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How Do I Stop File Sharing On A Wireless Network?

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So any geeks can help me, I'm sharing a house at the moment, with a wireless network, some of the videos and pics on my PC might be classed as a bit naughty, I've tried restricting sharing of files, but still on PC2 when I open Windows Media I can access pictures and Video from PC1, what to do?

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Put the personal stuff on an external hard drive?

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Yes maybe, just thought there be a simpler option.

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Yes maybe, just thought there be a simpler option.

 

you should be able to restrict access to files from windows.

 

in 'computer' right click a drive or folder and there are sharing options.

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  1. Go to the Start menu and select the Control Panel.

  2. In the Control Panel window, click (or double-click) on Network Connections.

Right-click on the Local Area Connection icon in the window that appears.

From the menu which appears, choose Properties (use the left mouse button to make your selection).

Under This connection uses the following items, highlight File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft NetworksNote: If File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks is not listed, then file sharing was not set up on your computer. You may close any open windows and skip the rest of these instructions.

Click Uninstall.

When you are asked if you are sure you want to uninstall File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks, click Yes.

Click OK or Close to close the Local Area Connection Properties window.

If you are asked to restart your computer, click Yes. If you are not asked to restart your computer, from the Start menu, choose Turn Off Computer. In the Turn off computer window, click the Restart button to restart your computer.

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