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I am using the following command to disconnect a mapped drive:

net use * /d

Continuing will cancel the connections.

Do you want to continue this operation? (Y/N) [N]:

I am prompted as above:

I want the choice of Y to be applied automatically

I tried the command echo Y|net use * /d

But I am not succeeded.

Need help how to pass Y for the above command so that it should not prompt the user to provide Y or N. Thanks

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It is probably because you are using *.
If you can, try:
NET USE <Drive Letter> /DELETE

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net use * /delete /Y
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net use * /d does not disconnect a mapped network drive. It disconnects all mapped network drives.
How much mapped drives do you have?
net use z: /delete      ---> goes flawless without confirmation question.
"C:\Users\peer>net use h: /d
h: was deleted successfully."

So unless you want to run a script to disconnect all "custom made" connections by users, i would use the disconnection per mapped drive.

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If you do indeed want to do all mapped drives, do like this:

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Argh. I should have refresh, fellas, sorry. That was the point of my first post. The prompt for confirmation is due to doing ALL mapped drives. Doing one at a time works without prompt as also confirmed by peter197911. That was my point in first post if it was not clear. As shown by arnold, if you do want to do all drives it is /Y at the end. Not Y|.
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