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Windows 7: Per User WMP Sharing settings

01 Jan 2015   #1
Sergeant Steve

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Per User WMP Sharing settings

Neither of my Parents use Windows Media Player and as such they only have the Media that came with Windows. Unfortunately their libraries show up on the local network and I do not wish them to. I cannot find how to disable the Media Streaming Options for individual users, the Local Group Policy Editor has User settings but I appear unable to create a new policy to prevent media sharing.

Is there a way even if it means tweaking the registry, to disable Media Streaming on an individual account basis? (I believe there HAS to be as my own Library wasn't showing up and it transpired that Media Streaming was not turned on for my account yet the others had it enabled).

Many thanks


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01 Jan 2015   #2
Sergeant Steve

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

OK I eventually figured it out. Apparently if you block all the devices from connecting to your Library then it turns Media Streaming Off, which is exactly what I wanted
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