Hide some PC's from My Network Places

Posted on 2006-05-11
Last Modified: 2010-03-18

On our network, most users can browse peoples PC's through My Network Places.

Is there a way of hiding only certain PC's from this list??
Question by:ellisj2006
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    Hi ellisj2006,

    you can disable netbios over tcpip which will make sure the machines dont show up in my network places

    network properties - tcpip props - wins - disable netbios over tcpip

    however if you dont have dns you may have name resolution problems


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    We have a DNS server, so this is all Netbios over TCP does?
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    it provides resolution for old systems like 98 95 an ME but DNS takes care of it 99% of the time anyway :)

    you will have to restart each machine

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