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shared drives arent shared after restart - help!

By info ·
Hi all,

got a problem. i have an external firewire drive with several shared folders on xp sp2. i am sharing the folders (not the drive itself) - but everytime i reboot the setting reverse and sharing is turned off and my partner is yelling across the room because he cant connect to my drive! how can i fix this? any help greatly appreciated as this systematically ruins my mornings.

tx
maria

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got a work around

by neednemail In reply to shared drives arent share ...

I havent any boxes to check but this works for me...

Create a text (.txt) file with the following command

net share "YourSharedDrivesName"="netwok path of the drive you want to share(Ie: c:/documents and settings/the file you want share or just "d:/" if you want share your entire "D" drive)"

Then save it has a (.bat) and put it in your startup folder (start/all programs/startup)

its will automatically share your drive after you login to windows...not perfect..but still

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