Gordon Network File Storage Information
Every Gordon account has access to file storage on a Server through our computer network called the "H:" drive. Your network drive (H:) will be accessible to you from any networked computer on campus or from off-campus via FTP Over SSL (see FTP Instructions). NOTE: NEVER SAVE IMPORTANT FILES TO THE LOCAL C: DRIVE ON A GORDON COMPUTER.
Why use your H: drive?
- it is more secure because it is backed-up nightly meaning you will never lose your saved files.
- convenient because you can access files on your H: drive from any networked PC on campus.
How do I save files to my "H:" drive
- Create a Word document, PowerPoint Presentation, or any other type of file that will need to be saved.
- Click the File menu within the program you are working in (In Office 2007, click the Microsoft Office Button at the top left of the screen. )
- Click Save As
Click the pull down menu of the Save in box.
- Click on your network drive also known as your "H:" drive. Your network drive should look similar to username on hawk\~_home' (H:).
- Once your network drive is selected, click in File Name box
- Type in a name for the file
- Press Save
- The document (file) is now saved to your network drive
How do I open a file from my "H:" drive
To open the file for revision from a Gordon networked computer:
- From the Start Menu on your PC >> click on My Computer
- Double-click on your 'Hawk' (H:) network drive
- Double-click on the file you would like to open.