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Map Network Share on Windows 7 and Windows 10

This document details how to map a network share/share drive on Windows 10.


Mapping Network Share

1. Open File Explorer.

2. In File Explorer:

        1. Select "This PC" on the left side task bar.

        2. Select "Computer" at the top of the window.

Screenshot of File Explorer

2. Select "Map network drive." 

Screenshot of File Explorer

3. In the following screen:

        1. Enter the desired file path. For example: \\fpsa\compserv$\

        2. Assign the desired letter.

Screenshot of Map Network Drive

4. After filing in the folder and drive:

        1. Select "Reconnect at logon."

        2. Select "Finish."

Screenshot of Map Network Drive

5. After this the drive will appear in your list of mapped drives.


Error Message

If you receive this error message, the file path is incorrect or you do not have access to the share:


Mapping Home Directories

If you are mapping your home directory (M drive), use the following paths: 

Staff: \\fpsa\u\username

***NOTE: The singular "u" is the first letter of your last name.***

Student workers: \\fpsa\studentworkers$\username

Students: \\fpsb\u\username

***NOTE: The singular "u" is the first letter of your last name.***




Keywords:map, network, share, department, drive, smb, cifs, o:/, o drive   Doc ID:28186
Owner:Kris C.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2013-01-18 09:44 CSTUpdated:2022-11-16 12:45 CST
Sites:UW Green Bay
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