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Disable File Sharing

Follow the steps for your operating system to disable file sharing:

Windows 8

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen and click Settings, and then click Change PC Settings.
  2. Click Network.
  3. Click Connections.
  4. Click your network connection (e.g, CMU-SECURE).
  5. Turn OFF "Find devices and content"

Windows 7

  1. Click the Windows Logo button.
  2. Type file sharing in the search results window, and then touch Enter.
  3. Under "File and Printer Sharing", check to be sure that Turn off file and printer sharing is selected.
  4. Under "Public Folder Sharing", check to be sure that Turn off public folder sharing is selected.
  5. Click Save Changes.

Last Updated: 12/5/13