Users Data not available on their "H" drive after they save the file. File server Windows 2003 and client Windows 7
Posted on 2015-02-19
We had windows 2008 DC and XP in the past and an IT company migrated the DCs from Windows 2008 to Windows 2012. Our file server is running on Window 2003
Recently I migrated all the 150 workstations from Windows XP to Windows 7.
Since the migration we have Problems with students losing their course work.
1) The students do the course work on a word document on Computer-A, spending 2-4 hrs and they save to their “H”, which is their home drive and gets mapped, when the students login.
2) Next day they log into a Computer-B and not able to locate the document they saved previous day. But when they go and log into the Computer-A (Previous day that was used), they can see the document there.
This is really causing a serious problem; student’s spent lot of time doing the course work and file missing.
Also on another occasion I came with a sort of similar problem i.e., there a word template in the students home drive and it contains 15 pages and the students have to fill in all the pages with thousands of words.
Many students have reported saying that they filled 10 pages spending many hours and saved it to the same H drive. When the login into different PC the same day \next day they are not able to see any data that was filled.
The data that was filled all the 10 pages are blank. When they go to the PC they logged in previous day they can see the Data in all the 10 pages available there.
Please guys help, not sure what is happening, and this is happening randomly with users.
Any help and would be really great.