Windows Explorer Cannot Access Subst UNC Path

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When you use the subst command to associate a universal naming convention (UNC) path with a drive letter, you receive the following error message when you attempt to access the drive letter through My Computer or Microsoft Windows Explorer:
drive letter is not accessible.


To work around this behavior, use the net use command to map the drive letter to the UNC path.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional and Microsoft Windows 2000 Server.


Article ID: 246887 - Last Review: October 31, 2006 - Revision: 4.1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
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