trouble mapping network drive

Posted on 2012-09-07
Last Modified: 2012-09-12
I am trying to map a shared drive to a users computer. I have never seen it before where I get the error I am going to describe and could use a hand.

Its running Win XP, and I go through the process of opening MY Computer, Tools, Map Network Drive. I type in the name of the drive, lets call it driveA with share X

So I map \\driveA\X I get Access Denied.

BUT I can map it to my subfolder on drive X no problem, and I can map the main drive in my network places as well. Any thoughts?
Question by:WOWGuy26
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    Assisted Solution

    by:John Hurst
    Open a command prompt and type NET USE Z: \\ip_address_of_driveA\X and enter

    What error do you get?

    .... Thinkpads_User

    Accepted Solution

    Windows update fixed it. Not sure why I did not think of this b4. Thanks for suggestion though.

    Author Closing Comment

    I resolved my own question

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