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 Cyril Baskir
 To: Pete Huish
  
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Subject: RE: Windows 8.1 mapped drive and Directory()
Thread ID: 396141 Message ID: 396244 # Views: 37 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 9 SP2 Category: Network and Computer Management
Date: Thursday, January 23, 2014 11:01:20 PM         
   


> I am using the Directory() command to determine if a folder is accessible on a mapped network drive as follows:
>
> IF !Directory(gcrsrcdir)
>
> where gcrsrcdir contains Z:\folder\folder2\<br />>
> On a Windows 8.0 system the command works just fine (it returns true) but on Windows 8.1 it returns false. IN each case the mapping is created by the same script.
>
> Has anyone else experienced issues like this on Windows 8.1?
>
> The folder is accessible via Windows Explorer on both systems
>
>
>
> thanks,
>
> pete

I haven't experienced your issue, but have had other mapped drive issues.

I found this helped me:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/937624



Cyril

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Windows 8.1 mapped drive and Directory() Posted by Pete Huish @ 1/23/2014 1:46:44 AM
RE: Windows 8.1 mapped drive and Directory() Posted by Pete Sass @ 1/23/2014 4:19:27 AM
RE: Windows 8.1 mapped drive and Directory() Posted by Cyril Baskir @ 1/23/2014 11:01:20 PM