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Map drive is auto reconnecting

By esullivan81 ·
I have several users, I am removing their mapped drives and going to UNC. They have shortcuts to files on their desktops, and after I remove the map drive, they try and open the shortcut and it recreates the map drive. Shouldn't it bomb out? Any thoughts on what's reconnecting it?

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What's in the shortcut?

by oldbaritone In reply to Map drive is auto reconne ...

If it's a BAT file, it may contain NET USE commands to reestablish the mappings.

Some proprietary software may contain code to reestablish the expected mappings if they are missing; it may be in the program configuration.

Some older software may not support UNC, and may require drive letter mapping.

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Excel shortcut

by esullivan81 In reply to What's in the shortcut?

No it's just a shortcut to an Excel sheet. Nothing special.

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