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following problem: I have a windows 7 box and alot of xp boxes. Every xp box supplies a network drive. But my windows 7 box signs in with some user that has not got any privileges.

Can I set a default network user in Windows 7? So my 7 box doesn't use my local username but the username I configured somewhere?


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That's a question for – Danny T. Apr 6 '11 at 14:58
Franz Kafka! I love your work. – Cody Gray Apr 6 '11 at 15:20
This question is off-topic on this site, but you don't have to do anything. It will be automatically migrated to a more suitable location shortly. I'd post an answer anyway, but I've recently been lambasted for doing that on off-topic questions. The simple solution is to explicitly map the network resource as a drive. When doing so, Windows will prompt you to enter a specific set of credentials to use. – Cody Gray Apr 6 '11 at 15:22

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