Mapping a Personal (P:) Drive on Windows

Windows 10

You must be on the UCONN Network, if you are not you will have to connect to the UCONN Network using the University’s VPN Client.

  1. Click on the Windows Start Button
  2. Right Click on File Explorer
  3. Click on More
  4. Click on Map Network Drive (may take a couple of clicks)
  5. Drive: Choose P: from the drop down
  6. Folder path: \\files.uconn.edu\home\NetID (insert your NetID here)
  7. Folder: Enter the folder path
  8. Make sure “Reconnect at sign-in” is checked
  9. Press Finish. Windows should automatically open your mapped drive.
  • Note: If you are mapping this drive on a machine that is not bound to the Active Directory, or under a user who may not have specific access to map the drive,  you may need to select Connect Using Different Credentials – make sure to select this before pressing Finish. You will need to enter in your NetID credentials.
  • Note: To specify domain use “domain name”\”user name” (ex. uconn\NetID)

 


 

Windows 7

You must be on the UCONN Network, if you are not you will have to connect to the UCONN Network using the University’s VPN Client.

  1. Right click on Computer and select Map Network Drive…
  2. At the Map Network Drive window, select the P: drive
  3. Folder path: \\files.uconn.edu\home\NetID  (insert your NetID here)
  4. Enter the appropriate credentials and press OK. Restart the computer – Windows should automatically open your mapped drive.
    • Note: If you are mapping this drive on a machine that is not bound to the Active Directory, or under a user who may not have specific access to map the drive,  you may need to select Connect Using Different Credentials – make sure to select this before pressing Finish.
    • Note: To specify domain use “domain name”\”user name” (ex. uconn\NetID)
  5. The Network drive should now show up in Computer -> Network Location -> File Explorer.

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