Network Drive Connection: Windows XP and Vista
Connect to Network Drives Using Windows XP and Vista
You may connect to your Truman network drives from a non-Truman owned computer system located on-campus, like a student personal computer system in a residence hall, or you may also connect from an off-campus computer system.
Note: In order to connect from off-campus you must first connect with the Truman VPN service.
Right-click on the My Computer Icon, and choose Map Network Drive...
*Map Network Drive Window in XP
*Map Network Drive in Vista
For information on what Truman network drives are available click here.
Then click on "Connect using a different user name."
In the name field enter TRUMAN\username -- replacing "username" with your username
In the password field, enter the password that you use to logon to the Truman network.
Click OK and then click Finish.
The computer will then connect to that drive for you.
To automate the process:
Download this bat file and place it on your Windows desktop.
Then open the file in Notepad. You will need to change the following items:
Replace all occurrences of $username with your Truman network ID username and replace all occurrences of $password (only when it says password in lowercase) with your network password.
Note: If you change your password later you will need to update it in this script too.
Whenever you want to connect to Truman network drives run this bat file.