How to Map a Network Drive (Windows 7)
The following are steps to add a network drive.
You will need to know the folder's/drive's name and have permissions granted to access the drive before you can add it.
Network drives/folders are not named "T drive" or any other letter. It is a specific drive/folder name.
1. Open your start menu and click on "Computer".
2. Click on "Map Network Drive".
3. Pick a letter drive and type in the network path. When finished, click on "Finish".
- When you reach this screen, you have an option to assign your network drive with a letter. Most users choose "T" which is why it is known as the "T Drive".
- The folder path must start with the prefix "\\upost\" followed by the network folder/drive's name.
- For example, the OTIS shared folder path would look like this:
4. After you are finished, the network drive added should appear in the Computer window.
- For this example we used "\\upost\staff_otis" assigned to the "Z" drive.
- You can add as many network drives/folders that you have access too, however, please note that only one drive letter can be assigned a folder. If "T" is used then you will need to use another letter.