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Network Shared Drives Access

Network Shared Drives Access

View Members in a Group

Note: Instructions to Add or Remove members from a group are located further down the page.


  1. Go to the Start menu.
    open the start menu
  2. In the Search bar, type“cmd”. Press “Enter” and the following screen will display:
    view users with command line
  3. Type after the prompt: net group<space>groupname<space>⁄domain

    For example: net group cis.g ⁄domain

    Note: It is important to have spaces exactly as shown in the example above.

    The list of the members of a group will be displayed.

Add⁄Remove Members from a Group

Follow the instructions above to view a list of members in a group.


  1. To add a member to an existing group, type after the prompt:
    net<space>group<space>group name<space>⁄add<space>macid<space>⁄domain

    For example: net group cis.g ⁄add podvore ⁄domain

    Note: It is important to have spaces exactly as shown in the example above.

    The following screen should display after you press ”Enter“.
    add members with command line
  2. To remove a member from an existing group, type after the prompt:
    net<space>group<space>group name<space>⁄delete<space>macid<space>⁄domain

    For example: net group cis.g ⁄delete podvore ⁄domain

    Note: It is important to have spaces exactly as shown in the example above.

    The following screen should display after you press ”Enter“.
    delete members with command line

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