Windows XP and 2000 Map a Network Drive

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== How to ==
== How to ==
Before you can access a Network Drive on Windows XP or 2000 it needs to be Mapped as a Local Drive. This means assigning it a Drive letter.<br>
Before you can access a Network Drive on Windows XP or 2000 it needs to be Mapped as a Local Drive. This means assigning it a Drive letter.<br>
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After the Drive is mapped it will appear as a link under 'My Computer.'
After the Drive is mapped it will appear as a link under 'My Computer.'
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=== Step 1 - ===
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=== Step 1 - Open Map Window ===
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Right click '''My Computer''' and select '''Map Network Drive'''.
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Right click '''My Computer''' and select '''Map Network Drive'''
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=== Step 2 - ===
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[[Image:mapNetworkDriveXP0.PNG]]
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=== Step 2 - Enter Share Name ===
Enter "\\storage01\'''sharename'''" in the folder box, where '''sharename''' is the drive you want to map to on [[Storage01]]
Enter "\\storage01\'''sharename'''" in the folder box, where '''sharename''' is the drive you want to map to on [[Storage01]]
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<br>Example: "\\storage01\ms" - for Microsoft applications, "\\storage01\public", and "\\storage01\yourusername" for your personal storage space.
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=== Step 3 - ===
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[[Image:mapNetworkDriveXP1.PNG]]
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=== Step 3 - Specific Settings ===
Click on connect using '''a different username'''.
Click on connect using '''a different username'''.
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=== Step 4 - Enter Campus Domain Information ===
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Fill in the '''Username:''' box with "campus\'''username'''", (where '''username''' is your [[Campus Domain Account#Username|Campus Domain Username]]) and the "Password:" box with your [[Campus Domain Account#Password|Campus Domain password]].
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Fill in the '''Username:''' box with '''campus\''' before your username, so if your username was ''jsmith'' you would type ''campus\jsmith''.<br>
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Fill in the '''Password:''' box with your [[Campus Domain Account#Password|Campus Domain password]].
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[[Image:mapNetworkDriveXP2.PNG]]
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=== Step 5 - Confirm Mapping ===
Click on '''OK''' and then click on '''Finish''' to complete mapping the network drive.
Click on '''OK''' and then click on '''Finish''' to complete mapping the network drive.

Revision as of 12:03, 9 October 2012

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How to

Before you can access a Network Drive on Windows XP or 2000 it needs to be Mapped as a Local Drive. This means assigning it a Drive letter.
You'll need your Campus Domain Information as authentication.
After the Drive is mapped it will appear as a link under 'My Computer.'

Step 1 - Open Map Window

Right click My Computer and select Map Network Drive

MapNetworkDriveXP0.PNG

Step 2 - Enter Share Name

Enter "\\storage01\sharename" in the folder box, where sharename is the drive you want to map to on Storage01
Example: "\\storage01\ms" - for Microsoft applications, "\\storage01\public", and "\\storage01\yourusername" for your personal storage space.

MapNetworkDriveXP1.PNG

Step 3 - Specific Settings

Click on connect using a different username.

Step 4 - Enter Campus Domain Information

Fill in the Username: box with campus\ before your username, so if your username was jsmith you would type campus\jsmith.
Fill in the Password: box with your Campus Domain password.

MapNetworkDriveXP2.PNG

Step 5 - Confirm Mapping

Click on OK and then click on Finish to complete mapping the network drive.

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