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 ====== Mapping a drive in Windows ====== ====== Mapping a drive in Windows ======
  
 +This shows you how to map a windows network drive to your Physics unix home directory.
  
-=== Windows XP === +You can use a similar setup to map drive to other sharesfor example ​group shares hosted on \\physgroups.spa.umn.edu
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-Open My Computer +
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-Click the Tools menu and then choose Map Network Drive +
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-{{computing:​department:​mapdrive.jpg|}} +
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-On the Map Network Drive window, choose the drive the drive letter you would like to map the drive to +
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-In the Folder fieldtype the name of the network share you want to connect to +
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-For example, to connect to your home directory type \\physics\username +
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-Make sure to check the "​Reconnect at logon" box to keep the drive mapped the next time you login +
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-If the network share requires a different username and password than what you logged into Windows with, click the "​different user name" link, enter the network share credentials,​ and click OK +
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-Click Finish +
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-{{computing:​department:​mapdrive2.jpg|}} +
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-=== Windows Vista ===+
  
 Open Computer Open Computer
  
-{{computing:​department:​mapdrive3.jpg|}}+{{computing:​department:​startmenu.jpg|}}
  
 Click Map Network Drive Click Map Network Drive
  
-{{computing:​department:​mapdrive4.jpg|}}+{{computing:​department:​computer.jpg|}}
  
 On the Map Network Drive window, choose the drive the drive letter you would like to map the drive to On the Map Network Drive window, choose the drive the drive letter you would like to map the drive to
  
-In the Folder field, type the name of the network share you want to connect to+In the Folder field, type the name of the network share you want to connect to by typing \\physhome.spa.umn.edu\username 
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 +For example, if your username was smith you would type \\physhome.spa.umn.edu\smith 
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 +Make sure to check the "​Reconnect at logon" and "​Connect using different credentials"​ boxes. 
 +Click Finish. ​
  
-For example, to connect to your home directory type \\physics\username+{{computing:​department:​mapdrive7.png|}}
  
-Make sure to check the "​Reconnect at logon" box to keep the drive mapped the next time you login+In the Windows Security dialog type your physics username starting with ''​SPA\'',​ and your physics password.
  
-If the network share requires a different username and password than what you logged into Windows with, click the "​different user name" link, enter the network share credentials, and click OK+Check remember my credentials.
  
-Click Finish+Click OK
  
-{{computing:​department:​mapdrive5.jpg|}}+{{computing:​department:​credentials.jpg|}}
computing/department/windows/networkdrives.1207783953.txt.gz · Last modified: 2008/04/09 18:32 by nick