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How to set up auto connection to a network drive

Answer

1.) Click on the Finder icon to open a Finder Window.

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2.) Connect to the Drive that you want to auto connect at Login.

(See: How to Connect to a Network Drive for instructions to connecting to a drive.)

3.) Open System Preferences

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4.) Select Accounts(pre Lion) or Users and Groups(Lion).

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5.) Select Login Items Tab for the user.

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6.) Click on the "+" symbol.

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7.) Choose the connected Drive and then the Folder you want it to open.

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8.) Choose Add.

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Things to be aware of:

When you restart the system will attempt to connect to the drive.  It will only connect if you are connected to the Network the drive is on.

 

 

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