How to remove Map Network Drive and Disconnect Network Drive options from This PC
This article helps you to remove the Map Network Drive and Disconnect Network Drive options from This PC folder on Windows 10. In case you don't want to allow others to map a network hard drive or disconnect from an existing network, you The change can be made in Local Group Policy Editor or Registry Editor.
By mapping a network hard drive, you can access the same files and folders as an FTP server on Windows 10 . Mapping a network hard drive through Windows File Explorer as well as the Group Policy Editor is relatively straightforward. If you don't want to allow other users to map or disconnect from a connected network hard drive, it is better to change the settings.
Clear the Map Network Drive and Disconnect Network Drive options
To remove the Map Network Drive and Disconnect Network Drive options from This PC in Windows system, follow these steps:
1. Press Win + R to open Run.
2. Type gpedit.msc and press the Enter button.
3. Navigate to File Explorer under User Configuration .
4. Double click on the Remove “Map Network Drive” and “Disconnect Network Drive” settings .
Double click on the installation Remove “Map Network Drive” and “Disconnect Network Drive”
5. Select the Enabled option .
6. Click Apply> OK to save the changes.
Please see these steps in detail.
Delete with Local Group Policy Editor
First, open the Local Group Policy Editor on the computer. To do that, press Win + R , type gpedit.msc and press the Enter button . Alternatively, search for gpedit.msc in the taskbar search box and click Edit group policy in the search results.
After opening the Local Group Policy Editor on your computer, navigate to this path:
User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > File Explorer
Look for the Remove “Map Network Drive” and “Disconnect Network Drive” settings on the right side and double-click on it.
By default, it is saved as Not configured . Select Enabled , click Apply > OK button to save changes.
Delete with Registry Editor
There is a Registry Editor tweak for this purpose. Please open the Registry Editor on Windows 10 and navigate to this link:
Next, create a DWORD (32-bit) value and name it NoNetConnectDisconnect.
The default value is 0 , but you need to set it to 1 .
Create the NoNetConnectDisconnect value and set it to 1
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