What to do If Window 11 Map Network Drive is Missing?

With mapped drives, you can access stored files on network drives. But sometimes, customer faces issues like Window 11 Map Network Drive is Missing. In this situation, you should restart your computer as this will force the system drivers and services to reload & fixes the issue. But if this does not fix the issue, then you should read the below method to fix Window 11 Map Network Drive is Missing. For more detailed info, visit to www.office.com/setup.

Method to Fix If Window 11 Map Network Drive is Missing:

1. Run Series of Commands:

First of all, the customer should tap on the Windows + R keys at the same time in order to open the Run window. After this, you should write regedit and then tap on Enter key. Now, you should visit to the below location:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System

Then under system, you should choose new and then tap on DWORD (32-bit) Value. At this point, you should name the new value EnableLinkedConnections and then hit on Enter key. Next under the Value Data Field, you should put 1 and then hit on OK button. At the end, you should exit and then restart your computer system.

2. Show Hidden Items in File Explorer:

For this, the user should tap on the Windows + I keys at the same time in order to open the Start Menu. After this, you should search for File Explorer and then just tap on Open option. Here, you should hit on the View tab. At the end, in the drop down menu, you should tap on Show and then choose Hidden items.

3. Manually Update your Drivers:

To manually update your drivers, you should tap on the Windows + I keys at the same time in order to open the Start Menu. Now, you should search and then open Device Manager. At this point, you should locate the driver which you want to find and then right-hit on Update Driver Software. Next, the user should hit on the option of Search automatically for updated driver software. When you find the missing drive, then you should restart your device.

How you can Enable Network Discovery to Map Network Drives?

If the user wants to enable network drives, then you should tap on the Search button which is located on the taskbar. After this, you should type and choose Control Panel. Now, you should tap on the View by menu and then select Network and Internet option. Here, you should choose Network and Sharing Center. At this point, you should tap on Change advanced sharing settings. Next, you should choose the option of Turn on network discovery. Then, you have to Scroll down and just choose the Turn on file and printer sharing button. At last, you should tap on the Save changes button in order to apply the new settings.

Through this way, the customer can fix the issue of Window 11 Map Network Drive is Missing. And for more detailed information, just navigate to the site of Microsoft Office via office.com/myaccount