|Subject:||Re: Mapped Drives Pdox9
|Date:||Wed, 6 Sep 2017 09:05:10 -0500
|From:||Mark Bannister <markRemove@THISinjection-moldings.com>
On 9/5/2017 6:18 PM, Leslie wrote:
> "Mark Bannister" <markRemove@THISinjection-moldings.com> wrote in message
>> There are ways around this.
> Yes and the correct "way around this" is to not run Paradox elevated.
I agree but we have Paradox on 6-7 machines, mostly Win 7, and most run
just fine. Two have to run elevated. I've never been able to figure it
> Surely someone by now has created an installation checklist/scripts for
> Paradox to ensure that it can run within a User account. Hopefully John did
> not do this because he uses the default BDE installer rather than our one
> modified for the UAC world.
> But if I had little choice, I much prefer using UNC paths (if possible) over
> the registry hack for mapped drives.
>> On 9/3/2017 9:50 AM, John Wright wrote:
>>> 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?