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Network shortcuts

Can someone please tell me how to keep Windows 2000 from automatically creating a shortcut to the network drives that I use? I know that I can delete them from the NetHood folder, but I would prefer that they were never created at all. Thanks.
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STKeith
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faroutCommented:
you have to use $ in the end of your sharename

when you create a new share called test you have to call it test$ insted
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mikecrCommented:
How were these created to begin with, login script or mapped manually? If they were mapped manually then you need to open the My Computer icon, right click on the drive, choose disconnect. This will permanently disconnect the drive. If it is being mapped by a login script then the network administrator needs to take care of it for you.
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faroutCommented:
eksample: D:\>net share  test$=c:\test
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faroutCommented:
eksample: D:\>net share  test$=c:\test
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STKeithAuthor Commented:
I'm talking about the shortcut icons that are created under My Network Places in the Windows2000 Explorer. Everytime I use a folder on the network, a shortcut is created automatically. I want to turn this off.
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STKeithAuthor Commented:
Thanks mikecr. That was just what I was looking for.
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mikecrCommented:
My pleasure.......
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