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Cannot copy files to a mapped drive, can to a shortcut though

Posted on 2014-11-12
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Hello,
Mapped a server share from another new server. Z:\data. Cannot copy files to the mapped drive. If I create a desktop shortcut such as \\server\data, I can copy files to the shortcut. Is this an SMB issue?
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by:NVIT
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Are you using similar copy for both methods, e.g. Windows Explorer?
Does it work from a different station?
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Windows explorer. From one Windows 2012 server to another.
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Are you map to "Z:"  "\\server\data" or "\\server"?
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\\server\data
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Do you have enabled UAC? Change this, remap drive.

Try to change a drive letter. Check pagefile options, change them and try to copy again. Did you look for errors or warrnings in Event viewer?
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Tried all solutions. Was not resolved. Used a shortcut in this case
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Hi dronethought... Just wondering if you still need help with this or not. Either way, if you would close your question appropriately we'd really appreciate it.
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