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map network drives not showing up on windows 7 pc

Posted on 2016-08-02
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I have a 2008 R2  domain controller
domain functional level 2003
I created GPO to map network drive
linked GP
it is mapping to windows XP machine but not to windows 7 64bit computers
ran GPRESULT on workstation
GP is being applied but the drive is not showing up on the workstation
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by:Wayne88
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Are there any other drives mapped (manually or via GPO)?  Make sure the drive letters are not already taken/assigned.

Is there any other GPO being applied to the same computer and do they work?
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by:Michael Pfister
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Is the user admin on the Win 7 workstation? Then try turning off UAC (User Account Control).
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Hi Wayne88 and mpfister, thank you for your response I have figured out the issue. I assigned the GPO to the computer OU's was not working. I assigned to the user OU's and the GPO works fine, again thank you for your response.
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Hi wyn66, glad you got it sorted out. Cheers!
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