Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Network drives not accesable

Posted on 2013-06-11
9
Medium Priority
?
90 Views
Last Modified: 2014-05-16
After I upgraded my Win 7 to Win 8 can I not access my drives on the LAN network. I can ping the network. When selecting Network in Explore can I not see the network:

I can manually navigate to the device without any problem. I the Sharing centre I have Turn on automatic setup of network connected devices and Turn on file and print sharing. The network is not Win 7 / 8 so Homegroup is not the case, only regular LAN network.

The LAN adapter is part of the motherboard Realtech PCI GBE Controller. I have installed the latest driver which supports Win 8. In the process of fixing the problem I uninstalled the driver in the Device Manager and scanned for new hardware, the problem was then fixed however, only until the next reboot.
0
Comment
Question by:FGoldbach
[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
  • 3
  • 2
  • +1
9 Comments
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:ded9
ID: 39238699
Post screenshot of the error when trying to map...also post screenshot of

Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network and Sharing Center\Advanced sharing settings




Ded9
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:thelug
ID: 39238819
0
 

Author Comment

by:FGoldbach
ID: 39239393
BA-23B77C, is the NAS drive I can not see in Explore.
explore.jpg
Network-sharing.jpg
0
What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

 
LVL 56

Expert Comment

by:McKnife
ID: 39239665
Hi.

Can you insert another NIC for a test?
0
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:ded9
ID: 39240187
Hope its connected to the right domain....try login with admin account or another user account...map drives and check.




Ded9
0
 

Author Comment

by:FGoldbach
ID: 39241120
I do not know if it is a user error or lack of understanding from my side. On the WIN 7 I was able to browse directly to the folders on my network. Meaning I was able to access data directly from Explore. When I had the problem I did try to use the Map drive, but again I was not able to browse to the network drive. Today I typed in the Server Name and Folder for mapping and also as “add a network location”. Now the Mapping ok and I can browse to the network drive in Explore.

Problem is fixed, have can we close the ticket without accepting a Solution?
0
 
LVL 56

Accepted Solution

by:
McKnife earned 1000 total points
ID: 39241198
Accept your last comment as Solution.
0
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:ded9
ID: 39241207
Its fine with me.


Ded9
0
 
LVL 56

Expert Comment

by:McKnife
ID: 40070028
Not mine... yours ;)
0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

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

I'm a big fan of Windows' offline folder caching and have used it on my laptops for over a decade.  One thing I don't like about it, however, is how difficult Microsoft has made it for the cache to be moved out of the Windows folder.  Here's how to …
OfficeMate Freezes on login or does not load after login credentials are input.
In this Micro Tutorial viewers will learn how to use Boot Corrector from Paragon Rescue Kit Free to identify and fix the boot problems of Windows 7/8/2012R2 etc. As an example is used Windows 2012R2 which lost its active partition flag (often happen…
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…

618 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