Bug report #8854

Browser not accessing Windows network

Added by Paolo Cavallini over 9 years ago. Updated about 5 years ago.

Affected QGIS version:2.0.1 Regression?:No
Operating System: Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:No Resolution:fixed/implemented
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:17536


The Add vector menu correctly navigates the local network (Windows), whereas the Browser cannot explore inside the content of folder (added as links on the desktop). Apparently, networks cannot be added to the list of items in Browser


#1 Updated by Giovanni Manghi almost 6 years ago

  • Easy fix? set to No
  • Regression? set to No

#2 Updated by Paolo Cavallini about 5 years ago

(Un)fortunately I have no access to Windows network, so I cannot test on QGIS 3

#3 Updated by Giovanni Manghi about 5 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed/implemented
  • Status changed from Open to Closed

On recent Windows versions network shares are mapped as a letter drive, and QGIS browser works just fine with them.

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