How to Hide a Windows XP Computer from Network Neighborhood

Posted August 2, 2006 by Rob Rogers in Windows networking

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If you want to share files from an XP computer but you do not want it
to show up in the Network Neighborhood, follow the steps provided in the following tutorial.

1. Click Start -> Run, and type cmd. Then click OK.

2. In the command prompt box, type the following command:
net config server /hidden:yes

3. Now, your XP computer is hidden in the Network Neighborhood.


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