troubleshooting Question

VB scipt to map a network drive

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I will be grateful if someone can tell me what am doing wrong, the script below is mean't to map network drive but everytime am getting this error.

Script: C:\Document and settings\ewhitsi\desktop\simple.vbs
Line : 1
Char : 1
Error : Invalid Character
Code : 800A0408
Source : Microsoft VBSCRIPt compilation error


The script start from here

Sub Map_S_Drive()
On Error Resume Next

Const User = "ewhitesi"
Const Password = "password9"


Set FSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")

If not FSO.DriveExists("S:") Then
Set NW = CreateObject("WScript.Network")
NW.MapNetworkDrive "S:", "\\snap425880\data$", False, User, Password
Set NW = Nothing
End If

If FSO.DriveExists("S:") Then
MsgBox("S drive is mapped.")
MsgBox("S drive did NOT map!" & vbcrlf & vbcrlf & Err.description)
End If

Set FSO = Nothing
End Sub


Please, help.
If there is alternative simple one i will be grateful.

Futher, the above was copieid from a web site.


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