Create a shortcut to (map) a Network Drive with
When you create a shortcut to a shared
folder or computer on a network (also called mapping a network drive),
you can get to it from Computer or Windows Explorer without having to look for
it or type its network address each time.
1. Open Computer by clicking the Start
button, and then clicking Computer.
2. Click the Tools menu, and then click
Map Network Drive.
If you donít see the Tools menu, press
3. In the Drive list, click a drive
You can choose any available letter.
4. In the Folder box, type the path of
the folder or computer, or click Browse to find the folder or computer.
To connect every time you log on to your
computer, select the Reconnect at logon check box.
5. Click Finish.
Your computer is now connected, or
mapped, to the network drive.
Note: If you cannot connect to a network
drive or folder, the computer might be turned off or you might not have the
correct permissions. If you canít connect, contact your network administrator.