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Network Drive Won't Reconnect

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  • I'm having some network drive connection error codes and my network drive (NAS) won't reconnect after I log off and back on or reboot the machine.  Everything used to work fine for a couple months until about 2 weeks ago when this issue started.  I have scoured over the internet for a solution but have been unable to find one.  I have a D-Link DNS-321 NAS system with (2) 1TB Seagate drives in it in a RAID 0.  Running Windows 7 RC1 Build 7100 x64.  I can connect to the NAS by mapping the drive out over my network but when I either log off the computer or restart the computer it disconnects itself from the drive and will not allow me access back into it without remapping it.  If I just double click on the drive without remapping after a reboot I get this error:
    An error occurred while reconnecting X: to
    \\dlink-076522\Volume_1
    Microsoft Windows Network: The account is not authorized to log in from this station.
    The connection has not been restored.

    Here's the kicker, I have another computer on my network running the SAME EXACT version of Windows 7 RC1 Build 7100 x64 from the same disk no less and it reconnects with no issues.  I also have another computer on the network running XP Pro x32 and it reconnects with no issues as well.  I'm not sure what setting has gotten messed up where but I would appreciate any help you could provide.  I'm no computer expert but I know my way around and can follow directions.  If you need anymore info from me on my issue or hardware or anything else please ask here.  Below I have posted the Troubleshooting report from this issue.  Thanks in advance!



    Troubleshooting Report:
    Windows Network Diagnostics
    Publisher details
    Issues found
    Detected
     
    Contact your network administrator
    Completed
    Issues found
    Detection details
    5 The remote device or resource won't accept the connection
    Detected
     
    The device or resource (dlink-07622) is not set up to accept connections on port "The File and printer sharing (SMB)".
    Contact your network administrator
    Completed
    The computer or device you are trying to reach is available, but it doesn’t support what you’re trying to do. This might be a configuration issue or a limitation of the device.
    Detection details
    Network Diagnostics Log
    File Name: CD55750C-60C4-407E-8E2D-9343A731B781.Diagnose.Admin.0.etl
    Other Networking Configuration and Logs
    File Name: NetworkConfiguration.cab
    Collection information
    Computer Name: SCHLUP-PC
    Windows Version:
    6.1
    Architecture:
    amd64
    Time:
    Wednesday, September 09, 2009 7:13:21 PM
    Publisher details
    Windows Network Diagnostics
    Detects problems with network connectivity.
    Package Version:
    1.0
    Publisher:
    Microsoft Windows
    Thursday, September 10, 2009 1:24 AM

Answers

  • You're never going to believe it but I finally found a fix.  Windows Live Essentials caused the problem.  Uninstalling the "Windows Live ID Login Assistant" fixed the issue.  You can find it in your programs list in the control panel.
    • Marked as answer by Schlup Thursday, September 10, 2009 1:40 AM
    Thursday, September 10, 2009 1:40 AM