Can't UNC drive map to network PCs

Posted: 02-16-2009, 04:29 PM
I have a new laptop running VISTA Home Premium. My home network consists of
3 PCs running Win XP Pro, 1 PC running win 2000 Pro and a laptop running Win
XP Pro. All of the older w/s can map to the rest of the w/s using UNC
mapping with admin user name and password. I can not get the VISTA laptop to
connect to the rest of the network w/s using UNC mapping. I get the message
Cannot connect to the drive location. I use the diagnose feature and it
states that the drive is already mapped on this w/s by a different user. Any
ideas on this issue? Any help or suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.

Can't UNC drive map to network PCs


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Robert L. \(MS-MVP\)
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Re: Can't UNC drive map to network PCs
Posted: 02-16-2009, 05:59 PM
if running net use in the Vista, can you see the mapping?

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"Fourprincesses" <Fourprincesses@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>I have a new laptop running VISTA Home Premium. My home network consists
>of
> 3 PCs running Win XP Pro, 1 PC running win 2000 Pro and a laptop running
> Win
> XP Pro. All of the older w/s can map to the rest of the w/s using UNC
> mapping with admin user name and password. I can not get the VISTA laptop
> to
> connect to the rest of the network w/s using UNC mapping. I get the
> message
> Cannot connect to the drive location. I use the diagnose feature and it
> states that the drive is already mapped on this w/s by a different user.
> Any
> ideas on this issue? Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
> Thanks.
Fourprincesses
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Re: Can't UNC drive map to network PCs
Posted: 02-16-2009, 09:45 PM
Robert, Thanks for the reply. Net use shows no entries at this time. None
in history. What next?


"Robert L. (MS-MVP)" wrote:
> if running net use in the Vista, can you see the mapping?
>
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> "Fourprincesses" <Fourprincesses@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> newsAD3E3EC-99A5-4146-AA57-34191C5E19DC@microsoft.com...
> >I have a new laptop running VISTA Home Premium. My home network consists
> >of
> > 3 PCs running Win XP Pro, 1 PC running win 2000 Pro and a laptop running
> > Win
> > XP Pro. All of the older w/s can map to the rest of the w/s using UNC
> > mapping with admin user name and password. I can not get the VISTA laptop
> > to
> > connect to the rest of the network w/s using UNC mapping. I get the
> > message
> > Cannot connect to the drive location. I use the diagnose feature and it
> > states that the drive is already mapped on this w/s by a different user.
> > Any
> > ideas on this issue? Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
> > Thanks.
>
>
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Re: Can't UNC drive map to network PCs
Posted: 02-17-2009, 02:26 PM
Can you see the sharing if using net view \\remotecomputeripaddress? Or any
system error?

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"Fourprincesses" <Fourprincesses@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> Robert, Thanks for the reply. Net use shows no entries at this time.
> None
> in history. What next?
>
>
> "Robert L. (MS-MVP)" wrote:
>
>> if running net use in the Vista, can you see the mapping?
>>
>> --
>> Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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>> http://www.ChicagoTech.net
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>> "Fourprincesses" <Fourprincesses@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
>> message
>> newsAD3E3EC-99A5-4146-AA57-34191C5E19DC@microsoft.com...
>> >I have a new laptop running VISTA Home Premium. My home network
>> >consists
>> >of
>> > 3 PCs running Win XP Pro, 1 PC running win 2000 Pro and a laptop
>> > running
>> > Win
>> > XP Pro. All of the older w/s can map to the rest of the w/s using UNC
>> > mapping with admin user name and password. I can not get the VISTA
>> > laptop
>> > to
>> > connect to the rest of the network w/s using UNC mapping. I get the
>> > message
>> > Cannot connect to the drive location. I use the diagnose feature and
>> > it
>> > states that the drive is already mapped on this w/s by a different
>> > user.
>> > Any
>> > ideas on this issue? Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
>> > Thanks.
>>
>>
Fourprincesses
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Re: Can't UNC drive map to network PCs
Posted: 02-18-2009, 12:39 AM
Robert, I can't see the share point and get a system 5 error. What is a
system 5 error?

"Robert L. (MS-MVP)" wrote:
> Can you see the sharing if using net view \\remotecomputeripaddress? Or any
> system error?
>
> --
> Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
> Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
> http://www.ChicagoTech.net
> How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on
> http://www.HowToNetworking.com
> "Fourprincesses" <Fourprincesses@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:2BF83DF8-95E4-453A-AD9B-40DCBD2EC03F@microsoft.com...
> > Robert, Thanks for the reply. Net use shows no entries at this time.
> > None
> > in history. What next?
> >
> >
> > "Robert L. (MS-MVP)" wrote:
> >
> >> if running net use in the Vista, can you see the mapping?
> >>
> >> --
> >> Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
> >> Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
> >> http://www.ChicagoTech.net
> >> How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on
> >> http://www.HowToNetworking.com
> >> "Fourprincesses" <Fourprincesses@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
> >> message
> >> newsAD3E3EC-99A5-4146-AA57-34191C5E19DC@microsoft.com...
> >> >I have a new laptop running VISTA Home Premium. My home network
> >> >consists
> >> >of
> >> > 3 PCs running Win XP Pro, 1 PC running win 2000 Pro and a laptop
> >> > running
> >> > Win
> >> > XP Pro. All of the older w/s can map to the rest of the w/s using UNC
> >> > mapping with admin user name and password. I can not get the VISTA
> >> > laptop
> >> > to
> >> > connect to the rest of the network w/s using UNC mapping. I get the
> >> > message
> >> > Cannot connect to the drive location. I use the diagnose feature and
> >> > it
> >> > states that the drive is already mapped on this w/s by a different
> >> > user.
> >> > Any
> >> > ideas on this issue? Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
> >> > Thanks.
> >>
> >>
>
>
Robert L. \(MS-MVP\)
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Re: Can't UNC drive map to network PCs
Posted: 02-18-2009, 12:51 AM
It could be firewall or permission issue. have you checked this link?

