DFS configuration information is stored in the registry, and possibly in the Active Directory.

The procedure for deleting DFS configuration information is different for Fault-Tolerant DFS Roots versus Stand-Alone DFS Roots and Windows 2000 Cluster Servers.

Fault-Tolerant DFS Roots

1. Open a CMD prompt and type net stop dfs.

2. Use Regedt32 to navigate to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DfsHost.

3. Delete the Volumes key and any sub-keys.

4. Navigate to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\DfsDriver\LocalVolumes

5. Delete all the sub-keys, but NOT the LocalVolumes key.

6. Open Active Directory Users and Computers.

7. On the View menu, press Advanced Features.

8. Open the DFS-Configuration container in the System object. Delete the DFS root in the right-hand pane.

9. Open a CMD prompt and type net start dfs.

Stand-Alone DFS Roots and Windows 2000 Cluster Servers

1. Open a CMD prompt and type net stop dfs.

2. Use Regedt32 to navigate to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\DfsHost.

3. Delete the Volumes key and any sub-keys.

4. Navigate to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\DfsDriver\LocalVolumes

5. Delete all the sub-keys, but NOT the LocalVolumes key.

6. Open a CMD prompt and type net start dfs.