Question / Problem
We are experiencing difficulty with a mapped drive on one desktop that will not persist after a restart. We have five desktop computers that require a mapped drive to another desktop, However, the mapping on one desktop does not persist after a restart. The error received once rebooted.
The detailed error message is as below:
Restoring Network Connections
An error occurred while reconnecting X: to XXX
Microsoft Windows Network: The local device name is already in use.
This connection has not been restored.
We have attempted to resolve the issue by enabling File/Print Sharing in the firewall, yet this has not resolved the issue. Are there any other suggestions for how to resolve this issue?
Answer / Solution
Step 1: Go to Control Panel > Credential Manager.
Step 2: Delete saved credentials in Windows Credentials that might related to the server.
Step 3: Delete corresponding registry items from:
Step 4: Open the command prompt with run as administrator option, execute the following command line:
net use H: /delete
Step 5: Restart and try mapping again.
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