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PC Network Drive Access

 

 On-Campus Instructions
In Windows 7/Vista click on Start then Computer. The drives will appear under the Network section and appear as below. Tip: If you network drives have a red X over them, simply reboot your computer and the drives will automatically re-map themselves.
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 Off-Campus Instructions/Instructions for Non-Samford Computers
1. In Windows 7/Vista click on Start then Computer to open an Explorer view of available drives. 
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2. At the top of the window, click on Map Network Drive, and a screen will appear asking to what network folder you would like to connect. You will need to select a drive letter from the drop-down menu, supply an address for the folder, then click Finish. 
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3. A new window will appear and prompt you to input your Samford user name and password. Once that's done, click OK. 
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4. A new window will opening displaying the contents of the network location. 
There are three specific network locations you can map.  
https://netfiles.samford.edu/departments corresponds to the W drive or Departments location. 
https://netfiles.samford.edu/public corresponds to the X drive or Public location. 
https://netfiles.samford.edu/homedir/username corresponds to the Z drive or your home directory. 
For mapping the home directory location you will need to supply your user name.  
Note: When opening and saving items from off campus you will be prompted to supply your user name and password each time you make a change.  

 


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