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  1. Open up File Explorer and then right-click on This PC (in the left pane). From the resulting context menu, select Add a network location.
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  2. Click Next in the Welcome window. In the resulting screen, click Choose a custom network location (the only option) and then click Next.
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  3. Next you must enter the IP address of your Samba server in the form of //SERVER_IP/SHARE (Where SERVER_IP is the IP address of your Samba server and SHARE is the name of the share you want to add).
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  4. Click Next to continue on. In the next window, type a name for the network location. A default name will be picked up by the Samba server, you can either use that or enter a custom name that makes it easier for you to remember either where the share is or what is housed within the share.
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  5. Click Next to reach the final screen of the wizard. Click Finish and the share is now ready for you to use.
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