Windows: Enable or Disable Administrative Shares
|July 6, 2012||Posted by lillurob under Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP|
Windows automatically creates hidden shared resources that are not visible in Windows Explorer but are used to manage the computer environment or network. By default these are enabled, however sometimes you may wish to disable them for security reasons.
Default Shared Folders
Disable Admin Shares
Enable Admin Shares
Follow steps above but type 1 instead of 0 in step 6