System Errors2. when using net view \\hostname, you may receive "System
error 5 has occurred. Access is denied.". However, net view \\ip works fine.
....
www.chicagotech.net/systemerrors.htm


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"Fourprincesses" <Fourprincesses@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:84478E96-64FF-4928-BF97-909547D89D1B@microsoft.com...
> Robert, I can't see the share point and get a system 5 error. What is a
> system 5 error?
>
> "Robert L. (MS-MVP)" wrote:
>
>> Can you see the sharing if using net view \\remotecomputeripaddress? Or
>> any
>> system error?
>>
>> --
>> Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
>> Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
>> http://www.ChicagoTech.net
>> How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on
>> http://www.HowToNetworking.com
>> "Fourprincesses" <Fourprincesses@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
>> message
>> news:2BF83DF8-95E4-453A-AD9B-40DCBD2EC03F@microsoft.com...
>> > Robert, Thanks for the reply. Net use shows no entries at this time.
>> > None
>> > in history. What next?
>> >
>> >
>> > "Robert L. (MS-MVP)" wrote:
>> >
>> >> if running net use in the Vista, can you see the mapping?
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
>> >> Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
>> >> http://www.ChicagoTech.net
>> >> How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on
>> >> http://www.HowToNetworking.com
>> >> "Fourprincesses" <Fourprincesses@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
>> >> message
>> >> newsAD3E3EC-99A5-4146-AA57-34191C5E19DC@microsoft.com...
>> >> >I have a new laptop running VISTA Home Premium. My home network
>> >> >consists
>> >> >of
>> >> > 3 PCs running Win XP Pro, 1 PC running win 2000 Pro and a laptop
>> >> > running
>> >> > Win
>> >> > XP Pro. All of the older w/s can map to the rest of the w/s using
>> >> > UNC
>> >> > mapping with admin user name and password. I can not get the VISTA
>> >> > laptop
>> >> > to
>> >> > connect to the rest of the network w/s using UNC mapping. I get the
>> >> > message
>> >> > Cannot connect to the drive location. I use the diagnose feature
>> >> > and
>> >> > it
>> >> > states that the drive is already mapped on this w/s by a different
>> >> > user.
>> >> > Any
>> >> > ideas on this issue? Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
>> >> > Thanks.
>> >>
>> >>
>>
>>
Fourprincesses
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Re: Can't UNC drive map to network PCs
Posted: 02-19-2009, 04:54 AM
Robert, I created a new user account on the VISTA laptop with admin
privilages and the sane user name as the other PCs on the network have. This
did not help map the drive as required. Now I get a message the states the
\\workstation\sharepoint does not exist. I am get very frustrated with
VISTA. Maybe it is time to sell my 6500 shares in MS.

"Robert L. (MS-MVP)" wrote:
> It could be firewall or permission issue. have you checked this link?
>
> System Errors2. when using net view \\hostname, you may receive "System
> error 5 has occurred. Access is denied.". However, net view \\ip works fine.
> ....
> www.chicagotech.net/systemerrors.htm
>
>
> --
> Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
> Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
> http://www.ChicagoTech.net
> How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on
> http://www.HowToNetworking.com
> "Fourprincesses" <Fourprincesses@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:84478E96-64FF-4928-BF97-909547D89D1B@microsoft.com...
> > Robert, I can't see the share point and get a system 5 error. What is a
> > system 5 error?
> >
> > "Robert L. (MS-MVP)" wrote:
> >
> >> Can you see the sharing if using net view \\remotecomputeripaddress? Or
> >> any
> >> system error?
> >>
> >> --
> >> Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
> >> Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
> >> http://www.ChicagoTech.net
> >> How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on
> >> http://www.HowToNetworking.com
> >> "Fourprincesses" <Fourprincesses@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
> >> message
> >> news:2BF83DF8-95E4-453A-AD9B-40DCBD2EC03F@microsoft.com...
> >> > Robert, Thanks for the reply. Net use shows no entries at this time.
> >> > None
> >> > in history. What next?
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > "Robert L. (MS-MVP)" wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> if running net use in the Vista, can you see the mapping?
> >> >>
> >> >> --
> >> >> Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
> >> >> Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
> >> >> http://www.ChicagoTech.net
> >> >> How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on
> >> >> http://www.HowToNetworking.com
> >> >> "Fourprincesses" <Fourprincesses@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
> >> >> message
> >> >> newsAD3E3EC-99A5-4146-AA57-34191C5E19DC@microsoft.com...
> >> >> >I have a new laptop running VISTA Home Premium. My home network
> >> >> >consists
> >> >> >of
> >> >> > 3 PCs running Win XP Pro, 1 PC running win 2000 Pro and a laptop
> >> >> > running
> >> >> > Win
> >> >> > XP Pro. All of the older w/s can map to the rest of the w/s using
> >> >> > UNC
> >> >> > mapping with admin user name and password. I can not get the VISTA
> >> >> > laptop
> >> >> > to
> >> >> > connect to the rest of the network w/s using UNC mapping. I get the
> >> >> > message
> >> >> > Cannot connect to the drive location. I use the diagnose feature
> >> >> > and
> >> >> > it
> >> >> > states that the drive is already mapped on this w/s by a different
> >> >> > user.
> >> >> > Any
> >> >> > ideas on this issue? Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
> >> >> > Thanks.
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >>
> >>
>
>
 
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