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One Computer cannot see Network Drive

by freddwyer / April 1, 2014 9:52 AM PDT

I have a Cisco Linksys E3000 router. I have one laptop connecting to it via wireless. There is one desktop connecting via cable. I have a 16GB Flash drive plugged into the Cisco as a network drive. Both of these systems see it and access it well. I have just added another desktop also hardwired. This new desktop can use the router to surf the net, but it doesn't see the network drive. All 3 systems are running Win 7 pro, 64 bit. How do I get the new system access to the network drive?

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Link shows it's far from automatic.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 3, 2014 3:50 AM PDT
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One Computer cannot see network drive
by freddwyer / April 3, 2014 6:00 AM PDT

Bob:
Thank you. I went to the URL you listed and solved the problem. I just needed to go to "map network drive." Wish I could say I now know how to do this, but in truth I sort of fumbled my way through. Might be able to do it again if necessary, but at least I know where to start. Thanks again.
Fred

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I apologize that I didn't know which it was.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 3, 2014 6:36 AM PDT

But the link seemed to cover almost all the areas required. Good to read you got it working.
Bob

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