Manually Disconnect Network Device (Windows)

Many times when you browse to a network computer in Windows it will keep the connection active and you will not be able to map a drive with a different credentials.

The network folder specified is currently mapped using a different user name and password.
To connect using a different user name and password, first disconnect any existing mappings to this network share.

 

1. First open cmd

2. Now type [cc lang=’dos’ ]net use[/cc]

 

 

 

 

3. Now you can see what is currently connected to your machine and remove what is causing you the problem.

[cc lang=’dos’ ]net use \\10.255.1.68\Tom /delete[/cc]

4. Now the device should be gone and you should be able to map your drive.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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