This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
This works for me as expected with versions 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7 on Windows XP against a drive exported by a NAS device.
The drive is however in the mean while mapped to Z:, but I don't think this plays a role: