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Local Security in Windows 2003 Server - Running files from network

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Hello,

I have a terminal server we are using to host various applications to remote sites.  One big problem I keep running into during setup is that any program run from a mapped network drive brings up the "File Download" dialog box - even if it's on a mapped drive mapped to itself.  I have heard that the F: drive (being the drive that maps back to a folder on itself) or the server itself must be added to the Local Security Zone....   Either way, any insights?

Thanks.
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Did you try setting up to the unc path (i.e. \\servername\sharefolder) with no drive letter?
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Actually, you need to add the computer name that hosts the share to the Local Intranet zone in the Internet Explorer settings.
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Excellent, Thanks oDbA - that was it.

Thanks again.
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