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When you click one of the following items in the All Folders pane in theWindows Explorer window, the Map Network Drive and Disconnect Net Drivebuttons disappear from the toolbar:
The toolbar in Windows Explorer is context sensitive. The buttons thatappear on the toolbar depend on the object that is selected.
To map or disconnect a network drive, use either of the following methods:
Click a different item in the All Folders pane to restore the Map Network Drive and Disconnect Net Drive buttons.
Click Map Network Drive or Disconnect Network Drive on the Tools menu instead of clicking the Map Network Drive or Disconnect Net Drive button on the toolbar.
The behavior described above does not occur in My Computer. When one ofthe objects listed above is selected in My Computer, the Map Network Driveand Disconnect Net Drive buttons are still displayed on the toolbar.
To cause the toolbar to be displayed in Windows Explorer or My Computer,click Toolbar on the View menu.