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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:

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

    5. In the menu, select Map Network Drive


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

    7. Ensure both check boxes are checked.


    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.

Keywordsufiles, map, network, share, shared, drive, folder, U:, shares, s:\   Doc ID57916
OwnerDesktop Support L.GroupUW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created2015-11-02 15:10:54Updated2023-09-22 09:23:51
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