i have a network with my neighbors.
so i want to let my machine not discoverable.how can i do this?
by not discoverable i mean that when they click on my neighborhood they dont find it.
i know that by accessing my IP address they will be always able to see it.
but they are not so technically aware.
Answer 1 :
Disable LLTD on your interface.
Hide your server. in elevated cmd type :
net config server/hidden:yes
Answer 2 :
If you're on Vista or 7, there is an option in Ultimate Windows Tweaker to"hide"your computer from Network Neighbourhood.
I think for XP you can do with with TweakUI, although nenver needed so so i'm not sure.
Answer 3 :
put your PC to another work group different as your neighbors has
Its enough to computer been"invisible"from my neighborhood.
As permanent solution install personal firewall to your PC