Connecting to Your Network Folder

From the Start menu, right-click on Computer and select Map Network Drive...

  • Select Y: as the drive letter
  • Type \\files\students$ as the folder.
    This is not a typo; you need the $ (dollar sign) at the end!
  • If you want your network drive to be connected every time you start your computer, check the Reconnect at logon box.
  • Then click on Connect using a different user name. Do not click on Finish yet!
In the window that appears...
  • In the User name box, type fas\username (use your own username)
  • Type in your network password in the Password box.
  • Click OK.
  • Then click Finish in the Map Network Drive window.
You'll see it connecting....

Then the the Y drive should open on your screen: