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Network Drive Mapping On Campus (Windows OS)

NOTE:If you are off-campus, you need to run the VPN before mapping the drive. Visit the VPN site for instructions.

  1. Right-click on the My Computer icon.
  2. Click on "Map Network Drive..."
  3. Click on the down arrow next to the Drive text box.
  4. Select a free drive letter such as "R:"
  5. In the path field, type the path you wish to map to. View example paths.
  6. Check The Reconnect at logon box if you want this share to automatically map after every reboot.
    Personal computers will require you to enter login credentials to map the drive.
    • On Windows 7, select Connect using different credentials, click Finish, then enter your WPI username & password.
    • All other Windows operating systems, click on different user name then enter your WPI username & password.
      Use domain\username format in the username field. Set the domain to be ADMIN.
  7. Click Finish.

Troubleshooting (Frequently Asked Questions)

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