Map/Disconnect a Network Drive On Windows

In a windows batch file:

REM Batch File to map network drive
NET USE H: \\server\share

REM Disconnect a mapped network drive

In powershell 3.0 or above:

#this temporarily maps PSDrive to \\Server01\Public
New-PSDrive -Name PSDrive -PSProvider FileSystem -Root \\Server01\Public

#to make the drive available for other windows services, use the Persist keyword as follows:
New-PSDrive -Name PSDrive -PSProvider FileSystem -Root \\Server01\Public -Persist

#Use Get-PSDrive to get a list of mounted drives

#Example of accessing the drive
cd PSDrive:
type PSDrive:\something.txt

#To remove the drive
Remove-PSDrive -Name PSDrive