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Configuring a Shared Network Drive for Windows 7

  1. Select the Windows start button, type "adminshare" and hit the return key on your keyboard.

  2. You will be prompted for your username and password.
    • Type SHERNET\username and password; and,
    • Check the Remember my password checkbox.

    adminshare connect

  3. You will be presented with a list of available shared network drives. Select the drive you need, right click or use keyboard-based navigation and choose Map Network Drive from the popup menu.
    Map network drive

  4. Choose the letter for the drive. Each drive must have its own unique letter (avoid using “H” or “I” these are reserved for other network functions). Check the Reconnect at Log-in checkbox and select Finish.
    Assign drive letter

  5. You now have access to the shared drive you specified.
    Shared drive connected

  6. For future uses, the shared drive will be listed under Computer. Double-click, or use keyboard-based navigation, to enter the
    my computer shared drive

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