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Step by Step Instructions to Manually Map Network Drives

Mapping the M: Drive 

  1. Right click on "My Network Places" icon on the desktop
  2. Left Click on "Map Network Drive"
  3. In the "Drive" box, click the drop-down arrow and select the letter "M"
  4. In the "Folder" box type:  \\sorrel1\cadets 
  5. Make sure there is a check mark in the box beside "Reconnect at Logon"
  6. Click Finish
  7. You will be prompted for your VMI username and password.  You must enter "VMI\" in front of your username.

Mapping the T: Drive 

  1. Right click on "My Network Places" icon on the desktop
  2. Left Click on "Map Network Drive"
  3. In the "Drive" box, click the drop-down arrow and select the letter "T"
  4. In the "Folder" box type: \\sorrel1\teach 
  5. Make sure there is a check mark in the box beside "Reconnect at Logon"
  6. Click Finish
  7. You will be prompted for your VMI username and password. You must enter "VMI\" in front of your username.