Re: Mapped Drives and Remote Desktop
On Jul 14, 3:40*pm, "Jack \(MVP-Networking\)."
> You do need RDP to use a mapped drive.
> Once you map a drive it should be used as any drive on the computer that
> drive was mapped on (By Windows Explorer, or any other application thta uses
> files from a Drive).
> Jack (MVP-Networking).
> <randy.l...@gmail.com> wrote in message
> >I do not understand this.
> > 1. I have a Vista Ultimate installation.
> > 2. I set up a user id and configure a desktop (color, icons, etc) to
> > my liking.
> > 3. I create a few mapped drives.
> > 4. I install a program that uses the mapped drives.
> > 5. I sit at the PC and the program works to perfection.
> > 6. I set up Remote Access (RDP) to allow access without NLA.
> > 7. I log off but leave the PC running.
> > 8. I go to another PC and use RDP to connect to the Vista PC using the
> > same user id as I set up above.
> > 9. I see exactly what I expect (the desktop is exactly the way I left
> > it in step 7)
> > 10. When I run the program, Vista now prompts me to Allow a program
> > from an Unidentified Publisher to run. I click Allow.
> > 11. The program can no longer see the mapped drives from step 3.
> > What is going on here? Why is so much mucked up just because I'm using
> > RDP? It worked fine with XP.
When I use RDP, the mapped drives appear in My Computer and Windows
Explorer, but when I run the installed program (step 4) the program
cannot see or use the mapped drives, or any other network resources.