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Windows 7: Network paths (UNC \\server) broke

29 Jan 2009   #1

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Network paths (UNC \\server) broke

Love 7 so far! But today I needed to access a share (\\servername\share) but when I went to type it, it came up cannot connect. We're on a domain with AD, and noticed in eventvwr that GP not processing:

The processing of Group Policy failed. Windows attempted to read the file \\internal.domain\SysVol\internal.domain\Policies\{5682A7A2-6BAE-4655-8DB6-7CAF8ECC6042}\gpt.ini from a domain controller and was not successful. Group Policy settings may not be applied until this event is resolved. This issue may be transient and could be caused by one or more of the following:
a) Name Resolution/Network Connectivity to the current domain controller.
b) File Replication Service Latency (a file created on another domain controller has not replicated to the current domain controller).
c) The Distributed File System (DFS) client has been disabled.

Also would not map network drives. Anyways, ended up doing a system restore to a known working point in time, and that seemed to work, until I rejoined the computer to domain (since it had lost the trust relationship because of the system restore), but after a few group policies processed, and a couple critical updates were installed, it broke again. So now I unplug from the network at bootup, login, then plug network back in, and it seems to be a workaround for now, but hopefully it's only a temporary one. Anyone have any ideas?

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29 Jan 2009   #2

Windows 7, Windows Vista Ultimate, Ubuntu 9.04
 
 

I would check DNS and that your clock is set to match your domain controller.
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30 Jan 2009   #3

 

Hi Geek82,

One of your logon scripts or GP settings are conflicting with Windows 7, If you can find the culprit and reset its value then AD will work normally


Steven
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