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Sync OneDrive for Business in Win10 on VirtualBox with shared folder on host system

I have a Debian linux system and would like to sync my OneDrive for Business folders. There are some linux clients for OneDrive, that do not really work, they either don't work with OneDrive for ...
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Windows 10 file transfer stuck at 100%

When trying to copy files from my external drive or a network drive, the file transfer dialog often stays open after the file transfer has presumably been completed. The dialog window is entitled "...
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Searching files network drive and logging file names

I'm trying to log the filenames of files containing a certain word. The files are across multiple directories in a network drive. I've tried to do it myself but couldn't find any solution.
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Assign a second letter to a Mapped Network Drive, without it appearing in This PC

I currently have a network drive assigned to letter O:. A few of my co-workers have it mapped to a letter Z:, and that's how they post their links to me. From this question I've found I can subst that ...
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SharePoint mapped as network drive no longer works

I have in the past accessed two SharePoint sites on our company network by mapping them as network drives. That is, I have added a network drive in File Explorer to a URL of the form https://...
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Network drive connection failed. Which app/service to unlock in my firewall?

I installed TinyWall firewall and now Windows 10 cannot reconnect the network drives. Which service is responsible for this?
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Using network files locally for increased performance

In my workplace we are provided a mapped network drive to store all of our important files. The network drives have their own backup procedures in place. Thus we are required to keep all our important ...
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Windows 10 - Network Drive (WebDAV) access limited

I've connected MS Windows through the explorer (File Manager) with a WebDAV server. Everything seems to work correct, I can download files and create directories. But if I try to upload files to the ...
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Why can't I set 'attrib +h +s' on Desktop.ini on network drive

I'm trying to use custom icons for folders on a network drive and I've followed all the usual advice but cannot set the right attributes on the desktop.ini file. I'm using Windows 10 and have so far......
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Windows Connect to Mapped Network Drive Letter without File explorer

How can I connect to an already mapped network drive on the command line (i.e. without using File Explorer)? I'd like to be able to run something like C:\Users\ZaneDufour> some_command "D" C:\...
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Disable network drive error message on other networks

On my laptop (Windows 10 Pro), I connect to a network drive (Z) at work, which is only available on our local network. When I take my laptop home, inevitable leaving several windows of File Explorer ...
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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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Win 10 Linux Subsystem: Auto-mount network drives

I have no problems mounting a network drive W: with the following command: sudo mount -t drvfs W: /mnt/htdocs In /proc/mounts the corresponding line then is: W: /mnt/htdocs drvfs rw,relatime 0 0 ...
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Task Scheduler permission issues on Network Drive

I have a Python script that I want to run on a machine running Windows Server 2012 (in a domain environment), once a day. It copies files from one network drive to another, and logs its results to a ...
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Windows issues : Access Network Drive

Here is my problem: I can not access a network drive from my pc under windows 7. The PC and my profil are in a domain. When I connect with the same profile on a TSE, my network drive works. When I ...
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Windows 10 adds prefix connecting to network folder

I have connected a drive in Windows 10 to a WebDAV folder using the "Map Network Drive" dialog: I checked "Reconnect at sign-in", entered my username and password, all worked. After a reboot however, ...
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Mapped network drives aren't showing in Windows Explorer

Recently I've started to migrate a domain from Windows Server 2003 (mapping drives by script) to a Samba 4 DC (mapping drives by GPO). Most of the computers work fine, but on some of them I've noticed ...
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Changing filename capitalization for files on a network drive requires permission from myself

Whenever I try to rename a file on a network drive by changing the capitalization, I get a popup error telling me that I can't rename the file without permission from my own account. For example, I ...
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Office 365 Sharepoint in Windows 10

I have the same issue as this person here in getting a drive mounted as a network drive. Except I am working in the Windows 10 world. Do I still need to authenticate through Internet Explorer first, ...
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Restore and backup, mapped network drives without logging off

I use this script to restore and backup network drives SET path=C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Desktop\drives_backup.reg C:\Windows\System32\reg.exe Export HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Network %path% It work great but ...
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Windows File History to FTP

I'm trying to make Windows 10 File History tool use my FTP server for backup and especially versioning. I've ran into problems. No matter what I do, the File History tool doesn't see, allow or ...
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How to transfer files with SFTP between local folders/drives?

A bit of a noob question, so I apologize if this isn’t even doable, but I thought I’d ask. I have two hard drives connected to my computer (Windows 8.1), one internal, one external (connected via USB)...
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Network drive: “Size on disk” multiples of 128MB instead of reality

I've had a Buffalo LS420D 4TB NTFS network drive for years (no special setup - just whatever was the default as far as I can remember), but I just now noticed that no matter how small a file actually ...
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Can't get into a network drive through Filezilla

On my server, I have a network drive and I want to get access to this drive through Filezilla. The main problem is that every time I'm trying to get there with Filezilla, the client connection is lost ...
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Create a symbolic link on a networked drive

I'm trying to create a symbolic link on a networked drive that's mounted at login when my PC connects to a VPN. I'm getting the following error: I've come across this thread but it wasn't of much ...
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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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FTP - Use multiple directories to appears as one

I wanted to setup a FTP server on my Win10 PC that I use as a server. So, I chose FileZilla server. However is it possible to share a folder that contains multiple directories from multiple drives ? ...
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System error 86 has occurred

I have a windows7 machine where I connect the network drives with the following command: > net use t: \\pathname\foldername /user:Username password However, although this was working for years, ...
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In Windows 10, How to map network drive as System Account?

I need to map a network drive as local system account. In windows 7, I've used PsExec tool to start a Command Prompt as System and use "net use" command to map the required network drive. The ...
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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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Mapped network drive not working, yet the same network location is flawless

Hey guys I'm working a client's PC, but for some reason I'm having trouble with a certain file type opening properly, but it's stumped me. There is a mapped network drive : \\company\users\username ...
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Windows 10 cannot map network drive when it's connected in VPN

I've got problem with mapping network drive when I'm connected to VPN(use OpenVPN). I get this error: System error 1231 has occurred. The network location cannot be reached. For information about ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...