Remove-PSDrive

Remove a Windows PowerShell drive from its location (rdr).

Syntax
      Remove-PSDrive { [-name] string[] | [-literalName] string[] }
[-pSProvider string[]] [-scope string] [-force] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [-UseTransaction] [CommonParameters] Key -name string[] The PowerShell drive name(s) to remove, separate multiple names with commas. Do not type a colon (:) after the drive name. -literalName string[] The Drive name which will be used exactly as typed. No characters are interpreted as wildcards. If the name includes escape characters, enclose it in single quotation marks. -pSProvider Remove all of the drives associated with the specified PowerShell provider. e.g. FileSystem, Registry or Certificate. -scope An index that identifies the scope from which the drive is being removed. -force Override restrictions that prevent the command from succeeding, apart from security settings. e.g. -force will override a files read-only attribute, but will not change file permissions. -whatIf Describe what would happen if you executed the command without actually executing the command. -confirm Prompt for confirmation before executing the command. -UseTransaction Include the command in the active transaction.

Standard Aliases for Remove-PSDrive: rdr

Remove-PSDrive will only remove PowerShell drives created with New-PSDrive.

To remove mapped network drives created by new-smb-mapping or any other methods use Remove-SmbMapping

Remove-PSDrive cannot remove the current working drive.

Examples

Remove a PowerShell drive named S:

PS C:\> remove-psdrive -name s

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Related PowerShell Cmdlets:

Get-PSDrive - Get drive information (DriveInfo).
New-PSDrive - Install a new drive on the machine.
Remove-SmbMapping - Remove an SMB mapping.
Get-Command - Retrieve basic information about a command.
Get-Member - Enumerate the properties of an object.
Get-Help - Open the help file.
Equivalent bash command: umount(8) - detach/unmount a device.


 
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