Disable File and Printer Sharing in a Network

Posted January 25, 2005 by mikejc in Windows networking

The following tutorial contains a registry hack to disable File and Printer Sharing in a network.


Use the following steps to disable File and Printer Sharing for network security:

1. Click Start -> Run -> Regedit .
2. Click HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Network.
3. Add a new DWord Value.
4. Rename it as (NoPrintSharing or NoFileSharing)
5. Assign it a value of 1.

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