Cannot Map Network Drive in Explorer

  1.    1 Week Ago #1

    Cannot Map Network Drive in Explorer


    Hello:

    Lately, I am having trouble Mapping one of my Network Drives in Windows Explorer. A long time ago (early Windows 10 and before) I could simply click on "Network" and it would bring up my Drive (among others), I would click on it (right click as I recall) and it would bring up a system dialog box wherein I could select a drive letter and choose to always map on boot.

    Now, the explorer doesn't list it at all! I can type 'net use Z: "\\Our1stNASServer\Our Shared Folders"' into an Admin cmd window and that partially maps the drive (only 2 out of about 10 folders); the drive still doesn't show up in Explorer, either on the right side or the left!

    I am snookered! I hope someone can help me - I spend a good percentage of my time trying to correct this problem!

    Thanks in advance.

    Sparky
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  2.    1 Week Ago #2

    What are you using on the network is home group or work group as home group has gone on recent updates
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  3.    1 Week Ago #3

    Problem with Network Mapping


    Hello, Samuria:

    Thanks for the reply!

    I'm not sure about the group - I can't find anything about homegroup but the workgroup seems to be just that: workgroup. I don't remember setting it up, though!

    Here's what happens: Sometimes, when I use the cmd function, I get a complete, full connection (see the Full Shared attachment) which is everything in that shared folder. Then, instead, sometimes I get a partial connection, where some of the folders in the full connection are missing (see the Partial Shared attachment). Then, sometimes, I get the complete connection and it just suddenly changes to the partial connection, sometimes in the middle of an operation, in which case, the operation fails!

    I am completely confused - I hope you can find an answer!

    Sparky
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Full Shared Folder.jpg   Partial Shared Folder.jpg  
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