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Windows 7: Unable to map network drive due to lost ownership

29 Apr 2012   #1
ianmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Unable to map network drive due to lost ownership

I have a NAS drive hard wired to my computer. It has 3 logical drives one of which cannot be accessed. It is listed in the Network folder as shared. When I try to map the drive the response is that I don't have the correct permissions.

When I check the Ownership panel (attached) it says that it can't display the current owner.

I've tried accessing using either of other the existing users (there are no others) - won't work.

I've tried the command net use /d \\myserver\mysharename and this didn't work either.

I've also tried system restore that didn't help either.

I know I need to restore valid ownership details can anyone advise please.


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29 Apr 2012   #2
ianmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Turns out the problem was with the permissions on the NAS server. Some how they had been set to restrict access - once changed I was able to map and access the drive as before.
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