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#1 jozzyjay

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 04:37 AM

hello every one 

 

i wanted to know if is there any way to access the Maped drive on the network, maybe something like a third party software?...

 please advice

 

 

thank you 



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#2 wpgwpg

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 10:32 AM

 If it's a mapped drive, that means it has a drive letter you can use to access it, doesn't it?  Maybe we have a communication problem here?  


Everyone with a computer should back his system up to an external hard drive regularly.  :thumbsup:

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 11:54 AM

A mapped drive is a connection to a share.  You need to give us more information on what you want to do.



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Posted 09 July 2014 - 02:10 PM

Are you trying to access drives that you normally can access from a work location? For example, many times, these drives can only be accessed while on the network at an office or through VPN (virutal private network) access provided by a company when so people can access that network while away from the office. This access includes printer drivers, but most of drivers are on a server provided by a network and shared, as Kilroy stated.

 

So just throwing this out, but if you are trying to access drives from another location when you are normally able to access them such as at work (and you are mapped correctly), then you may have to use some sort of VPN. For security reasons and in the case of most companies, drives like this would be restricted unless you use a VPN and this is how they protect access from outside by unauthorized people, so I would think it is a no regarding any third-party software which would provide a way to bypass or access a mapped network drive if this is your situation.  



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Posted 10 July 2014 - 09:20 AM

If the drive you are trying to access is on your local network, http://www.ehow.com/how_5963400_do-access-network-drive_.html . This will only work if the drive has been configured to be shared over the network.



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Posted 11 July 2014 - 08:23 AM

If you just need to access the files you could install something like teamviewer on your computer at the office and at the house. This way you have access to your mapped network drive. They even have a vpn feature that might do what you are looking for. The best part of all is that it is free for personal use. 






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