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Mount storage drive on Windows 7

Instructions for mounting storage drive on Windows 7


In order to use these directions, you need to satisfy one of the following conditions:

  • Be on campus, using a wired connection, or
  • Be using "Rice Owls" wireless network, or
  • Be using VPN from off campus to connect to the restricted storage.rice.edu system.

1. Go to Start

Start Icon


2. Right click on Computer, select Map Network Drive...

Map Network Drive


3. Enter the following information:
  • Select the Drive letter U
  • In the Folder, type \\storage.rice.edu\[a-z]-home\netid

Where a-z is the first letter of your NetID and the NetID is your full NetID (abc1)

  • Check Reconnect at logon (Some people think checking this is a security risk since Windows remembers your password, but if this isn't checked Windows will ask you for the password every time you restart).
  • Check Connect using different credentials

Click Finish

Storage Drive Information


4. Enter your Rice credentials:
  • Log in with "adrice\your netID" and your password
  • Check Remember my credentials

Click OK

Enter Rice Credentials




Keywords:Windows 7, storage, map network drive, storage drive, personal, U drive, home   Doc ID:70982
Owner:Chris C.Group:Rice University
Created:2017-02-23 14:00 CSTUpdated:2017-02-23 14:18 CST
Sites:Rice University
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