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If the local device or drive is already assigned, Windows Network cannot re-assign the location. This may occur if you added devices or drives to the system and assigned them the same drive letter as was previously used by a Windows Network connection.

 
 
   
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  An error occurred while reconnecting drive to location

Microsoft Windows Network : The local device name is already in use.

This connection has not been restored. 

 
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  C:\WINNT\

 
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Remove and Reset Network Share
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Remove the existing network share and create a new one:

  1. Open Explorer (Windows key + E) and on the menu, select Tools, and then Disconnect Network Drive....

    You will likely get a You have no Network drives to disconnect. message.
  2. On the menu, select Tools, and then Map Network Drive...
  3. Select a new non-used drive letter and set up your new share.
 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 25-Mar-2010
 
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