Shared folders - how to disable

  1.    25 Jun 2008 #1
    Mulroy Guest

    Shared folders - how to disable

    I don't know how this happened as I did NOT change or alter any settings. I
    did surf the net yesterday.

    Whenever I cut a folder and paste it elsewhere, it puts the two people
    shared icon on it. When I hit the folder properties, it states that the
    folder is not shared. When I go to delete the folder, it says it IS shared
    and when I try to delete it, it locks up.

    I do not want any of this shared folder stuff enabled. How do I get rid of

    If I copy - paste a folder, it does not put the share icon on it and does
    the above.
    If I cut - paste a folder, it does.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    25 Jun 2008 #2
    Join Date : Jun 2008
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    Re: Shared folders - how to disable

    You should be able to turn off sharing via networking in control panel...

    File and Printer Sharing in Windows Vista
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    25 Jun 2008 #3
    Mulroy Guest

    Re: Shared folders - how to disable

    > You should be able to turn off sharing via networking in control

    > panel...
    Hello locoeng

    I had never turned it on in the first place. I compared it to another Vista
    computer that is not having this issue and theirs has the same settings for
    that networking and sharing.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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