Thanks. That seems to work. I couldn't get the group policy method to
work at all.
On 6/9/2014 10:48 AM, Helen Read wrote:
> We used to do this to map the public_html drive in the 102/205. We had
> a .cmd file to map the drive, and put the path to the file in the
> Registry. I think it was
> There are probably other ways to do it, but that worked for us before.
> On 6/9/2014 8:48 AM, Larry Kost wrote:
>> I tried this. Created a .bat file to map the drive, added to Local
>> Group Policy as suggested, but can't get it to work. Am not sure
>> where the .bat file should be placed and wonder if it matters. I
>> tried several different locations, but none worked. I know the .bat
>> file works because I can run it once the user is logged on and it's
>> fine. What am I missing?
>> On 6/6/2014 10:58 AM, J. Greg Mackinnon wrote:
>>> Right... "local group policy" (a misnomer perpetuated by Microsoft)
>>> is not Group Policy. Local Group Policy is actually local machine
>>> policy, and it has only a small subset of full Group Policy
>>> Probably the quickest way to accomplish what you want is to use a
>>> logon script. This option is found under:
>>> User Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Scripts (Logon/Logoff)
>>> You could add a one liner script here such as:
>>> net use k: \\KostServer\KostShare
>>> -J. Greg Mackinnon | ETS Systems Architecture and Administration |
>>> On 6/6/2014 10:38 AM, Larry Kost wrote:
>>>> I have a domain joined laptop and wanted to use the local group
>>>> policy to map drives, but the Preferences option (where I would do
>>>> this) doesn't show up when I run the group policy editor. This
>>>> laptop is shared by my department. Is there some way to map drives?