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Posted on 2002-07-30
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Hi,

Since moving from Win NT4.0 on the Desktop to Win2kPro, i have noticed that some but not all network drives have a red cross going through them. It is purely cosmetic in that if i double click the drive, access is then given without any error message being given. With that said. It is however anoying to see. So i would appreciate it if anyone could lett me know how i can go about preventing this.

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1. Servers where network drives reside are running Win NT4.0 Server sp6.

2. Network drives reside on an NTFS partition.

3. Logon script is in place to map drives to PCs depending on which groups staff are part of.

Many Thanx

Notorious.......
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This is normal behavior. It saves network traffic to verify the existance of the drives but not keep and active connection. It is also safer on the server side. Less active connections.
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Thank you very much.

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Glad to be of help. I noticed this right away too and thought there was somerthing wrong. Confused me for quite a while...
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