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Turn off sharing permanently

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bill g

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#1
Anybody know how to do this? I can turn it off under the drive properties but it starts again on reboot.
Thanks,
bill g
 
#2
Are you talking about the admin (C$, D$) shares?

In the registry, locate the following key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\Parameters
On the Edit menu, click Add Value.
Type AutoShareServer, click REG_DWORD, and then click OK.
Type 0, and then click OK.
On the Edit menu, click Add Value.
Type AutoShareWks, click REG_DWORD, and then click OK.
Type 0, and then click OK.Note: Sometimes the values are already present, especially after use of a policy that affects these entries. In addition, on Windows 2000 you are not required to add the AutoShareWks value.


Quit the registry, and then restart the computer.
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;Q288164&ID=KB;EN-US;Q288164

To Stop all sharing remove file and printer sharing or disable the server service.
 
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bill g

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#3
Enyo,
Thanks for reply.
Yes I'm talking about the C$ share, and D$, E$ and H$ too. (Haven't looked at those to see if they are set the same.)
I'm on a LAN but it's my computer, so I have admin rights. The issue is, there is nothing on my machine anyone needs access to, although if the sharing has something to do with functioning on a LAN then I guess I'll have to leave it, but I don't recall my Win98 box being set up like that and it functioned fine on the same LAN.
Thanks for reg hack too.
bill g
 
#4
You dont need file and printer sharing installed if you are not allowing access to your drivers or printers so u can remove it.

Use the reg hack to remove the $ shares, they are just shares set for admin purposes and are only accessable by a member of the admin group.
 

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