Map network drive

Posted on 2001-08-14
Last Modified: 2010-04-13

When mapping a network drive in Windows NT, I could just use \\computername login and then it would show me a list of the available shares on that computer.

However, now I have W2K Advanced Server, it won't accept this syntax and states that I must also put in a share name eg: \\computername\share
As I don't know what shares are available on a machine, how can I do what I used to do in NT in W2K easily.

Question by:sorty
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ID: 6383682
Don't map the drive right away, just type \\Cumputername in the run menu,  computer shares should popup, then click aon the share and map the drive...

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ID: 6383898
Hi sorty,

You need to click "Browse" in the Map Network Drive Window.



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ID: 6384050
or 'net view \\computername'

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