Disconnecting a Mapped Network Drive

Follow these instructions to disconnect a mapped network drive from your computer. (See Also: Mapping the Y drive, Mapping the Grants.gov drive)

Windows 7

  1. Open Computer. Your mapped network drives should be located under “Network Location” (image)
  2. Right click on the drive you wish to disconnect and select “Disconnect” (image)
  3. Your drive is now disconnected.

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Windows XP

Note: Before disconnecting a mapped network drive be sure to record the drive letter and path. This will help insure you will be able to reconnect to it at a later point.

  1. Open My Computer. From the tools menu Select Disconnect Network Drive (image)
  2. Select the mapped drive you wish to disconnect and click OK (image)

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Mac OS X

  1. Select Finder, which is located at the bottom of your Mac screen.
  2. Under the Shared section located to the left of the dialog box, select the network drive you wish to disconnect. Then, select the Eject symbol to the right.

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