What is network drive?
The network drive is a folder which is being located on the remote computer in order to share it over LAN. This network drive is being set in the server. Servers are always in the on position. So you could access that drive from that server whenever you like. By using the drive mapping, you could make reference to the remote drive. You could navigate it with the Windows explorer and also with Internet. In the case of Microsoft Windows 7, network drive mapping is very easy to perform.
Following are some points related with the network drive and tips to add network drive in Microsoft Windows 7 OS:
- Microsoft Windows 7 OS
- Add drive on network
- Things to remember
Microsoft Windows 7 OS
Microsoft Windows 7 is the latest Operating System released by Microsoft Corporation. This version has improved features. It has got enhanced taskbar and you could add many items. Security features are also enhanced in Microsoft Windows 7 OS.Many editions are available for Windows 7.These editions include Windows 7 Starter, Home Premium, Home Basic and Ultimate. You would get them in either 32 bit or the 64 bit. Before going to install Windows 7 you need to make sure that the system is having all the requirements for Microsoft Windows 7.You need to do the mapping of network drive in order make use the network drive.
Add drive on network
The toolbar, you need to click the button called “Map network drive". The next window called Map Network Drive would appear. In that you would click the Drive menu there. You need to choose the drive letter from the list showed there. After that in the Folder field, you would provide the path to network drive. In an alternate way you could click Browse and choose the network drive. You would then click OK. You need to choose the check box called Reconnect at logon. You would next select the option called different user name. In the window called 'Connect as' would appear. You would then enter the username and the password of the account which is permission to access that network which is shared. After pressing the Enter key you would click OK. This would then save the network configuration which is mapped.
By adding the network drive others could access that files. You would be careful while putting files to the network. There might be security issues. There are chances that, name of the remote computer would change or the folder would move. So if any user could not access the network drive, you need to check for these conditions. If there is any change try to solve them and now others could access the network drive.
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