Network Drive Mapping Using Windows 8

This article explains how to map a WPI network drive on a Windows 8 computer.

On Campus

  1. On the tiled menu, type "Computer" and select the computer icon under "Results"
  2. In the list located on the left of the box, right-click on "Computer"
  3. Click "Map network drive..."
  4. Uncheck the "Reconnect at sign-in" box if it is checked
  5. Type in the network drive path (ex. \\storage.wpi.edu\HOME\My_Documents)
  6. Click "Finish"
  7. When the logon information is requested, enter your WPI username in the format "username@wpi.edu" and your Windows password

Off Campus

Drive mapping instructions are the same as above, however, you will need to be connected to WPI's VPN in order for the connections to work.

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