Manually Connecting to your Home Directory (U: Drive) – Windows Command Line
Manually Connecting to your Home Directory – Windows Command Line
Note: Off campus users will need to connect to the Clemson VPN service before following instructions.
Note: Command line instructions work the same across 7, 8.1 and 10. Instructions utilize screenshots from Windows 7.
- Open a Command Prompt window by pressing the “Windows Key” + “R” to bring up the Run Command window then type in “cmd” then click the “Okay” button.
- At the Command Prompt, type the full command line:
net use u: \\home.clemson.edu\[USERNAME]
Where [USERNAME] is your university username. Press the Enter key
- Enter your username and password when prompted. If successful, you will be notified that the command completed successfully.
- Verify in the Windows File Explorer that the drive mounted by clicking on “Windows File Explorer” button on the taskbar.