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Map network drive through a hyperlink

Posted on 2011-03-04
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Morning experts,

I want to update multiple end-users with a network drive.  I believe ive seen this as a hyperlink sent in an email.  Please let me know the best way and or code to do this.

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Create a batch file containing the NET USE command.

Then you should be able to send it out as an attachment via email to your end-users.  When users click and run the "bat" file attachment, after clicking through the various security alerts, your NET USE command should be executed on their machine, mapping the drive.

Type NET USE /HELP in a DOS command window to see all the options for mapping a network drive.

NET USE \\myserver\mydrive X:

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