How to disable Windows NT/2000/XP hidden administrative share

The system automatically creates hidden "administrative shares" for its logical drives C, D and so forth which it names C$, D$ and so forth. It also creates the admin$ hidden share for to the \WINDOW folder. These shares are designed for remote access su!!ort "y domain administrators. #y default, if you delete these admin shares, they will "e recreated when you re"oot. To disa"le !ermanently so they will not "e recreated on the ne$t re"oot, use the following Windows %&&& ' Windows () registry hac*+

In command window write regedit

Go to Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Ex and it

ith the name A%to"hare*-s do%.Go to Ke!: "Y"#EM$C%rrentContro&"et$"ervi'es$LanMan"erver$(arameters Create an entr! o) D*O+D va&%e .&e '&i'.it and /ive it va&%e 01 .

. How to check the administrative share are disabled. Go to computer icon on desktop and right click and click “Manage” There should not any share !" #! or admin!.Next time when you will boot your system your administrative share will be disabled.