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    Home Forums Networking – routers, firewalls, network configuration How to delete old shared folder

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      • #2360267
        CADesertRat
        AskWoody Plus

        I have an old network shared folder listed that is no longer used because I am no longer at the location where it was needed. How do I get rid of the listing in File Explorer networking? All of the other listings are needed but not the one I outlined in the picture.

        Right clicking the share path/address just gives me a selection to Disconnect but it is already disconnected because it is no longer available. In the old days you could just right click and delete but evidently that was too simple.

        Shared-folder
        Thanks for any help

        Don't take yourself so seriously, no one else does 🙂
        All Win 10 Pro at 20H2 (2 Desktops, 1 Laptop).

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      • #2360343
        Paul T
        AskWoody MVP

        In a Command Prompt.

        net use drive /delete

        Let us know how it goes.

        cheers, Paul

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        • #2360394
          CADesertRat
          AskWoody Plus

          In a Command Prompt.

          net use drive /delete

          Let us know how it goes.

          cheers, Paul

          Thanks Paul but I need a bit more in explanation. Does “Drive” mean the “Shared Folder 2” or the whole path ?

          Don't take yourself so seriously, no one else does 🙂
          All Win 10 Pro at 20H2 (2 Desktops, 1 Laptop).

        • #2360452
          CADesertRat
          AskWoody Plus

          Sorry Paul, I misunderstood. Evidently you mean the Drive letter. Thanks

          Don't take yourself so seriously, no one else does 🙂
          All Win 10 Pro at 20H2 (2 Desktops, 1 Laptop).

      • #2360399
        CADesertRat
        AskWoody Plus

        The path I was referring to would be \\MICHELE-PC\Users

        Don't take yourself so seriously, no one else does 🙂
        All Win 10 Pro at 20H2 (2 Desktops, 1 Laptop).

      • #2360403
        CADesertRat
        AskWoody Plus

        This worked to remove the reference.

        I found this at Spiceworks

        Disconnect-shared-folder

        Don't take yourself so seriously, no one else does 🙂
        All Win 10 Pro at 20H2 (2 Desktops, 1 Laptop).

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