The “Connect to” start menu will be able to help you to connect easily to external network drives. You will be able to access all the network drives and other devices to which you will be able to connect with ease, with the help of this short cut.
To enable this short cut in the start menu, follow the instructions below:
Right click the task bar and select properties.
Go to the start menu tab.
In the start menu tab click the customize button.
Go to the advanced tab and then in the start menu items scroll until you get the “Display as Connect To menu” radio button under the Network connections.
Check it and click the ok button.
Now you can easily access, your frequently used connections, directly from the start menu.