Network Drive Missing

Posted on 2011-10-20
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Whenever i restart the PC the mapped network drive disappears. Could someone please get me a quick solution to fix the issue.
I have already checked the option "Reconnect at Login", but still i need to manually map the drive every time. Please Help!!
Question by:AhmedAliShaik
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    It could be done by a script on a GPO.

    YOu can always add a bat file to startup

    Create a text file
    Type in
    Net Use (Driveletter) (Path to share) /YES

    Ex Net Use m \\server\share /YES

    Save that as a .bat and then move to your startups.
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    What I mean is it could be wiped away by another script.
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    by:John Hurst
    You don't say whether the machine is domain connected.

    If on a domain, use a script in the server in C:\windows\sysvol\sysvol . Look for the login scripts, put scripts there and then use Active Directory for the users to use the script. This works and do not use persistence.

    If off a domain, then I believe it best not to "reconnect at login" (persistence = Yes), but rather have an script to login each day (as per prior post) and have a shutdown script delete the mappings at logoff or shutdown.  Why? Inevitable persistent drives get messed up over time and the method I propose and use is more reliable over time.

    ... Thinkpads_User

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