Troubleshooting the “System error 67 has occurred” Issue on Windows 10

If you get the error message “System error 67 has occurred” when you run a network discovery scan on your computer, don’t worry. The problem is related to your computer’s network card driver. Updating the driver may solve the problem on your computer. Follow these initial workarounds to try simpler solutions to your problem.

What causes the “System error 67” message in Windows 10?

  • Incorrect configuration of network components on the domain controller.
  • Outdated or incorrect network adapter drivers on the domain controller.
  • The installed network adapter drivers do not work with the version of the Microsoft Windows Server you are currently using.

How to repair the error “System error 67 occurred” in Windows 10?


Turn off the network address translator

Microsoft’s official solution to system error 67 is to disable the network address translator.

  1. Right-click on the Start button and select Device Manager to open a window.
  2. Click on the View menu.
  3. Select the Show hidden devices option.
  4. In Device Manager, double-click the Non-Plug-and-Play Drivers category.
  5. Right-click on the IP Network Address Translator and select Disable.

Disable advanced UNC path policy

Some users may need to disable the advanced UNC path policy.

  1. Press the Windows + R key combination.
  2. Type gpedit.MSC in the Run command and click OK to open the Group Policy Editor.
  3. On the left side of the Group Policy Editor, click Computer Configuration, Business Templates, and Network and Network Providers.
  4. On the right side of the Group Policy Editor, double-click Hardened UNC Paths.
  5. Select the Disabled radio button.
  6. Select the Apply option.
  7. Then restart Windows.

Making your desktop experience more convenient

Some users have also confirmed that they were able to fix system error 67 by enabling the desktop experience in Windows Server.

  1. First, click the Start button.
  2. On the Start menu, click Administrative Tools.
  3. Select Server Manager to open this utility.
  4. Click Features on the left side of Server Manager.
  5. Under Feature Summary, click Add Features, and a window will open.
  6. Then select the Desktop Experience option.
  7. Click Add Required Features.
  8. Click Next to continue.
  9. Click the Install button.

Frequently Asked Questions

The "System Error 67 has occurred" problem occurs when Windows users try to run a network discovery check or map a network drive using CMD or Powershell. A system error 67 has occurred. It turns out that one of the most common causes of this error is incorrect syntax.

  1. Incorrect configuration of network components on the domain controller.
  2. Outdated or incorrect network adapter drivers on the domain controller.
  3. The installed network adapter drivers do not work with the version of Microsoft Windows Server that you are currently using.

  1. Click Start, right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
  2. On the Hardware tab, click Device Manager.
  3. On the View menu, select Show Hidden Devices.
  4. Expand Non-Plug-and-Play Drivers, right-click IP Network Address Translator, and then click Disable.
  5. Double-click Yes to restart the computer.