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The Credentials Manager service does not save credentials when you try to map a drive by using a "net use" command together with the "/savecred" option

SYMPTOMS
Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Vista Service Pack 1.
  • You have other computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008.
  • Both of computers are in a same workgroup.
In this scenario, the Credentials Manager (CredMan) service does not save credentials when you try to map a drive by using a net use command together with the /savecred option.

Note This behavior differs from Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP.
MORE INFORMATION
For more information about the "Net use" command, visit the following Web site: For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
960646 If the "Reconnect at logon" option is selected, a network drive that is mapped to a Web share is displayed as a red X after you restart a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008
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Article ID: 971152 - Last Review: 05/18/2009 22:12:03 - Revision: 1.0

Windows Server 2008 Standard, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, Windows Web Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium Beta, Windows Vista Starter, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition, Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition, Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition, Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition, Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition, Windows Vista Service Pack 1

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