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remove admin shares

Posted on 2010-09-16
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Last Modified: 2012-05-10
can this be done on windows 7?
I know how to do it on Xp, but not on 7

I'd like to remove admin$ and c$
Question by:gddl630
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Coast-IT earned 1000 total points
ID: 33690201
Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System
Name: LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 0

removes admin shares

or you could use

net use admin$ /delete   maybe?
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Expert Comment

ID: 33690220
if you use the net share /delete option for each share, this will recreate on startup (goold old Windows), so ensure you have the net share /delete commands in a startup script

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danubian earned 1000 total points
ID: 33690305

Select Edit, New, DWORD (32-bit) Value,type "AutoShareWks" and press Enter. (You can leave this setting with its default value of 0.)
If you have the key just check for correct value.
Restart Windows  to put the new setting into effect
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Expert Comment

ID: 33694947
Maybe easier would be to open Computer Management and navigate to:
System Tools | Shared Folders | Shares

right click on the ADMIN$ share and select 'stop sharing' option. Do the same for the C$ drive.

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My fault, share will reaper with the service restart :(

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