- Your Windows XP-based computer is a member of a domain.
- The Microsoft Distributed File System (DFS) client is turned off.
Note This issue may also occur if "Everyone" has been removed from the root drive NTFS file system permissions. If "Everyone" has been removed from the root drive NTFS permissions, restore the "Everyone" group's NTFS permissions on the root folder by granting "Everyone" the special Read and Execute NTFS permissions on the root folder only.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
- Click Start, and then click
- In the Open box, type
regedt32, and then click OK.
- In the Registry Editor window, locate the following registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Mup
- In the right details pane, double-click
The DFS client is turned off if the value in the Value data box is 1.
The DFS client is turned on if the value in the
Value data box is 0.
- In the Edit DWORD Value dialog box that appears, type 0 in the Value data box, and then click OK.
- On the File menu, click
Exit to quit Registry Editor.
- Click Start, point to Connect To, and then click Show all connections.
- Right-click the appropriate connection, and then click
- Click the General tab.
- Under This connection uses the following items, verify that the check box next to File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks is selected, and then click
- UserEnv Event ID 1000SceCli Event ID 1001