Disconnect already existing Mapped Drives using VB Script

I have a script to Disconnect Mapped drives. The object is to Disconnect all Mapped Drives and reconnect with a script. The current script that follows is disconnecting drives that were mapped with a script, but not the drives that were mapped manually.

*****Script****

 Set objNetwork = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Network")

Set colDrives = objNetwork.EnumNetworkDrives

For i = 0 to colDrives.Count-1 Step 2

objNetwork.RemoveNetworkDrive  colDrives.Item(i)

Next
4isteamAsked:
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cookreCommented:

Add the extra options that say to disconnect even in use and to remove persistent mappings:

objNetwork.RemoveNetworkDrive  colDrives.Item(i)  ,true .true


One presumes you're doing this under an ID with rights to change other user's settings.
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cookreCommented:
Not to mention shelling out to a series of NET USEs
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taycuong76Commented:
You also need Set objNetwork =nothing  to free your resources too.
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CSecurityCommented:
Dim WshNetwork, ShareName
Set WshNetwork = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Network")
ShareName = "C$"
WshNetwork.RemoveNetworkDrive ShareName, true, true
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CSecurityCommented:
Set objNetwork = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Network")

Set colDrives = objNetwork.EnumNetworkDrives

For i = 0 to colDrives.Count-1 Step 2

objNetwork.RemoveNetworkDrive  colDrives.Item(i), true, true

Next

Set objNetwork = Nothing
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4isteamAuthor Commented:
Thank You CSecurity. I used your script and it worked for me. I hope its not too much to ask but can you look at this script for me and tell me how I can stop the Mapped Drive to open with Explorer. I would like for it to be mapped witch its working but not to open. Ive done a some research and played some with it but its not working for me. If I omit it, then it creates five drives using the Letters provided in the script. I beleive it has to do with the comment towards the end "Call Showexplorer"  I appreciate your help thank you.



 
' FirstLetter.vbs Windows Logon Script
' VBScript to map the first available drive letter
' Author Guy Thomas http://computerperformance.co.uk/ 
' Version 3.7 - September 2005
' ------------------------------------------------------'

'Dim strDriveLetter, strRemotePath
Dim objShell 'objNetwork,
Dim CheckDrive, DriveExists, intDrive
Dim strAlpha, strExtract, intAlpha, intCount

' The section sets the variables
' N.B. Change strRemotePath
strRemotePath = "\\001317bo4enmila\PS_ODorders$"
strDriveLetter = "P:"
strAlpha = "PJMRU"
intAlpha = 0
intCount = 0
err.number= vbEmpty

' This sections creates two objects:
' objShell and objNetwork and then counts the drives
Set objShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
Set objNetwork = CreateObject("WScript.Network")
Set CheckDrive = objNetwork.EnumNetworkDrives()

' This section operates the For ... Next loop
' See how it compares the enumerated drive letters
' With strDriveLetter
On Error Resume Next
DriveExists = False
' Sets the Outer loop to check for 5 letters in strAlpha
For intCount = 1 To 5
   DriveExists = False
   
   ' CheckDrive compares each Enumerated network drive
   ' with the proposed drive letter held by strDriveLetter
      For intDrive = 0 To CheckDrive.Count - 1 Step 2
        If CheckDrive.Item(intDrive) = strDriveLetter _
        Then DriveExists = True
      Next
  intAlpha = intAlpha + 1

  '  Logic section if strDriveLetter does not = DriveExist
  ' Then go ahead and map the drive

'  Wscript.Echo strDriveLetter & " exists: " & DriveExists
  If DriveExists = False Then objNetwork.MapNetworkDrive _
  strDriveLetter, strRemotePath
  call ShowExplorer ' Extra code to take you to the mapped drive
  ' Appends a colon to drive letter. 1 means number of letters
  strDriveLetter = Mid(strAlpha, intAlpha,1) & ":"
 
  ' If the DriveExists, then it is necessary to
  ' reset the variable from true --> false for next test loop
  If DriveExists = True Then DriveExists = False

Next

'WScript.Echo "Out of drive letters. Last letter " & strDriveLetter

WScript.Quit(1)

Sub ShowExplorer()
If DriveExists = False Then objShell.run _
("Explorer" & " " & strDriveLetter & "\" )
If DriveExists = False Then WScript.Quit(0)
End Sub
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CSecurityCommented:
That's a bit not possible! Because windows opens it up! It is default settings of windows... When you map a network drive by windows, you will get new explorer too... It is in windows...
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4isteamAuthor Commented:
Actually we were able to do it. Just comment out Call ShowExplorer and Delete the following lines. Thanks anyways.

If DriveExists = False Then objShell.run _
("Explorer" & " " & strDriveLetter & "\" )

Following is how it should look


Next

'WScript.Echo "Out of drive letters. Last letter " & strDriveLetter

WScript.Quit(1)

Sub ShowExplorer()
 
If DriveExists = False Then WScript.Quit(0)
End Sub
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CSecurityCommented:
Ah yes! Sorry... I did not checked it... Really sorry! You can remove the sub and calling line:

objShell.run _
("Explorer" & " " & strDriveLetter & "\" )
Remove this and the ShowExplorer sub!

Again sorry :p
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