Unable to remove the network connected drive RRS feed

  • Question

  • In Windows Explorer under 'This PC' I have a network drive which I mapped some time ago. The computer which shared a folder has long gone and will never come back.

    I now want to remove the entry - in my case drive L: - but cannot find a way to do so.

    Right clicking on the drive entry gives me no related option in the context menu and right clicking on 'This PC' and choosing 'Disconnect network drive...' only lists the currently connected drives.

    In the registry I also only found the connected drives, so nothing to remove...

    How can I get rid of the entry in Windows Explorer (Windows 10 Enterprise)?

    Sunday, May 15, 2016 9:50 AM


  • Open the command prompt window.

    Type the following command and press the Enter button.

    net use /delete L:

    If the drive is still there after reboot, find the registry key and delete the entry from registry.

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Map Network Drive MRU

    • Marked as answer by hpetschko Sunday, May 15, 2016 10:32 AM
    Sunday, May 15, 2016 10:27 AM