However, the problem comes when you need to add a network location on one of these libraries. If you don’t do it properly, you’ll end up with a “This network location can’t be included because it is not indexed” error message. Often this problem happens because you’re trying to include a mapped folder, which the operating system thinks is a local storage, and mapped drives don’t get indexed. You can quickly fix this issue using a UNC (Universal Naming Convention) path instead. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to properly add a network shared folder to a library on Windows 10, but you can use the same instructions on Windows 8.1, Windows 7, and Windows Vista.

How to add network shared folder to Libraries

If you want to add more network shared locations simply repeat the steps mentioned above.

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