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VISTA "renaming" network shared folders

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    sbwdc Guest

    VISTA "renaming" network shared folders

    We are running a Windows Server 2003 domain and are in the process of
    replacing all XP PC's with VISTA boxes.

    Currently all users have a folder on a Server 2003 file server and the "My
    Documents" folder from their XP machines is mapped to their folder on the
    network share.

    Currently I have upgraded 5 staff to VISTA and mapped their shared documents
    folder without any problem. BUT when I create a new shared folder for a new
    staff memeber and then map this folder to their new VISTA box, the folder on
    the file server is "renamed" to Documents. I say "renamed" because it appears
    that this is only a display name and the file system still operates with the
    original name.

    How do I get VISTA not to "rename" the shared folder as having multiple
    "Documents" folders on the network share gets very confusing.

    The thing is, VISTA did not "rename" the folders of existing staff, only the
    new ones.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    sbwdc Guest

    RE: VISTA "renaming" network shared folders

    Well, I hate to reply to my own post but after a bit more digging I found the
    answer I was looking for.

    See MS Knowledge base article 947222


    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947222


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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