Virtual Computer Lab: Access to Student Home Drive (H:)

Article Type: How To


Question:

  • I am a student. How do I access my student Home Drive (H:)?

Answer:

  • Through Virtual Lab students can access their network Home Drive (H:)
  • Note: the H: drive can only be accessed using the Metro State Virtual Lab or by using onsite lab computers.

Instructions to access network Home Drive (H:)

Through Virtual Lab students can access their network Home Drive (H:)

  • Step 1) Access Virtual Lab from a personally owned computer or from a campus lab computer:
    • If you are accessing Virtual Lab from a personally owned computer navigate to https://labs.metrostate.edu.
    • If you are accessing Virtual Lab from a campus lab computer, Log in to the computer using your StarID and password (username is StarID only, do not use StarId@minnstate.edu for Username). After you have entered your StarID credentials skip to step 4 and continue with the instructions.
  • Step 2) You will be presented with a splash screen with two connection options:
  • Step 3) Log in to the Virtual lab environment with your StarID and password (username is StarID only, do not use StarId@minnstate.edu for Username).
  • Step 4) Once you have selected My Lab, from the Virtual Lab windows taskbar, right-click on the File Explorer folder icon and select File Explorer.

  • Step 5) From the left side navigation select This PC.

  • Step 6) Under Network locations you will see your home drive (H:) designated with your StarID.

Details

Article ID: 116706
Created
Tue 9/22/20 2:25 PM
Modified
Fri 10/29/21 8:04 AM

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