Mapping a Shared Folder on a Windows Computer

Mapping a NAS shared folder as a network drive lets you easily access and manage files from your Windows computer.

  1. Power on the NAS.
  2. Connect the NAS to your local area network.
  3. Install Qfinder Pro on a Windows computer that is connected to the same local area network.
    Tip:

    Qfinder Pro is a desktop utility that enables you to locate and access the QNAP NAS devices in your local area network.

    To download Qfinder Pro, go to https://www.qnap.com/utilities.

  4. Open Qfinder Pro.
    Qfinder Pro displays all QNAP NAS devices in your local area network.
  5. Select the NAS, and then go to Tools > Map Network Drive.
  6. Select a shared folder, and then click Map Network Drive.
  7. Specify your QTS username and password.
  8. Specify a drive letter.
  9. Click Finish.

The shared folder is mapped as a network drive and can be accessed using Windows Explorer.