Ms-Dos Comand Prompt Starts as a network drive

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  1. AbortionSurvivor

    AbortionSurvivor Active Member

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    Everytime the user starts Ms-DOS, the command prompt is set to "U:\"
    (Which is a mapped network drive).

    The use needs the standard "C:\Documents and Settings\<User Name>"

    Is there a script file that is running this or a setting?
    User is logging onto Win2k Server Domain.
     
  2. col_panic

    col_panic calm like a bomb Moderator

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    it's a setting. the "start in" field on the shortcut properties will specify the directory where the prompt opens
     
  3. Supernaut

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    It is caused by having a home folder defined in the domain. You can possibly redefine it in My Computer->Properties->Advanced and clicking the Environment Variables button. Set a new variable called HOMEPATH and HOMEDRIVE and the value as the drive and directory, respectively, you wish to start in.

    Edit: This may or may not work.
     

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