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How can I auto-connect to a drive at reboot without mapping to it?

How do I connect to a resource (folder) on a networked Windows 2000 system from my Win2k system and ensure that it automatically reconnects when my system is rebooted? I don't want to map a drive.

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If you don't map a drive, then you'll need to write a script that executes each time you log on to make the mapping. The only way to make a connection persistent is to map a drive. Otherwise, you'll need to link to it manually (or by script) every time.

This was first published in November 2002

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