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StoutFS: Mapping Network Drives

Mapping a network drive from StoutFS (Stout File Servers)

StoutFS network drives are automatically mapped  with computer startup policies (M: O: and S:) when a user with Stout  permission logs into a Stout owned windows computer.  If drives are not mapping try updating computer startup policy.

  • If you do not have permissions or want to know more about StoutFS network drives refer to "StoutFS Explained" in the "See Also" below.

Update Computers Startup Policies

On Campus Users: Log off or restart computer. If drives still do not map go to step 1.  Note: A wired network connection is advised if you are experiencing issue.
Off Campus Users: Connect to VPN before step going to step 1

If drives do not show up:
  1. Press and hold the Windows key then press the "R" key
           Windows Key + R
  2. Once the run dialog box is displayed, type in "gpupdate.exe /force" and click Ok

    Run command

  3. Accept any warnings that display and reboot if requested; if successful, the network drives will appear. 

If they still do not appear contact help desk for further assistance.

See Also:

Keywords:stoutfs "m drive" mdrive "shared drive" "o drive" odrive accessing access M: O: S:   Doc ID:53199
Owner:Larissa H.Group:UW Stout
Created:2015-06-24 15:02 CSTUpdated:2020-05-11 11:45 CST
Sites:UW Stout
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