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Learn how to add a Map Drive Button to your Toolbar!


Ease your load by adding a Map Drive Button to your Toolbar!


This question was answered on February 27, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Are you tired of searching around for drives, than map a drive quickly with these cool tips Follow the steps below to map drives quickly and effeciently.

Long Term Fix:

1 Click 'Start', click 'My Computer', right-click the toolbar, then unlock the toolbars

2 Right-click the toolbar again, and then click 'Customize'

3 Under 'Available toolbar buttons', Locate 'Map Drive', & drag it to the right under 'Current toolbar buttons'

4 Click 'Close', click OK

5 Then click OK again

Now you have drive mapping buttons on your toolbar, so you can map drives from any folder window Follow the above procedure to unmap the drives, selecting Disconnect under 'Available Toolbar Buttons'

To quickly map a drive, try this option.

Short Term Fix:

1 Click Start, and right-click My Computer

2 Click Map Network Drive

If you place your 'My Computer' icon directly on the desktop, you can make this move in only two clicks!

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Posted by Michal of Data Doctors on February 27, 2004