W10 Build 10061 Cannot connect to network share


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neo1911

I installed Windows 10 build 10061 today. On booting, the first thing I did was connect to the network share (QNAP NAS). It connected fine and I installed MS Office 2013 off it.

 

But on reboot, it does not connect to it anymore. I can access the same NAS from another W 8.1 based laptop. I can also ping it from command prompt from within Windows 10.

 

Any ideas?

 

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neo1911

Found out what is causing it.

 

Did a fresh install again and connected to my network share.

 

Now I wanted to use 4 digit pin to log-in to Windows. So to create it, Windows asked me to verify my Microsoft account using 2-step verification and code was sent on my registered mobile number. Once it was done and 4 digit pin was set up, I restarted the PC. 

 

...and bang!! my network drive stopped connecting. What kind of weird bug is this? Completely a deal breaker. This has been going on since first public preview from Jan.

 

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Alphastyle

I found a way to map a Nas drive.  Go to File Explorer,  Right click on Network shortcut.  Map network drive and enter the IP of you NAS drive using exp  \\192.168.1.2 is mine and hit browse.  You should be able to browse some of your folders there and then map them.  Or, after you hit browse, add the 192.168.1.2 to either quick links or quick access. 

 

I hope that helps.  It's a bit different but it works.

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Obi-Wan Kenobi

IP addresses are different? Wow, and this whole time, when explorer wouldn't see my shares, and I typed the direct IP it was magic? Who knew.... /s

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neo1911

IP addresses are different? Wow, and this whole time, when explorer wouldn't see my shares, and I typed the direct IP it was magic? Who knew.... /s

Wrong. It did not work even after typing direct IP. 

 

Worked once I disabled 4 digit pin while signing.

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Vince800

Open Control Panel (Not sure these are in the PC Settings app yet).

 

Click "Credential Manager"

Click "Windows Credentials"

Click "Add a Windows credential"

Type in the credentials you use with the QNAP device.

 

Assuming you have password protected shares.

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Alphastyle

https://onedrive.live.com/embed?cid=F2C9BF67D951FED2&resid=f2c9bf67d951fed2%21136696&authkey=AM60MS0WOS0HywE Step 1

https://onedrive.live.com/embed?cid=F2C9BF67D951FED2&resid=f2c9bf67d951fed2%21136698&authkey=AKlneI1Cfir2UmQ Step 2

https://onedrive.live.com/embed?cid=F2C9BF67D951FED2&resid=f2c9bf67d951fed2%21136697&authkey=AFgYai_kQfiRQWs Step 3

 

I'm trying to upload some pictures on how I got it to work for me.  I have a Buffalos Linkstation 2TB  and the step I used worked.  My plex us back and I can use it for my backup as well. 

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neo1911

^^ 

Tried that but it just doesn't connect to the share if I verify my account using mobile number. If it is a local account, the mapped network share starts working again.

 

Same problem in build 10122.

 

I can ping the server fine. But as soon as I try to mount it by typing it's name or IP address in explorer, Windows cannot find it. This problem started right from 1st publicly available Windows 10 beta.

 

These days, over complicating things is the new IN-thing. Once the settings are over complicated, you hide them. Problem solved. (Y)

 

:angry:

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neo1911

This problem continues to exist in leaked build 10147.

1. Map a network drive in This PC as Z:

2. Working flawlessly so far. I can browse all my files.

3. Go to settings and under Login, create 4 digit PIN to be used to login, instead of a regular password.

4. Reboot the PC.

5. BAM!! Network drive is now not accessible.

6. I can ping it through Command prompt but it just doesn't map no matter what.

7. I try to map it by typing IP address but still fail

8. Then again go to settings, and under Login, reset PIN. Then instead of entering new PIN, close the window to disable PIN completely and switch to login by Microsoft account password.

9. Reboot the PC.

10. Now the network drive can be mapped and works as before.

I just can't believe a bug like this is seeping through all the builds released so far.

I tried all the solutions but when PIN is enabled, the network drives just fail to mount no matter what.

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neo1911

Anyone here can shed some light on this?

 

I am not able to enjoy any W10 insider builds since this issue is present right from the first beta.

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BeerFan

Can't shed any light on it, but I can confirm it happens to me as well on 10130.  Pretty annoying bug.

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BeerFan

Side note question:  In build 10130, I don't have an option to Reset PIN under my Settings > Accounts > Sign In Options.  There's a button for Forgot My PIN, and Change, but no Reset.  And typing in no PIN on the Change page doesn't work. So, is there a way to revert from using a PIN in 10130?

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ChrisPollard77

Thank god I found this thread.  The PIN problem was keeping me out of my network drives as well!  10130 and the new 10162 builds were the same.  

 

The only way I found to ditch the PIN is to go into Settings > Accounts, click sign in with a local account instead, create the local account, then do the same thing again - but choose sign in with Microsoft account.  When you're going through the setup for that, and it gets to the PIN option, choose no thanks.  You lose the convenience of the PIN, but signing in with your password on a Microsoft account allows you to connect to your network drives again!  

 

Side note question:  In build 10130, I don't have an option to Reset PIN under my Settings > Accounts > Sign In Options.  There's a button for Forgot My PIN, and Change, but no Reset.  And typing in no PIN on the Change page doesn't work. So, is there a way to revert from using a PIN in 10130?

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mmtnzbro

I found another easier way to disable the PIN. Go into Settings > Accounts > Sign In Options. Clic on button for Forgot My PIN, Clic on Continue, you may be prompted to enter the password for your account, type it, and when ask for the new PIN, you clic on Cancel and then the PIN will be disable.

 

You must log off (no need restart) and signing again with your password on a Microsoft or local account allows you to connect to your network drives again!

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neo1911

Thank god I found this thread.  The PIN problem was keeping me out of my network drives as well!  10130 and the new 10162 builds were the same.  

 

The only way I found to ditch the PIN is to go into Settings > Accounts, click sign in with a local account instead, create the local account, then do the same thing again - but choose sign in with Microsoft account.  When you're going through the setup for that, and it gets to the PIN option, choose no thanks.  You lose the convenience of the PIN, but signing in with your password on a Microsoft account allows you to connect to your network drives again!  

 

This problem is solved.

 

enter username as servername\username

password as password

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Akyno
Thank god I found this forum. Spend all day re-installing / repairing the Windows 10 trying to figure out what was causing this issue.

After a repair I could acces my network shares on my NAS, but thanks to this forum I now know the PIN was causing this issue for me.
W10 was released a few days ago in my country. Very bad from Microsoft.
 
Gonna report this bug on the official MS website.
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daroga

Has there been any solution to this issue? I have it on a new ASUS Zenbook (10 Home) and my custom built desktop (10 Pro), but not my Surface Pro 3 (10 Pro). It's not a huge deal, but I can't come up with any rational explnation as to why the pin vs password would limit what you can see on the network.

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xendrome

Make a new topic please if you are using RTM build. The 10061 build is unsupported now.

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