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Windows 7: Help - Unable to access network shares

04 Sep 2009   #1
Leeboy

Windows Se7en
 
 
Help - Unable to access network shares

When i try and access a network share windows seems to be searching for files on my HD. Also i cant find the "display run command " option in start menu properties.

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04 Sep 2009   #2
Orbital Shark

 
 

Hi Leeboy, welcome to the forums.

I'm still very much a noob at networking so can't answer the first question, sorry

I can, however, answer the second....

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Right-Click the Taskbar -> Properties -> Start Menu -> Customize, it's about 2/3 down the list


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07 Sep 2009   #3
Leeboy

Windows Se7en
 
 

Thanks - I dont have that option
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07 Sep 2009   #4
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Leeboy View Post
When i try and access a network share windows seems to be searching for files on my HD.
Insufficient info: for example how is your network setup? have you mapped network drives? are you accessing a share on another computer and if so what OS?


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Also i cant find the "display run command " option in start menu properties.
The RUN command is also in the "Accessories" folder of your start menu. You can just type "run" in the search box:

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Cheers!

Robert


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07 Sep 2009   #5
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

or Win + R

but perhaps the admin has disabled him from using Run, through group policy or somethin'
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07 Sep 2009   #6
TGSoldier

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Leeboy View Post
When i try and access a network share windows seems to be searching for files on my HD. Also i cant find the "display run command " option in start menu properties.
That's because you're typing it in the search box... Can't take screens now because I'm not on at home. But where the folder path is there, you can erase that and that's where your type in your \\sharename\

Edit.. Found this picture..

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Where you see Libraries there, you can backspace and type in there.

Hope this helps.


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08 Sep 2009   #7
Leeboy

Windows Se7en
 
 

Thanks everyone - I managed to solve the problem the run command as well as registry editing was disabled by group policy.
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