Selective sharing in a network

By hiway
Apr 7, 2008
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  1. I networked 5 pcs(windows xp peer to peer), everything is working fine, all are connected, sharing file and printer and internet. What I want is to disable file and printer sharing to one pc but still want it to share internet. Is it possible?
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,354   +302

    on the subject PC, go to the firewall, add four rules and move them to the top.

    deny source port 137
    deny dest port 137
    deny source port 445
    deny dest port 445​
  3. hiway

    hiway Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 23

    Thanks jobeard. Let me know how to do it. I did not find where to make the rules in windows firewall.
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,354   +302

    use the Exception tab and clear the check-mark on File & Printer Sharing.

    anything with a check-mark is ALLOWED access, so maybe you review and prune others accesses as well.
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