hi there, please keep these guide in mind.
1 Keep your windows Vista up-to-date.
2. turn off guest account
3. set a password for your administrator account
4. Un mark File and Printer sharing service in exception tab of windows
5. overview your security state in this window :
Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network and Sharing Center
6. use an anti-virus ( Microsoft security essential recommended )
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"john ha" <johnha@newsgroup> wrote in message
> I'm using Vista but not sharing any folders at all on my
> unsecured wireless network.
> However, could a hacker in my apartment complex
> still access the hard drive's files if my admin password is blank
> (since I never set the admin pw up),
> or even just another way,
> even though I don't share any folders?
> Or is it necessary for me to actually share the folder
> for them to even access it?
> Thank you for your help.