There is a nice guide to How to remove Folders from This PC (they are stored in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\NameSpace\), but I cant find a guide like this for network locations. Is there any way to remove them?

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    Can't you right click > disconnect? – Michael Frank Dec 22 '13 at 23:31
  • @MichaelFrank you are right! I can simply Remove device and they dissapear. Thank you – DarkWalker Dec 23 '13 at 17:19
  • I'll add it as an answer for you. :) – Michael Frank Dec 23 '13 at 19:34
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You can just Right Click > Disconnect OR Remove Device on any of those to remove them. The same goes for Mapped Network drives.

  • Actually this works only for short period of time, about 2 weeks later these networks locations appeared again – DarkWalker Dec 27 '13 at 16:42
  • @DarkWalker - it has only been 1 week since I answered your question. But regardless, it's possible that media sharing is causing this issue. Since they are on your network, you may be accessing files from them or your computer is automatically finding media sources for you. – Michael Frank Dec 27 '13 at 23:51

right click remove does work on my windows 10. but they come back after a time (reboot?) very annoying. the only way I could get rid of one of them was to delete the user from the originating pc! did not try to re-add that user... could not do this for the other uses as they are actually using that pc.

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