Creating File Structure On NAS Drive
He has emailed me as follows:
"The problem that I'm having is that although the drive formats it fails to create the necessary file structure, it seems to me that the utility is encountering some limits.
I have tried all sorts of tricks like formatting the drive outside the enclosure and trying to manually create the necessary folders but it did not work.
I have confirmed that the device has the very latest firmware installed on it and I even went as far as loading what they make available on their website just in case the version numbers were wrong.
Yes I will log a support call with Raidsonic to see what comes back.
By the way, when using the USB connection it works well but that obviously bypasses all the NAS features."
What's wrong... Please write below.
I am currently using a Nas Drive - Dlink (DNS-323).
When accessing Microsoft Office 2007 documents (word and excel so far) through the network NAS drive it seems to be quick; but when I map the network drive (to s) it opens and saves documents very slowly.
So far I have tried mapping the NAS drive by browsing the network for the NAS drive which was slow; and secondly, I tried mapping it using the IP address of the NAS drive which was still slow. Again, accessing the same documents through the Network is fine.
After my old PC died I decided to build a new one.
Asus M4A88TD-V evo motherboard with 8 gig ram AMD quad core and a new 1TB hDD. There is a Realtek8111E Gigabit lan onboard. I installed this with a legitimate copy of Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit. It works fine and accesses the internet without issue.
I have installed the latest LAN drivers from the Asus site. I have a wired connections to my router for this desktop a NAS drive and my laptop and also a wireless connection to my wife's laptop.
The laptops have fast access to the NAS drive, the Windows 7 machine is painfully slow. Every time I access a share on the NAS drive it takes ages to show and always has the dark grey progress bar running as I try to access the drive, and it takes a long while to read the drive.
I tried to copy a 350meg file from the NAS to the desktop and gave up after an hour with 19 hours still to go according to the progress bar, copying the same file to either laptop only took a couple of minutes.
I have changed the cable without it speeding anything up, I also changed the router port. My old Windows 7 desktop used the same port on the router and the same cable and always had fast access.
Anybody have any bright ideas before this expensive new machine gets thrown out
Ok I have a pc and a server at home and a NAS box. The pc is an HP i7 with Windows Home Premium 64 bit and the NAS box is a Buffalo LX-WSL2B6. I tried to copy a very large file to my NAS box from my pc and I had to kill the process.
Since then writing to the NAS box is very slow from my pc - speeds of around 40KB per second. Reading from it is fine. Also writing to it from my server is fine and also running a virtual pc in my pc works fine too.
So I'm guessing some network settings have been broke somewhere or something like that? Also copying from my pc to shares on my server is fine too. I've rebooted everything, changed network cables and set my NAS back to factory settings.
I have a DNS 323 NAS device connected directly to my laptop with static IP's and a crossover cable (removed it from my network for troubleshooting simplicity). I am running Windows 7 Pro. I can access the web interface of this device, ping it and Windows 7 sees it in the network sharing screen (taked me to the web interface when I click on it).
I have tried to map a drive to it using map drive using the server name and Ip and I get the same result.
It just says it can't connect. I have removed all fireewall and virus programs. I have reset the NAS to factory defaults and latest firmware. I have tried safe mode with networking and nothing. I can however launch XP mode and that works fine for mapping the drive.
When I plug this NAS in using the above method to another box running XP pro and yet another runing Windows 7 Pro they can map the drives no problem. So I think I have narrowed it down to something with my Windows 7.
It was working when I first installed 7, but I havn't accessed this NAS in a while, so not sure when it stopped.
Slightly strange one, this worked fine on my old machine until replacing it (Like for like OS Windows 7 Ulti - 64Bit)
I have a NAS and I map it to Z:\ using the username and password of the main admin account
Then I MKLINK /D the Z:\ to C:\NAS
This allows me to back up to the cloud using software as it simulates a local folder.
The mapped network drive and UNC don't have any locked symbols on the folders (The NAS is unix based - Netgear ReadyNas). however the linked folder on C:\NAS has the symbol next to each folder therefore not allowing the software to see the files.
I have an idetical Windows 7 Ultimate - 64Bit mahcine (my old pc) and it doesn't do it on that?
1x PC (Mine, and I'd like to the be the admin Windows 7 Ultimate X64) with internet access via the router and connected to a NAS
2x PC's Windows 7 32bit with internet access via the router and connected to a NAS
1x NAS to be shared by all 3 PC's
1x 4 port router
In simple terms the 2x Windows 7 32bit PC's are for my children hence why I would like admin control of the computers. They will need a connection to the internet and share the same NAS.
The Windows 7 Ult X64 computer will also be connected to the NAS as well as the router for internet access.
All PC's and NAS to be connected with cable as opposed to wireless. What cable would I need between the NAS and the PC's?
We had an external USB drive with tons of media files on it connected to computer A running Windows 7 Pro SP1 The drive was safely removed and connected to another computer that was running Windows XP Pro 2002 SP3.
I was told that the drive was not recognized in XP and that it was disconnected (I cannot say for sure "Safely") and returned to the Windows 7 computer. Once the drive came up I get the following:
K: is not accessible.
The disk structure is corrupted and unreadable.
I know every drive fails eventually and I'm not sure how old this drive is. Any suggestions on utilities to use to try and repair the file structure, I have only tried rebooting the Windows 7 computer and that did not change anything.
My new Windows 7 laptop cannot connect to external NAS via my home wireless network, but my old Win XP laptop access it pefectly. My wife has a laptop with Vista and cannot access it either.
The NAS works ok because my old laptop with XP and another Win XP PC I have connected to the wireless network operate perfectly with the external drive.
With the Win 7 laptop was unable to map the NAS. The system says that "cannot connect"
I have read about 50 threads in regard to the topic. I'm just looking for clarity here. I have a homebuilt system that got a virus Alureon.gen!k. Before researching it I let windows fix it. Computer won't open any applications now.
Decided to go to my Image to save time (NOT!). The image is on a USB external HDD currently attached directly to the computer. I can't get it to find the bleepin' Image!
The HDD was attached to an NAS over the network where it saved my windows images and backup files from the NAS. The drive's structure looks like this:
E: R6 Backup
Office WindowsImageBackup MediaID.bin Data Drive Backup Files Inside the Office folder are three items: Office, WindowsImageBackup, and a MediaID.bin. The Office folder has file backups. The WindowsImageBackup contains the expected image folders and files.
I understand from the threads that the WindowsImageBackup needs to be in the root of E: so I have done this two ways, neither of whiched worked. First I simply renamed the Root Office folder, and then I undid the rename and moved the WindowsImageBackup out of the Office folder and into the root of E:.
Windows sees the drive. Within the recovery you have the option under advanced to load drivers. I was doing this trying to use eSata to no avail so I switched to USB where you can clearly see the drive and all its contents. No matter, windows still won't recognize the image.
Is there anything I am missing here or is there a fault with Windows that is killing me? I will be using another tool Acronis or whatever in the future but as of right now it seems I am doing everything as I should. I guess I'm looking for conformation before a complete reinstall.
Unless it's someone telling me to use search for the answer which I did already for the better part of 1.5 days.
L is a network drive (LaCie NAS box). I give the .bat file admin rights by creating a shortcut to it and giving the shortcut admin rights.
From grazing the web it appears this is a known problem in Win7 but none of the suggested solutions I could find worked with my situation.
A key thing is I need the code in the same file as the set command does not persist between different cmd sessions ie I use the %folder% variable in both the MD and the Drive Image lines.
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Runtime Software\DriveImage XML\dixml.exe" /bc /tL:\DriveImages\%folder%\ /c2 /r- /s- /l