Open in the dropdown looks like junk

Posted on 2008-10-01
Last Modified: 2013-12-05
I have a shared folder on a server. If I map a drive to it and try and open it access is denied. If I right click on the mapped drive in my computer the Open  menu item is displayed as junk. I can explore the folder without a problem.
Question by:dbonis77
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Expert Comment

ID: 22618509
Do you have access to the folder via both shared tab and security tab.
both need to be enabled before you gain access.

Author Comment

ID: 22618735
Yes sharing is good. the workd open in the dropdown menu looks like this   ¶}±Ò(O) and if yo click on it you get access denied. if you select explore from the menu you get right in. I get this same thing on the server itself from the console.

Expert Comment

ID: 22618755
Are you able to recreated the share again, and delete that directory... looks like a corrupted directory.
Move files from that folder to another delete folder and recreate share and let me know how you go?

Author Comment

ID: 22618798
Here is a screen shot

Accepted Solution

ccns earned 500 total points
ID: 22619540
Please try recreating the directory and copying all files across and then recreate the share. this should fix the problem.

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