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How to map network drive in windows

This allows you to easily access a shared folder from a computer on the network. What happens here is you create a shortcut to that shared folder

Method -1

  1. Go to This PC
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2. Click on Map Network Drive

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3. Now type the share folder path or Browse and select the Share Path ( Note:- When you browse the Share Folder, see if Network Discovery is Turn On )

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4. Then click on the Finish

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Method -2

  1. Go to Add a network location
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2. Now click on Next

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3. Select Choose a custom network location and click Next

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4. Now type the share folder path or Browse and select the Share Path

5. Click Next

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6. Now type a name you like for Map Location and click Next

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7. Now click on Finish

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Method -3

  1. Open the command prompt (CMD)
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2. You can map the network drive using the following command

net use [Drive latters:] [\\Share path]

Ex:

map network drive

3. If the network drive you are going to map is protected using a username and password, you can use the following method

net use [Drive latters:] [\\share path] /user:[Username] [Password]

Ex:-

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4. This method can be used to disconnect a mapped network drive

net use [Drive latters:] /delete

Ex:-

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