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For Windows: How to Access Team Site Files from Your Desktop

Once you map a team site to your computer, you can move, edit, rename, and interact with files just as you would normal files on your desktop.

Windows 7

  1. Go to your team site and copy the URL from the browser window
  2. Access your "Computer"
  3. Click Map network drive
  4. Select a drive letter to associate with your team site (do not use one that has already been used for another drive)
  5. In the "Folder" section, paste the URL of your team site, e.g. "https://portal.kzoo.edu/teams/is/sandbox/". (Do not include "default.aspx" at the end.)
  6. Checkbox "Reconnect at logon"
  7. Click Finish
  8. Enter your knet credentials for your user name and password
  9. Checkbox "Remember my credentials" and click OK
  10. Your team site directory structure should open in Windows Explorer

Windows XP

  1. Go to your team site and copy the URL from the browser window
  2. Click My Computer on your desktop
  3. Click My Network Places and then Add Network Place
  4. Click the Choose another network location option
  5. In the "Internet or network address" section, paste the URL of your team site, e.g. "https://portal.kzoo.edu/teams/is/sandbox/". (Do not include "default.aspx" at the end.)
  6. Checkbox "Reconnect at login"
  7. Click Finish
  8. Enter your knet credentials for your user name and password
  9. Checkbox "Remember my credentials" and click OK
  10. Your team site directory structure should open in Windows Explorer