Mapping Departmental Share Drive on Windows
Posted by , Last modified by Patrick Bell on 05 April 2018 11:36 AM

Note: Off-campus users need to connect to the VPN before following these instructions.

Click on your Operating System:
Windows 10
Windows 7

Windows 10:

1.
Click on the Windows Explorer icon on your task bar


2.
On the left side of the Windows Explorer windows, click on "This PC"



3.
At the top of the window, click the tab named "Computer" and then click "Map network drive"




4.
For the folder name enter: \\space.plymouth.edu\DeptShareName (DeptShareName representing the name of the shared drive).

Note: Make sure the Reconnect at logon, is checked and if you're on your personal computer (not PSU owned) make sure Connect using different credentials, is checked.



5. If you checked Connect using different credentials, a new window will pop up. Type in: plymouth\username in the username field, where username is your myPlymouth username. Type in your myPlymouth password in the password field. If you do not see a window open, click on Finish, or OK.

Note: Make sure the Remember my credentials is checked.



6.
A new window should open showing you the shared drive you just mapped to. The drive will then be available to be accessed in Windows Explorer on the left side.

Windows 7

1. Click the Start Menu

2. Click "My Computer"

3. Click on "Map network drive".

3. For the folder name enter: \\space.plymouth.edu\DeptShareName (DeptShareName representing the name of the shared drive).

Note: Make sure the Reconnect at logon, is checked and if you're on your personal computer (not PSU owned) make sure Connect using different credentials, is checked.

4. If you checked Connect using different credentials, a new window will pop up. Type in: plymouth\username in the username field, where username is your myPlymouth username. Type in your myPlymouth password in the password field. If you do not see a window open, click on Finish, or OK.

Note: Make sure the Remember my credentials is checked.

 

5. Your drive should now be mapped and listed as a network location!

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