Connecting to a network drive in OS X

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  1. Click on the "Finder" icon on your dock, or your desktop background image.
  2. Select "Go" from the title menu bar.
  3. Select "Connect to Server.." from the dropdown menu.
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  4. Type in the network path for the drive you are trying to connect to (i.e: smb://$)
  5. Click the + sign next to the text field for the server address, this will save/bookmark the drive for future use.
  6. Click "Connect"
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  7. You should be prompted for credentials at this point, once you type them in your drive should be mapped.

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