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Force Eject Network Drive – Mac OS X

Force Eject Network Drive – Mac OS X

You can force eject a Mac network drive (SMB or AFP) if it is hanging on eject. Follow the steps below.


  1. Open Terminal. (Applications -> Utilities -> Terminal)
  1. Type the following command in Terminal and replace DISK_NAME with name of network drive. Hit return.
diskutil unmountDisk force /Volumes/DISK_NAME


  1. Your network drive should force eject within a few seconds.

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