Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: add a network drive to 'Libraries?'


21 Feb 2012   #1

Win 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 
add a network drive to 'Libraries?'

recently moved a 1 Tb drive off my main computer and set it up as USB external drive on my Linksys E4200 router.
I would like to add a folder on this drive to my 'pictures' library in Win 7. Messages tell me I cannot because it is not indexed. Context menu on the drive/folder dose not give option to index nor does the Windows Search allow me to add the networked drive as a location to be searched.
Is there a workaround that can make the off-line drive searchable from my Win 7 machine?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

21 Feb 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello GranPaSmurf,

You might see if you may be able to include a network folder using either method in the tutorial below.

Libraries - Include a Network Folder

Hope this helps,
Shawn
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 add a network drive to 'Libraries?'




Thread Tools




Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:01 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33