Microsoft KB Archive/92871
Article ID: 92871
Article Last Modified on 10/13/2003
- Microsoft Windows for Workgroups 3.1
- Microsoft Windows for Workgroups 3.11
This article was previously published under Q92871
You cannot redirect or substitute a network drive for a local drive in File Manager. If you need this functionality, use the MS-DOS-based real-mode redirector, Net.
In general, redirecting local drives is not recommended. However, in some cases, you may need to do this in order to work with a program that is hard-coded for a specific drive. For example, some installation programs allow you to install from the drive A only. You can redirect drive A to a network drive with Net and then use the installation program successfully.
Additional query words: 3.10 3.11