Mapping Drives to Cloud Storage Services

Applies to: Any Windows PC.
Prerequisites: None.

Introduction

Any regular drive on your desktop that has a drive letter should show up in Swizznet.

This procedure will show you how to map OneDrive to a drive letter. It also works with other cloud storage services, such as DropBox.

Procedure

Open File Explorer on your local desktop.

Right-click on OneDrive then select Copy. Right-click on your Desktop then select Paste shortcut.

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Right click on the shortcut then select Properties.

Copy the Target path shown under the shortcut tab.

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In File Explorer click on This PC, then click on Computer at the top and click the Map network drive button.

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Pick the drive letter you want to use. (Do not use C: or H:).
Paste the path copied from the shortcut Target field into the Folder field here then change the path, replacing the C: portion of the path with, \\localhost\C$. E.g.,

"C:\Users\username\OneDrive - Hosting Enterprises, Inc., dba Swizznet" is changed to "\\localhost\C$\Users\username\OneDrive - Hosting Enterprises, Inc., dba Swizznet"

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Click Finish.

Log on to Swizznet and the newly mapped drive to your OneDrive resources will show.

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