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How to Clear Network Share Folder Password in Windows 8

Do you know how to remove the password of network share folder in varied Windows operating systems? If you don’t, you must realize that it is necessary for you to learn the corresponding solution, because when you first access certain network share folder, you will be required to input an account as well as a password if the security option has been opened. Then you don’t have to retype account and password until you restart the Windows system. However, what can you do if you don’t want to restart the system and would like to use new account and password to log in the network share folder? Let me take clearing the password of a network share folder called “\\HostName\ShareFolder\” in Windows 8 as a specific example.

Step 1: Open the Run dialog box in Windows 8 by composite key of “Win+R”. BTW, Win key stands for Windows key which locates between Ctrl key and Alt key on the keyboard.

Step 2: Type cmd in the Run box and press Enter to open the cmd.exe.

Step 3: Input net use \\HostName\ShareFolder \del and click Enter. Here, “net use */del” means clearing the password of any network share folder. Moreover, “Host Name” and “ShareFolder” should be respectively changed to your host name and share folder title.

After deleting the password, when you visit the folder again, the system will ask you for new account and password. So is this way easy and understandable to you? You can have a try when it is necessary.


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