How to Map a Network Drive in Windows

  • Windows 7:  Right click on Computer and select Map Network Drive...
  • Windows 10:  Open File Explorer, right click on This PC and select Map Network Drive...
  • For Drive: select an available letter.
    • for your samba drive, select H:
  • For Folder: enter the path for the folder.
    • to connect to your samba drive, enter \\ccsamba.cc.gatech.edu\<username>, where <username> is your CC AD (Windows) username (i.e. \\ccsamba.cc.gatech.edu\uwanna).
    • For staff, to connect to your home directory, enter \\winhome.cc.gatech.edu\homedirs$\<username>, where <username> is your CC AD (Windows) username (i.e. \\winhome.cc.gatech.edu\homedirs$\uwanna).
    • to connect to adminfs, enter \\adminfs.cc.gatech.edu\<folder>, where <folder> is the folder you normally work from (i.e. \\adminfs.cc.gatech.edu\cns).
  • If prompted, enter your username and Windows password.
    • username is cc\<username> (i.e. cc\uwanna).
  • Uncheck the box Reconnect at logon IF you are connecting from off-campus.  Users of CoC-issued laptops may wish to keep this box checked.
  • Click Finish.
  • To access a mapped network drive, open My Computer and view the Network Drives.
    • If you want to see the mapped drive from your desktop, right-click the drive and click Copy.  Then, right-click a blank area on your desktop and click Paste Shortcut.