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The Information Security Officer, Randy Marchany, posted the following information in a special news email: From: Randy Marchany, University Information Technology Security Officer, Virginia Tech IT Security Office "A... view Status History All Active Statuses

Disabling Simple File Sharing in Windows

Question:
How do I disable Simple File Sharing in Windows?
Answer:
  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Type: control panel
  3. As you type, results will appear and change. Select Control Panel.
  4. Click the Appearance and Personalization link.
  5. Click the Folder Options tab.
  6. Select the View tab.
  7. Scroll to the bottom of the Advanced settings: list.
  8. Clear the Use Sharing Wizard (Recommended) check box.
  9. Click OK.
Mon, 08/05/2013 - 8:58am 4774 Views Article ID: 2120