Xp mapped network drives not updating
However, in modern versions of Windows, there is a problem that mapped drives do not always automatically and reliably reconnect at logon.
So any program that tries to access resources on the mapped network drive fails. RECOMMENDED: Click here to fix Windows errors and optimize system performance When you create a mapped network drive, there is an option 'Reconnect at logon' which you can check so that every time Windows logs on, they are automatically mounted using the current user's logon credentials.
However, as with any complicated feature of Windows, things can go wrong!
One of the main problems is that people simply cannot join a Windows 7 computer to a Home Group!
The most common drive mappings are A: for the floppy disk and C: for the primary hard disk.
But more importantly, Microsoft threw out decades of testing and quality assurance work on the existing Networking Stack and replaced it with something rather questionable.
One of the most searched topics on our site is "how to map a drive".
Unfortunately, until now, the searches on this topic didn't return any result for our users.
Previously, I wrote an article on how to setup and configure a Windows 7 Home Group.
It’s a fairly straight-forward process and most people will not have issues getting it to work.