How to map a network drive ?

How to map a network drive ?

Support Team Asked on December 14, 2017 in Sage.
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    • How to map a network drive to the shared data folder.
    • How to map drive.
    • How do I map a drive using the Windows 8 operating system?
    • How do I map a drive using the Windows 10 operating system?
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    Note: Sage 50 uses Name Resolution, there for mapping by Server IP Address is not recommended nor supported.

    Section I: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7

    1. On the keyboard, press Windows+R keys
    2. Enter \\server name (replacing server name with your server’s computer name), and then click OK
    3. If prompted for a password,
    4. Right-click Peachtree folder (shared folder), and then click Map network drive
    5. Select a Drive letter, make sure Reconnect at login is selected, and then click Finish

    Note: If the server’s data path was not shared correctly, you may encounter errors about Invalid Company Data location.

    Section II: Windows 8

    1. From the Desktop double-click Computer icon
    2. Click Map Network Drive button from the standard toolbar, and then select Map Network Drive
    3. Select desired drive letter from Drive drop box
    4. Click Browse button next to the Folder field, and then select shared network folder; otherwise if you know the folder or drive you can type it directly into the Folder text box
    5. Select Reconnect at sign in
    6. If prompted enter the login credentials to access the folder
    7. Click Finish

    Section III:  Windows 10

    1. Press Windows+E keys, and then select This PC
    2. Click Map Network Drive along the top menu
    3. Select desired drive letter, and then click Browse
    4. Select the computer to map to along with the shared folder, and then click OK
    5. Click Finish

    Source: Sage Community forums.

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    Support Team Answered on December 14, 2017.
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