Step 1- Adding a Sharepoint folder in Windows


Before adding the Sharepoint folder please consult your Administrator to confirm the correct address and credentials.  The following instructions are a general guideline only and may not work for your Sharepoint setup.

Windows 7: Open Computer, right-click in an empty area and click Add a network location.

Windows XP: Open MyComputer, click My Network Places, click Add a network place.


Click Next then click ‘choose a custom network location’ and click Next.


Enter the address of your Sharepoint site and click Next.


When prompted enter the username and password provided by your Administrator, check ‘Remember my credentials’ and click OK.


Once authenticated you will be asked to name the network location (rename or leave the default name) and click Next.


To complete adding the network location click Finish.



Step 2- Add Sharepoint site to Internet Options trusted sites.


Click Start, Select the Control Panel and open Internet Options.


Select the Security tab, click Local Intranet then click Sites.


Confirm the ‘Automatically detect intranet network’ box is NOT checked. Click Advanced. Enter the address of your Sharepoint site, confirm the ‘Require server verification check box is NOT checked, and click Add.

Click Close.