1A First Alternative

Shared folders on your 1A-server - Windows XP

Microsoft has ceased security support for Windows XP on 8 April 2014. This means that PCs running Windows XP will no longer be safe to use.

Please contact your 1A partner to obtain a more recent operating system or a new PC.
This manual is for older systems and/or software and is no longer maintained.

This manual explains how you can connect to the 1A-server. This allows you to open folders on the 1A-server, so you can work with the files in those folders.


To complete this manual, you will need:

  • A computer connected to your 1A-server
  • Your username and password
  • The name or IP address of your 1A-server


Open dialogue 'Run...'
  • Click the start button
  • Click 'Run...'
Open dialogue 'Run...'
Accessing the server
  • Enter the name or IP address of your server prefixed by two backslashes.
    For example \\servername or \\companyname
  • Press 'Enter' on your keyboard
Accessing the server
Enter your credentials
  • Enter your username and password
  • Click OK
Enter your credentials
Working with files on the server
  • If you have the correct permissions on the server, you can now view or edit files there
Working with files on the server