Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Can't see, or access, some folders on NAS Device

07 Feb 2014   #1
Philip JD

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Can't see, or access, some folders on NAS Device

My problems with sharing and permissions would take pages to explain. 3 machines, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Pro and Windows 7 Home Premium, small work network. Also, a DLink-DNS 325 NAS. I am Administrator on all 3 computers with same ID and password on all 3. I am only person who "manages" the NAS. I attempted setting shares/permissions on the NAS shortly after acquisition (via Windows, not the software of the NAS). I set me to have full control over all folders. Other users limited to only some. Seemed OK. I could see, and access, all folders. Other users could not even see those folders to which they did not have permission (which seemed strange that they couldn't even see the folders in WE). After a firmware upgrade to the NAS, now I can't see, nor access, those folders previously not allowed to the other users. I have tried everything, all to no avail. Also, but not as serious, I have odd, and inconsistent, experience with shares/permissions between the 3 computers, as well. Re the NAS, DLink forum, and Technical Support, no help. I hope I am not out of line in saying this on the forum, but what I am really looking for is a fee consultant I could retain who is a legitimate guru in Windows 7 Permissions. It is driving me nuts. As I said, it would take pages & pages to specify the details and I wouldn't expect anyone to have to wade through it for free on a forum. I am located in Los Angeles area. If posting a request for a recommendation is inappropriate in the forum, I apologize and will look elsewhere. If it is not improper, a response indicating one has a recommendation would be appreciated and then I will work it out through a private e-mail.Thanks.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
08 Feb 2014   #2
2xg

Win7 & Win8 64bit
 
 

Hi there,

We have a few NAS'es in our network and so far all is well. I have created Users/Passwords with the same LogIn from their Windows and have given them appropriate permission. I'd also look on the hardware part (i.e. NIC, Switches). The NICs are usually set to auto-negotiation, have you tried changing this to 1000Mbps/100Mbps full? I was hoping that you are using using wired connection to access the shared folders.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Can't see, or access, some folders on NAS Device




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Can Access some folders, not others
I have an "EntCent" pc in the lounge. IT records and TV and has DVD sand CDs stored on it. I want to be able to stream TV and DVDs etc to other PCs on the LAN. They all use Win 7 home prem SP1. I have set up to be able to see the Lounge TV from my workroom PC. I have made sure I shared both...
Network & Sharing
Help,I Can't access any of my folders.
Hello guys today I ran into this random error or issue with my Windows 7.. Whenever I attempt to access a folder like my downloads, video or documents folder I get this message...This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Please install a program or, if one...
General Discussion
can't access folders
New to Win 7 and feeling my way around file management. Folders which I think I should have access to don't seem available. Examples: c:\users\my username\application data c:\users\my username\cookies c:\users\my username\local settings Also Print Hood, net hood, start menu I tried right...
General Discussion
How Do I Access these Folders?
I appear to be locked out the folders with the little arrows on them as shown in the picture below, can anybody tell me the procedure to gain access to these folders so I can go looking for specific files. http://img682.imageshack.us/img682/1075/myfolders.jpg
General Discussion
How do i Access those folders which I can't?
Well, there are so many folders I cannot access that I normally accessed with WinXP by clicking on properties\security and granting permissions. Now in Win7 when i do that I get nowhere, event though i am the administrator. How can I allow myself access to everything?
System Security
Cant Access My Folders
i upgraded my windows 7 RC to Windows 7 RTM. And now there is a problem with my folders. I cant access MY MUSIC, MY PICTURES and MY VIDEOS. i had placed these folders on another drive partition and changed the target of My Music, Pictures and Videos from my user folder, which was located on the...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 21:29.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App