How to Map a Network Drive in Sage 50?

In this blog, we will tell you how to map a network drive to the shared data folder in Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10

Steps – How to map a network drive in Sage 50?

Please note that before mapping a network drive in Sage 50, you must first share the folder to which you wish to map the drive. If the folder has been shared already, please note the shared name. Now follow the below-mentioned steps to map a network drive in Sage 50:

  • Right-click on  Start
  • Click  File Explorer
  • Click on This PC.
  • Navigate to the Computer tab
  • Click the Map network drive button  
  • Select the required drive from the drop-down list named Drive
  • Now, enter your UNC path in the Folder box. For example, if your UNC path is \\sage002337\accounts, you may enter this pathname in the box. If you are not sure, click Browse and navigate to the shared folder.

 If the drive has been mapped already onto this PC, you can simply select the required path from the drop-down menu.

  • Select the checkbox named Reconnect at logon
  • Click  Finish to complete

We hope the sequential steps mentioned above would help you a great deal to map a network drive in Sage 50. If you are still facing any difficulties in carrying out the above-mentioned steps, you may speak to our experts, anytime you want. We have a highly efficient team of seasoned experts. We will be able to provide all the support and services you need, whenever you contact us.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How can I see the complete UNC path with the help of the NET USE command?

Here is how you can see the complete UNC path allocated to each of your network drives, with the help of the NET USE command.

  • Click the Start tab on your keyboard
  •  The Run menu will appear
  • Type CMD in the Open box
  • Click OK.
  • Type NET USE on the prompt
  • Press Enter. The list of all the mapped drives, along with their UNC paths would appear on your screen.
  • Type exit
  • Press Enter to return to Windows desktop

Can I map a remote network drive?

Yes. You can. To map a network drive from any of the remote client workstations- start Windows Explorer on the remote workstation. Go to the Tools menu. Click on Map Network Drive. From the Drive drop-down menu, select the particular drive to which you wish to map the location of your code server.

Why should I use a command line to map a network drive?

It is quite easy to map a network drive to another shared folder with the help of the user-friendly interface in Windows. However, it is even easier, if you know the network path of the shared folder already. In this case, you can map drives a lot quicker by using the Windows Command Prompt.