Error message when you try to access a UNC Path of a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 or in SharePoint Server 2007 if no site collection is mapped to the root of the web application: "The network path was not found"
You try to map a Sharepoint document library as a network drive by using the following command: NET USE * \\http://Servername/Doclib
Result: You get the following error message: "The network path was not found."
This error will be presented if there is no site collection mapped to the root of the web application.
Create a site collection on the root of the web application and apply a template to the site collection.