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How do I set up a Network Location on my PC to a department share?

This guide will walk you through mapping a Network Location.  This is the new process to replace making a department share by a letter from A through Z.  

File Explorer

Open File Explorer

This PC

1)  Right click on This PC

2)  Left click on Add a network location

Open wizard

Click Next

Network Location

1)  Click on Chose a custom network location to highlight it

2)  Click Next

Network address

1)  Type in the following:  \\filesvr.tccnet.edu\  As soon as you put in the last back slash, the list will populate

2)  Scroll down through the list to fidn the share you wish to map to

3)  Click on the share

Next

1)  Check the address of the share is the correct one

2)  Click Next

Name

1)  You can add a shorter name here that you want to display in your list of drives rather than the very long one it defaults to

2)  Click Next

The share

The Share is now listed under your "This PC" and as you see, there is no letter assigned to it

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