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Autocad 2019 Creates 2 Mapped Drives Upon Launch

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ILoveMadoka

Every time I launch Autocad 2019 (vanilla) it creates 2 new mapped drives that are a duplicate of the only drive I have mapped.

 

I start with Z:\MyFilesAreHere. When I launch Autocad somewhere during the "Check Licenses" stage of loading, two new drives appear.

So now I have:

 

X:\MyFilesAreHere

Y:\MyFilesAreHere

Z:\MyFilesAreHere

 

Close and relaunch AutoCad and two more appear each time until all my drive letters have been used up.

 

Any ideas?

 

 

ps: I stopped all my customization files from loading and the same thing happens. (FYI)

 

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BIGAL

If its for support file pathing check with full path rather than mapped drive ? 

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ILoveMadoka

I only have two references to mapped drives in my search paths and they are the default mapped drives.

(With the Drive Letters) - They exist.

One of the references is a Trusted Location and the other is a Printer Support File Path.

 

The drive mappings that are created are using drive letters not specified anywhere in AutoCad.

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BIGAL

Again use the direct network address of the drive \\mydrive\server1\users\projetcs etc

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ILoveMadoka

That worked.

 

Could you please explain why?

I've worked in Autocad since Release 9 in DOS and I'd never seen that happen even once..

 

Thanks for the workaround..

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BIGAL

"Can I explain why" No idea really,obviously something to do with mapped drives. 

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