AD user loses personal drive from time to time


One of my AD users is experiencing that he loses his personal network drive from time to time.

In Active Directory Users and Computers, under the profile tab, he has P: connected to \\server2\personal\user. this works okay, but sometimes when the user logs in, the P drive is gone and replaced by a Y-Drive?? How can this be, and how can i ensure that he always receives the right drive letter?

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johnnybrianConnect With a Mentor Author Commented:
None of the solutions worked im afraid, ended up deleting the users P drive and restoring it again. That did the trick.
delyan_valchevConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Do you have any logon scripts configured for this user? Possibly a rogue logon script remaps the drives.
johnnybrianAuthor Commented:
Yeah have one, but its configured to map a public drive, and it continues to work flawlessly.
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delyan_valchevConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I cannot think of any way the OS maps exactly drive Y: (and not O: for example) except:
- domain or local logon script
- manual non-persistent mapping
Have you tried if the user is experiencing the same problems on a different workstation or other users to the same workstation? This way you can isolate if the root cause is the user configuration or the OS/computer settings.
johnnybrianAuthor Commented:
Thats not a bad idea, havent tried it but will give it a go and check back.
snusgubbenConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Also check in "disk manager" on the problem host that not any other disc devices has taken the letter P:

ie. USB memory stick, camera, mobile phone, external disks etc.

If a USB device will take the P-letter it does and needs to be configured to take another letter.
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