Trying to install on workstation and don't see network drives to browse to the main gm.ini file on server

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    Trying to install on workstation and don't see network drives to browse to the main gm.ini file on server


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    IMPORTANT NOTE: The following instructions are from Microsoft support. It is highly suggested talking to your system administrator prior to ever changing User Account Control settings on Windows machines.


    Turning off UAC

           
             

    Use the following procedure to disable UAC.

             

    To perform the following procedure, you must be able to log on with or provide the credentials of a member of the local Administrators group.

             
                                                                                                                          
                      ImportantImportant
            Turning off UAC reduces the security of your computer and may  expose you to increased risk from malicious software. We do not  recommend leaving UAC disabled.
               

                              

             
             

    To turn off UAC

             
               
                   
    1.                

      Click Start, and then click Control Panel.

                   
    2.              
    3.                

      In Control Panel, click User Accounts.

                   
    4.              
    5.                

      In the User Accounts window, click User Accounts.

                   
    6.              
    7.                

      In the User Accounts tasks window, click Turn User Account Control on or off.

                   
    8.              
    9.                

      If UAC is currently configured in Admin Approval Mode, the User Account Control message appears. Click Continue.

                   
    10.              
    11.                

      Clear the Use User Account Control (UAC) to help protect your computer check box, and then click OK.

                   
    12.              
    13.                

      Click Restart Now to apply the change right away, or click Restart Later, and then close the User Accounts tasks window.

                   
    14.            
    Next steps:
    1. Restart GoldMine installer on the workstation
    2. When you get the point where it asks you to install to a New Database or an Existing Database, select Existing
    3. Now you should be able to select the shared location from the network drive drop down list
    4. Finish install 
    5. Test logging into GoldMine from this workstation

    NOTE: Please note that you can now change your User Account Control settings back to a more secure level and test.