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Assorted NT/2000/XP/.. CMD.EXE Script Tricks
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184} How do I map a network drive from the command line?

For example:
  @echo off & setlocal enableextensions
  net use s: \\\COMP2_DTEXT /user:whoever
  xcopy /v/f C:\_D\MyTexts\MyFile.txt s:\
  dir s:\
  net use s: /delete
  endlocal & goto :EOF

The output might be e.g.
  The command completed successfully.

  C:\_D\MyTexts\MyFile.txt -> S:\MyFile.txt
  1 File(s) copied
   Volume in drive S is COMP2_C
   Volume Serial Number is E753-B1B6

   Directory of s:\

  11.03.2011  12:23    <DIR>          .
  11.03.2011  12:23    <DIR>          ..
  11.03.2011  12:33            34,062 MyFile.txt
         1 File(s)         34,062 bytes
         2 Dir(s)  38,304,260,096 bytes free
  s: was deleted successfully.
The last message is slightly misleading because s: actually is not deleted, but disconnected.

  Net use