How to remove non-existent mounted network drive from Quick Access?


  1. Posts : 4
    windows 10
       #1

    How to remove non-existent mounted network drive from Quick Access?


    Hello peeps,
    About 2 years ago I wanted to mount the USB drive at the back of my EE Smarthub Broadband Modem as a network drive so I could access files properly, easily. I forget how I did this! I have concerns that this item is the cause of Windows Explorer and the File Open/Save requester are SOO slow when trying to make a new folder. Usually I click to make a new folder and nothing happens. Then I navigate to a different folder and back again, and there is a folder called New Folder.

    Now I don't have EE Smarthub anymore, but "usb1" is still in my Quick Access menu, and if I click on it, Windows Explorer goes Not Responding for about 10 minutes, then I get this "windows cannot access \\192.168.1.254\usb1 message. Diagnosing that does not result in anything useful. I have tried to find and delete any mention of EESmarthub in my registry (found one entry). But still, I cannot Right Mouse Click on this item to try to remove or unpin it. Ideally I would like to UNMOUNT it, as it is not there!
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    Help please. Thanks, Mark.
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  2. Posts : 236
    Win 10 Pro x64
       #2
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  3. Posts : 4
    windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #3

    rvcjew said:
    Hi,
    Thanks, tried the first, but it assumes you can right mouse click on the item... the second one, I eventually opted to wipe the whole Quick Access list. This worked, thanks! I hope this means that damned thing is gone, and not just the link is gone, but it does seem I am able to create New Folders quite a lot faster in Windows Explorer, so this is VERY good and was the main purpose of this query.
    Thanks again,
    Mark.
      My Computer


  4. Posts : 236
    Win 10 Pro x64
       #4

    No problem, don't forget to mark your thread solved. EdIt: nvm already did.
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