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We encourage you to contact us with any questions or concerns.

Burke Library - 3rd Floor
helpdesk@hamilton.edu

859-4181
859-4185 - fax

Windows Web Publishing

Windows users can connect to the web server using Windows networking. This will make your web space appear as a disk or folder on your personal computer, allowing you to drag and drop files and folders to and from the web server, just as you do for other disks on your system.
 

Windows 7/Vista

Connect to the Web Server

  1. Open the Start menu
  2. Type "\\Polaris\{foldername}" into the search box and hit Enter. {foldername} is the name of the folder that you wish to connect to and should be one of the following:
    • academics
    • hamilton
    • students
    • people
  3. The folder will open as a new window.
     

Map a Drive

  1. Open the Start menu
  2. Right click on Network and select Map Network Drive...
  3. In the Folder field, type "\\Polaris\{foldername}" and hit Enter. {foldername} is the name of the folder that you wish to connect to and should be one of the following:
    • academics
    • hamilton
    • students
    • people
  4. The folder will now appear as a shared drive and is accessible from My Computer and Windows Explorer.

 

Windows XP
 

Connect to the Web Server

  1. Open the Start menu
  2. Choose Run
  3. In the open field of the dialog box, type
    \\Polaris
  4. Click OK
  5. The folder will open as a new window.
     

Map a Drive

  1. Open the Start menu
  2. Right click on My Network Places and select Map Network Drive.
  3. In the Folder field, type "\\Polaris\{foldername}" and hit Enter. {foldername} is the name of the folder that you wish to connect to and should be one of the following:
    • academics
    • hamilton
    • students
    • people
  4. Click OK
  5. The folder will now appear as a shared drive and is accessible from My Computer and Windows Explorer.

 

Troubleshooting

Please contact the Help Desk x4181 if you are having trouble connecting to Polaris.

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