I'm running simple peer to peer on 6 XP machines with DSL modem, Befsr11 Linksys Router and a 16-port Netgear switch. Purpose: soft/file/print/net sharing. Everything is on static IP's and generally the LAN doesn't bitch.
One of the machines seems to be not reconnecting to a mapped drive at startup. When I mapped it I checked the "Reconnect at Logon" box and it still loses the connection. When I browse the drive it opens it fine although the icon still shows crossed as if it was disconnected...Any idea?
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yeah, mine used to do that, said it couldnt find the drive, even though my user profile was on the same drive and loaded that fine!! what I did was created a logon script to map the drive and that fixed it.
If they squeeze olives to get olive oil, how do they get baby oil?
just make a batch file containing "net use x: \\server\share" and put it in the start up folder.
how do you shoot the devil in the back? what happens if you miss? -verbal