?
Solved

Installing software on Windows 7 doesn't give network drives

Posted on 2012-03-21
3
Medium Priority
?
346 Views
Last Modified: 2012-03-21
Hi All,


I've been asked to install a program on several Windows 7 Professional computers.

During the install process on my Windows 7 machine I get the option to select the files from a network drive.  However when I install it on another Windows 7 PC it doesn't.

I've tried logging on as me on both machines and get the same results.

The program is QPulse v4.2
http://www.q-pulse.com/docs/q-pulse_data_migration_manualv2.pdf

*note the install process asks for a network map.

Any suggestions?
0
Comment
Question by:detox1978
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
PaulNSW earned 2000 total points
ID: 37746200
Try the following:

open regedit and locate the key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Policies/System

Create a new DWORD entry with the name "EnableLinkedConnections" and set the value to 1

Restart and try again
0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:Chris Millard
ID: 37746382
Do you have network discovery enabled on the other Windows 7 PC?
0
 
LVL 2

Author Closing Comment

by:detox1978
ID: 37746486
worked a treat, thanks.
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When you try to extract and to view the contents of a Microsoft Update Standalone Package (MSU) for Windows Vista, you cannot extract the files from the MSU. Here we are going to explain how to extract those hotfix details without using any third pa…
While working, an annoying popup showing below will come and we cannot cancel or close it form the screen. The error message will come again and again.
The viewer will learn how to successfully create a multiboot device using the SARDU utility on Windows 7. Start the SARDU utility: Change the image directory to wherever you store your ISOs, this will prevent you from having 2 copies of an ISO wit…
There are cases when e.g. an IT administrator wants to have full access and view into selected mailboxes on Exchange server, directly from his own email account in Outlook or Outlook Web Access. This proves useful when for example administrator want…

719 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question