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Windows 7: Mapping a network drive


08 Jun 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Mapping a network drive

Hi there,

it seems Microsoft has changed how to map a network. I can map a network drive fine in Vista but not in 7. It always connects as my current user, assistance would be great.

\\irsserver\yourusername$\

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08 Jun 2009   #2

7600.20510 x86
 
 

It goes like this:

\\ipaddress\sharename
or
\\machinename\sharename

And the $ at end of the share name is used when wanting to hide the share on the network.

Then you should be prompted for user-pass unless you are the same user-pass as the machine you are trying to map.
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16 Jan 2010   #3

windows 7
 
 

Able to map the network drive in windows 7 but when i tried to access the data within that drive no icons were shown but i know the data is there because on other computers running xp I can see the data on the same network drive.
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