Enable and Disable File Sharing

Enable and Disable File Sharing

Birds sharingWith all the talk of file syncing services like Dropbox or devices like the Transporter, it is easy to forget about good old-fashioned file sharing.

Your computer can be set up to share files with other computers on your network, or you may want to turn this ability off if you are going on a public network.

This post has two videos for the price of one: one video that shows how to turn file sharing on and off in Windows, and one for the Mac.

Windows

View the video below, or click here to watch it on YouTube. If you are able to, I recommend that you watch it with HD turned on.

Mac

View the video below, or click here to watch it on YouTube. If you are able to, I recommend that you watch it with HD turned on.

This video on enabling or disabling file sharing is part of a series of quick videos on paperless tips and topics. View more in the series here.

(Photo by FromSandToGlass)

About the Author

Brooks Duncan helps individuals and small businesses go paperless. He's been an accountant, a software developer, a manager in a very large corporation, and has run DocumentSnap since 2008. You can find Brooks on Twitter at @documentsnap or @brooksduncan. Thanks for stopping by.

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Kate S Brown - October 25, 2013 Reply

This video was short, sweet, clear and very helpful. Thank you for explaining this whole Homegroup thing. Now I'll go see if I need to turn a few things off 🙂

    Brooks Duncan
    Brooks Duncan - October 25, 2013 Reply

    Thanks so much Kate!<p style=”color:#A0A0A8;”>

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