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Windows 10, Origin, and Network Drives

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My UAC is already disabled...

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It's currently a dead link

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@WizPip 

 

Please try once the first link you've given or i

 

https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=7b72e1cf49c52778!1396&authkey=!AEBgkXxkW8hrdy8&ithint=onenote%...

 

And tell me if you can access now . Thanks in advance !Angel

 

I want to see if it works  this option<<OneDrive>>> in Windows 10 .Oops

 

 

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The OneDrive link still doesn't work, but the information in the post worked - I don't know how you found it, but thank you!! Got there in the end :D

 

 

Summary for anyone else with the same issue:

 

1. Open regedit

 

2. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> SOFTWARE -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CurrentVersion -> Policies -> System

 

3. On the right, you will see ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin, ConsentPromptBehaviorUser ... etc.

 

4. click on empty space, ADD DWORD(32bit), then name it "EnableLinkedConnections". Double click it and set the data to 1.

 

5. Reboot and you will see the mapped drives showing.

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We're welcome @WizPip  and  please mark Accept as Solution like others to benefit .Wink

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I also had the problem, that Origin dosent want to download the games on a Network Share. After lots of trying i found the reson why. Origin has a service called "Origin Client Service" which is required to download a Game. This service is executed under the SYSTEM user account, which doesn't know of your Network Share mappings. The easiest way to solve this is to disable the service. Now Origin cannot start the service and runs the Executable as Administrator of your User. To allow the Programs, which run as administrator, to see the Network Share you have to follow these instructions: https://technet.microsoft.com/de-de/library/ee844140(v=ws.10).aspx. You culd also map the Network Share in  the SYSTEM user but this is generally not a good idea, because then the SYSTEM user could be atacked throu that share. Also running the service under your user has the drawback that origin would not work in multi-user enviroments. My solution has the drawback that Origin promts you with an UAC for the first download after Origin startet. 

 

Here the detailed steps to realize my solution: 

1. type services.msc in to the Search field and open Services

2. Search for "Origin Client Host" in the list and duble click it

3. set the Startup type to disabled

4. Click OK and close the Services window

5. type regedit in to the search field and open the entry regedit

6. Locate and then right-click the registry subkey HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System.

7. Point to New, and then click DWORD Value.

8. Type EnableLinkedConnections, and then press ENTER.

9. Right-click EnableLinkedConnections, and then click Modify.

10. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.

11. Exit Registry Editor, and then restart the computer.

12. Now Origin should be able to to download to the set installation-path even if it is a network share

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Excellent find, I'm having my own hell in trying to migrate my gaming system into a virtual machine and this is another piece of the puzzle (I hope).
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