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I lost my H:\ drive (on Windows)

When working remotely, network connections are not as stable as on campus, so it’s possible that shares/drives (H:\) disappear.

You can connect (“mount”) the drive easily:

1) Be connected via VPN (H:\ S:\ and other drives won’t work without VPN!)

2) Open the Windows Explorer

3) Right-click on “This PC” (“Dieser PC” if you use German Windows), and select Map network drive…

4) Select the “Drive:” H:, and enter as Folder:


where [username] is your IST Austria username.

Ensure “Reconnect at sign-in” is selected, and press “Finish”.

H:\ is now connected, and you can do the same for all other drives/shares if needed.

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