How to stop Windows 10 from automatically installing network devices and shares


It can be unhelpful when Windows 1o installs EVERY shared network resource it finds like printers, shared files and shared media

To STOP automatic network resource installs

Open your Network and Sharing Center

Control Panel > All Control Panel Items > Network and Sharing Center

Click on “Change advanced sharing settings”


Now Un-tick the checkbox for “Turn on automatic setup of network connected devices


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