The rmshare utility removes a share.
The share can be specified either with the path name of the directory
being shared (with the
If a remote machine is not specified with the
removes hidden shares without first asking for confirmation. When you specify this option and a share does not exist, rmshare does not display and does not modify the exit status.
-foption overrides the -ioption. -f
includes hidden shares among those to be removed. Normally hidden shares are not removed.
prompts you before removing a specified share.
specifies the name of the share to be removed. If sharename is a UNC name of the form //hostname/name, the effect is the same as specifying -S hostname -n name.
specifies the path name of the shared directory whose share is to be removed.
(recursive) removes shares associated with subdirectories of the specified share. For example, if both c:/dir and c:/dir/subdir are shared, rmshare -p c:/dir normally only removes the share associated with c:/dir. However, rmshare -r -p c:/dir removes the shares associated with both directories.
Specifies the remote machine on which the share to be removed resides.
When running this utility on a 7/2008R2/8/2012/10/2016 system and using the
-Sto specify a remote Windows 95/98/Me system, some operations may fail, due to limitations in the operating systems. -v
(verbose) displays additional information about the share being removed.
Possible exit status values are:
Windows 7. Windows Server 2008 R2. Windows 8. Windows Server 2012. Windows 10. Windows Server 2016.
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