drive letter content duplicated a-z

Dell / Dimension c521
January 27, 2010 at 07:36:08
Specs: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, 2.004 GHz / 958 MB
Recently all my drive letters are automatically being used from a-z even though I only have a few assigned. I delete 20 duplications linked to the same place and the next reboot takes me back to all drive letters used. I can view through Windows Explorer or Total Commander with same problem. My PC is a couple years old with no hardware changes since purchased and is one of six on a ethernet cable network using Windows 2000 Professional Server.

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#1
January 27, 2010 at 07:49:43
Are you sure these are not shared drives that are being reinstated every time you reboot and you are not just disconnecting them instead of deleting them.

Stuart


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#2
January 27, 2010 at 08:15:10
both Explorer and Commander call the option to 'disconnect' the network drive. neither shows an option to delete the drive. this problem did not used to happen. could I have recently checked a box somewhere to cause this?

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#3
January 27, 2010 at 08:19:03
What service pack are you on? I seem to recall a bug in the indexing service that did as you describe.

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#4
January 29, 2010 at 22:40:00
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Build 2600

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#5
January 30, 2010 at 04:50:38
> both Explorer and Commander call the option to
> 'disconnect' the network drive. neither shows an
> option to delete the drive. this problem did not used
> to happen. could I have recently checked a box
> somewhere to cause this?
>

Disconnect = delete the mapping ... don't see the problem. You can always use a basic OS command to delete all in one go:

Start \ run \ cmd \ net use * /DELETE


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