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SharePoint Tips: Mapping Drives to Document Libraries

Target Audience: Site Administrators & End Users
Certain applications, including Microsoft Visual Studio, require the files to be saved to a disk drive. How delighted would you be if I revealed how to use SharePoint document libraries as mapped drives? Let’s find out!

  1. Open Windows Explorer
  2. Right-click on My Computer
  3. Click on Map network drive
  4. Pick a drive letter
  5. In the Folder field,  fill in the URL of your document library
  6. You are done and free to grab some gourmet coffee

This tip is also posted on Secrets of SharePoint. Thank you so much for the Idera’s support!