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Solved: Windows 7 not reconnecting to network shares

Discussion in 'Networking' started by don_1953, Jan 8, 2013.

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    don_1953 Thread Starter

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    I am finally switching over my work computer from Windows XP to Windows 7.

    I have multiple network connections I connect to when I boot up. I've set myself as a new user on the servers I have to connect to, Windows 7 asked me to put in my username and password for each share, all connects fine but when I shutdown and restart, I see all my Shares as red x'ed "disconnected" and as I click on each one, I have to put in my username and password again. Windows XP always remembered my connections and logged me onto each share at boot up. I've checked "remember my credentials" but it's not doing it,

    Am I missing something? on any restart or shutdown, I have to click on each share and put in my login credentials.
     
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    don_1953 Thread Starter

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    OK, I figured this out, using a Computer Name as recognized by the network rather than my username, it remembers and logs me in when I restart. Not really sure why this makes a difference, but as long as it works, one less thing to worry about.
     
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