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Cannot map a network drive on my Windows 7 to another domain?

Hello,

I have Windows 7 Professional and I cannot map a network drive to a share on another domain. I can map to this share from a Vista machine, but not a Windows 7 machine. I'm using the same settings so i know all is correct and seems to be a Windows 7 issue. I appreciate anyones help and support.

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Jaime Campos
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Steelers4lifeCommented:
What kind of error are you getting when tryign ot map the drive.

Did you always try mapping it by the Ip

\\X.X.X.X

Could be possible the name is not resolving.
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Miguel Angel Perez MuñozCommented:
Try to access by complete DNS name: machine.domain you asked by credentials. Put complete username: username@domain.
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Jaime CamposAuthor Commented:
I logged in using the same account on a Windows 7 and Windows Vista. Same \\ip\Share name on both systems, but Windows 7 gives me this error:

 Windows 7 error
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Steelers4lifeCommented:
What if you just click on run then \\the ip address. Does it let you browse the shares at all ?
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Jaime CamposAuthor Commented:
Run: \\IP\Share name

Results:

The specified network name is no longer available.

It works fine on my Vista machine.
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Jackie ManCommented:
Open "Network and Sharing Centre", what kind of network does you see in your local network connection?

home network, work network or public network?
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Jaime CamposAuthor Commented:
Domain network
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Jackie ManCommented:
What is the server OS behind the share on another domain? Linux?
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Jaime CamposAuthor Commented:
No. Windows Server 2003.
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Jackie ManCommented:
What is the anti-virus / third party firewall installed in Windows 7?
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Steelers4lifeCommented:
Can you go to a commnd prompt and ping the IP of the server?
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Jaime CamposAuthor Commented:
I can ping server.
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Jaime CamposAuthor Commented:
Unbelievable....It was my firewall on Windows 7. I cannot believe I didn't check that.

Thanks.

nimdatx
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Jackie ManCommented:
Glad to know that you have the problem solved. Cheers!
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