Unmappable network drive

Posted on 2005-04-14
Last Modified: 2006-11-18
I have an XP workstation that is showing a mapped drive U:, mapped to a known share.  It shows itself in a disconnected state, yet can be opened to show the shared folders.  If I try to disconnect the drive, it says it doesn't exist.  If I look at mapped drives and/or shares, it doesn't exist.  How can I delete this drive?
Question by:mismcc
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    Expert Comment

    Sounds wierd, but have you tried to do this from the command prompt?

    "net use u: /delete"
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    Expert Comment

    Also check your diskmanager. Maybe you have some external drive, like a memory or similar. Does your printer have something such? or do you have a digital camera with removable memory?
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    Accepted Solution

    > Start > Run > regedit (enter)

    expand My Computer > expand HKEY_CURRENT_USER > expand Network
    find your drive letter
    right-click on it
    delete it

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