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Application that is developed age ago contains fixed locations in it self like

f:\inetpub\wwwroot...\some_pdf.pdf, so no on new server there is no f disk no chance to get it in short time, now what I need is map C: disk to be also as F:, I need them both.

Windows Server 2003 Service pack 2

Thanks in advance.

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The presence of 'wwwroot' strongly suggests that this drive-letter needs to be visible to the IIS service process. Is this with IIS? – sysadmin1138 Mar 3 '11 at 20:40
yes it is, now I have resolved this problem with location, but how to make it visible to iis – Senad Meškin Mar 3 '11 at 21:02
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Try this from the command prompt:

subst f: c:\

C:\>dir f:
 Volume in drive F is System
 Volume Serial Number is 1234-5678

 Directory of F:\

06/10/2009  10:42 PM                24 autoexec.bat
12/05/2009  02:07 AM    <DIR>          Boot
06/10/2009  10:42 PM                10 config.sys
02/16/2011  10:04 AM    <DIR>          Program Files
02/18/2011  04:31 PM    <DIR>          Users
01/03/2011  09:57 AM    <DIR>          Windows
               2 File(s)          2,093 bytes
               4 Dir(s)  104,560,091,136 bytes free

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Don't forget to add it to the computer's startup script, otherwise you need to do it again after every reboot. – John Gardeniers Mar 3 '11 at 23:15

The quickest solution to this would be to share the folder containing the application, then map a drive to the that folder and use the drive letter F.

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You can use the subst command

subst f: c:\

This isn't persistent across reboots so you'll need to put it in a startup batch file.

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If it's not the system drive, you can add another drive letter in Disk Management. Incidentally you can also map the drive as a folder on another NTFS drive.

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