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I mapped the network drive of Server 2k3 to an XP xlient computer (join to domain),

However, whenever i access the network drive to the client computer, it always asking for a password.

What will i do to access directly the network drive.

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asking for password during my first access to the network drive. – ck1201 Apr 10 '13 at 2:36
You can always edit your question to clarify. – jscott Apr 10 '13 at 2:37
Are the credentials you're supplying to the network drive the same as the user logged into the XP machine? – cole Apr 10 '13 at 2:40
@Cole. No it has different credentials. the credentials needed to access the network drive is the username password of Server Administrator – ck1201 Apr 10 '13 at 3:08
Why don't you just give that user access so that they don't need alternate credentials? – MDMarra Apr 10 '13 at 3:14

That's why it's asking for credentials. You can do this from the command line. It will prompt you for the username and password, and then will no longer prompt you for it afterwards.

net use <drive letter>: \\<servername>\<Share> /savecred /p:yes
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is this command for server computer or client computer?.. i try this to the client computer, but its not working.. – ck1201 Apr 10 '13 at 4:58
On the XP machine, what's the error you're receiving? What does your command look like? – cole Apr 10 '13 at 12:09
i cant type the password, that cause discontinue of the command – ck1201 Apr 11 '13 at 2:51

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