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SQL merge replication failure

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I have setup pull database merge replication between remote 2000 servers with sql2000. I don't get any errors until I try to start replication. This is the error I get from the snapshot agent.

The prosess could not create the file     \\servername\D$\repldata\unc

The network path was not found, error 53

How do I fix this.
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The network path is not a shared one. Culd you please check it and let me know?
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I tried making a share and directing to the share but I get the error

The path was not found

and it won't let me use the path. If I get it to use the path I get the same error.
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then the user who is resposible for the replication does not have the permissions to access that folder. give access to everyone on that folder and then check.
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Look like the URL could be the answer. Unfortunately the reason I am doing a pull with this database is a problem with drive space on the publisher and I cannot use the default location for the snapshot. So until the drive space issue is resolved I cannot try the solution.

Thank you for your assistance.
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As to access rights I had set everyone to full control to make sure that was not the problem. That Did not help.
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