To hide the server's computer name and comment from other computers in the domain, ensure that the Hidden value name in the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\Parameters registry key has a value of "1".
The following steps describe how to add the preceding value to the registry:
- Start Registry Editor (the Regedt32.exe tool).
- Locate the following key in the registry:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServerNOTE: The above registry key is one path; it has been wrapped for readability.
- On the Edit menu, click Add Value, and then add the following registry value:Value Name: hidden
Data Type: REG_BINARY
- Quit Registry Editor.
Article ID: 265284 - Last Review: Oct 31, 2006 - Revision: 1