The SUBST command is not working correctly in Windows 2000.

A. A bug exists in Windows 2000 which will not be fixed before its Release To Manufacturing. Normally you can subst a drive letter for a folder, be it local or remote. If you subst a drive letter for a remote folder, e.g.:

C:\&gt; <b>subst h: \\titanic\home\savillj</b>

When you try and access H: you get error:

<font color="#800080">The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.</font>

To work around the problem use net use instead, e.g.

C:\&gt; <b>net use h: \\titanic\home\savillj</b>

A knowledge base article Q218740 will be available for this (but its not out yet).

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