Re: Hide PC in Peer to Peer WORKGROUP

In article <e3vyzvffFHA.1284@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "Mark Flynn"
<flynn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>I have a "finance" PC that's part of a peer to peer network. This PC and
>it's "My Documents" files are viewable from other PC's.
>Question ?
>Can I hide this PC by just changing it's workgroup name?

No. Workgroups don't provide any type of security or access control.
A computer in any workgroup can access a computer in any workgroup.

>What's the best
>way for me to take this PC out of the loop?
>All PC's are running Windows XP Pro.

See Lanwench's reply for good suggestions.

>Thanks, Mark Flynn
Best Wishes,
Steve Winograd, MS-MVP (Windows Networking)

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