1A First Alternative

Shared folders on your 1A-server - Windows XP

Microsoft has ceased security support for the Windows XP operating system in May 2014. This means that Windows XP PCs 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This manual is for older systems and/or software and is no longer maintained.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