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How to Access Shareddocs


  • Right click on the Windows icon in the lower left,
  • Select File Explorer 
  • Right click on “This PC”
  • Click “map Network Drive”
  • Select any drive letter that suits you
  • In the “folder” bar type \\\lib
  • Click the BOX that says “connect using different credentials”
  • Click the box that says “reconnect at sign in"
  • When prompted for your username and password put
    • “NETID\(yournetid)”
    • “(your myUW password)"
  • Click “finish"
  • SharedDocs is now just "Docs"

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