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Windows 7: Network access issues on Server 2008 with Windows 7 and group policy

14 Nov 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Network access issues on Server 2008 with Windows 7 and group policy


All of our computers at work have Windows 7 Ultimate x64 and are connected through Server 2008. One computer, which I recently imaged and deployed, is having an issue connecting to network folders. The strange thing is that all networked drives are set for access through group policy. The computer in question is able to access allowed folders but, when I go to the main computer screen, instead of seeing Network on the left hand sidebar, I see Computers and Devices. Also, the machine will not allow anyone, even administrators, to map a network drive. The user also cannot access files from links in emails - i.e. drive:\folder\file. I'm wondering if there is some glitch in the policy or should I just re-image the machine. My boss wants to avoid the re-imaging but, even going through Network Troubleshooting, we can't seem to locate the problem.

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14 Nov 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Maybe there's something within the registry that's keeping the user from accessing?
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