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Map Network Drives
How to connect to Etown network drives, including your Private and Public folder, staff and student folders, and department folders on the Etown network. You must be on campus and connected to the network in order to access network drives..

Quick links to sections in this article:
Map Public/Private Folders - PC
Map Personal Public/Private Folders - Mac
Map Public/Private Folders - College PC
Map Public Folders - Mac

Map Public/Private Folders - PC

Step 1:On a PC, you must first download the map network drives application.Go to http://update.etown.edu/mapnetworkdrives.exe to download. Follow the instructions below for your browser to save the file to your desktop for easy access.Google Chrome: Resize your browser so you can see your desktop. Drag the application download from the bottom of the browser to your desktop.Drag Application to DesktopMozilla Firefox: Click Save File. Mapnetworkdrives.exe will appear in your Downloads window.Save FileDrag the application from the Downloads window to your desktop. 
Drag Application to Desktop
Internet Explorer: Click the arrow next to Save and choose Save as. Save mapnetworkdrives.exe as Click Desktop from the menu on the left, then click Save
Select Desktop, Click Save
Click Run. This will open the map network drives application. In the future, you can double click the application on your desktop to open mapnetworkdrives.exe.


Step 2: Double click mapnetworkdrives.exe on your desktop to open it.
Open mapnetworkdrives.exe

Step 3:Click Run to allow the application.
Click Run

Step 4:Enter your Etown username and password. Click OK.
Enter Etown Username and Password

Step 5: Click on the Start menu button, then select Computer. Start Menu, Computer
Step 6:The network drives are listed under Network Location. Click username$(\\Resserv)(U:) to access your public and private folders.
Network Drives


Map Public/Private Folders - College PC

All campus owned and lab computers should automatically be connected to the network drives. Sometimes the network drives are not available when you log in to a computer lab or other college PC. Here's how to map the network drives when they aren't available. 

Step 1:Click the Start menu button.
Start Menu Button

Step 2:

Click in the search box and type "\\applications".
Be sure to type the slashes the right direction...the key above the enter key.
Search for "\\applications"

Step 3:
Press the [Enter] key.

Step 4:
The network drives will appear.
Network Drives Appear

Step 5:

To locate your public and private folders, double click Homedirs.
Double Click Homedirs to Find Public/Private Folder

Step 6:

Double click the Faculty & Staff Alphabetical folder if you are faculty/staff, or the Students folder if you are a student.
Open Students Folder or Paculty & Staff Alphabetical Folder

Step 7:

Double click on the first letter of your last name.
Double Click First Letter of Last Name

Step 8:

Locate and open your folder (your last name + first initial).
Open Your Folder
Step 9:You will have access to your public and private folders.
Public and Private Folders



Map Personal Public/Private Folders - Mac
If you are a student, follow these directions to map your public and private folders. 

Step 1:Open Finder.
Finder

Step 2:
Choose the Go menu, then click Connect to Server...
Go, Connect to Server...

Step 3:
Type "cifs://resserv/username$" in the Server Address box. (Instead of "username", you will type your personal Etown username). 

Step 4:
Click the Add icon next to the Server Address box.

Step 5:
Click Connect

Step 6:
Enter your Etown network password. Click Connect

Step 7:
Your Private and Public folders will appear. 



 
Map Public Folders - Mac

Step 1:Open Finder.
Step 2:Choose the Go menu, then click Connect to Server...
Connect to a Server

Step 3:Type the name of the server that you want to access in the Server Address box.
To access faculty and staff public folders, use "cifs://applications/homedirs"
To access student public folders, use "cifs://resserv/homedirs/students"
To access class public folders, use "cifs://applications/classes"
This example uses /homedirs.
Step 4:Click the Add icon next to the Server Address box. Step 5:Click Connect.

Step 6:If prompted, enter your Etown network password, then click Connect.

Step 7:The network folders will appear. In this example, they are faculty and staff folders.


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