How to Map Network Drive in Windows 8
This article explains how to map a network drive or a share folder that can be quickly accessed from your network machine.
To map a shared folder or a network drive with
our network to our computer, we use the Map Network drive. When we use locally
connected computers in our home network we always prefer to share our files with
other computer devices for eliminating the requirement of manually copying the
file to external storage media and after that transfer them to other computers.
It will be helpful when we want to quickly access a network drive or a shared
folder without remembering the complete path of the location.
In Windows 8 if you want to map any remotely shared folder as a network drive to
your local computer, you have to follow certain steps shown below:
Step 1: Login to the Windows 8 computer
From the given option available on the applications Click on Desktop.
Step 3: Double-click on Computer
Step 4: Now
Click on Map Network drive button from the standard
Step 5: Click on "Browse" to
select a network drive of the folder; otherwise if you know the folder or drive
you can type it directly into the "Folder" text box.
Step 6: Select "Reconnect at sign
in" for connecting the drive each time when you Login.
Step 7: It will ask you the permission
to access the folder.
Step 8: Once located, click on
Finish button to map the remotely shared folder as a network drive to your