Map Shares from a Windows computer

Note: The "Shares" drive is automatically mapped on UWM PCs. Look for it under drive letter S:\. These instructions only apply for non-UWM managed computers.

Please note that for these instructions to work you must either:
  1. Be physically on UWM campus connecting to the wired or wireless campus networks, or
  2. Be connected to the campus VPN service. For instructions to install & connect to the VPN see:  https://kb.uwm.edu/page.php?id=70415

Instructions for Windows 10

    1. Right-click the Start button
    2. Select File Explorer



    3. In the new window, Select This PC from the left navigation bar

    4. Select the tab labelled Computer

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    5. In the menu, select Map Network Drive

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    6. Pick an available Drive letter, and enter the folder path \\ad.uwm.edu\shares

    7. Ensure both check boxes are checked.

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    8. Click Finish
    9. You are prompted for your username and password. Enter your username in this format:
      • ad\ePantherID
      • For instance, if your ePanther ID were "pounce," you would enter "ad\pounce"
    10. Your computer is now connected, or mapped, to the uFiles network drive.





Keywords:ufiles, map, network, share, drive, folder, U:, shares, s:\   Doc ID:57916
Owner:Desktop Support L.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2015-11-02 14:10 CSTUpdated:2022-08-01 07:26 CST
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