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#REDIRECT&nbsp;<span style="text-decoration: underline;">[[Main Page Help Desk & Desktop Support]]
 
 
== Files on a server are not visible <br> ==
 
 
 
*Problem: Files on a server are not visible when connected using a Mapped Network Drive, but were visible when using a Mac. Most likely, all the files are there, but the Windows Explorer cannot see them because of an illegal file name.
 
*Cause: Incompatible characters in the name of a file or multiple files. Windows Explorer may be unable to read files that have accented letters in their name, or have one or more of these characters: <pre>\ /&nbsp;: *&nbsp;? " &lt; &gt; |</pre>
 
*Solutions:
 
 
 
#Access the folder in question from a Mac and remove any illegal characters from the filenames. One invalid file name could make an entire folder to appear blank.
 
#Try accessing the folder using NetStorage http://go.middlebury.edu/files - you might be able to remove the invalid characters.<br>
 
 
 
*List of invalid/illegal characters in file names:
 
<pre>\ /&nbsp;: *&nbsp;? " &lt; &gt; |
 
Accented characters of certain encoding.
 
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== Recovering Files From a DFS&nbsp;Server Using Windows Explorer on a PC<br> ==
 
 
 
*TODO
 
 
 
== Changing Folder Permissions on DFS Servers<br> ==
 
 
 
*TODO
 
 
 
[[Category:Applications_and_OS]] [[Category:Helpdesk]] [[Category:Novell]] [[Category:Software_Distribution_and_Install]] [[Category:Specific_applications]]
 

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