RE: UAC and network shares question
"Corey Hildebrandt" wrote:
> I am running Vista Ultimate under a limited account. I have a network share
> (to a NSLU2). I mapped the share to a drive (S:\). If I attempt to copy a
> file from the S:\ drive to a UAC protected area, I am prompted for the admin
> password, followed by "the path does not exist."
> I have the same share mapped in an 'administrator' account. I think the
> problem is that when UAC kicks in, it doesn't realize that the same mapping
> exists under the administrator account.
This is correct. Different accounts do not see network drive
mappings of each other; this is why Administrator does not
> Anyone have a solution for this other than logging in as the administrator?
> How do I get Vista to recognize the administrator shares from the limited
A solution is known for long time: avoid using drive letters, use UNC paths