Troubleshooting Code 800704CA – This network connection does not exist
Note this is almost certainly a mistake the error should be 800708CA
I thank Chris A for vigilantly pointing this out.
This is an easy error to solve. The RemoveNetworkDrive method is trying to disconnect a mapped network drive that does not exist.
Introduction to Error Code 800704CA
This error code, 800704CA occurs when you execute a VBScript. You are probably using a WSH method called RemoveNetworkDrive.
The Symptoms You Get
A message box like this. The script does not map the drive as you would have hoped. The probable scenario is that you are trying to create a Windows logon script.
The Cause of Code 800704CA
You are probably trying to remove a network drive – but the drive does not exist. Note the Source : WSHNetwork.RemoveNetworkDrive.
The key to solving this problem is not so much by looking in the VBScript, but by checking the drive letters with Windows Explorer. For example, in the script below check the strDriveLetter against know drives in Explorer.
Example of Script for Error 800704CA
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