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I have a Windows 2000 machine, and I lose my D: and E: drive from time to time, and then the D: drive comes back but the E: does not. What is happening?
The answer really depends on if these are local drives or mapped drives on another workstation or server. If the drives are local, I would suspect a hardware failure either in the drive itself or in the controller card. If this is a mapped drive to Windows NT/2000/2003 Server, the connections may be dropped by the server if the connection is idle for a specified period of time. (The default setting is 15 minutes.) For more information, check out
KB Article 297684