The customer's IT department setup a share on their server called
where then our software resides
Normally this share is invisible; presumably because of the "$" on the end.
Is there some special meaning for a share named apps$? Is there something with replication or automatic discovery on Windows Server 2003?
Note: Googling for
apps$ will not work because google (and StackOverflow) ignore the $ on the end. Any results you do get will be related to iPhone apps.