How to Map SkyDrive Wave 5 to a Network Drive?

Microsoft's Windows Live team recently launched Wave 5 of SkyDrive update built for the modern web, using HTML5. You can read more about Wave 5 SkyDrive here.If you are using SkyDrive, just follow the simple steps below to map SkyDrive to a network drive:In IE go to http://skydrive.live.com/ and login using your Live ID (used […]

Microsoft's Windows Live team recently launched Wave 5 of SkyDrive update built for the modern web, using HTML5. You can read more about Wave 5 SkyDrive here.

If you are using SkyDrive, just follow the simple steps below to map SkyDrive to a network drive:

  • In IE go to http://skydrive.live.com/ and login using your Live ID (used IE9 in my case)
  • Go to SkyDrive -> My Files and note the CID in the browser
  • In Windows 7 open Windows Explorer, and select Map Network Drive
  • Enter the following \\docs.live.net@SSL\XXXXX (replace XXXXX with CID from above)