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* Visit  
 
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http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=17C36612-632E-4C04-9382-987622ED1D64
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* Enter the URL of the network address and click '''Next'''.  
 
* Enter the URL of the network address and click '''Next'''.  
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* The network address should be in the form:
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''<nowiki>h</nowiki>ttps://upload.scoilnet.ie/<span style="background-color: pink;">school1</span>''
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* <span style="background-color: pink;">school1</span> should be replaced with your school's own [[Online Name]]
  
 
[[Image:WebDavScreenShot_Vista_8.png]]
 
[[Image:WebDavScreenShot_Vista_8.png]]
  
  
* The network address should be in the form:
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* Note: You may be prompted to enter your User name and password two or three times.
''<nowiki>h</nowiki>ttps://upload.scoilnet.ie/<span style="background-color: pink;">school1</span>''
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[[Image:WebDavScreenShot_Vista_9.png]]
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* <span style="background-color: pink;">school1</span> should be replaced with your school's own [[Online Name]]
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* Type a name for the network location.
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* This is the name of the folder you will use to access your files. i.e. ''<span style="background-color: pink;">school1</span> on upload.scoilnet.ie''

Revision as of 16:10, 22 September 2008

Windows Vista Client Setup Instructions

This document provides instructions to set up WebDAV on a computer with the Windows Vista operating system. WebDAV is a method of viewing all of your files so that you may easily manage them using drag and drop.

Preliminaries

First, your computer must have Microsoft's Software Update for Web Folders (KB907306) installed in order for WebDAV to function properly with Vista. If you have not already done so, install this update as follows:

  • Visit

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=17C36612-632E-4C04-9382-987622ED1D64

You should see the following page:

WebDavScreenShot Vista 1.png


  • Press the Download button. You should see the following page:

WebDavScreenShot Vista 12.png


  • Select Run to install the update immediately or Save to save it on your machine to install later.

WebDavScreenShot Vista 2.png


  • If you saved the update, double-click on it to proceed with the installation.


Setting up WebDAV

  • Select Computer from the Start icon.

WebDavScreenShot Vista 3.png


  • With Computer selected in the left panel, you see "Map network drive" in the tool bar. Click on "Map network drive".

WebDavScreenShot Vista 4.png


  • On the "Map Network Drive" dialog, click on the "Connect to a Web site that you can use to store your documents and pictures" link.

WebDavScreenShot Vista 5.png


  • On the first of a series of "Add Network Location" dialogs, click Next.

WebDavScreenShot Vista 6.png


  • Select "Choose a custom network location." and click Next.

WebDavScreenShot Vista 7.png


  • Enter the URL of the network address and click Next.
  • The network address should be in the form:

https://upload.scoilnet.ie/school1

  • school1 should be replaced with your school's own Online Name

WebDavScreenShot Vista 8.png


  • Note: You may be prompted to enter your User name and password two or three times.

WebDavScreenShot Vista 9.png


  • Type a name for the network location.
  • This is the name of the folder you will use to access your files. i.e. school1 on upload.scoilnet.ie