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Vista Ultimate running batch file login script

Posted on 2007-07-29
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Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Vista Ultimate on SBS 2003, computer logs in ok, access to resources ok. I'm running a batch file for the login script and for some reason it will not run the batch file. It's pretty simple, net use commands to map drives. I can run this batch file manually on the system and it will map all but the home drive, says user's home directory has not been specified.  I have 3 other VIsta ultimate systems that I setup a couple of months ago and they run the batch file fine at login, I don't recall making any changes for that.
Question by:dpacheco
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Not sure this applies since I'm running from a batch file not through a group policy.
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by:Ron Malmstead
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Put the batch file on the vista machine...  

At the end of the batch file type "PAUSE"

Now run it.... the batch will now pause at the end so that you can see what is happening....where it is failing.

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I can run the batch file on the Vista machine, it maps all the drives except the home drive. On that it gives me a message about the home drive not being established, sorry I don't recall the exact wording and am not in front of one those systems, I will be later today. I think the problem is not the commands in the batch file, it's that the batch file is not running - it's entered in the users' profile tab and is just not running. I'll check the other Vista machines today that are working and see if I can see any difference.

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dpacheco earned 0 total points
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I figured this out, the batch file name was entered incorrectly on the profile of the user.

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