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Mounting Folders As 'drives'


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#1 Wintal

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Posted 03 January 2007 - 07:11 AM

Is there any special program or utility I need to mount any folder as a 'Drive' on my computer?

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Posted 03 January 2007 - 08:26 AM

Generally what you have to do is:

1) Share out the folder (in the properties of the folder)
2) Then map it as a network drive (in the Tools of Windows Explorer)

I presume that there are other ways to do this, but I'm not familiar with them.
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Posted 03 January 2007 - 09:40 AM

The above solution is the only way I know of Mapping a drive.

A few things have to be true to be able to map the drive. You have to have permissions to the folder. If you wish to Map a drive letter to a folder on the local system you will need to use it's network name as the mapping location.
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Posted 03 January 2007 - 09:48 AM

It is also possible to mount a drive as a folder.

Edited by Albert Frankenstein, 03 January 2007 - 09:49 AM.

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