[PATCH] [RFC] Make drive C always a
jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net
Sun Mar 8 11:06:40 CDT 2009
King InuYasha <ngompa13 at gmail.com> wrote on March 8th:
>It is definitely possible for Drive C: to be a network share on all versions
>of Windows starting from Windows 95. This does not exempt Windows
>XP/Vista/2k3/2k8. In fact, a public library in Indiana that I used to go to
>before I moved has all their machines set up this way. It takes a LOT of
>tweaking to make it work properly, because some applications expect Windows
>on Drive C:, but it is possible to do it.
I think this is how Fedex Office (formerly FedEx Kinkos) does it. I know that one of the local university's was also looking into this to prevent spread of viruses and to prevent 'file sharing'. This is absolutely possible and programs should support installation to a network share as C:. Windows can also be run this way.
Rather than set C: as Fixed, Wine should be set so that C: can be a network share that is NOT removable. This will take effort. Sometimes the easy solution is not the correct one.
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