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JSI Tip 4487. How do I disable Simple File Sharing on Windows XP Professional?

Simple File Sharing is enabled by default if your computer is NOT a member of a domain.

NOTE: Simple File Sharing cannot be disabled on Windows XP Home Edition.

To disable Simple File Sharing:

1. Start / My Computer / Tools / Folder Options.

2. Select the View tab.

3. Clear the Use simple file sharing (Recommended) box in the Advanced Settings area.

4. Press Apply and OK.

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