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    Hello all,

    I started at a new site today and I'm currently looking at the curriculum server. According to Computer Management there are three physical hard drives, but only two show up in My Computer.

    C:\, D:\ and E:\ show in Computer Management and only D:\ and E:\ in My Computer.

    Any ideas what's causing this?

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    A policy set to stop "users" accessing C: ?

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    From Computer Management I can choose Explore and it appears.

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    On further experimentation, I made a copy of the administrator account (admin2), tried logging onto the server and all drives appeared.

    The weird thing is I have checked the Default Domain Policy and Domain Controllers and no policies have been set. At least I know now it's not a hardware or Windows glitch, but strange nevertheless

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    Could it be a local policy?

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    Could it be a local policy?
    I did think that, but it can't be as it's a DC. And the secondary admin account I created worked just fine.

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