When I am done using mydomain\admin credentials to view \\JanesCPU\c$ I want to remove the credentials

As the administrator for our MS Server 2016 Essentials network, I sometimes need to  view coworkers c drive.

I simply use WinKey R  > \\JanesCpu\c$   and supply my network admin credentials.  

For the rest of the day I can view  JanesCpu without supplying the credentials.

Clearly the admin credentials are being saved somewhere, but where are they, and how can I delete them when I am done?
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rberkeConsultantAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Log into Control Panel, Credential Manager and delete the credential.  That works for me.
rberkeConsultantAuthor Commented:
I'm not sure what to do.  I don't see anything that looks like a credential for JanesCPU or for mydomain\admin
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Then just restart the Workstation and the credentials will disappear. They were apparently cached and restart will clear it
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MaheshArchitectCommented:
these credentials are not stored under credential managers

What happening here is when you accessing \\machinename\c$ and supplying credentials, you actually get session ticket from domain controller which is valid for 24 HRS I believe and that session ticket is stored in memory and until you logged off or reboot, it won't ask for crdentials again
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Normally users credentials are stored but in this case they appear to be cached so restart as suggested above to clear them
Jose Gabriel Ortega CastroCEO Faru Bonon IT - EE Solution ExpertCommented:
It is called "cached credentials" and is easily cleared like this:

Start > Run > cmd (as administrator)> net use * /DELETE

This will clear the administrator credentials in the computer you are working on. (the one that accesses the remote computer (jane's))
Jose Gabriel Ortega CastroCEO Faru Bonon IT - EE Solution ExpertCommented:
They are stored in there John but only when they actually need something within the same computer (a folder, any resource within the same computer, or when you are logging in to another computer using RDP for example), when you are accessing a remote computer using the $ char, you are using the network credentials cached in the computer for a period of time.
rberkeConsultantAuthor Commented:
cmd as adminstrator > net use * /delete
 says "there are no entries on the list".  

I am still able to browse to \\Janescpu\c$ with no credentials.

Yes, restarting my computer works, but that is not ideal. I often have a bunch of stuff open on my desktop, and I don't want to close it.  

Is there anyway to revoke the session ticket?
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Cached credentials just need a restart or log off to clear. May not be ideal but it definitely works
McKnifeCommented:
There is a solution without logging off, and that is to restart the service "workstation" in services.msc

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rberkeConsultantAuthor Commented:
BINGO !!!   Restarting Workstation service pitches the session ticket, and only takes 10 seconds to do.   Far better than logging off.

It was a minor issue, but I am grateful for an easy solution.
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