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    Kicking the drive letter habit

    Microsoft are trying to wean people off drive letters and on to UNCs.

    Has anybody done this in thier school? Wiithout drive letters how do you make shared folders visible to users. Basically, how do you auto-populate My Network Places. Is it jist a case of downloading a set of prefab LNK (shortcut) files into a user's profile?

    Alternatively do you make shares visible using active directory?

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    Re: Kicking the UNC habit

    We still use drive letters in most cases and other things just have shortcuts to the UNC path.

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    Re: Kicking the UNC habit

    Most of those brilliant educational software titles don't run without mapped drives.

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    Re: Kicking the UNC habit

    Most of those brilliant educational software titles don't run full stop!

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    Re: Kicking the UNC habit

    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box
    Most of those brilliant educational software titles don't run full stop!
    LMAO

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    Re: Kicking the UNC habit

    Quote Originally Posted by Ric_
    Most of those brilliant educational software titles don't run without mapped drives.
    Sherston products being one of the big ones that I have come across!

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