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Creating a local library with network shares/drives

Creating a local library with network shares/drives

I think the Windows 7 library feature is great - once you understand how it works, but it's pretty frustrating that you can't add network drives/shares to a library.

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Guest [Entry]

You can add network shares to a Windows 7 library, however, they have to be indexed on the server that is sharing them, install Windows Search 4.0 on the server and make sure you index the folders you intend to add to your Windows 7 library.
Guest [Entry]

"You can add network drives if they are part of your homegroup. I think the drive just has to be indexed by a copy of windows 7 before it can be used in a library.
The windows help and support covers what you can and can't add pretty completely. I searched for ""library"" and when to Libraries: frequently asked questions."