Connecting to Your Network Folder

Right click in an empty area of the Desktop and click Personalize:

 
In the window that appears click change desktop icons:
 
Check Computer and click apply. If computer is already checked then you can skip this step:
 
Right click the Computer icon on your desktop, and then click the Map Network Drive option:
 
  • Select Y: as the drive letter
  • Type \\files\students$ as the folder.
    NOTE: You need the $ (dollar sign) at the end!
  • Select the Reconnect at logon box if you want your network drive to be connected every time you start your computer.
  • Select Connect using different credentials.
  • Click on Finish.
In the window that appears...
  • In the Username box, type fas\username (use your own username)
  • Type in your network password in the Password box.
  • Click OK.
 
You'll see it connecting....

Then the the Y drive should open on your screen: