Windows 10: Can't Reconnect Drives When Starting Up
Can't Reconnect Drives When Starting Up
About 1 out of every 4 or 5 times our users turn on their computers they cannot access shared drives that are on the network. Never had this problem with previous versions of windows. Is there a fix for this? Thanks.
Are they being mapped from a logon script or GPO?
They are just mapped via Network-->Map Network Drive --> reconnect at login
Have you checked in the event viewer for errors regarding the mappings? Are these Pro or Enterprise Windows machines?
If you have access to the server that is hosting the shares, I would go into gpedit on the server and turn on "Audit File Share" under Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Advanced Audit Policy > System Audit Policy > Object Access. If the connection fails to the share from the end user device it should tell you why it failed.
Ok, thank you. I will try that shortly.
The problem may be at the server end...
You can go to the Server and...
...change the default time-out period on the shared network computer. To do this...
...Use Registry Editor to increase the default time-out period.
Thanks Bree. Its not losing the connection while the computer is turned on, its usually in the morning time when users go to turn their computer on. Doesn't happen the same days for all users, but does seem to affect most windows 10 users every so often.
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