Unable to recreate the shae in Windows 2000 DC

Posted on 2006-07-06
Last Modified: 2010-04-13
I found the following message in event viewer, how can I solve it.  Actually, this folder was removed and I did not see any share name in My Computer | Manage | Shared Folders | Shares

Event ID 2511
The server service was unable to recreate the share Human Resources because the directory C:\Data\Human Resources
no longer exists.

Event ID 2511
The server service was unable to recreate the share jmold because the directory E:\User Data\Home\jmold no longer exists.
Question by:KANEWONG
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Steve Knight earned 125 total points
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If they aren't appearing in Computer management you can open up regedit and have a look in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\Shares.  You can delete the entries in there.

Another way is create directory of the same name then after a reboot the sahre will be re-created and you can find it in Computer management or right click directory and remove it.

Event is nothign to worry about of course, just a direcrory that has been deleted without removing share.


Author Comment

ID: 17059264
Thanks!  I found those share name under the registry and removed them all.  Because the event 2511 will show up everytime after reboot usually, I will monitor later but I assumed it should be alright.
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So why only a B grade?

Doesn't cost more to give A you know.

If you change your mind post a q in the community support area

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