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MAPPED DRIVES

CREATE A MAPPED DRIVE QUICKLY

The Annoyance:

I usually think about mapping a drive when I’m ready to access a shared resource in My Network Places or Network Neighborhood. The Windows Help files tell me to use the Map Network Drive command on the Tools menu. That in turn asks me to enter the path to the share I want to map, or makes me open another window and select the shared resource. There must be an easier way.

The Fix:

Actually, mapping a drive to a share in front of your face is the fastest way to accomplish this task. In the window that displays all the shares of a computer, right-click the icon for the shared resource and select Map Network Drive. This action opens the Map Network Drive dialog box seen in


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