Network Drive Mapping Using Windows 7

This article explains how to map a WPI network drive on a Windows 7 computer.

On Campus

  1. Click on the "Start'" Orb (Windows Vista/7)
  2. Right-click on the "Computer" button. Note that this may appear as the name of your computer on WPI-owned machines
  3. Click "Map network drive..."
  4. Uncheck the "Reconnect at logon" box if it is checked
  5. Type in the network drive path (ex. \\\HOME\My_Documents)
  6. Click "Finish"
  7. When the logon information is requested, enter your WPI username in the format "" and your Windows password

Off Campus

Drive mapping instructions are the same as above, however, you will need to be connected to WPI's VPN in order for the connections to work.



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