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Manually Connect to Office Drive on Windows 7 and Vista

For Windows 7 and Windows Vista

Learn how to manually set up 1&1 Office Drive on Windows 7 and Vista.

It is suggested to Download 1&1 Office Drive Manager and Install It in order to set up the 1&1 Office Drive. This article will help you set up the Office Drive manually, if you do not have the permissions to install software on your PC.

Step 1
Click Start and select My Computer.
Start > My Computer
Start > My Computer
Step 2
At the top of the Window, click Map network drive.
My Computer > Map network drive
My Computer > Map network drive
Step 3
Click the link that says Connect to a Web site that you can use to store your documents and pictures.
Map network drive overview page
Map network drive overview page
Step 4
At the Welcome screen, click Next.
Add Network Location Wizard > Next
Add Network Location Wizard > Next
Step 5
Select Choose a custom network location and click Next.
Choose a custom network location > Next
Choose a custom network location > Next
Step 6
In the address text box, type https://webdav.office.1and1.co.uk and click Next.
Field for Internet or network address > Next
Field for Internet or network address > Next
Step 7
Enter the e-mail account and password. Optionally, you can check the box to Remember my credentials. When finished, click OK.
Credential window > OK
Credential window > OK
Step 8
In the text box, choose a name for the Network Drive so you can identify what it is for. In this example, the Network Drive is named account@1and1help.com - Office Drive. When done, click Next.
Field for name for the network location > Next
Field for name for the network location > Next
Step 9
Creation of the Network Drive is almost finished. By default, the box is ticked for Open this network location when I click Finish which can be unticked if you wish to access the drive later. When done, click Finish.
Last Wizard step in which to determine when the drive should open > Finish
Last Wizard step in which to determine when the drive should open > Finish
Step 10
Your Office Drive has now been set up. To access the Network Drive, simply open My Computer from the Start button once again and select Computer on the left. On the right, you should see your Office Drive.
Office Drive located in My Computer as new Network Location
Office Drive located in My Computer as new Network Location
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