What does Homedrive mean?

Home Drives are a service offered by ITS that provides users with network file storage that they can access anytime from on or off campus. Mac, PC, and Linux users can use this service, and the storage space is regularly backed up so that users can recover files that are accidentally deleted or overwritten.
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What is Homedrive %% homepath?

HOMEDRIVE / HOMEPATH is where the user's personal files are: downloads, music, documents, etc. HOMESHARE is used instead of HOMEDRIVE if the home directory uses UNC paths. USERPROFILE is used to store the user's application and OS configuration files and personalization settings.
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How is Homedrive set?

Answers. HOMEDRIVE, HOMEPATH & HOMESHARE are set and updated via Active Directory. HOMEDRIVE & HOMEPATH are set even without a home drive set on the account; however they will be overridden by any user account properties set in AD.
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How do I find my H drive?

Saving to Your (H:) Drive On Campus
  1. Locate and click your username (\\storage (H): in the folder list on the left of the Save window (you may need to scroll down to see (H:) ...
  2. You will see the contents (folders/files) of your (H:) ...
  3. Double click to open the folder you wish to save in.
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What is H folder?

Your H: drive, or Home drive, is the main place that you should save files to. It is a network drive which means that it is not tied to the computer that you are using (files stored locally on a computer are typically stored on the C: drive).
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What is a NAS Drive? (External Hard Drive VS. NAS Explained)

How do I clear my H drive?

1) Delete files from the H: drive that do not belong there and/or are no longer needed
  1. Consider deleting older versions of files. You may not need to hold onto dozens of revisions.
  2. Delete duplicate files. ...
  3. Delete sensitive data stored on your H: drive that you no longer need.
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How do I clean up my network?

  1. 10 Tips to Spring Clean Your Network. By Karen A. ...
  2. File Away Old Data. Don't let old, unnecessary data clog your network and slow you down. ...
  3. Monitor Your Bandwidth. ...
  4. Tighten Your Security. ...
  5. Make Critical Updates and Patches. ...
  6. Archive Old Files and Emails. ...
  7. Disconnect Old Devices. ...
  8. Clean Up Sloppy Servers.
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Can others access my H drive?

The H: drive is a network drive that is available to all Parkland employees from any Parkland computer, in classrooms, labs, offices, and conference rooms. The intended use is for storing personal work-related files. Each user has a space dedicated for their use, and only they can access it.
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Can I access my H drive from home?

Rather than e-mailing documents back and forth or using unreliable removable media (flash drives, floppy disks, etc), students can use the VPN connection to connect to their H drives from home. High speed Internet access (cable modem or DSL) is highly recommended, however dial- up will work.
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How do I open H drive on my laptop?

From your office or other computer on the NWCC campus: Click on “Start”, “File Explorer”, and then “This PC” in the left hand side of the Window. Your “H” drive should appear in the main Window. To access the drive, double click on it. You can open files on your “H” drive by clicking on them.
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What is my homepath Windows?

On a Microsoft Windows system, the path: D:\ is known as the HOMEPATH. Note for those not familiar with Microsoft Windows command/batch language: On Windows, plain CD (Change Directory) doesn't change the drive. You do that by just giving the drive name, as the first line in the code example does.
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What is Userprofile path?

The user's profile folder. A typical path is C:\Users\Username. CSIDL_PROGRAMS. The file-system directory that contains the user's program groups, which are themselves file-system directories. A typical path is C:\Users\Username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs.
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How do I change my homepath Windows 10?

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  1. For a concrete change, create a shortcut to open cmd with the desired folder as the default active directory.
  2. For a general change, include in the registry, under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Command Processor a new REG_SZ value called AutoRun and set its value to cd /d "c:\folder\where\I\work" .
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What is the home directory in Windows 10?

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to quickly change a user home folder in Windows 10. By default, Windows stores all your user files and folders in C:\Users followed by your username. In the user home folder, you'll find Desktop, Downloads, Documents, Music, and Pictures and more.
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What is the difference between C: drive and H drive?

Each user has 10GB of space dedicated for their use. The H: drive should be your go-to document storage location moving forward (as opposed to your local computer/C: Drive) because files are backed up nightly and are therefore not susceptible to viruses or ransomware.
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Why I Cannot see my hard drive?

If your internal hard drive is not showing up, it might be because it is not initialized or it needs formatting. Make sure your disk is properly connected to the motherboard with the SATA cable. Your HDD might also not be visible in Windows 10 due to some BIOS settings.
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Is an H drive private?

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Your H: drive is your "home" drive. The W: drive is the "workgroup" area, typically (though not always) used for file sharing with others in your department. H: is considered your private space. Only you have access to it.
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Is the H drive the hard drive?

The H drive is the portion of the hard drive that is not compressed.
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Can a WiFi router get a virus?

Yes, a Wi-Fi router can get a virus. Wi-Fi routers are a bridge from your computer or phone to the internet, and they're lucrative targets for cybercriminals. Malware on a router can spread to any device connected to the router.
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How can I scan my network for viruses?

Here's how you can use it to scan your Wi-Fi network:
  1. Open AVG AntiVirus FREE and click Computer under the Basic Protection category.
  2. Select Network Inspector. ...
  3. Choose the type of network you're using: Home or Public.
  4. After you make your selection, AVG AntiVirus FREE will start scanning your wireless network.
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Is my network infected?

Common Signs Your Router May Be Infected By Hackers

Your computer programs are randomly crashing. You notice several fake antivirus messages in pop up windows on your screen. Your web browser has new toolbars names you don't recognize. Your internet searches are redirected to websites you aren't trying to reach.
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Do deleted files stay on hard drive?

Deleted files are still recoverable!

Although you can no longer see the file on the location it once was and your operating system no longer has it, a copy of it still exists in your hard drive. The file will remain there until another file replaces that file in the exact location.
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Why is my hard drive suddenly full?

Generally speaking, it is because the disk space of your hard drive is not enough to store a large amount of data. Additionally, if you are only bothered by the C drive full issue, it is likely that there are too many applications or files saved to it.
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