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Subject:Re: Mapped Drives Pdox9
Date:Mon, 4 Sep 2017 12:07:38 +0100
From:John Wright <>
On 04/09/2017 11:38, Leslie wrote:
> "John Wright" <> wrote in message
>> On 04/09/2017 00:37, Leslie wrote:
>>> "John Wright" <> wrote in message
>>> news:59ac16b0$
>>>> I have needed to reinstall Paradox 9 Developers Addition on a Windows 10
>>>> 64bit machine and everything is fine EXCEPT that I cannot see the two
>>>> mapped drives that are pre-set when trying to set up the required Alias!
>>>> Aliases on the folders on the machine are fine. I can see all other
>>>> folders
>>>> on the machine and the network - just the two Mapped drives X: and W:
>>>> are
>>>> not there. I have tried deleting the Aliases and remaking them but no
>>>> luck.
>>>> These Aliases were working fine on the previous installation on the same
>>>> machine. Any ideas why this should be please?
>>> Perhaps the mapped drives were created in a user account and when running
>>> it
>>> elevates to an admin account.
>>> Try this: whilst it is running and you cannot "see" the mapped drives,
>>> open
>>> a command prompt and type net use, this will list the available drives.
>>> Leslie.
>> Thanks Leslie.
>> I have opened Paradox and I have used the Cmd etc. and it shows the Mapped
>> Drives are there and marks them as 'ok'. They come under my Users area on
>> the machine? The Mapped Drives are though showing as running in the root
>> 'C:\' drive itself so I'm not sure how to change what is reported! Any
>> further suggestions please?
>> Sorry... I should not say in the 'C:\' drive of course, it is under the
>> root (This PC) in the machine of course!
> Try opening the command prompt as admin and then type net use. if it says
> the mapped drives are unavailable then they do not exist im elevated
> account.
> Of this is assuming that the program is being launched elevated (or as
> admin).
> Leslie.
Thanks again Leslie,
When Comand Prompt is opened as Run as Administrator it reports blank to 
the command 'net use'. So does this indicate that Paradox cannot see the 
Mapped Drives? Why would that have changed in my having reinstalled 
Paradox I wonder?

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