Posted on 1999-06-30
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I tried WNetAddConnection on Windows95. It works on Win95 but not in Windows NT. I got an error : ERROR_INVALID_ADDRESS.

Can you help ?

   WNetAddConnection("\\\\MyMachine", NULL, NULL);
Question by:kctan100
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You need to supply a password for this connection under WinNT. Additionally, this funtion is only for backward compatibility with 16Bit WIndows. MSDN States you should use WNetAddConnection2.

Ciao, Mike
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Lischke is right about 'WNetAddConnection2()' - but the main problem is that the address is indeed invalid, you'll have to use '\\server\share', whereas you're only supplying a server name. Use

   WNetAddConnection("\\\\MyMachine\\MyShare", NULL, NULL);


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