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Clarion Shares Folder

Clarion Shares Folder

ClarionSharesFolder

Clarion Shares is a new feature of the Clarion computing environment to provide a single location on your desktop to access network files that are shared with others via the Clarion Team Shares service.  Under this model, the Clarion Shares desktop folder provides access to team-based shared network disk space.  If you are a member of a team with Clarion Team Shares network space, the Clarion Shares folder will appear on your desktop automatically. Links to your shared team spaces are automatically created and removed when you login with your iClarion account based on your current team group membership.  Note that this is available only on Clarion University owned computers running Windows XP and managed by Computing Services.


Frequently Asked Questions

What do I do if the Clarion Shares Folder does not appear on my desktop?

What do I do if the Clarion Shares Folder appears, but it is empty?

What if I accidentally delete one or more of the links in my Clarion Shares Folder?

How do I create a new Word document in a shared disk space?

How do I copy a file from My Documents to a shared disk space folder?

I have a team that would like to create a Clarion Team Share network folder, what do I do?

What do I do if I am still having problems or have other questions?

 

Q: What do I do if the Clarion Shares folder does not appear on my desktop?

    
A: Try logging off and then back on.  If it still does not appear try refreshing your desktop by pressing the F5 key.

 

Q: What do I do if the Clarion Shares folder appears, but it is empty?

    
A: Open the Clarion Shares desktop folder and press the F5 key to refresh it.

 

Q: What if I accidentally delete one or more of the links in my Clarion Shares folder?

    
A: Just log off and back on.  The folder links will automatically reload.

 

Q: How do I create a new Word document in a shared disk space?
    
A: Open Word and create your document, then perform these steps:

  • Click Save As and then click Desktop in the left panel
  • Double-click Clarion Shares
  • Double-click the Clarion Team Shares network folder then any subfolders
  • Specify the file name and click Save

 

Q: How do I copy a file from My Documents to a shared disk space folder?

A: Go to My Documents and then right-click on the file you want to copy and choose Copy.  Now go to your Desktop, then Clarion Shares and then the Clarion Team Shares network folder where you'd like to copy the file.  Right-click and choose Paste.

 

Q: I have a team that would like to create a Clarion Team Share network folder, what do I do?
      
A: Contact the Computing Services Help Desk at x2640 or helpdesk@clarion.edu for more information.

 

Q: What do I do if I am still having problems or have other questions?
    
A: Contact the Computing Services Help Desk at x2640 or helpdesk@clarion.edu.