Mount Window shared drive on desktop

I could mount the files on Window Server's shared folder and any idea how to put it on a MAC desktop (a drive icon) ?

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AXISHKAsked:
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Sikhumbuzo NtsadaConnect With a Mentor Senior IT TechnicianCommented:
1. Select Finder>> click on the Go menu, select Connect to Server.

2. Enter the address to where the resource [smb://192.168.1.1/sharefolder]*you can use the server name

3. Enter your network password when prompted.

4. A new icon should appear on the desktop. That is your mapped network drive.
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AXISHKAuthor Commented:
No, it doesn't work as my expectation.

After mounting the server, it open the window, rather than appear as a network drive on my desktop. Any advise ?

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ChrisConnect With a Mentor Commented:
In newer versions of OSX, mapped drives don't appear on the desktop by default. I believe you can change this behaviour by the following:


Click on the Finder menu and choose Preferences.
In the General tab under "Show these items on the Desktop:", check Connected servers.
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strungCommented:
Also do the same under the Sidebar tab in the Finder prefs.
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