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Windows 7: Can't directly browse sub-folders below root drive on local network PC

17 Dec 2014   #1

Windows 7 Pro x64
Can't directly browse sub-folders below root drive on local network PC

PC is on domain.
When entering path to a folder of another PC on the local network through it's administrative share i.e. "\\remotepc\c$\users\username\desktop" I get the message in the attached screen-grab.
When I enter the path to the root drive "\\remotepc\c$" I get prompted for credentials, enter the cred's and then can browse the entire drive and sub-directories.
Does anyone know why you don't get prompted when entering the sub-directory directly?

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18 Dec 2014   #2

Win7 & Win8 64bit

Welcome to Seven Forums,

Please try it again, I've seen/experienced this behavior. I'd try to.... click on the Start button then type e.g \\dispatch2\c$\ press enter after...

then navigate to the C$, and locate the Desktop folder or any folder that you wish to access.
In my case..... \\dispatch2\c$\Users\Public\Desktop

If that didn't work we'll try a different tactic.

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