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Windows 7: Hide print server in Network?

11 Jun 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit (Full)
Hide print server in Network?

Hello all

Recently I installed a new router that gives me DLNA capabilities with a HD.

To do this it has a Media Server in it.

Oddly once this is enabled in the router, the stand alone print server device I have had for a long time (that lets me print from anything on the network) that is plugged into it the router suddenly shows up in my Network of explorer and other pages showing items on the Network.

Kinda not a really big deal but just one more thing I would not like to show there, so was just wondering if there is anyway to make it back hidden again.

Note, I do not want to remove it, or effect the server device, or any of its printer capabilities, just don't want to see it.

Thanks for any help.

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14 Jun 2013   #2

Win7 & Win8 64bit


If you have enabled DNLA in your router, I don't think that there's a work around to disable it.

If the print server is connected to a Server (Windows 2003, 2008 Server and higher versions), there's a way to disable this by modifying the registry from the Server where the print server is configured.
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