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 Steps on How to Map a Network Drive on Windows 10

Steps on How to Map a Network Drive on Windows 10

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Creating a mapped network drive enables easy access to files and folders on a shared network as if they were on your local computer. Windows 10 allows you to map network drives in a few straightforward steps.

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Turn On Network Discovery

To map a network disc on a Windows 10 computer, you must first activate network discovery. To accomplish this, launch Control Panel and then click “View Network Status and Tasks” inside the Network and Internet section.

Next, click “Change Advanced Sharing Settings” in the left-hand pane.

On the next screen, click the bubble next to “Turn on Network Discovery” to select it.

After clicking “Save Changes,” network discovery is enabled.

A Network Drive Mapping

Having enabled network discovery, you may now map a network drive. After launching File Explorer, click “This PC” in the left pane.

Having enabled network discovery, you may now map a network drive. After launching File Explorer, click “This PC” in the left pane.

Next, click “Map Network Drive” in the Network group of the Computer tab.

The window Map Network Drive will display. In the text box adjacent to “Drive,” pick the desired drive letter. You may utilise any letter that is not already in use on your device.

Input the path of the folder or computer in the “Folder” text box, or click “Browse” and select the device from the pop-up menu. You can also choose “Reconnect at Sign-in” if you want to reconnect each time you log in to your device.

After this has been configured, click “Finish” and the network disc will be mapped on your device.

Akash

Akash

Aakash is a freelance Gaming’ News writer, and always keen to explore new gaming platforms. You’ll find him whipping up all the stories about the latest happening in the gaming world. Working of here at Trendblog is to bring you coverage from all corners of the video game world.
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