Connect to a Windows share using a UNC path?

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Quick question for the group:

I've grown accustomed to opening the Network virtual drive, digging through my company's domain and then eventually digging down and finding the share I want and connecting to it. Although this is a cumbersome process, it does the job. However, on Windows machines, you can easily connect to a share by clicking Start -> Run, typing the UNC path (\\servername\sharename) and hitting Enter. Or you can "map" a drive by specifying a drive letter and then typing the UNC path.

Is it possible to do the same or similar with OS X, rather than digging through server names using Finder?

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Nevermind, I figured it out (duh!)

Finder -> Go -> Connect to Server

Works great.
 
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Hi cwa107, could you possibly email me regarding this? I am new to mac and am switching from a PC network and am having problems with this. Thanks!:Confused:
 

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Assistance is provided through our forums not by private email. Ask your question in the appropriate forum (Networking) where it can be viewed by all and answered there. Also take note that you replied to a thread that is 5 years old.
 

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