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Shared drive permissions from WSL

In some cases, when accessing a network-attached hard drive, WSL will say "Permission denied." Today I tried mounting my network drive like this: $ sudo mount -t drvfs T: /mnt/t -o uid=myuser -o gid=...
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“Device name already in use” when trying to access NAS still waking up from sleep

Environment: windows 10 PC + Synology NAS on a static IP set up to go to sleep after 30m of not using it Whenever I try to access a network share mapped to a drive letter, e.g. "V:" in this example I ...
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Raspberry Pi running Samba as a network drive keeps disconnecting, causing my backup not to run. Is there a way I can force it to reconnect?

I have a Raspberry Pi running Samba as a network drive. In Windows I have this drive connected as a network drive and file history is configured to backup to it daily. However, most times I turn on my ...
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Backing up a network drive to another network drive through VPN

I am having a network drive on location A. This location A has a VPN tunnel to which I can connect remotely. I am having another network drive on Location B. Now I want to mirror all my files every ...
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How to configure Bitdefender's firewall to allow Azure File Share via port 445?

TL;DR - I am trying to mount a network drive in Windows 10 to Azure File Share. It only works if Bitdefender's firewall is disabled. How do I open Bitdefender's firewall to allow this? It seems ...
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Windows Native RemoteApp (Windows 10) - Multiple feeds with different credentials

My question is about how to create multiple feeds in the native Windows 10 RemoteApp. It's possible to add more than one feed but it seems you cannot store multiple credentials. Scenario - We ...
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Use Git on a shared drive within WSL

I have a network-attached drive, T: that I can access via Windows File Explorer or GitBash just fine. But in WSL, I cannot use git to push to a remote located on the drive. Here is my workflow: Mount ...
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Azure AD user with auto-map to Teams share

Ok so here's something I'm struggling with. Have a customer with Office 365 Business Premium. Each computer is setup to login with Azure AD (so they use their email to login). All have office apps, ...
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Resource Monitor not showing networked drive mapped to Z:

Running Windows 7, I am mapping my network drive to Z: with no issues. I can use the Z: drive with no problems, from the Explorer or applications. However, I noticed that a Rainmeter skin I am using ...
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How to disconnect unavailable network drives in Windows 10?

My company laptop runs a command line script during boot which adds a set of network drives to the Windows. I'm not using any of these during work at all, I don't even have access to some of them (...
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Changing Location of User's Personal Folders Only Partially Works

I changed the location of a user's personal folders to a mounted network drive, by modifying the values under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders. ...
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Why am I seeing my username on a network PC where I have never logged in?

When I log in to a network computer with my username and password I can see a folder created in that network PC with my username under C:\users folder. But there is one network PC into which I have ...
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Issue with using mount network drive in Windows 10?

I have mounted a network drive as W partition successfully. As in the image shown below, I can advance into sys_build on network drive. When I use W: partition to advance sys_build, however, I cannot ...
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Recover disappeared network drive

There are two network drives in my windows 10 PC. After reboot, one of them disappeared. However, I don't know the network path the drive maps to. How to recover the network drive? Thanks.
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Cygwin's ffmpeg incorrectly reports missing input file on a network drive

I'm writing a shell script in cygwin to extract frames from a list of videos located on a network drive. I have assigned the network drive the letter L: on Windows and thus the root of the drive is ...
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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

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 That ...
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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 ...