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Could not find the file

Posted on 2011-09-08
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Hello,

My coworker asked me help her to find a file. The shortcut is
\\2222-sun\orderdb$\Cre.xlsx

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\\2222-sun\ is a windows 2008 server, however I could not find this file on the server.
Why?
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by:JohnGrunwell
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the file has either been moved or deleted. Have you tried a search for the file on the server?
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by:zhshqzyc
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Yes. But she can open it and I couldn't find it on the server.
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by:JohnGrunwell
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Hidden?
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by:zhshqzyc
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I don't know. Is it possible the file was saved in the local machine but the shortcut unchanged?
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by:JohnGrunwell
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Never heard of that before.  If you change the view options for folder and select show hidden files is that file in the location on the server just greyed out?
windows 7
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Show-hidden-files
XP
http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/win_fcab_show_file_extensions.mspx?mfr=true
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by:zhshqzyc
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I did show the hidden files but nothing found. It is wild.
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bill_lynch earned 125 total points
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Open the file, then do a save as.  See where it sends you...
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