Accessing the Botany File Server on Windows 7: Initial Setup

Initial Configuration

You should only have to follow the instructions on this page once per computer.

Click on the Start menu.


Choose Control Panel on the right-hand side of the Start Menu.


Choose the User Accounts control panel.


Click on Manage Your Credential in the upper left-hand corner of the menu.


Click on Add a Windows Credential on the right-hand side of the window.


Fill in the boxes with the appropriate information.

  • Internet or network address:
  • Username: Contact Botany IT if you don't already have this.
  • Password: Contact Botany IT if you don't already have this.

When you're finished entering your credentials, click OK. You should then see the screen below.


Keywords:setup windows smb cifs file sharing   Doc ID:20032
Owner:Henry M.Group:Department of Botany
Created:2011-08-29 11:16 CDTUpdated:2015-08-24 14:47 CDT
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