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    • #2018383 Reply

      woody
      Da Boss

      The bugs keep rolling in. shaun calton reports: Just had an interesting blip on my Windows 10 -1909 device with the 12-2019 Cumulative Update (KB45306
      [See the full post at: Reported problem with Drive Mappings after installing this month’s Win10 1909 cumulative update, KB 4530684]

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    • #2018485 Reply

      pHROZEN gHOST
      AskWoody Lounger

      My son had that issue. His SSD (the boot device) was no longer mapped as the boot device in the BIOS.  What is Microsoft doing messing with BIOS settings?

      Byte me!

      • #2018494 Reply

        Paul T
        AskWoody MVP

        The issue is drive mapping on a network, not local C:. Maybe you just had a hiccup in the BIOS?

        cheers, Paul

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    • #2018492 Reply

      davelr
      AskWoody Plus

      I installed that KB yesterday and so far as I can tell, we don’t have any mapping issues on our home LAN. This is not a domain network.

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    • #2018526 Reply

      Neath1940
      AskWoody Plus

      I had a similar problem with 1903 and I found what is was (for me) is that the update changed the “Password protected sharing” setting from ‘on’ to ‘off’.  You can get to the setting by this route:   Control Panel    >>>   Network and Sharing Center   >>>   Advance Sharing settings   >>>  All Networks

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    • #2018572 Reply

      Alex5723
      AskWoody Plus

      KB4530684 CU for 1903 is clean, no drive mapping problems on my home network.

    • #2018643 Reply

      ltorres
      AskWoody Plus

      i installed kb4530684 on my test domain PCs and the network drive mappings are working (vbs script and AD mapping)

    • #2018712 Reply

      bbearren
      AskWoody MVP

      I don’t map drives, I map network shares, which don’t use drive letters, and I haven’t seen any issues.

      Create a fresh drive image before making system changes/Windows updates, in case you need to start over!
      "When you're troubleshooting, start with the simple and proceed to the complex."—M.O. Johns
      "Experience is what you get when you're looking for something else."—Sir Thomas Robert Deware

    • #2019164 Reply

      NetDef
      AskWoody_MVP

      We map network shares to local machine drive letters, on Active Directory, using GP to push out consistent maps.

       

      Zero problems for multiple client networks, many machines, on all patched systems this month for Windows 7 Pro, and Windows 10 – 1809, 1903 and 1909.

      ~ Group "Weekend" ~

    • #2022309 Reply

      anonymous

      I also have the issue with drive mappings. KB4530684 only seems to prevent application access to the mapped drive if this update is applied to systems already at Release 1909. It does not appear to cause a problem when applied to systems that are at release 1903 prior to the installation of the patch. I am unable to get any attention at Microsoft to correct this mess up.

      I also have two systems that refuse to uninstall this patch.

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