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QuickAccess - Using Links Instead of Mapped Drives

This document details how to use Quick Access instead of mapping a drive or drives so your drives follow you across campus.


1. Navigate to File Explorer on the task bar or start menu.

Screenshot of File Explorer

2. Select the search bar in Quick Access.

Screenshot of Quick Access

3. Enter the location of the mapped drive (ex. \\fpsa\compserv$), and then press Enter.

Screenshot of Quick Access in File Explorer

4. Drag the location onto Quick Access.

Screenshot of Drag to Quick Access

5. The new link will now appear in your list of quick access links (bottom position) once the process has been completed. You may drag items into whatever order of items you'd like.

***NOTE: in Windows 10, you will not be able to rename the quick access links.***




Keywords:map, drive, drives, favorites, windows, 10, start, mapped   Doc ID:73222
Owner:Kris C.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2017-05-10 11:14 CSTUpdated:2022-11-18 11:40 CST
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