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RE: Strange redirector paths returned from filter under Win2K

OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
Sorry. WIth regards to my ealier mail, I meant to state that the filter
driver under NT 4 returns a path like:

\<X>:\bopeep\progs\visio\Visio32.EXE

where X is the name of the mapped drive.

Any thoughts/knowledge to be imparted?

Regards,

Ivan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ivan Lewis-Coker
> Sent: Friday, March 03, 2000 4:29 PM
> To: 'ntfsd (E-mail)'; 'Ntdev (E-mail)'; 'Ntkernelmode (E-mail)'
> Subject: Strange redirector paths returned from filter
> under Win2K
>
> Hi,
>
> We're making Win2k modifications to a filter driver that
> works fine under NT 4 and also supports network redirectors.
> Now when a file - located across the network on a mapped
> network drive - is accessed under NT 4, what the driver
> returns is a UNC path to the file, eg:
>
> \bopeep\progs\visio\Visio32.EXE
>
> However, under Win2k, it always appears to return the following:
>
> \;<X>:1\bopeep\progs\visio\Visio32.EXE
>
> ...where <X> appears to be the mapped network drive.
>
> My question is; is this some new format which has been
> introduced in the Win2k kernel? Or is it something going
> wrong? And if it is a new feature, what is the syntax and in
> particular, what does the number after the colon signify?
>
> TIA,
>
> Ivan Lewis-Coker
> Software Developer
> AppSense Ltd
> Europa Way
> Bird Hall Lane
> Cheadle Heath
> Stockport
> SK3 0WY
>
> Tel: +44 (0) 0161 374 4095
>
> email: [email protected]
> www: http://www.appsense.net
>
>
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