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Windows 7: Cannot delete a Public folder

14 Oct 2012   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
Cannot delete a Public folder

I installed a Western Digital MyBook Duo NAS storage drive. When I was having some problems I reinstalled the software and have ended up with two public drives referencing the MyBook, and they are :-
Public(\\MyBookLiveDuo) (X)
Public(\\MyBookLiveDuo) (Z)

There is no option to delete either of the drives if I right click on the drive in Windows Explorer, just a Disconnect option. I have not been able to work out how to delete one of them and retain the other.

Can anyone suggest how I might be able to delete one of these pointers to my MyBook?


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14 Oct 2012   #2

7 x64

Disconnect Network Drive. It is in the Tools Menu.

And if you have a problem in the future do NOT run the WD software again. Just use Win Explorer to MAP Network Drives.
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14 Oct 2012   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Thanks for the suggestion, but where is the Tools menu?

And I have no intention of reinstalling the WD software.


PS, I found an option in xplorer2 to disconnect the X drive. It is so much better than Windows Explorer, and I wish that I had thought to try it first.
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