Access mounted volumes on Windows from LC?

Klaus major-k klaus at
Wed Jun 22 10:53:11 EDT 2016

Hi Ben,

> Am 22.06.2016 um 13:02 schrieb Ben Rubinstein <benr_mc at>:
> I need to deploy an app to a remote Windows machine which is not under my control.
> The app needs to inspect a folder on a mounted drive.  Traditionally this was just mounted as a letter, e.g. "Z:\" or similar; my app worked fine.
> But modern Windows systems use volume names, so a folder on such a drive may have the path (in Windows notation) like:
> 	\\volname\folder1\folder2
> Attempting to access it using any of the forms
> 	/volname/folder1/folder2
> 	\volname\folder1\folder2
> 	\\volname\folder1\folder2
> 	//volname/folder1/folder2
> fails (although the error is different in the last case).
> How can I access such a path?

hm, just made a test on Windows 10 with LC 8.01 and this script:
set the folder to "//Mac/Home/Downloads"
## I got the folder path with "answer folder xxx;put it"
put the files into fld 1
And it worked without problem!?

> TIA,
> Ben



Klaus Major
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