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Windows 7: IPC$ Share

08 Sep 2009   #1

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IPC$ Share

Does anyone know how to permanantly disable the IPC$ share without interrupting remote system processes ? Is this possible ?

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08 Sep 2009   #2

7600.20510 x86

If you disable the ipc$ share, windows will automatically re-enable it upon next boot. So, you can set a batch file to start up with your system to take care of that. You can also add system drives that are defaulted to share normally, too. Here is an example. Edit to your needs (add or remove lines corresponding to drive letters.) Copy and paste into notepad, then save the file as .txt. Rename it to disableshares.bat after. Then move it to your startup folder.

net share c$ /delete
net share d$ /delete
net share e$ /delete
net share ipc$ /delete
net share admin$ /delete
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Sep 2009   #3

XP, Seven, 2008R2

Good tip torrentg

afaik Windows 7 no longer shares all of your drives by default unless your computer is part of a domain. Even so, I think this old registry hack would take care of it.


It doesn't disable ipc$ however. Only the administrative shares.
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08 Sep 2009   #4

7600.20510 x86

Hey, thank you Sup3rsprt. I think though, that Windows 7 still shares the drives by default because I am not on a domain and when I type "net share" into the command prompt, it shows C$, D$...etc.

Yeah, good tip from you too. I'm fairly certain that reg hack you posted will work as in previous windows versions, too.
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08 Sep 2009   #5

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Btw, if you disable Administrative shares, Previous Versions (and maybe Shadow Copies in general) are inaccessible. But why the need to remove it?
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08 Sep 2009   #6

XP, Seven, 2008R2

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torrentg View Post
I think though, that Windows 7 still shares the drives by default
You're right. I must have disabled the admin shares but forgot about it

Sorry about that.
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16 Jan 2010   #7

Windows 7

i also try to disable the Disable Administrative Shares but i can't i am joined to the domain and it made very alot of problem it from regedit but i can't find any thing and also i try the old reditrections but it now works
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