How to Turn On or Off File and Printer Sharing in Windows 10

File and printer sharing is the ability of a computer running Windows to share a folder or attached printer with other computers on a network.

•File sharing allows you to make files and folders in a shared folder accessible to others on the network to view, copy, or modify.
•Printer sharing allows you to make an attached printer available to other computer users on the network.

If you are connected to a public network location (ex: café or library), then you may wish to turn off file and printer sharing until you are connected to a private network location (ex: home or work).

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off file and printer sharing on your Windows 10 PC.

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