Explorer hangs on dead network drives
What steps will reproduce the problem?
- Access temporary network share via IP-Address
- Remove drive
- Try to right click a folders in File Explorer
What is the expected output? What do you see instead?
- Expected: Normal context menu.
- Experienced: Hang, no response in File explorer.
What additional information?
Reboot doesn't solve the problem. Problem persists while dead network share's path is in recent file list in File Explorer. Clear history resolves issue.
Issue also posted for TortoiseSVN: https://groups.google.com/g/tortoisesvn/c/zzJrVFQdc-M