Windows 7 Login Script Issues within a Group Policy

Recently we have had a number of Windows 7 machines added to one of the Windows Based Domain network’s that I look after.

Upon login, the login script that is delivered via a group policy doesn’t appear to be mapping the network drives that it does on Windows XP machines. After hunting around I found the following fix:

By adding the following registry entry it appears to fix the issue:

EnableLinkedConnections = 1 (DWord)

Disclaimer: This is not supported by Microsoft and was never tested. Use at your own risk.


For a detailed explanation on how/why it works check out this article:

More information: and technet

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