|31 Jul 2011||#1|
| || |
Drive letters vs UNC revisited
Some time ago I asked about extendeding the 24 drive letter limit as I had run out of drive letters. The discussion evolved to one about a replacement OS.. WHS 1 IIRC, because I could use Drive extender, but that would not have addressed my need.
Using librarian I can create a number of libraries from objects on the network and I can create these using UNCs. This takes care of my needs when I'm opening or saving stuff via an application.
But what about at the desktop, when I want to "explore" my data.
Is there a way to replace the drive letter list in explorer? Is there a truly 64bit app that can show me my drives by UNC, or show me my libraries without the need for the second pane like windows explorer?
EDIT: I probably should comment that adding network places in Computer does almosst achieve what I want. I can create a network place for each "drive" and then unmap the drives. When used in conjunction with libraries I'm almost there. Only problem is, because network places are seen as folders, the total size, free space and percent full details cannot be shown. If there were a way to change that, then I'd have a workable solution.
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: Drive letters vs UNC revisited|
|Why would Windows 7 assign drive letters oddly on an internal drive?||General Discussion|
|Do we still need drive letters...?||General Discussion|
|Win 7 drive letters - please help||Hardware & Devices|
|DRIVE LETTERS||Installation & Setup|
|Windows Explorer: Display Drive Letters Before Drive Names||General Discussion|
|Different Drive Letters appear in XP and Win 7 ?||Installation & Setup|
|Drive letters||Hardware & Devices|
|Our Sites ||Site Links ||About Us ||Find Us |
Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:30 PM.