Dress up the Drive Icons for Windows Explorer Users
Novell Cool Solutions: Trench
By Bryan Keadle
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Posted: 10 Feb 2005
Windows Explorer doesn't lend itself very well to identifing your mapped drives. When users 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).
Download EnableDriveIcons.exe here.
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