**This article is intended for employees of Commonwealth//McCann.**

Many network locations are restricted, so ensure you have permission before attempting to connect.

If you are trying to connect to a folder for which you've recently been granted access within a folder that is already mapped, you should restart your computer before attempting to reconnect.

If you are out of the office/not on the IPG internet network, you'll need to log in to VPN before completing the steps below: Using GlobalProtect VPN

  1. Open the File Explorer (file icon in your taskbar) or go to Start and choose File Explorer from the apps pinned on the right. 

  2. Right-click "This PC" in the navigation pane on the left. Select "Map network drive..." from the drop down menu.


  3. Select any unused drive letter for the network folder in the Drive drop-down list. 

  4. In the Folder text box, enter the network share pathname (for example, \\detcmwfpr011\Groups\ or \\detcmwfpr012\Agency_Staff_Folders\ ).

  5. Make sure the Reconnect at sign-in check box is checked to tell Windows to connect to this drive every time you login.

  6. Click the Finish button.