Error message when you use the Removable Storage Management snap-in on a Windows Server 2003-based computer: “The network connection does not exist”.

To resolve this problem, configure Windows Firewall settings on the remote computer to allow for remote administration. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to the remote computer as an administrator.
  2. Open a Command Prompt window.
  3. At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
    netsh firewall set service REMOTEADMIN ENABLE
  4. After you successfully run the command, type exit at the command prompt, and then press ENTER.