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Map network drive

  1. #1


    SandyJ Guest

    Map network drive

    Using Vista Business, I'm unable to map a drive on our LAN. The computer sees
    the network server and shares, but when I try to map a share, I get a dialog
    box requesting username and password. After completing that, I get a second
    box showing server/user then a blank for password. When I fill that out and
    enter, I get an error message Logon unsuccessful: Windows is unable to log
    you on. Be sure that your username and password are correct.

    It's very frustrating because I did a clean reinstall from XP.

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  2. #2


    Kerry Brown Guest

    Re: Map network drive

    "SandyJ" <SandyJ@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:CC727E3A-3339-4A98-9411-1791CE0047A4@xxxxxx

    > Using Vista Business, I'm unable to map a drive on our LAN. The computer
    > sees
    > the network server and shares, but when I try to map a share, I get a
    > dialog
    > box requesting username and password. After completing that, I get a
    > second
    > box showing server/user then a blank for password. When I fill that out
    > and
    > enter, I get an error message Logon unsuccessful: Windows is unable to log
    > you on. Be sure that your username and password are correct.
    >
    > It's very frustrating because I did a clean reinstall from XP.

    Are you in an Active Directory domain? Was the Vista computer properly
    joined to the domain?

    --
    Kerry Brown
    Microsoft MVP - Shell/User
    http://www.vistahelp.ca/phpBB2/




      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    SandyJ Guest

    Re: Map network drive

    Thank you, Kerry, but we don't use Active Directory. I was able to find the
    solution here: Workgroup Password

    "Kerry Brown" wrote:

    > "SandyJ" <SandyJ@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:CC727E3A-3339-4A98-9411-1791CE0047A4@xxxxxx

    > > Using Vista Business, I'm unable to map a drive on our LAN. The computer
    > > sees
    > > the network server and shares, but when I try to map a share, I get a
    > > dialog
    > > box requesting username and password. After completing that, I get a
    > > second
    > > box showing server/user then a blank for password. When I fill that out
    > > and
    > > enter, I get an error message Logon unsuccessful: Windows is unable to log
    > > you on. Be sure that your username and password are correct.
    > >
    > > It's very frustrating because I did a clean reinstall from XP.
    >
    >
    > Are you in an Active Directory domain? Was the Vista computer properly
    > joined to the domain?
    >
    > --
    > Kerry Brown
    > Microsoft MVP - Shell/User
    > http://www.vistahelp.ca/phpBB2/
    >
    >
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Kerry Brown Guest

    Re: Map network drive

    You're welcome. Glad to hear you got it solved.

    --
    Kerry Brown
    Microsoft MVP - Shell/User
    http://www.vistahelp.ca/phpBB2/



    "SandyJ" <SandyJ@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:0C354CC7-CC3F-470F-BC40-ADF5BB80E309@xxxxxx

    > Thank you, Kerry, but we don't use Active Directory. I was able to find
    > the
    > solution here:
    > Workgroup Password
    >
    > "Kerry Brown" wrote:
    >

    >> "SandyJ" <SandyJ@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    >> news:CC727E3A-3339-4A98-9411-1791CE0047A4@xxxxxx

    >> > Using Vista Business, I'm unable to map a drive on our LAN. The
    >> > computer
    >> > sees
    >> > the network server and shares, but when I try to map a share, I get a
    >> > dialog
    >> > box requesting username and password. After completing that, I get a
    >> > second
    >> > box showing server/user then a blank for password. When I fill that out
    >> > and
    >> > enter, I get an error message Logon unsuccessful: Windows is unable to
    >> > log
    >> > you on. Be sure that your username and password are correct.
    >> >
    >> > It's very frustrating because I did a clean reinstall from XP.
    >>
    >>
    >> Are you in an Active Directory domain? Was the Vista computer properly
    >> joined to the domain?
    >>
    >> --
    >> Kerry Brown
    >> Microsoft MVP - Shell/User
    >> http://www.vistahelp.ca/phpBB2/
    >>
    >>
    >>

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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