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How to Map and Disconnect Network Drive in Windows 10

In file explorer, mapping folder to network drive can save you a lot of time and vigor, such as not having to look up it and type its network address every time. Here is going to map and disconnect network drive in Windows 10.


Part 1: How to map folder to network drive in Windows 10

Step 1: Launch File Explorer in Windows 10.

Step 2: Find and click This PC on the left pane. And click Computer option to choose Map network drive button.

choose map network drive

Step 3: In the blank box of Drive, select a drive letter you prefer. Then tap browse button to search the folder you want to connect to and click OK button. ( See screenshot below )

browsing the folder

Step 4: The network folder name you look for will be listed in an instant and click Finish button. ( \\ISUMSOFT\\Users )

tap finish button

Step 5: When done the above steps, you will see the new network drive letter under This PC. This means that you have successfully mapped that folder to your network drive.

map folder to network drive

Part 2: How to disconnect network drive in Windows 10

Step 1: Under Computer option, click Disconnect network drive button to open the next window.

select disconnect network drive

Step 2: Select the network drive you want to disconnect, then click OK button.

click ok button

Step 3: Make sure if you want to disconnect this network drive anyway. Click Yes button.

click yes button

Note: ( Or you can right-click the new drive letter under This PC, and choose Disconnect option. )

hit disconnect option