File & Printer Sharing

To disable the "File & Printer Sharing" feature.

  • On the Start menu, click Control Panel, and then click Network and Sharing Center.
  • In the panel on the left, click Change advanced sharing settings, and then click the arrow next to Home or Work.
  • Check the following settings:
    • Network Discovery: Off
    • File and Printer Sharing: Off
    • Public Folder Sharing: Off
    • File Sharing Connections: Use 128-bit encryption...
  • Click Save Changes.