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I am trying to delete a network folder in 8.1

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    windows 8.1

    I am trying to delete a network folder in 8.1

    I have a network folder called MYSHARE that I want to delete. I also have two external drives that are not recognized by the network. The two drives are Iomega(L) and Partition1 (K)/Recovery(J)

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    Central IL
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    Linux Mint 17.2

    The Myshare could be from the iOmega, or from the Asus Webstorage drive. It does not show in your screenprint. As for the other shares that are no longer recognized. You can go into the registry. It gets a little technical, when you do it through the registry, or in the Command window interface.
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    San Jose - California
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    8.1x64PWMC Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64

    The shares in the network screen is stored in DNS cache, you cannot delete them but refresh the DNS will make them go away.

    1. Reset your router by turning it off, leave it off for few minutes then turn it back on. This will re-discover your devices & create new DNS Cache
    2. For each PC, from the elevated command prompt, type: ipconfig /flushdns <enter>
      This will re-create DNS Cache in your PC.
    3. Reboot your PC.
    Last edited by topgundcp; 17 Jun 2014 at 23:13.
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I am trying to delete a network folder in 8.1
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