Conceal Your PC from the Browser's List

To protect your security, we recommend you hide your computer from general browser list when using a secured server or workstation. In order to conceal your computer from browser's list, follow the instructions in this article.

  1. Backup your system and its important files.
  2. Click the Start button, select Run, and type regedit in the Open box.
  3. Find user key [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\
  4. Find or create DWORD value Hidden, and set its value to 1 or execute NET CONFIG SERVER/HIDDEN: YES on your server or workstation.
  5. System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\

    Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)

    Value Name: Hidden

    Value Data: 1

  6. Log out of Windows for this process to take effect.

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