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Mapping a Shared Folder on a Windows Computer

Before mapping a shared folder, ensure that you have Qfinder Pro installed on your Windows computer.

  1. Power on the NAS.
  2. Connect the NAS to your local area network.
  3. Open Qfinder Pro.

    Qfinder Pro displays all QNAP NAS devices in your local area network.

  4. Select the NAS where the shared folder is located.
  5. Click Tools > Map Network Drive.
  6. Select a shared folder.
  7. Click Map Network Drive.
  8. Specify your QTS username and password.
  9. Click OK.
  10. Specify the following information.




    Specify the drive letter for the shared folder.


    This field is uneditable because you have already selected the shared folder. This is for your reference.

    Reconnect at sign-in

    When selected, the shared folder will automatically be connected the next time the user signs in.

    Connect using different credentials

    When selected, the user will have the option to sign into the NAS with a different account after mapping the shared folder.

    Connect to a Web site that you can use to store your documents and pictures.

    When clicked, the Add Network Location Wizard appears.

    You can use this wizard to create a shortcut to your mapped shared folder.

  11. Click Finish.

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