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Windows 10 - WebClient Service

The WebClient service is required for webdav drive mapping to work. This is needed for mapping the drive from Storage on the Go.

If webdav drive mapping is not working for storage on the go.  Make sure the WebClient service is running and set to "automatic" start, then try mapping again.

  1. Right click on the Start menu and select "Computer Management".

    Computer Management

  2. Expand "Services and Applications" and select "Services".  Scroll down until you see the "WebClient" service and double click on it to open settings.


  3. Change the Startup type drop down in the center of the dialog to "Automatic" and click the "Start" button to start the process.  Then click "OK" and exit computer management.

    Set to automatic and start

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

Keywords:owncloud storage on the go webdav   Doc ID:83564
Owner:Nathan M.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2018-07-11 11:57 CDTUpdated:2019-09-16 08:04 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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