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Instructions on how to connect to Filespace on Windows 7/8/10

On Campus Access to Fileshares

Windows 7/8: Click the Windows Key on your keyboard and the "R" Key.
The run window will open. type in \\servername, for example, \\orca

Off-Campus Access to Fileshares

Read only access

From a web browser go to enter the URL of the file server you want to connect to

Read and write access

Map Network Drive.

  1. Copy the URL you need from the list above
  2. Double click on My Computer
  3. Choose "My Network Places" from the list of Other Places on the left section
  4. Choose "Add a Network Place" from Network Tasks. This begins the Add Network Place Wizard
  5. Click Next
  6. Select "Choose another network location". Click Next
  7. In the space provided, paste the url/link/location that you selected above.
  8. You may be prompted for your log in information, if so, provide your evergreen login . In the form username@evergreen.edu .
  9. You will be asked to name the network place. This can be anything you want
  10. The wizard will ask if you wish to open the network place when you choose finish, check or uncheck the box as desired. Click Finish
  11. This will create a new icon in My Network Places that corresponds to the location you just added.
  12. You maybe asked to authenticate (login) as you browse around. If this happens press cancel and you should see your files.

Note: Your firewall software might block the connection to the remote fileshare. If you can't connect to the filespace and have double-checked the instructions, you might need to add a firewall exemption for the fileshare.