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Configuring a Shared Network Drive for Windows 7

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

  2. You will be prompted for your username and password.
    • Type SHERNET\username and password.
    • 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 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 click 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 to enter the
    drive.
    my computer shared drive

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