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the line "net use u: \\server\user$" in my logon.bat causes ghost drives to map from a: to z: on windows 98.  These drives are nothing, but they cause my users un nessicary confussion

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by:SysExpert
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You can try using TWEAKUI to turn off these drives. See \tools\reskit\powertoy. This is the simplest way to do it.  I hope this helps.
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tonnybrandt earned 200 total points
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You can try to delete all connections before executing the specific line.
Example

..........
..........
net use * /d
net use u: \\server\user$
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Good luck.
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by:coreyfro
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re:tony

that may very well work, but i'll have to be a bit more selective because there are a few people with their own shares...

fix, i have writen a batch file that has a share delete command for every possible drive letter.  then, for those special cases, i will rem out a line and those shares will not be deleted. the batch file will be localized on the machine...

thanks tony
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by:coreyfro
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got the wheels moving... thanks
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