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Subject:Re: Mapped Drives Pdox9
Date:Sat, 9 Sep 2017 14:51:33 +0100
From:John Wright <>
On 06/09/2017 00:18, Leslie wrote:
> "Mark Bannister" <> wrote in message
> news:59ae9ffb$
>> John:
>> There are ways around this.
> Yes and the correct "way around this" is to not run Paradox elevated.
> 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.
> Leslie.
>> 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?
My thanks to Leslie' Steven and Mark. Paradox for some reason installed
as elevated. But I have overcome this by using the hack in the registry.
Thanks for the info re using UNC Paths. I admit to not knowing about that
option previously!

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