Need network drive help

Discussion in 'macOS' started by reno55, Mar 13, 2006.

  1. reno55 macrumors member

    Mar 2, 2006
    New mac user here and I have connected to my windows drives on my network but they go away when i shutdown my powerbook or am away from the network is there a way to make them permanent at least on my desktop? I know I cant connect to them if im not in the network but still
  2. 4JNA macrumors 68000


    Feb 8, 2006
    looking for trash files
    :confused: i think what you are asking for is an alias (shortcut in the windows world), so connect to your shared drive, then right click or 'ctrl + click' on the mounted drive and select make alias.

    you can put the alias on the desktop, or in your home folder, or wherever. double click to re-mount the drive if you have saved the username and password in your keychain (autocomplete in windows).

    hope that helps.

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