troubleshooting Question

Add 'Map network drive' to Explorer right-click for all folders

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Greetings experts!  I'm wondering if there's a way to add the right-click context menu option "Map network drive" to any folder in Explorer.  By default it only appears if you right-click the share itself.  This is for XP, 7, and 2008R2.

I'm asking because we often find ourselves very deep into a UNC path and it would be super convenient to just right-click on the folder we're in at that moment and map a network drive to it (and have the path pre-populated).

Example:  I'm on a UNC share with this very long path \\server\share\path1\test\temp\bob\stuff\dig5\code\buston\commands\depot
...and I want to right-click on the "depot" folder and map a drive directly to it.

I've spent some time researching this but so far no luck.  Thoughts?

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