Summary : How to Map a Master Page Gallery in SharePoint 2013,Error in Mapping SharePoint 2013 Master Page Gallery, Error Mapping Master Page Gallery as Network drive in SharePoint 2013, Error “Windows Cannot Access .. Master Page Gallery Path”
In the new Design Manager users have option to Upload Design Files or Design packages that can be further edited in the Design Manager.
The option “3. Upload Design Files” in Design manager describes that the best way to upload these files or packages is by mapping the Master Page gallery as a Network drive.
If you follow the MSDN article Here, it describes some simple steps to do this mapping but when you try to follow these, you might run into the below error –
This error occurs because of a missing feature “Desktop Experience” in Windows Server 2012. Lets look at the options to add this feature and add Master Page gallery as a Network drive.
Next select “Desktop Experience” as in the screen below (if not already selected) and select Next.
Once it’s finished you would need to reboot the server.
Finally you can Map the Master Page Gallery as a Network drive.
Original article : Here