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UNC vs Mapped Drive

Question asked by Kenneth Barrentine on Feb 1, 2011
Latest reply on Apr 8, 2011 by Kenneth Barrentine

What is the logic behind using a UNC path versus a Mapped Drive for toolbox?


I've always found mapped drives to be much more responsive.


Also, when the need arises I can relocate toolbox to a different location (folder or server) and re-map using the same letter.


Since mapped drives mask the UNC this helps to avoid the infamous SolidWorks error;

"Can't find this file, do you want to locate it, blah blah blah".


So I've always found mapped drives to be the better approach.

What do others use?



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