# [Wine] Re: Do UNC paths actually work or not?

vitamin wineforum-user at winehq.org
Sat Oct 10 10:39:47 CDT 2009

scottburton wrote:
> Iwhich indicates that symbolically linking a Linux-accessible path, such as a remote server mountpoint, to ~/.wine/dosdevices/unc/SERVER/path will cause Windows applications running under Wine to see files enclosed under the standard UNC path \\SERVER\path\to\file.ext
>
> The open question is: does this really work?

Yes and no. Browsing of network shares is not implemented in Wine that's why you can't browse UNC paths. But if application tries to directly open / save a file using a UNC path it should work.