Thread: Duplicate Drives Created
2001-11-20, 17:56 #1
- Join Date
- Jul 2001
- SF, CA
- Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Duplicate Drives Created
I've experienced this problem with both Windows NT and Windows 2000:
I map a drive to a particular server.
Ex: Map E drive to go999
I set-up one of the folders in the drive as a Favorite
Ex: "FaveDrive" is E:directorysubdirectory
Each time I click on "FaveDrive," an duplicate drive is mapped.
Ex: Click on "FaveDrive" to access E:directorysubdirectory, it opens a file, but it's now F:directorysubdirectory. I click on FaveDrive again, it opens a file, but it's in G:directorysubdirectory.
Each time I access "FaveDrive" by selecting it from my Favororites, it creates a duplicate drive behind the scenes. Then my F, G, H, etc. until Z drives are mapped to go999. While it doesn't directly interfere with my work, it's driving me crazy.
Anyone else experienced this before?
Thanks in advance!
Get our unique weekly Newsletter with tips and techniques, how to's and critical updates on Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows XP, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google, etc. Join our 480,000 subscribers!
+ Get this BONUS — free!
Get the most of Excel! Learn about new features, basics of creating a new spreadsheet and using the infamous Ribbon in the first chapter of Excel 2013: The Missing Manual - Subscribe and download Chapter 1 for free!
2001-11-20, 18:06 #2
Re: Duplicate Drives Created
Check this previous post <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.wopr.com/cgi-bin/w3t/showflat.pl?Cat=&Board=nt&Number=2548&page=&view=& sb=&o=&vc=1>here</A>Leif
On UK time