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Cannot map some network drives

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December 22, 2012 3:39:30 PM

I have two networked computers using Windows 7 Ultimate.

Both are part of WORKGROUP.

Computer 1 has 3 internal drives, one of which is shared and can be accessed by Computer 2; and 1 external drive, also shared and also accessible by Computer 2.

Computer 2 has three internal drives, two of which are shared. Permisions are set for Everyone to have full access to both drives.

Yet computer 1 can only connect to one of the shared drives.

When I try to Map the errant drive from Computer 1, I constantly get the stupid message that I don't have permission.

Can you help with this ? I have tried everything I could find on this.

Wishing you a happ festive season.
Keith

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December 23, 2012 3:35:25 PM

Reset permissions on Comp. 2 for that drive. 'Everyone' by default does not grant full access. Compare permission settings to Drive 1 shared on that PC.

Happy Festivus !
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December 23, 2012 7:01:49 PM

Hi - thanks for the reply.

I had edited the permissions to begin and set '#Everyone' to full access (r/w) - it makes no sense that I cannot connect to the drive.
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December 23, 2012 7:20:29 PM

I now have it working. I deleted all permissions settings and then re-applied them - and it works.

Strange thing is I had tried this several times before with no success.

Anyway, now sorted - thanks!
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December 31, 2012 7:48:56 PM

I have this synergy with computers ! ;-p

Happy Holidays !
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January 2, 2013 12:38:57 AM

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