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Log in script Windows 8

Posted on 2013-11-05
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Hello,

I have a user upgrading from Windows XP Pro in a domain in which we use log in scripts to map shared resources.

The shares were mapping fine with Windows XP Pro but i have upgraded the user to Windows 8 and now nothing is mapping.

How do I get Windows 8 to pull the shared resources?

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by:jerseysam
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Think there may be an update to resolve this issue:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2795944
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by:NarendraG
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consider using Group Policy Preferneces Drive Mappings as an alternative to a logon script.
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by:wcgplc
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hello,

I have installed the update "KB2795944." Still doesn't seem to have worked?

As background information, the user now has to log on with a Live account being that the PC is Windows 8. How does this then link to our domain?

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jerseysam earned 500 total points
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I think therefore the issue is that he should be logging I to the domain.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/connect-microsoft-domain-account
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Thanks, the instructions worked.
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Great. Happy to help.
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