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Windows 7: Home Folder Mapping Failing on Wireless Clients

08 Sep 2011   #11

Windows 7 Professional, Windows Server 2008 R2, VMWare 4.1, HP Servers

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TechZilla View Post
We (my company) just setup Home folders and I am reading through some of my notes and that was set to Enabled. We use an ISA FW which will create its own share of issues, but we had to set to enable Network Discovery on all for it to auto-map for us. If it is working on the LAN desktops then I would agree with you, it should work on the notebooks as well.

We never had a issue with notebooks in particular. It was widespread. But we did not setup Home folders until the entire company had been upgraded to Win7/Server 08. Do you have a mixed network, or are all your machines Windows 7?

Well, I enabled it via group policy. Still looking for additional suggestions too...

Everything wireless is Windows 7 but there are a few PCs for school administrators which are still Window XP. They of course have no problems.

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18 Mar 2013   #12

Windows 7 Pro

I can only IMAGINE the amount of crap I will receive for responding to a 2+ year old thread...however I'm blown away by how much this resembles the issue I'm currently experiencing. Damn near to a T. Thus, I wanted to chime in to see if the originator of this thread ever resolved this issue and wondering, if so, how it was resolved. I don't really know that I have any extra info to offer as it is so similar. My apologies to those that are annoyed with me.
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08 Sep 2014   #13

windows 7 and windows 8.1

So here is the thing and I will probably receive crap from posting to an old thread as well... we have the exact same thing happening here in our school district... wireless laptops and tablets not mapping home directory on first log in... HP tablets.. we have found that if the user waits at least 30 Seconds before logging into the machine they will get there home directory every time. logging in before the 30 second mark and it is hit or miss on the home directory. The reason we have come up with thus far is that the wireless card has not yet fully initialized by the time the user is trying to log in. Since the wireless is the last device to initialize you have to wait the extra amount of time... strangely enough it has now started happening to Desktop machines. We first noticed this on desktops when we started swapping out older machines with new high end Lenovo's now it would appear that the new desktops might be too fast when it comes to connecting to the network to allow users to log on...If any one has a suggestion on how to solve this issue I'm sure everyone would be all ears...
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