troubleshooting Question

Mapping a local folder to a drive letter in Server 2008

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I would like to know if it is possible to take a local folder such as e:\development (local on server 2008) and assign a drive letter to it, so all clients see the e:\development folder as g:?

For example:
orginal path -> e:\development

Clients (scripts) that connect to the server see the above path as g: locally.  

I am asking since we have an in-house app that will only recognize a hard coded drive letter not a UNC path or share.  I know, I know.. not the best practice however I am not the developer, I just need to know if this is possible and if so, how to do it.

subst g: e:\development will not work in this case since it is user based and we do not want to keep a user logged into the server at all times.

Please shoot me any ideas you may have.  Thanks!
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