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SharePoint Foundation 2013 Links to External Server Folders

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I have a SharePoint Foundation 2013 sandbox and I am trying to create Links with the web app that is built-in.  Links to external web sites work fine.  When I create a link to a network server and folder location the link URL changes to add file:// to the beginning.

What s the best approach to allow users access to other folders not in SP?
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You can use a page viewer web part and link to a folder.
The user must have NTFS permissions on this folder of course.
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And use a share als folder link....
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