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how to share drive in xp without showing the hand below it??

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Any way to share drive d: or any drive without displaying that hand under the drive or folder.
any help will be Appreciated...
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A. When you share a folder or drive, the icon that appears in Windows Explorer changes from a typical-looking folder or drive to a folder or drive being cradled by a hand. To change this shared icon back to the default disk or drive icon, perform the following steps:

Start the registry editor (e.g., regedit.exe).
Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Network\SharingHandler.
Double-click the Default value.
Highlight ntshrui.dll, press Delete, and click OK.
Close the registry editor.
Reboot the machine.

ref: http://www.winnetmag.com/Article/ArticleID/23260/23260.html
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Or an admin can map to the hidden share of any drive using the \\devicename\d$ and the user would never know their drive is "shared".
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If you add the $ to the end of any windows share that makes it hidden.
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