Mapping a network drive on your PC

Once your departmental share drive has been transferred to the new Filestore system, you will need to map a network drive so you can gain access to this information in it's new location. We have created a video to show you how to map a network drive, which you can view by clicking here. Or there is a step by step guide below for both a PC and a Mac.

You can also find information on copying files, deleting an old network drive and data storage guidance using the links on the right hand side of this page.

Mapping a network drive on a PC

Step 1: Click on the Start button


Step 2:  From the menu select Computer

Step 3:  Choose Map network Drive


Step 4 Choose your Drive letter:

Click on the drop down arrow, and if available please select the letter S:  If this is not available. please select the closest available letter.

Step 5: Enter your drive details:  \\uni\data\share_xxxxxxxxx (replace xxxxxxx with the name of your departmental share drive) ensure there is a tick next to Reconnect at logon and click Finish





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