Your H: Drive Folder Number
Before you can connect your H:drive you need your number. If you don't know your folder number, follow the link below:
H: Drive Folder Locations
|Folder Group Locations|
|0 to 19||\\homes1\(folder number)\(your username)|
|20 to 39||\\homes2\(folder number)\(your username)|
|40 to 60||\\homes3\(folder number)\(your username)|
For example, the user 'Jo Bloggs' (username is 'bloggsj') discovers that:
- their folder number to be 42.
- folder number 42 is in the 'Number Range' 40 - 60.
- the H:Drive location of Jo Bloggs is:
Connecting to H: Drive
- run 'My Computer' or 'Windows Explorer'.
- Win Vista click on the 'Map Network Drive' button.
Win XP click on 'Tools' then 'Map Network Drive' option.
- type: \\homes(n)\(nn)\(username)
- e.g. bloggsj would use: \\homes3\42\bloggsj.
- do not select the 'Reconnect on Logon' option*.
- click on 'Finish' button - see dialog asking for your username and password**.
- type: lancs\(your username)
- type in your Windows password.
- click OK - see the folder added to My Computer/Windows Explorer.
- you could also change the letter of the drive to: H:
*If you select 'Reconnect on Logon', the drive stay connected on reconnection - but your PC will report as an error when VPN is not connected. On Windows 2000, the 'disconnected' drive will slow down the 'opening files' function.