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Why the mapping of my Drive O: to OneDrive is lost after I logout a VPC session? (For staff only)

As OneDrive-HKUHK mapping requires successful authentication to the backend server, “Drive O:” will be disconnected after a VPC session is signed out.

To reconnect Drive O: (OneDrive-HKUHK), please use the following steps:

  1. Click on the windows logo at bottom left of the screen. start logo
     
  2. Click “OneDrive – HKUHK
    Click “OneDrive – HKUHK”

    Wait until OneDrive Connected
    connect onedrive
     

  3. Login with HKU Portal account
    login

If you prefer to have OneDrive-HKUHK auto start after VPC login, please add the OneDrive-HKUHK shortcut into VPC Startup folder:

  1. Right click on the windows logo at bottom left of the screen, then click “Run”
    run
     
  2. Enter “shell:startup” in the run box then click “OK”, “Startup” folder will be open
    enter command
  3. Click on the windows logo at bottom left of the screen logo
     
  4. Drag and drop the OneDrive-HKUHK icon into the “Startup” folder
    onedrive
     
  5. Confirm the OneDrive-HKUHK has copied into the folder.
    onedrive-hkuhk
  6. OneDrive-HKUHK will automatically start when VPC login, enter the Portal PIN when prompt, OneDrive-HKUHK will be ready to use after authentication, Drive O: will show connectedcomplete
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