) to a mount point that is defined as a DFS with ...
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cannot remove network mapped drive

i'm trying to substitue a windows 2012 R2 fileserver with a 2016, on the clients i'm changing the network mapped drives through a VBS script, here's an example of how it removes the drives: Set ...
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Mapped Network Drives making Windows 10 File Explorer extremely slow

I have two Windows 10 PCs on a home network. They access each others files via Mapped Network Drives. This basically works very well. However frequently File Explorer often takes a LONG time to load (...
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Is there a reason for mapping a network drive that was also being remotely accessed through Network Sharing by the same PC?

Is there a connection/reason for mapping a network drive and Network Sharing that same PC? Both PCs run Windows 10 Pro. Because a PC that has been remotely accessing mine, through Network Sharing ...
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How to rename multiple uniquely name directories on a mapped drive with unique names in a batch file

I have a mapped drive with multiple uniquely named folders containing files. I want to rename each folder with a batch file. V:\Media\Elton John\Singles>dir Volume in drive V is DATA3 Volume ...
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Mapped drives disconnecting

We have some NASDrives, I have them mapped to my Windows PC as they are used often. However, whenever my PC restarts, the drives are disconnected and I can't even browse to them through explorer if I ...
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mapped drive with FQDN doesn't show all subfolders Windows 10

if I map network server shared drive as \\server.domain.name\share$ user see only one subfolder, but if I map as \\server\share$ end user can see all subfolders. Any idea?
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Endless load in Explorer while disconnected from corporate network

I've got the problem that Explorer is showing the green loading bar (Green Bar of Death) while disconnected from corporate network. It doesn't matter if connected with DHCP and internet access or just ...
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Why can't I cd into this Windows mapped drive?

The drive is like this: \\bigdrive\folder and I mapped it to H: and it works. But when I try: H: or cd H:\something it complains: PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> H: Set-Location : Cannot find drive. A ...
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Unable to browse to network shares on same subnet

We recently had a new VoIP phone system installed from Star2Star with brand new Yealink T46S phones, and I've been chasing networking issues down ever since. It started on the day of installation, one ...
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Is it possible to remotely determine mapped drives of a Windows machine?

If needing to access the shares of a remote machine, it's possible to type the hostname of the machine in question - and if necessary, follow it with the name of one of its mapped drives - like so: \...
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How can I retrieve my network drive credentials in Windows 10?

My network drive login information is not showing up in Windows 10 credentials manager. I have multiple networked drives, and I need to view the login information. How can I look up my own login ...
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Windows 10 - Mapped Drive Issue - Keep losing connection

I have a mapped drive on my home network that is getting some strange behavior this last week. I did take the Windows 10 2004 update on 6/17 and wonder if it is related. I have a drive on my home ...
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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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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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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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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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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:...