How do I hide a machine from Network Browsers?

A. Using the registry editor set the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanManServer\Parameters and set value Hidden from 0 to 1 which should be of type DWORD. You should then reboot. You can also type

net config server /hidden:yes

The above command also automatically creates quite a lot of other values under \Parameters key, too.

You can still connect to the computer, but it is not displayed on the browser.


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