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Windows 7: Network sharing problem

02 Dec 2009   #1
Dakana

Windows 7 x64 Build 7600.16384
 
 
Network sharing problem

Hi all, wonder if anyone can help here.

I have tried over and over to completely disable sharing over my home network of my personal documents folder (not the public folder) yet it still shows up and is fully accessible on any computer in the house. I have a password but that's not the point, I want to be able to make the my documents folder inaccessible completely from other computers on the network. It's disabled in the sharing properties but that makes no difference. Any ideas?

Thanks in advance


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02 Dec 2009   #2
senthil

windows 7 ultimate x64
 
 

its probably you have to unjoin from home group, you can find that setting in network and sharing center under the home group settings!
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02 Dec 2009   #3
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dakana View Post
Hi all, wonder if anyone can help here.

I have tried over and over to completely disable sharing over my home network of my personal documents folder (not the public folder) yet it still shows up and is fully accessible on any computer in the house. I have a password but that's not the point, I want to be able to make the my documents folder inaccessible completely from other computers on the network. It's disabled in the sharing properties but that makes no difference. Any ideas?

Thanks in advance
If you are part of the homegroup just uncheck the documents folder here and save changes.


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