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How To Map A Network Drive

Determine operating system, this can be done by clicking the start button; it will be on the left of the menu.

Windows XP: Start, My Computer. From the new box that pops up, click Tools, Map Network Drive. Under the Drive field, click on the down arrow and select an open drive, i.e. L:. Under the Folder field, type in "\\server\volume", i.e. "\\zeus\www" then click Finish. In a few moments a new window will pop up with the newly mapped drive.

Windows 2000: Right click on the My Computer (or PCxxxxx) desktop icon and select Map Network Drive. Under the Drive field, click on the down arrow and select an open drive, i.e. L:. Under the Folder field, type in "\\server\volume", i.e. "\\zeus\www" then click Finish. In a few moments a new window will pop up with the newly mapped drive.

Windows NT: Right click on the My Computer (or PCxxxxx) desktop icon and select Map Network Drive. Under the Drive field, click on the down arrow and select an open drive, i.e. L:. Under the Path field, type in "\\server\volume", i.e. "\\zeus\www" then click OK to finish. In a few moments a new window will pop up with the newly mapped drive.