How do I connect to a network share drive on Windows 10?

  1. Go to the Start Menu. Locate the search bar that appears to the right of the Start button.
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  2. In the search bar, type the name of the share drive server, beginning with two backslashes. Press Enter.
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  3. This will bring up all of the share drives on that server. Select the one you wish to connect to. Right-click and choose Create shortcut. This will place a shortcut to the drive on your desktop.
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  4. To map the drive so that it appears in the Windows Explorer, right-click on the name of the share drive and choose Map network drive….
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  5. In the dialog box that appears, the drive letter will be automatically assigned. Click Finish.
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  6. Now the drive will appear underneath This PC in Windows Explorer.
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