How to Disconnect Users From a Shared Folder or Drive


In my previous article you learned How to Share a Drive/Folder by using Windows Interface.

In this article you will learn how to disconnect Users from a shared folder or drive.

Step 1

First of all open "Computer Management" from the Start Menu of your system.

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Step 2

Now your Computer Management Window will be opened that will look like this:

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Step 3

On the left hand side among the Computer Management you will see many options available; one of them will be named "Shared Folders", expand this option.

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Step 4

After expanding the Shared Folders you will see that three options are available, one of them will be named "Sessions", click on this option to see the users that are currently using your shared drives and folders.

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Step 5

Now under the "Action Pane" one option will be named "More Actions", first click on this option and then click on "Disconnect All Sessions". That will disconnect all the users that are using the shared folders.

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Step 6

But if you want to disconnect only one user then select the user's name and right-click on it then click on "Close Session" to disconnect this user.

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