How To Map A Network Drive In Windows 10

Today, in this article, we'll show you how to map a network drive in Windows 10. Network drives – also known as Network Attached Storage (NAS) – are a crucial tool for users for both business and leisure purposes. A hard drive connected to your Wi-Fi router allows your content to be available to all your devices connected to the same network – or even remotely over the Internet.

If your business needs to share files with colleagues or you want to stream media from room to room at home, setting up a network drive is the way to go.

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We'll show you how to map a network drive in Windows 10. Mapping a network drive is the process of connecting a network drive to Windows 10, allowing it to display the drive as physically connected to your PC. So read on to find out how you can easily connect to a drive and distribute files using it in our guide on how to map a network drive in Windows 10.

Steps to map a network drive in Windows 10

  1. First of all, press Win + E to open a File Explorer window.
  2. Now choose This PC on the left side of the window.
  3. Click on the Computer tab.
  4. Now click on Map network drive button.
  5. Now you need to choose a drive letter.
  6. click on the Squeaky toy button.
  7. Select a network on your computer or server and then a shared folder.
  8. You now need to enter a username and password to access the network feature.
  9. Verify that Reconnect on sign-in (or logon) is checked.
  10. Now click the Finish button. That is all!

You can now see a new "drive" appear in the windows, with the letter you provided in step 5.

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