Check and Stop sharing folders or a drive

There are times we share folders with other computers, but forget to stop the sharing,
If you want to stop sharing for a single / all shared folders from your computer, follow the steps
  • Right-click on My Computer |click Manage
  • Expand System Tools | Shared Folders
  • Click on Shares
  • On the right side panel, you will observe all your folders that are shared with other computers
  • Select one or multiple folders (Press and hold CTRL and select multiple folders), right click and click
    on Stop Sharing


Another way to stop sharing by using cmd prompt

Start | All Programs | Accessories | Right click on Command Prompt and Run as administrator

net share <SharedFolderName> /delete

net share is used to Create / Display / Delete the sharing.

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