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Old December 22nd 10, 03:06 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.network_web
Chad Hoffman
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Default Mapped drive won't reconnect at logon

I am having the same issue. I relize that this post is older than three years; however, I am having the exact same issue. Did this ever get resolved? If so and you can remember would you please let me know?

On Tuesday, May 15, 2007 11:12 PM Oli wrote:


Hi I have the same problem as reported by a few others here but I have
5 laptops (all identical Dells running xp sp2), all of which connect
to a shared drive on a 2k3 server using individual (active directory)
login credentials (from the same server).

I mapped the z: to point to the shared file, specified the login name
and password and ticked the reconnect at logon option.

3 of the laptops reconnect without any problems every single time.

2 fail to connect and the password has to be manually entered
everytime.

I have tried disconnecting and remapping the drive.

I have tried resetting the passwords on the server.

All to no avail.

Anyone got any ideas? I want to avoid setting up logon scripts if
possible (after all this method works without a hitch for the majority
of users!!)



On Tuesday, May 15, 2007 11:41 PM CreateWindow wrote:


Hi Oli,

What happens when you map using \\server.mydomain.com\share ?
Instead of \\server\share that is.

Also, login scripts are a beautiful thing (imho).

CreateWindow



On Thursday, May 24, 2007 1:21 AM Oli wrote:


" What happens when you map using \\server.mydomain.com\share ?
Instead of \\server\share that is."

Same problem, it connects once, but when I reboot it requires a
password again..



On Thursday, May 24, 2007 8:21 AM Malke wrote:


Oli wrote:

Just to be sure, those problem computers are running XP Pro, yes?


Malke
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On Tuesday, June 05, 2007 9:12 PM Oli wrote:


Correct - all running XP



On Friday, September 07, 2007 5:54 PM ob wrote:


I have the same problem. I have one computer using Vista business that works
fine. The other two have Vista home and i have to manually enter the server
logon each time. Do i need to upgrade them to the Business edition?

"Oli" wrote:



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