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Help users by changing drive icons to reflect the drive letter.


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  • Novell Client
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  • Microsoft Windows
  • Posted:3 Feb 2005
    File Size:532KB
    Publisher:Bryan Keadle


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    Windows Explorer doesn't lend itself very well to identify your mapped drives. When user's have an explorer window open that looks like this:

    Having them find a given drive letter, "select your H: drive", isn't as easy as it sounds.

    But by giving explorer a little face-lift, their explorer windows can look like this:

    Now isn't that better? Simply copy UPCASE.EXE and ENABLEDRIVEICONS.EXE to everyone's Windows directory:

    copy f:\public\upcase.exe %windir% /y
    copy f:\public\enabledriveicons.exe %windir% /y

    Then just run EnableDriveIcons.exe once for each user (or just add to the machine startup).

    That's cool!

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