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Michael Higham

2 years ago

Tips and tricks: Network drives and computers

Instead of mapping network drives, create desktop shortcuts to folders from another computers on the network. Then, double-click a shortcut to folder and you'll be able to access a folder from another computer on the network. To access another computer on the network, open the Network folder, and then drag a computer to the desktop. The shortcut is then created to the desktop. Double-clicking a shortcut to a network computer will open in a window. Sometimes, you'll be prompted for credentials from another user. You can send files or folders to a folder from your computer to another computer on the network. To do this: 1. Press WINDOWS LOGO + R. 2. Type "shell:sendto" (without the quotes) and press ENTER. 3. Access the folder from another computer on the network in the Network folder. 4. Hold down ALT and drag the folder to the SendTo window. A shortcut will be created. Now, whenever you right-click a file, point to Send to, and then click a folder that is from another computer on the network, another user will receive it.

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