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    win 7 - how to stop reconnect at logon

    I am on a corporate network and have mapped a network drive to a drive letter. I checked "reconnect at logon". How do I stop it from reconnecting at logon? When I connect over a VPN it takes forever to start up because it is trying to connect to that network drive but can't.
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    Hi Bill,
    Try looking in 'Network and sharing center' 'Manage Wireless Connections'.
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    I think this should work, even if I think I never tried it with 7. Within Windows Explorer, bring the menu up by clicking the Alt key. Choose Tools, Map Network Drive. Select the mapping you want and uncheck Reconnect at Logon.

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    the same problem ...

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    Smile solved

    To get to Map Network Drive you have to open your My Computer. I went to map the network drive again. I could not simply unselect Reconnect At Logon, but I could replace the target with the same target and then I could unselect Reconnect At Logon. So now I have the same mapping, but without Reconnect At Logon.
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    Sorry to disagree, but it works exactly as I described. I have just tried it. Alt to bring the menu, choose Tools->Map Network Drive. Your mapped drive will show in the folder dropdown. Select it and uncheck Reconnect at logon and you will be done.

    As I said, I tried this on my laptop. Connected and disconnected a shared folder from my desktop and it worked flawlessly. It behaves exactly as it did in previous windows versions.

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    Or, in a Command Prompt window, type NET USE x: /D and press Enter... (Substitute the correct drive letter for x)
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