UNC hides drive letter

February 7, 2007 at 06:03:26
Specs: Linux, AMD 2GB
In Windows Explorer and some application dialogs the UNC comes before the drive letter making it sometimes impossible to see the drive letter.

Current style:
charlie on nwsrv1\Data\Department\Users\ (H:)

Wanted style
H: (nwsrv1\Data\Department\Users\charlie)

How to swap the UNC and drive letter or hide the UNC ?

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February 7, 2007 at 18:28:51
Create a new text file somename.reg.
Open this file in NOTEPAD.
Copy the following lines and past it in your file.

# ----- Start of REG-file -----

# ----- End of REG-file -----

Save the file to somewhere on your harddisc.
Doubleclick on that file to import the registry settings.
Maybe, you have to restart your computer, to take effect.

Works great !!!


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February 8, 2007 at 01:08:59
A big thanks for the solution !


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February 12, 2007 at 20:34:18
you are very welcome :-)


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