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programatically map network drive

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I'd like to programatically map a network drive. I tried the following code
but got the error: User credentials cannot be used for local connections.
Does anyone have any ideas of what is causing this?

PS: I can ping the machine to be mapped and I can map it in windows with a
good username and password.

Here is the code:

Dim options As New ConnectionOptions
options.Username = strUserName
options.Password = strPassword
Dim scope As New ManagementScope(strPathOfDriveToBeMapped, options)

Dim disk As New ManagementObject(scope, _
New ManagementPath("Win32_logicaldisk='c:'"), Nothing)
Catch e As UnauthorizedAccessException
MessageBox.Show("Failed to connect: " + e.Message)
End Try
Jul 21 '05 #1
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