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Questions tagged [unc]

The Microsoft Windows UNC, short for Universal Naming Convention or Uniform Naming Convention

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Trying to access a file on a USB drive not using a drive letter

Is this possible in Windows ? In OSX I can go to /Volumes/Usbvol/Thisdir . Can i navigate to the USB volume without using the assigned drive letter?
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What is a hostname to use in UNC paths that refers to current machine in XP?

What is a hostname to use in UNC paths that refers to the current machine in XP? eg. \\localhost\share\file.txt Except that localhost doesn't work. What will work?
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net share in windows actual path

I have a UNC Share folder with the following path \\192.168.0.100\SharedTemp\MuhammedRauf\UNC How do I know the physical path of the above (using net share or any other tools in Windows 7)?
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Accessing UNC paths in SYSTEM context

I need to access a UNC path from a process which is running as SYSTEM user in a Windows Domain. When running this application under Windows 10 it is working fine but on Windows 7 I get an Access ...
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UNC path not accessible after some time

I have a machine running about 100 processes each accessing a remote UNC path (to samba share) over and over to read files. From time to time the UNC (\server-ip\share) becomes non-accessible for this ...
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Delete specific folders at UNC location

I'm trying to create a batch script to delete all folders having "Exception_" in it's name from the current folder in a remote desktop. I used this answer to a previous question to come up with the ...
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Windows 7 Search Network Path

Is there any way to index a UNC / Network Path with Windows 7 without making that path "Always Available offline"? With Windows XP there was Windows Desktop Search that allowed to index a UNC Path ...
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Windows 7 NTFS Symbolic Link - Network Share Availability/Timeout

In Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008, is there a way to quickly detect if the target of a symbolic link is available? For example, a symbolic link is created to a remote share UNC using the ...
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cannot send long path filename (UNC path) to printer

i'm using long path names with UNC (UNI), for example: \\?\c:\tmp......\file1.prn but when i try to send the file to a printer on windows command-line, for example with copy/print command, it shows ...
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copy file from a remote PC by means of Powershell using UNC Path

I need a way to copy file to local disk from a remote PC using Powershell v2.0, trying with admin rights of that remote PC. By means of below cmdlet we can copy a file: Copy-Item -Path C:\somefile....
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Link with UNC path is broken after copying cells from Excel 2010 to Word 2010

I am trying to copy an Excel table to Word in Office 2010. Basically, if the hyperlinks are pointing to my local hard drive, there are no problem at all. However, if the hyperlink is pointing to a UNC ...
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Simulate a CNAME removal from DNS on local computer

My company is going to deleting a CNAME record from DNS and replacing it with a new record "\\OLDCNAME\Apps" to "\\NEWCNAME\Apps". Currently both are existing values on the network and they both ...
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Connecting Veritas Backup Exec to a Synology Disk Station (NAS)?

I am having trouble connecting our software "Veritas Backup Exec" to our network disk, a Synology Disk Station (NAS). Veritas is running on a Windows Server. It will not except the UNC Path (Server \...
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What does UNC path with @SSL tucked to the hostname mean?

I got some links in the form \\internal.sharepoint.company.tld@SSL\DavWWWRoot\sites\123456\... from colleague. Due to Convoluted™ setup¹ I can't directly access them. What does the @SSL mean here? ...
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Display all Hidden UNC folders in Domain

I had a colleague send me the name of a hidden UNC share on our network about a year ago and that employee is no longer around. The path was something like: \\mydomain.com\my_hidden_directory$\ I ...
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Excel Reverting from Shared drive to UNC path and then losing links

Got an issue with a user getting the following error. Random Excel sheets lose their links to other sheets on the shared drives. However when they lose their links they also revert from X:\Folders\...
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Windows cannot access - Windows 10

I've a local share in my laptop \Siva\archive and connected with a wifi network at the moment Then I try to access, it just comes back with This error As the OS is latest windows 10, it does have ...
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Do I really have to mount the external usb hdd on an SMB share to recover my Windows 10 system image?

I did a system image backup of my Windows 10 machine using a combination of wbadmin and Bareos. I wanted test restoring it, so I restored the wbadmin image files from the BareOS server to an ...
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An operation on a socket could not be performed because the system lacked sufficient buffer space or because a queue was full

I have a machine running multiple applications which constantly perform UNC access (\\server-ip\share). After several days all UNC become non-accessible from this machine. When killing the ...
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Account restrictions when accessing UNC path

I have a number of servers on the network and occasionally I need to connect to all of them to copy files across, or just make changes. When I use Windows Explorer and enter a path like \\server01\...
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Always open local XML in compatibility mode in IE11

I have an XML-File, which references a DTD, which references an XSL. When I open it with the Internet Explorer 11, it gets displayed as a normal XML without any stylesheets would. I managed to ...
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Why has the Redirected Folders UNC path changed?

I have a user who has had a shortcut to his documents stop working. Further investigation has revealed that the shortcut (which worked up until yesterday) points to: \\server\redirectedfolders\user\...
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Windows 7 cannot connect to network shares, Exchange server, Webmail… anything requiring authentication

I have been handed this Asus Ultrabook that had Outlook 2010 that was not connecting to our Exchange server. It used to when in a different office. On our office network, it can't. I have 36 other ...
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How can I use the same path on a Mac and PC?

I have an application (Lightroom specifically), in which I want to work on a Mac or PC and access the files using the same path. This is the only way I can think to make the transition back and forth ...