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PC MMTA: Error Message: Drive Is Either Local, Used, or Greater Than Lastdrive After Upgrading to New Dispatch

Article ID: 249246

Article Last Modified on 10/30/2006


  • Microsoft Mail for PC Networks 3.5

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After you upgrade the Dispatch.exe program for Microsoft Mail Multitasking MTA for Windows NT (NT MMTA) to version 3.5.23 or later, if you use DrivesUNC statements in the Dispatch.ini file and run the Dispatch program from the command line, the following error message is displayed:

Drive is either local, used or greater than lastdrive.


Version 3.5.23 of the Dispatch.exe program was changed to accept drive letters so that the Dispatch program and the External program can use drives from different pools of drives.


Add the drive letter or range to the following line in the Dispatch.ini file:

DrivesDynamic=drive letter or range

In the following example TV is the drive range, but you can use any free drive letters:


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