WEBVTT 1 00:00:00.000 --> 00:00:07.431 A really handy service that Miami University offers you is a network drive. We call it the M: drive, ... 2 00:00:07.431 --> 00:00:10.181 but it is also known as your NetDisk. 3 00:00:12.840 --> 00:00:19.387 The idea behind this is that documents and other files that you create can be saved to "the cloud", and ... 4 00:00:19.387 --> 00:00:23.945 then accessed from any computer on campus, or, from anywhere off-campus. 5 00:00:30.173 --> 00:00:35.836 So, how do you get to your M: drive? It's a little different whether you are on campus or ... 6 00:00:35.836 --> 00:00:38.720 off, so let's look at each method. 7 00:00:40.633 --> 00:00:46.916 When you are on-campus, and log into a computer in a lab or in the library, you can go to ... 8 00:00:46.916 --> 00:00:54.769 Windows Explorer, click on Computer (or look under Computer) and then see a drive that has your UniqueID at the ... 9 00:00:54.769 --> 00:01:01.410 start of it. That is the M: drive. Just double-click that drive, and you'll see the files on ... 10 00:01:01.410 --> 00:01:02.409 your M: drive. 11 00:01:12.432 --> 00:01:18.757 You can save files to this drive (or open them from this drive) very easily. Just open a piece ... 12 00:01:18.757 --> 00:01:25.284 of software, like Word, go to File and then Open and then navigate to your M: drive, find the Word ... 13 00:01:25.284 --> 00:01:31.609 file you want, and double-click the file to open it. Likewise, you can save the file to your M: ... 14 00:01:31.609 --> 00:01:38.263 drive by clicking File, then Save or Save as, and then navigate to the M: drive to save the file ... 15 00:01:38.263 --> 00:01:38.406 there. 16 00:01:45.440 --> 00:01:52.339 Now, when you are away from campus, you can still access the M: drive from MyMiami. Log into MyMiami, ... 17 00:01:52.339 --> 00:01:58.695 and then look for the NetDisk icon over on the left side of the page. Click it, and your ... 18 00:01:58.695 --> 00:02:01.585 M: drive will open in a separate window. 19 00:02:08.937 --> 00:02:14.216 You can open any of the files by clicking on them. The file will then be saved to the ... 20 00:02:14.216 --> 00:02:20.365 computer you are working on. Then you can work on that file and make changes. However, the changes ... 21 00:02:20.365 --> 00:02:25.831 you make will only live in the copy of that file that sits on the computer you are using. 22 00:02:28.151 --> 00:02:35.408 To get the revised file back into your M: drive, you need to click the Upload File link in NetDisk. 23 00:02:35.408 --> 00:02:41.184 Then navigate to the location of the file, select it, and click on Upload File. 24 00:02:47.516 --> 00:02:54.577 Any way you use it, the M: drive or NetDisk is a handy way of making sure your files stay ... 25 00:02:54.577 --> 00:03:00.355 safe (they are backed up daily) and are always right where you need them.