# Map a Network Drive on Windows

#### ByR.Joseph

May 9, 2012

How to Map a Network Drive on Windows XP and Windows 7
By: Revengsky Joseph D. Reyes (a.k.a – rjdreyes – jcyberinux.com)

An immediate solution for mapping a network drive on Windows XP and Windows 7.

The immediate resolution to the concern as the following instructions:

1. Method 1: Windows XP – At Desktop, Right-click on My Computer then click Map Network Drive.

Windows 7 – At Desktop, Right-click on Computer then click Map Network Drive.

Method 2: Windows XP – At Windows Explorer, on File Menu, click on Tools then click Map Network Drive.

Windows 7
– At Windows Explorer, click Map Network Drive.

2. On Windows XP, Map Network Drive Dialog Box,

Choose a desired Drive Letter, (for example, Y:)

Type or Browse the desired Folder, (for example, \\mysever\sharedrive or \\192.168.10.134\F\$ – the ip address plus the share drive).

Click or check the checkbox, Reconnect to logon to save the password/credentials of the map network drive, then click Finish.

3. It will prompt for the User name and Password, type it then afterwards, click or check the checkbox Remember my password, click Ok.

Wait until it finish to verify and connect you to the network drive.

4. On Windows 7, Map Network Drive Dialog Box,

Choose a desired Drive Letter, (for example, Y:)

Type or Browse the desired Folder, (for example, \\mysever\sharedrive or \\192.168.10.134\F\$ – the ip address plus the share drive).

Click or check the checkbox, Reconnect to logon to save the password/credentials of the map network drive, then click Finish.

It will also prompt for the User name and Password, type it then afterwards, click or check the checkbox Remember my password, click Ok. Wait until it finish to verify and connect you to the network drive.

I hope this helps you to resolve your concern. 😀