Resolving the Mapped Drive “Network Not Found” Error - Additional Steps for Network Name Cannot Be Found Error

Before Getting Started

Refer to this article before attempting this fix:

This fix involves checking a registry key for errors.

Resolving This Error

  1. Press the Windows Key+R and type "regedit"
  2. Expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Control > NetworkProvider > Order.
  3. Right-click on the Order folder and click Export to create a backup on the local machine.
  4. Double-click ProviderOrder.
  5. In the Value data field, verify that the text appears like this:


    These specific values aren't crucial to the fix, but instead, the list should be formatted in this way, meaning "listItem1,listItem2,listitem3", and so on.

    Look for these common errors:
    • RDPNP,LanmanWorkstation,webcliente*: Remove the "e*" from the text.
    • RDPNP.LanmanWorkstation,,webclient: Remove the additional comma.

    If these errors aren't present, don't make any changes.

  6. After making the edit, press the Windows Key+R and type services.msc.
  7. Locate WebClient.
  8. Right-click on WebClient and click Restart.
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