[Solved] How to Fix “System Error 67 Has Occurred” when Mapping Network Drive using CMD or PowerShell

Command prompt (CMD) or PowerShell (PS) return System Error 67 has Occurred error message after users try to map a network drive using net use command. Follow the below resolution method to fix this error.

[Solved] How to Fix "System Error 67 Has Occurred" when Mapping Network Drive using CMD or PowerShell
[Solved] How to Fix “System Error 67 Has Occurred” when Mapping Network Drive using CMD or PowerShell

Content Summary

Solution 1: Verify command syntax
Solution 2: Updating the latest version of the network driver
Solution 3: Enable Hardened UNC Paths policy in Group Policy Editor
Solution 4: Disable IP Network Address Translator

Solution 1: Verify command syntax

Use the correct syntax to map a network drive: net use * \\*IP Address*\sharename
Note: Replace *IP Address* with the IP address of the server that you are trying to map.

Solution 2: Updating the latest version of the network driver

Step 1: Press Windows key + R to open up Run dialog box.

Step 2: Type devmgmt.msc and then press Enter to open up Device Manager. Click Yes if prompted by the User Account Control (UAC).

Step 3: Scroll down through the list of installed devices and locate the Network adapters section.

Step 4: Expand the drop-down menu associated with Network adapters, right-click on network driver and choose Properties from the context menu.

Step 5: Select the Driver tab then click on the Update Driver button.

Update Driver button
Update Driver button

Step 6: Click Search automatically for updated driver software hyperlink.

Search automatically for updated driver software
Search automatically for updated driver software

Step 7: Follow the on-screen prompts to install the latest network driver.

Step 8: Restart your PC.

Solution 3: Enable Hardened UNC Paths policy in Group Policy Editor

Step 1: Press Windows key + R to open the Run dialog box.

Step 2: Type gpedit.msc and press Enter to open the Local Group Policy Editor. Click Yes if User Account Control (UAC) prompt.

Step 3: Navigate to the following location: Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Network > Network Provider

Step 4: Expand the Network Provider folder, Double-click on Hardened UNC Paths policy setting at the right pane.

Hardened UNC Paths policy setting
Hardened UNC Paths policy setting

Step 5: Change the status to Disabled and click Apply to save the changes.

Disable Hardened UNC Paths policy setting
Disable Hardened UNC Paths policy setting

Step 6: Restart your PC.

Solution 4: Disable IP Network Address Translator

Step 1: Press Windows key + R to open up Run dialog box.

Step 2: Type devmgmt.msc and then press Enter to open up Device Manager. Click Yes if prompted by the User Account Control (UAC).

Step 3: Click on View from the menu, then click on Show on hidden devices.

Show on hidden devices option in View menu
Show on hidden devices option in View menu

Step 4: Scroll down the list of installed devices and expand the drop-down menu associated with Non-Plug and Play Drivers.

Step 5: Right-click on IP Network Address Translator and choose Disable from the context menu.

Step 6: Restart your PC.