First, your computer must have Microsoft's Software Update for Web Folders installed in order for WebDAV to function properly with Vista. If you have not already done so, install this update as follows:
Press the Download button. You should see the following page:
Select Run to install the update immediately or Save to save it on your machine to install later.
If you saved the update, double-click on it to proceed with the installation.
Select Computer from the Start icon
With Computer selected in the left panel, you see "Map network drive" in the tool bar. Click on "Map network drive".
On the "Map Network Drive" dialog, click on the "Connect to a Web site that you can use to store your documents and pictures" link.
On the first of a series of "Add Network Location" dialogs, click Next.
Select "Choose a custom network location." and click Next.
Enter the URL of the network address and click Next.
For example, enter the following if setting up a WebDAV folder for people.jmu.edu/doggdx site:
Enter your e-ID and Password you use to log on to the network and click OK. NOTE: You will have to enter your e-ID in the following format if your e-ID is doggdx:
Type a name for the network location.
This is the name of the folder you will use to access your course files.
In the left panel under "Folders", the name of the network location you chose in step 8 will appear in the list.