"Hans-Georg Michna" wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Feb 2008 11:48:07 -0800, Thys wrote:
> >My Vista machine has trouble accessing a folder on my file server. This only
> >started to occur recently. When I try to access the folder, I can see the
> >files (with grey crosses over the icons), but when I try to open them the
> >message "\\server\user\thys\my documents\*.doc is not accesible. You might
> >not have permission to use this network resource..... This file is currently
> >not available for use on this computer."
> >I can access other files in other folders on this server.
> >The docs in two or three folder in ..\my documents are accesible.
> >Reboot does not help.
> >in the past, when i would restore to a previous restore point, it fixed the
> >problem. Once when I did not wnat to restore futhther, I cancelled the
> >previous restore, and the problem was aslo resolved.
> >Any suggestions?
> What happens when you drop the *.doc and just look at
> \\server\user\thys\my documents\ ?
> More troubleshooting at: http://winhlp.com/wxnet.htm
> No mail, please.
If I do this from the command line (as administrator) ican see
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6001]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Volume in drive \\icw-server\users is Offline
Volume Serial Number is 0000-0000
Directory of \\icw-server\users\thys
2008/02/28 05:04 PM <DIR> .
2008/02/20 10:13 PM <DIR> ..
2008/02/28 05:04 PM <DIR> Backup
2008/02/28 06:38 PM <DIR> Download
2006/05/15 04:23 PM 686,592 my docuemtns.xls
2008/02/29 02:01 PM <DIR> My Documents
2006/10/01 04:36 PM 1,269,677 setup_magicdisc.exe
2006/06/19 11:12 PM 571 Shortcut to Thys's Documents.lnk
2007/12/05 03:01 PM <DIR> Sourcebook
2007/04/28 01:20 PM <DIR> X1APFPP_EN (D)
3 File(s) 1,960,936 bytes
7 Dir(s) 20,199,555,072 bytes free
If i type dir \\icw-server\users\thys\my documents\ it says the network path
was not found.
Why does it say : Volume in drive \\icw-server\users is Offline?
I have also tried your link to http://winhlp.com/wxnet.htm
. It's a brilliant
website, I tried it even before you told me, but it could not come up with a
After a system restore yesterday it was fine again. This morning I did an
update (Office 2007 SP1) I was denied access again.
I added a new share on the server in the meantime; just share \thys.
Strangely (for me!) i have no problem accessing the folder as a separate
So, the bottom line: I found a workaround!
Thanks for your help!