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Mapping network drives in Windows

SOLVEDby Intuit1Updated November 28, 2023

Down below we will go over how to map a network drive in Windows.

Windows 10/11

See here for steps on how to map a network drive in Windows 10 or 11.

If you have mapped the network drive but are unable to set the Data Path to the mapped drive through the prior year programs (06Tax and prior years) then please perform the following steps:

This requires modification of the Windows Registry. Serious problems may occur if the registry is modified incorrectly. Intuit strongly recommends having an IT professional make these changes if you are not comfortable with editing the registry. It's also strongly recommended to make a backup of the registry before proceeding. See here for further instruction.

  1. Edit the following Registry Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem and add the DWord Value of EnableLinkedConnections and enter a for the value.
  2. Reboot the computer for the changes to take effect.

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