1. Run promt: \\srv1\research
2. My networking places
Offline files : suppose if a server containing the share is offline, the client machine should have offline permissions set already, in XP and windows 2000 prof the offline settings are already ther, goto tools, folder peopertiesàoffline settings
3. We can also use the map network drive and the type in the servers, \\srv1\research
On the server right click on the files in the shared folder make it shared folder.