net share: is the share permanent?


  1. Posts : 25
    windows 10
       #1

    net share: is the share permanent?


    Local windows 10 machine. (home computer)

    I created a share via net share (CMD). I restarted my computer and noticed the share is still there.

    My question is, when using net share, are these permanent? I would think they would disconnect/delete after shutdown.
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  2. Posts : 5,478
    2004
       #2

    They are permanent. They are also permanent if you do it through the GUI. You have to explicitly delete them - see this MS article: Net share

    eeps24 said:
    I would think they would disconnect/delete after shutdown.
    Why? If they were deleted you would have to share all your "Shared" folder(s) again every single time you rebooted which would be really annoying.
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  3. Posts : 25
    windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #3

    awesome, thanks for the help.
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  4. Posts : 5,478
    2004
       #4

    You are welcome.

    For what you want you'd have to do it like this I guess
    Code:
    Windows PowerShell
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
    
    PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> net share TempShare=c:\temp
    TempShare was shared successfully.

    and then at some point later...
    Code:
    PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> net share TempShare /delete
    TempShare was deleted successfully.
    
    PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>
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