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disable simple file sharing in xp home?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by majax79, Apr 19, 2008.

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  1. majax79

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    Anyway to do it?
     
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    How to turn off simple file sharing

    To disable simple file sharing, follow these steps:
    1. Click Start, and then click My Computer.
    2. On the Tools menu, click Folder Options, and then click the View tab.
    3. In the Advanced Settings section, clear the Use simple file sharing (Recommended) check box.
    4. Click OK.
     
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    in XP HOME.
     
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    "Note You cannot turn off simple file sharing in Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition."

    From http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307874

    but I'm looking for a regedit or some other way to do it.
     
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    I'm trying to remove the shared folder from my computer without removing the "my documents" folder as well. All the regedits out there remove both.

    Tried it in safe mode but can't seem to get rid of just that one folder.
     
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