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How to disconnect unavailable network drives in Windows 10?

My company laptop runs a command line script during boot which adds a set of network drives to the Windows. I'm not using any of these during work at all, I don't even have access to some of them (...
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Webdav mapped drive reconnect (Windows)

I'm having some problems with a webdav connection that I hope someone can help me out with. I have two options to mount the webdav connection on my PC but both options have flaws. Option 1: Map ...
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What is Deviceless connections in the Microsoft document of Net Use command?

In the following link, https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/windows/it-pro/windows-xp/bb490717(v=technet.10), Microsoft mentioned that "Deviceless connection". What is that?
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Net use - error 53 encountered when using c$ but not c$\subfolder

When I run this piece of code in Powershell: net use \\$computerName\c$\ $adminPW /user:$adminUN /Persistent:No I get: System error 53 has occurred. The network path was not found. However, if I ...
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Drive mappings not visible in “net use” or “subst”, what kind of drive mappings are they?

A customer is using ExpanDrive for creating network drives. As a result the commands net use and subst don't give any results. However the command wmic logicaldisk reveals the mentioned drive ...
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net view \\share works but explorer.exe entering \\share gives “not accessible” error?

This is driving me crazy. I have a file share I'm accessing from Windows 8.1 (call it "svrname"). If I type net view \\svrname in cmd.exe, it succeeds and gives a list of shares. if I type \\svrname ...
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net use: how to map drive for both normal and elevated processes in Win 10?

In my Windows 10 Enterprise machine I've noticed if I execute "net use" command in elevated mode, then processes run in normal mode will not see the mapped drives. Also if I execute the command as ...
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Assign User to net use to change another users password

Is it possible to assign a user to make net use run as a certain person(admin) to change another users password? Like so?: "/c net user /user:domain\Administrator <admin-pwd> username password ...
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Administrator password not working after net use command

I tried to activate the hidden Administrator in Windows 10 Professional by issuing net use administrator active=yes but the administrator was already active and had a password thats not working ...
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Identify files preventing Net Use /Delete

Sometimes when executing net use /delete (\\connection or drive) I get There are open files and/or incomplete directory searches pending on the connection How can I find/identify those files? (or ...
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Logon Script with net use * /delete /yes

I'm trying to get rid of all manually mapped network drives on all workstations in my domain. I want our end-user's mapped drives to be mapped solely via GPO (GPO's are already in place). I'm trying ...
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“net use” does not create drives in Explorer on Windows 10

C:\Windows\system32>net use OK X: \\192.168.8.109\Public Microsoft Windows Network OK Y: \\192.168.8.109\DATA Microsoft Windows Network OK ...
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Is it possible to embed a command line statement in a Hyperlink?

Here's what I'm trying to make happen: User gets automatic email-reply with a hyperlink inside. The hyperlink contains a net use command to map a network drive. A confirmation should not be necessary. ...
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Windows XP will not remember a share's password after reboot

I mounted a mapped drive from a server; it was set to automatically map this on every reboot, and it was set up to remembered the password, and everything was great. For a long time, I didn't have ...
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Error 53 when trying to net use a Windows XP share from a DOS machine

I have a CNC controller running DOS 6.22 which has mounted to a share on a Windows XP machine which is now broken. I replaced the machine with another one (running Windows XP, too) but now I'm no ...
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Net Use command with relative target path

I have a batch file located in several folders and in this file I need to replace the old subst T: . command for net use because the units (drives) have different properties in windows 7. However, I ...
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NET USE remove if no right

I have a .bat for connecting network drives. I have 11 in total. My script works, but for now even if the user has no rights, that it connect the network drive. I would like if the user does not have ...
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Not enough storage error using net use command

I'm getting the error "Not enough storage is available to process this command." In Windows 7 attempting to connect to a shared folder on a NAS device. Google searches suggested increasing the ...
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How do I start cmd.exe from a UNC path (to map a network drive)?

While cmd.exe can work with UNC paths by using PUSHD \\UNC\Path, I'm attempting to start cmd or a similar command FROM a UNC path. Here's why: I'm adding a "Map Network Drive Here" to my suite of ...
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Net Use Error 1219 - I just want to mount a network share

When I log into windows, my system maps a few drives from our server's shares. I have a backup script that I want to run and it maps a few more drives just for the script and then unmaps them when ...
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NET USE “The local device name is already in use”

I'm trying to map two drives from a W2003-Server from Win7 with the following batch-file: net use m: /delete net use u: /delete net use m: \\{IP}\srvE /user:{sameIP}\Administrator {pswd}/persistent:...
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share created with net use with other account than login accout disappear

We have the problem that we are trying to create a share with net use with a different account than the actual login account on a Win7 PC. e.g. login account is "user" (the actual account used to ...
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How should I call Net Use command to disconnect from a remote location?

When I "net use" I see that I have a connection to a remote location: \\fooo.com\boo\zoo but without any device name assigned. What is the correct way/syntax to disconnect from this remote location ...
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How to use UNC path correctly to share a folder on remote computer?

I would like to know if somebody knows the correct syntax for giving a folder a share on remote network machine's folder. Please write a syntax you know for sure that it's working. This operation ...
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What's wrong with this net use command?

I am entering the following command on Windows Server 2003 net use X: \\Samba_Server\gis /user:Administrator <admin-pwd> /persistent:yes And I get the following error: System error 1326 has ...
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Mounting WebDAV drive in Windows Server 2012

I having problems mounting a webdav drive via explorer or cmd with the following command: net use z: "https://.." /user:username password System error 67 has occured. The network name cannot be ...
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Login .bat script in Windows XP user to run with admin rights

if exist C:\Windows\System32\CCM\CcmExec.exe ( net use /del Z: ) else ( net use z: \\c-svsccm01\SMS_CMB\Client start /d "Z:\" CCMSetup.exe ) This is a .bat file I created to run a .exe ...
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net use to connect a shared printer

I have a Windows 7 machine connected to a printer. I use another PC (in the same group) running Vista to connect this shared printer via COMMAND: net use lpt2 \\Win7NAME\SHAREDPRINTERNAME /...
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Sharing remote folder in subdir

I want to use a remote shared folder use in a subdirectory. For example the share \somePC\folder => x:\folder\somePCsRemoteFolder is there an easy way to do this ? endo
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Forcing a login script to prompt for credentials?

Scenario: Office is transferring from one server to another, on a different domain than is currently being used. Net use login scripts fail automatically due to improper authentication. What I ...