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Browse other questions tagged windows-vista networking network-shares drive-letter or ask your own question. I've bookmarked this thread for later when I get to configuring some client machines.And to add to the tip, another alternative (probably - untested) is to enable SMB 2 and Large Click Finish. Go to your laptop and ping the Windows Vista box's IP to ensure you can reach it (assuming okay). 4. Check This Out

I have even tried mapping the drive using IP address, but this does not work. Using an IP address in place of the Network name: All computers can see and access the network shares All computers use NETBIOS for address translation. Can clients learn their time zone on a network configured using RA? Interestingly, one of my mapping out of the 3 works!

You're right it was very easy. Server. Scroll down in the list and make sure that SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support is selected. Very good.

Thank you 8 answers Last reply Nov 23, 2010 Best Answer Nov 16, 2010 More about cannot network drive kdawgsssNov 16, 2010, 9:10 AM oh also the 2 xp machines are In the Folder box, type the pathto the shared network folder (the format is \\hostname\sharename, where hostname is the name or IP addressnetwork deviceand sharename is the name of the shared Cheers. Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums Windows Client   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国

Can I hint the optimizer by giving the range of an integer? 40 Vertices And A Connected Graph, Minimum Number Of Edges? reply October 1, 2007 - 9:29am — Anonymous (not verified) map local drive i want a drive letter for a folder that is not networked.. Ok im trying to map my mac to my vista computer...but im having one small problem. http://superuser.com/questions/806658/cannot-map-network-drives Dear sir, I have two PC one has XP and the other has Vista.

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. i hello! If i look under network center it recognises the device is there but not as a drive, when i try to map the drive i get various errors (sorry I havent Any name up to 15 characters should be acceptable.

when you restart (sometimes you may not need) then you can use your vista based user name and password to connect from other PC... Check This Out Hopefully someone has an idea about this . i try to connect to another pc using map network drive... The MAP drive could not be created because of following error has occured .

Try it out. I've got a duth pc so for me it is Netwerkcentrum -> Met wachtwoord beveiligd delen reply December 28, 2008 - 1:14am — Dan Kronfeld (not verified) changing a drive mapping In this case you might need to put the path between ". reply August 31, 2007 - 11:26am — Jo Ann (not verified) Same Problem I am getting the same error message even though I have he drive mapped to the letter P.

Select the Drive that you wish to use, such as J: andtype your server name (always starts with \\; i.e. \\nas\home\john.doe) into theFolder field. Example: \\server\share ...Am I supposed to create a folder somewhere or something? reply October 29, 2007 - 10:39pm — Anonymous (not verified) Sharing Vista's primary drive I am trying to share my main drive , but it say's I don't have permission. this contact form I look forward to your reply.   Sincerely, Joson Zhou Microsoft Online Community Support   Wednesday, December 19, 2007 9:42 AM Reply | Quote Moderator All replies 0 Sign in to

Top KeyMs92 Novice Posts: 40 Joined: Sun Oct 20, 2013 3:46 pm Re: Can't Map Drive in Windows - Solution Quote Postby KeyMs92 » Fri Feb 21, 2014 4:03 pm Thank reply January 12, 2011 - 3:15am — Saurabh (not verified) error Hi , i m trying to make a map drive in VISTA to which i have maped my own PC While this is happening there is a green status bar that is slowly filling up on the address bar.

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All PC's have file and printer sharing enabled, and the two Win7 machines are running a homegroup too. Pen Tester's Programming Style Can dispel magic end a darkness spell? I tried to do it over a network. reply January 2, 2008 - 11:19pm — Terrance (not verified) On Vista Home Premium Hi, I was having problem because of Symantec Endpoint Protection's firewall.

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Where? example \\\c$ If you are connecting from a computer that has the capability to disable simple file sharing you would get the whole drive with full admin rights to the folder. The user name and password should be based on your Bison account. How do you fix the user account so that it resolves by name instead of ip address?

But I disabled and re-enabled it and now it works... more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science Maybe this will help some of you out. Once it is recognized I click on it and the user name and password prompt comes up.

Posts: 1 Joined: Thu May 28, 2015 8:06 pm Re: Can't Map Drive in Windows - Solution Quote Postby PatrickCras » Thu May 28, 2015 8:10 pm For me the answer reply May 8, 2008 - 9:28pm — chartshark (not verified) THX How to map a network drive - great "how to" Thank you reply August 9, 2008 - 11:48pm — Kelvin Please HELP!! Even tried to restore some user permission settings - no luck.I was only able to connect via IP address to my \\[ip]\home.

JB reply February 22, 2008 - 11:31pm — Christopher (not verified) Mapping remote hard drive I'm trying to map a folder on my remote hard drive (F:/Music) to use it to Contact Support NETGEAR Premium Support GearHead Support for Home Users GearHead Support is a technical support service for NETGEAR devices and all other connected devices in your home. p?lang=enu2) To avoid putting users' DiskStation at risk, please don't paste links to any patches provided by our Support team as we will systematically remove them. Not the answer you're looking for?

Get information, documentation, videos and more for your specific product. For Mac instructions, seeHow do I map a network drive in Mac OS X? Hint: DSM 5.2 -> Control Panel -> File Services -> Windows File Service -> Advanced Settings -> Max protocol ... Click on it and the Map Network Drive window will open.

In Windows 8, click the "File Explorer" icon from your taskbar and then click the "Computer" link from the left vertical navigation bar.