Common Program Files Pointing to V: Drive

Recently a support person installed a program on our Windows 2003 Server which has resulted in problems with other programs. For some reason has configured the server to have the Common Program Files pointing to V: drive (no V: drive on the server) The V: drive seems to have taken over the normal access to the C: drive. If we run the SET command in a DOS window the following shows - CommonProgramFiles=V:\Program Files\Common Files - the V: of course should be C: We have attempted to correct this using the SET command to change the V: to the C: drive but it won't hold. To overcome other program problems we have had to map a network drive pointing V: to C: Where in the software can we correct this problem? Thanks
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rindiConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Open regedit, and navigate to HKEY_Local_Machine\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion and then in the right pane you can change the settings.
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veaygnCommented:
Some questions for clarification ...

What application (installed by the support person) is causing the problem?  Name, version, etc.

Is the V: drive a mapped drive or a mounted volume?  On the machine in question, do the following:
1.  from a command console, run "net use" to see what drives are mapped.
2.  Right click on My Computer, and go to Manage.  Check under "Disk Management" for what drives are mounted and where they're located.

Post back once you've done this.

Cheers!
  - veaygn
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Paul SDesktop Support Manager / Network AdministratorCommented:
open regedit

browse to key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion

change the item named:
ProgramFilesPath

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