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I created a virtual drive using "SUBST" command . But i can not delete now .

Can anybody tell me how can I delete this virtual drive.

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If using the command SUBST X: /D does not work then try rem or delete the occurrence of the SUBST command in the autoexec.bat file & reboot.

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Windows 7 does not read autoexec.bat. –  grawity Jan 24 '13 at 15:01
    
It does read it under some circumstances –  Linger Jan 24 '13 at 19:52
    
SUBST X /D does not work but SUBST X: /D works fine for my computer. thanks –  Arif Jan 24 '13 at 19:57

I use a .BAT file on startup to create several virtual drives. I found that in Windows 8.1, I cannot delete a particular virtual drive once it is created (it may be possible, but I do not know how to do it). No virtual drives will reappear after a reboot if the SUBSt instruction for it is not used either separately or in a .BAT file.

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This is not an answer to the original question. To critique or request clarification from an author, leave a comment below their post - you can always comment on your own posts, and once you have sufficient reputation you will be able to comment on any post. –  DavidPostill Nov 26 at 8:30

After doing a Google search (taking less than a minute) I found this:

SUBST X: /D

where X is the SUBST drive

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let me quote this SO comment: Imagine you google for a question, and the first search result that comes up is a StackOverflow post for exactly the question you need. So you click on it, read the answer... and what does it say? “Just google for it!” –  nixda Jan 24 '13 at 15:17

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