Verify TCP/IP address for shared drive

Verify TCP/IP address for shared drive

Post by RnJhbmsgQ » Mon, 24 Aug 2009 02:39:01


Hi,
I have a shortcut to access a local network shared external drive. It shows
an address of \\192.168.1.4 This shortcut generally fails with
"192.168.1.4Public is not accessable. You may not have permission to use the
network resource. Contact the administrator fo this device to find out if
you have access permission".
Sometimes it works and gives me the opportunity to enter the admin name and
password. I can access the drive with Windows Explorer using the Network
entry in explorer. How can I verify the if address in the shortcut is
correct? Is there some other problem that I should address?
Thanks
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Frank C
Dell Inspiron 530S
Win Vista Ultimate 64 bit SP1
Dell studio laptop
Win Vista Ultimate 64 bit SP1
HP Photosmart D7260
 
 
 

Verify TCP/IP address for shared drive

Post by MS-M » Mon, 24 Aug 2009 04:09:48

It could be many causes. 1. Make sure the remote PC always uses Ip
192.168.1.4. 2. make sure no firewall blocks the access. 3. You may want to
create the same username on both computers. Or this search result may help.
Vista...is not accessible
Vista...is not accessible. Can't access Vista C drive Solved: Can
ping Vista but access Is not accessible because of Norton Internet
Security ...
www.chicagotech.net/vista/vistanotaccessible.htm


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Verify TCP/IP address for shared drive

Post by Jack [MVP- » Mon, 24 Aug 2009 10:20:12

Hi
You also have to obtain the manual of the External Network Drive and read
the Sharing instructions.
These Drives are usually Not formatted with NTFS and it could be issues of
compatibility that should be addressed by the Drive's manufacturer.
Jack (MS, MVP-Networking)
 
 
 

Verify TCP/IP address for shared drive

Post by RnJhbmsgQ » Mon, 24 Aug 2009 23:00:01

Thanks to Bob and Jack,
I have gotten successful access via the shortcut if I insure that the
external drive is powered up before I boot the computer. It then presents a
screen to enter the logon via a dropdown and enter a password. I hope this is
a permanent solution!
Thanks

--
Frank C
Dell Inspiron 530S
Win Vista Ultimate 64 bit SP1
Dell studio laptop
Win Vista Ultimate 64 bit SP1
HP Photosmart D7260
 
 
 

Verify TCP/IP address for shared drive

Post by MS-M » Tue, 25 Aug 2009 00:02:54

Thank you for the update.

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Bob Lin, Microsoft-MVP, MCSE & CNE
Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
http://www.yqcomputer.com/
How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on
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