[Samba] Slightly OT: Making Windows Aps Think Mapped Drives a re Local

Geoff Scott geoffs at guestshire.com
Mon Jun 20 23:57:55 GMT 2005

AndyLiebman at aol.com wrote:

> I pose this question because I have a number of multimedia
> applications  that will only store and access media files (sound,
> video, etc.) if those files are located on a "local drive". However,
> I am quite sure that ALL of these applications will work fine if the
> media files are on a network drive.    
> Good hints or clues  or suggestions would be very much appreciated.
> Andy Liebman

It sounds to me like these applications are forcing you to use the
environment of choice for best performance, for media rich content.   Why
not use the local hard drive and then copy files to a network share for
backups if needed?

Regards Geoff Scott

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