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How do I map a missing S: Drive or department network share drive?

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Map a missing S: Drive

  1. Open Computer by clicking the Start button,
  2. Choose Computer
  3. Click Map Network Drive
  4. In the Drive field, use the drop-down menu to select S: as the drive letter
  5. In the Folder box, type the path of the folder or computer
    • Administrators should use \\miadmin\username(Replace the username with your username)
    • Faculty and Students should use \\mistudent\username(Replace the username with your username)
    • Use the backslash key ( \ ) found above the enter key
  6. Make sure the Reconnect at logon box is checked
  7. Click Finish
  8. Your S: drive will now open
  9. If you have more than one department share drive, repeat the above steps and choose an empty drive letter

Map a group/department share drive

  1. Open Computer by clicking the Start button,
  2. Choose Computer
  3. Click Map Network Drive
  4. In the Drive field, use the drop-down menu to choose a drive letter (You can choose any available letter)
  5. In the Folder box, type the path of the share drive that you were provided
    • Share drives are typically in the form of \\miadmin\sharedrivename$ (Replace this with the share drive you were provided)
    • File path must be typed exactly as it was provided to you
    • Use the backslash key ( \ ) found above the enter key
  6. Make sure the Reconnect at logon box is checked
  7. Click Finish
  8. Your share drive will now open
  9. If you have more than one department share drive, repeat the above steps and choose an empty drive letter

NOTE: If this is a newly created share drive or you get an error message when mapping, you will have to log out and log back in and repeat the steps

Details

Article ID: 30120
Created
Tue 5/9/17 3:35 PM
Modified
Wed 12/13/17 1:46 PM