R-Drive(Technician) on Windows 8.1- Mapped Network Drives?

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R-Drive(Technician) on Windows 8.1- Mapped Network Drives?

Postby The IT Pro » Wed Apr 30, 2014 12:26 pm

Hello,

We have R-Drive installed on a Windows 8.1 OS, and when using the Virtual Image Mapping feature, when given the list/tree of drives and directories to select an image, mapped network drives visible in Windows Explorer do not show up in the list. Expanding the "Network" tree, works as it scans for all network locations and we can do it from there. It's just, if I manually map a network drive, R-Drive does not see it, even when visible in Windows Explorer. We have tried compatibility modes as well, but that does not work. I am wondering if this is intentional or a bug. Is R-Drive fully compatible with Windows 8.1? The website says, Windows 8 but not 8.1, the kernel was changed in 8.1 so that's why I am bringing it up.

A small issue, nonetheless.

Thanks,
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Re: R-Drive(Technician) on Windows 8.1- Mapped Network Drive

Postby Alt » Thu May 01, 2014 8:53 am

I passed the problem to our developers, let them check it.
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Re: R-Drive(Technician) on Windows 8.1- Mapped Network Drive

Postby The IT Pro » Thu May 08, 2014 3:49 pm

Thanks!, I see it was patched in the newest release. Awesome support! Will continue to post potential bugs if or when I find any.
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Re: R-Drive(Technician) on Windows 8.1- Mapped Network Drive

Postby Alt » Mon May 12, 2014 5:26 am

Actually, it wasn't a bug in its strict sense, Microsoft changed some permission rules in Windows 8.1.
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