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Quote:>I am trying to map a network drive from home (WIN XP) to
>my work server (WIN 2000 server) and I keep getting an
>unvalid path name. I can do this with Win 98 going into
>the server (WIN 2000). What might be the problem? Is
>there anything that needs special attention or
>activation? I connect to the VPN ok but cannot map the
>network drive. Again, I have no problem mapping the drive
>through WIN 98 using my user name and password but cannot
>do it through WIN XP. Can anyone advise?
I am running into the following scenario.
I have a directory on my D drive on an NT box that is set up to be
I had no problem mapping that directory as a network drive until I went
to VPN (although I can't be sure that other network changes may have
Anyway, now I can map to that directory but then the connection "goes away".
But ..., the drive does not go away, that is, the mapping is still
connected, I just can't access files in that directory anymore. The drive
is NOT "red x'ed out" from explorer. I have to disconnect the mapping,
and then re-map and then I am OK for about 10-15 minutes.
Again, I didn't have this problem when I was dialing up into the network,
only now that VPN is being used.