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  1.    02 Mar 2016 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

    Laptop cannot see "My Documents" on PC drive E:


    "My Documents" has been correctly relocated from C: to E:. The C: drive was getting full. Using the PC, all is well.

    The network is fine and my laptop sees the PC, and PC sees the laptop.

    However, when I click my [Username] folder on the PC from the laptop, the folders I see are on the C: drive, not the E: drive.

    How do I make my [Username] folder on drive E: accessible over the netork?

    Other family members/usernames whose files are on the PC's C: drive exclusively have no problem accessing them from their laptops or phones.

    The laptop is Win7 and the PC Win10 Pro. The phones are both Android and iOS.
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  2.    02 Mar 2016 #2
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 2,962
    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1709 Build 16299.125

    Have you checked that the Share tab for your new My Documents in its Properties is still showing that Sharing is enabled? It's possible that the parent E:\ drive is not set up for sharing and this has cascaded down to your new folder.
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  3.    02 Mar 2016 #3
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 30
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    Thread Starter

    Thanks for your quick response - I'll try that.
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  4.    02 Mar 2016 #4
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
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    Ha! I can't see the PC at all now from the laptop!

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  5.    02 Mar 2016 #5
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1709 Build 16299.125

    Have you updated your system yet? There was a cumulative update yesterday (KB3140743) that fixes a number of network connectivity issues.
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  6.    02 Mar 2016 #6
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows

    Access pc via ip or system name
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  7.    02 Mar 2016 #7
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
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    Quote Originally Posted by philc43 View Post
    Have you updated your system yet? There was a cumulative update yesterday (KB3140743) that fixes a number of network connectivity issues.
    I'll check that when the Mrs gets off Facebook…
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  8.    02 Mar 2016 #8
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    Quote Originally Posted by prem1103 View Post
    Access pc via ip or system name
    Draws a blank I'm afraid.
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  9.    02 Mar 2016 #9
    Join Date : Feb 2015
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    Windows

    Check by opening pc shares on windows 10 itself. If it showing shared content
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  10.    02 Mar 2016 #10
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    New Orleans Northshore
    Posts : 246
    Win 10 pro Upgraded from 8.1

    one other thing, with windows 8 and 10 besides setting up Shares on driver and or Folders you also have to set up security on the security tab something you can try
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