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Subject:Re: Mapped Drives Pdox9
Date:Mon, 4 Sep 2017 22:02:41 +1000
From:"Leslie" <ViaThe>
"John Wright" <> wrote in message
> 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?
> John

This would only affect things if Paradox is now being run elevated when 
before it did not.

So the question now is: Is Paradox running elevated ?

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