Quickly Map a Network Drive in Windows XP.
Do you want to quickly map a drive, but cant find the
toolbar button? If you map drives often, use one of these options to add a Map
Drive button to the folder toolbar.
Option One (Long
Click Start, click
My Computer, right-click the toolbar, then unlock the toolbars, if necessary.
toolbar again, and then click Customize.
toolbar buttons, locate Map Drive, and drag it into the position you want on
the right under Current toolbar buttons.
Click Close, click
OK, and then click OK again.
You now have drive
mapping buttons on your toolbar, so you can map drives from any folder window.
To unmap drives, follow the above procedure, selecting Disconnect under
Available toolbar buttons.
To quickly map a
drive, try this option:
Option Two (Quick
Click Start, and
right-click My Computer.
Click Map Network
If you place your My Computer icon directly on the
desktop, you can make this move in only two clicks!