The Mapped Drive Could Not Be Created. The Network Path Was Not Found. (Using Our Drive Mapper Tool)
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The Mapped Drive Could Not Be Created. The Network Path Was Not Found. (Using Our Drive Mapper Tool)

Issue

When attempting to map a letter drive to your LandFX folder using our Drive Mapper tool, you received the following error message:

The mapped drive could not be created. The network path was not found.

 

 

 

Cause

The SMB file sharing utility is interfering with the drive mapper tool.

 

 

 

Solution

1. Open the Control Panel, and select the Programs option.

Control Panel, Programs option

 

 

 

Control Panel, Programs and Features section, Turn Windows features on and off link

2. Select the option to Turn Windows features on and off.

 

 

 

3. Scroll down to locate the following features:

  • SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support
  • SMB Direct

 

Uncheck both of these features.

Windows features dialog box with SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support and SMB Direct options unchecked

 

 

 

Windows features dialog box with SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support and SMB Direct options checked

4. Once you've unchecked both of the options listed above, check both options again.

 

 

 

5. Restart your computer.

 

You should now be able to map a letter drive without seeing the error.

Last modified on May 11, 2022

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