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network drive

A disk drive that shares files and applications with users in the network. It may be a drive in a server in the network, a stand-alone network drive (see NAS) or a drive connected to a router that supports file sharing from a directly attached drive. Contrast with local drive.
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If an employee has authorization privileges to create new subfolders, the network drive does not place any restrictions on the naming convention used to label the folder.
After users have copied their pictures into the Shared Pictures folder on their WD network drive, the WD Photos app provides users access to their photo library while connected to their home network or from anywhere they can access the Internet using compatible mobile devices.
WD's My Book Live home network drive makes it easy for anyone to enjoy the benefits of network storage and delivers blazing read speeds to boot," he added.
Where employees copy their working files over to a network drive, understanding the company's backup procedures will guide where and when users should store critical data.
Important: For Track Changes to be effective, you must save your workbook with these settings on your network drive before you allow other users access.
Worldwide Computer Products News-11 October 2001-Portable Add-Ons offers data protection system for laptops and network drives (C)1995-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Kenesto Drive, on the other hand, is the perfect solution to replace the use of a network drive.
7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WD (NYSE: WDC), the world's leader in external storage solutions, today introduced its My Book Live(TM) home network drive (photo), which gives consumers the fastest storage of and access to their content among consumer-grade network drives and provides a seamless set-up for centralizing a home's digital media.
And because the user is running Windows, they have access to all Windows-supported backup media, including DVD, CDRW, network drives and tape.
Combining the centralized storage and remote access benefits of the My Book World Edition network drive with the iPhone is a natural fit with this rapidly growing consumer behavior.
In addition to media streaming capabilities for video, photos and music, the new Maxtor Central Axis network drive also includes an easy-to-use remote access service that allows people to easily and securely retrieve content stored on their network drive through any Internet browser.
WD's NetCenter(TM) Network Drive Lets Users Easily Centralize and Share Data and Print From Any PC and Macintosh(R) Computer on the Network

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