I have a virtualbox instance running with Windows 7 as the guest and macOS as the host. I'm sharing my coding directory bin to the guest and have access to it:

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As you can see the share is in the network folder, but if I run the net share command the output is just the usual output:

>net share

Share name   Resource                        Remark

C$           C:\                             Default share
IPC$                                         Remote IPC
ADMIN$       C:\Windows                      Remote Admin
The command completed successfully.


Another thing is that I have to pushd into the share in order to access it. Why is it that this share shows up under the network folder but I cannot see it in my net share command?


I figured this out. VirtualBox uses the system drive Z:\ as the shared drive. So if you (for example) wanted to enumerate all system drives and figure out which on was for VBox you could do so like this, using python:

def do_logical_drive_enum():
    discovered_drives = []
    drives = win32api.GetLogicalDriveStrings()
    drives = drives.split("\000")[:-1]
    for drive in drives:
    print discovered_drives

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