How can I stop anybody to share my drive & folder ?



I daily remove the sharing of my drive but My friend share my drive from his computer daily please give me a any Idea for stop sharing of my drive by anybody.

7 Replies to “How can I stop anybody to share my drive & folder ?”


  1. You need to disable the default share folder.
    Encrypt your important files and disk, keep the password in mind, do not write it down and tell anybody else.
    Install a firewall and block those computer you dislike.


  2. 1.Use firewall and block them so that they can not share any file from ur drive or folder(if u r connected through internet)
    2.Use lock folder (if u r offline and do not want to see any file by other).


  3. Try to use folder lock or if your want safe your data in your folder then follow these steps

    1. Create a new folder
    2. Clear the name for the folder (New Folder)
    3. Press alt and 255
    4. Go to folder property and select blank image

    These steps help you to make your folder invisible.



  4. You can set the permission on a specific folder or drive to any person for access or not. select the folder or file >> right click on the folder select properties and goto security and select the user you want to access and unchecked the box you want to remove the already shared user.


  5. Stop sharing:
    To stop sharing a folder by using the Windows interface

    • Open Computer Management.

    • In Windows Vista:
    Click Start, click Control Panel, click System and Maintenance, click Administrative Tools, and then click Computer Management.

    • In Windows Server 2008:
    Click Start, click Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools, and then click Computer Management.

    • If the User Account Control dialog box appears, confirm that the action it displays is what you want, and then click Continue.

    • In the console tree, click System Tools, then click Shared Folders, and then click Shares.

    • In the details pane, right-click a shared folder, and then click Stop Sharing.

    • To stop sharing multiple files, press the CTRL key while clicking the file names, right-click any one of the selected files, and then click Stop Sharing. This removes shared network access to the selected files.





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