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Logon Script delete and remap drives

Posted on 2004-04-26
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Hi all.... I run a simple logon script like below:
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@echo off
net time \\servername /set /yes

if "%OS%"=="Windows_NT" goto winnt

rem ------------Windows 9X Script----------------
net use p: \\servername\programs
net use r: \\servername\school

xcopy \\servername\programs\blueri~1.bmp C:\ /y
xcopy \\servername\netlogon\putinenv.exe %windir% /y
xcopy \\servername\netlogon\winset.exe %windir% /y
xcopy \\servername\netlogon\kx16.dll %windir%\system /y
xcopy \\servername\netlogon\kx32.dll %windir%\system /y
%windir%\putinenv.exe L
%windir%\winset.exe username=%username%$
%windir%\winset.exe langroup=%langroup%
@echo on
@echo %username%$
@echo off
net use h: \\servername\%username%$
START /W \\servername\netlogon\kix32 \\servername\NETLOGON\logon.scr
exit

rem ------------Windows 2k/xp Script----------------
:winnt
net use /persistent:no
net use * /delete /y

net use p: \\servername\programs
net use r: \\servername\school
net use h: \\servername\%username%$

\\servername\netlogon\ifmember.exe "Magazine Users"
if not errorlevel 1 exit
net use k: \\servername\magazine$
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Now the first problem I have is that in the Windows 2k/xp logon I dont have any mapped drives. If I rem the "net use * /delete" they are there. Its like the logon script just 'exits' after deleting any existing mapped drives.

Also even tho it works, I had to 'echo' the username in the win9x script for it to accept the varible in the mapping of h: drive. I dont know why? - Its been like this for a few years now but just never figured out why I had to do this.

Cheers - other suggestions welcome :)
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by:infotrader
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replace "if "%OS%"=="Windows_NT" goto winnt" with
"if %ostype%==NT goto winnt"

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I think your problem is that when the Logon Script executes it's actually doing so as a mapped drive.  (Z:) And you are removing ALL the drive Mappings.  So it can't continue execution when it would get to the next instruction.

Try Manually deleting any drives you need to map prior to mapping them.

Good Luck!

R.
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by:Zebis_nz
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I *used* to run a slightly different script along the lines of:

if exist x: net use x: /delete /y
else etc...

But I thought there was a way to just *delete* all the currently mapped drives (thats if there any persistent ones).. then remap them...

Am I wrong in thinking that? Because then I think I ran into problems deleteing the home drive? Ill need to test it again.

Cheers,

Matt
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