Cygwin mounted drives as Administrator on Windows 7

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Aug 31 12:21:00 GMT 2011

On Aug 31 11:40, Mobin Bhayat wrote:
> Hi,
> I’ve installed Cygwin 1.7 on a Windows 7 machine. The issue I’m having
> is with viewing mapped network drives. When running as a normal user I
> can see all the drives mounted correctly under /cygdrive E.G.
> /cygdrive/x, / cygdrive /y etc..
> However when I run Cygwin as an Administrator only the C drive remains
> mounted under /cygdrive/c
> Is there any additional setup I need to run in order to view the
> drives correctly as an Administrator?

That's UAC.  See


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