CREATE A SHORTCUT TO SEARCH ACTIVE DIRECTORY SHARED FOLDERS
You must begin your search by opening My Network Places, locating an Active Directory object, and clicking Find. Once the Find User, Contacts, And Groups dialog box opens, you can select Shared Folders from the Find drop-down list.
However, there's an easier way to access the Find User, Contacts, And Groups dialog box. To do so, you can create a specially configured shortcut on your desktop.
3. Click Next, give the shortcut a name, and click the Finish button.
Now, anytime you want to search Active Directory for a shared folder, just double-click your new shortcut.