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Mapping a Drive on Windows 8 & 10
Note: If you are off-campus, you will first need to connect to the campus VPN. To set up the VPN, please follow the instructions here: VPN on Windows
This document shows how to map a network drive on Windows 8 and Windows 10.
1. Navigate to the Start Menu, and search 'This PC'.2. In the This PC window, select the 'Computer' tab from the menu ribbon.3. Click 'Map network drive' in the 'Computer' menu panel.4. In the Map Network Drive window, select a drive letter from the drop-down menu. The letters are completely arbitrary--you can choose whichever letter is not currently occupied [typically anything other than C/D/E/F/or G. In the folder textbox, enter the desired network path.For Department drives: \\minerfiles.mst.edu\dfs\deptFor Research drives: \\minerfiles.mst.edu\dfs\researchFor S: drives: \\minerfiles.mst.edu\dfs\users\<username>For User Web: \\minerfiles.mst.edu\dfs\userweb\<username>5. Check 'Reconnect at logon'. If you are on a personal computer, be sure to check 'Connect using different credentials'.6. If you are on a personal computer, enter 'MST-USERS\<username>' for your username and then your S&T Password to login.7. Click 'Finish' You will need to repeat this process for each network path you wish to map.