Error: "An error occurred while reconnecting to DRIVE-LETTER" in Windows 10


You receive the following message in Windows:

Restoring Network Connections

An error occurred while reconnecting to Z: to \techshare.ttu.edudepts
Microsoft Windows Network: The local device name is already in use.

This connection has not been restored.

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NOTE: The drive letter and the network path may differ depending on your configuration.


You may have recently lost your connection to the network,


You have changed your eRaider password but have not signed in to Windows using the new password.


1) Click OK.

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2) Go to "This computer" and right-click your network drive. Choose Disconnect.

3) Press Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard, and choose Lock.

4) Press Ctrl+Alt+Del again and unlock your PC using the new password.

5) Reconnect the mapped network drive.


You will be able to access the network drive.