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How to Map a Network Drive
Posted by Matthew Reynolds on 17 March 2020 09:32 AM

Map a network drive to get to it from File Explorer in Windows without having to look for it or type its network address each time.

  • 1. Open File Explorer from the taskbar or the Start menu, or press the Windows logo key  + E.

  • 2. Select This PC from the left pane. Then, on the Computer tab, select Map network drive. 

  • 3. In the Drive list, select a drive letter. (Any available letter will do.)

  • 4. In the Folder box, type the path of the folder or computer (for most network drives, they will start with "\\\"), or select Browse to find the folder or computer. To connect every time you log on to your PC, select the Reconnect at sign-in checkbox.

    • Note: To browse more easily, start to type the path of the folder (ex. "\\\" ), then click Browse.

  • 5. Select Finish.

  • Note: If you can't connect to a network drive or folder, the computer you're trying to connect to might be turned off, or you might not have the correct permissions. Try contacting your network administrator.
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