I use my laptop (which have Windows 7 installed) in my home and my office. Because I need to share something with other computers, I have the network and file sharing enabled. However, now I want to use the WiFi signal in airport. In order to keep better security, please guide me Disable Network and File Sharing in Windows 7.
- First you need to open control panel, and then "Network and Sharing Center".
- Check the Network Location status of your active Network.
- Click Start Orb, type in "advanced sharing" into search text field, click on "Manage advanced sharing settings".
- Now you can see the "Advanced sharing settings" window, find the current profile (in this case is "Home or Work") turn off or disable all the options related to network discovery and sharing.
- Click "Save "to Disable Network and File Sharing in Windows 7.
When you come back home, you need to invert the options for network and file sharing.
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