Check if it solved the problem. I cannot afford a network hard drive. In that case, you being able to ping and they being able to ping you. Linux type if I remember right. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. Why is this device not more widely known? The you will get name resolution in that domain.
The network location and its content is now displayed in an Explorer window. It used to be set as Workgroup Member Mode. To pin a network drive to the Windows 8. In Windows 7, start Windows Explorer and go to Computer. It works great in the office but not for mobile users.
Open Advanced sharing settings by clicking the Start button, and then clicking Control Panel. Let us see how to fix this issue. For example, if you have disabled network discovery then you will see an error like below: Network Discovery Disabled So, enable network discovery and try locating the shared drive again. These are both Win 7 Pro machines. Why this worked I don't know. All firewalls are turned off; There are no other electronic-guard-dogs on this computer. If you are connecting to a Windows 8.
So you must create the same shortcut to run as administrator at startup. Try trashing the duplicates with a 1 or 2 if there are no real files in them, and reboot. To share your Public folders so that people on other computers on the network can open files in them and also create or change files, click Turn on sharing so anyone with network access can open, change, and create files. For example, in Windows 8. If you receive an error message, then you'll need to turn on network discovery.
Do you get any error message when you try to connect to wireless network? Use Device Manager to uninstall the networking adapter; then reboot and let Windows discover the adapter and reinstall the driver. In Windows 8, you can connect to any other computer in the network's shared folders and drives, and you can set it up to automatically reconnect every time you sign in. If the network drive is made using name instead of ip address. I've entered the default ones for the router, and I don't know of any other password protections on the network. After that didn't work, I changed it to Domain Member Mode. To do it, take the following steps: Step 1.
It prompt username and password. It's a Netgear N300, nothing that special. I also like that I can now access these drives all at once at home, and without carting them all around the place. This is ussually more of a name resolution issue. If you need more details please ask. This helps people to access and share the resources on the shared drive.
Now you are asked to give a name to this network location. How to Pin Network Drives or Network Locations for Easy Access Even though the main benefit of mapping drives or network locations is making things more accessible, they are not accessible enough if you ask us. Drive mapping is one of the most convenient ways to connect to shared files and resources across a business network. This wizard works the same in Windows 7 and Windows 8. Another thing I learned from an Amazon post is: If you assigned specific drive letters to you drives, the drives won't be recognized by the assigned letter, it will auto-assign drive letters. If it does contain data. This includes things like printers and some shared folders.
If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation. Wrong Shared Folder You will see error code 0x80070043 when the shared folder name is not correct. It can be part of a domain or simply standalone. Check if you can connect to the network now. You can buy network enclosures as cheap as 21. Is the operating system updated? To do so, open the Control Panel, select Network and Sharing Center and choose Change advanced sharing settings from the top-left corner. I tried re-registering the computer name and workgroup.
I wish I bought this years ago! Which other computers do you have on the network? Reboot your computer Method 5. Coming up Next … In the next lesson we will explain how to share devices with the network like your printer or the external hard drive attached to one of your computers. There where the difference is very visible is when clicking 'Network' in Windows File Explorer. I've got it working but I don't know why. I will now try and get back the workgroup.