How to disable Administrative Shares in Windows server
Posted On 2020-05-11- Views: 54 Views
When multiple computers are connected to the network, Windows automatically creates Administrative Shares to allow remote access for various activities. This allows administrators to effectively manage the service. In some cases, such sharing could be a potential security threat to your system. Therefore, it is better to delete Administrative Shares from Windows Server.
These specially shared Administrative Shares resources will not show in “File Explorer” or “This PC“. To view the documents, you will have to use the Share Folders tool. This tool can be found easily in Computer Management computers. Then, to delete special shared resources and prevent automatic creation.
Method 1. Use Registry
This method is quite popular with those who have good knowledge about computers. However, when using this method, the risk is quite high if you perform the wrong operation. Therefore, you must follow the detailed guide below or refer to the article: How to backup the Registry in Windows.
Step 1: Access Start Windows → Press key “Regedit”
Step 2: Next, in the Registry Editor window, navigate to the following path