Hi folks! I have two problems that are probably pretty common on XP. First is that I need to have a network drive accessible upon system startup (it's an XP server that needs to reboot daily). It is ostensibly connected automatically at startup but remains inaccessible to the program that needs it until I manually open the folder location. I want to automate this task, and have read that the most common solution is to explicitly connect to the drive using the 'net use' command in a batch file and run it at system startup. The second problem is that the 'net use' command works as desired to make the drive accessible when I launch it myself by double-clicking the batch file, but does not work when I run it as a startup command. The other program runs fine from the batch, but fails because it cannot access the drive. Argh! How is it that double-clicking the batch file works for net use, but putting it in the startup folder does not? Help greatly appreciated!
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