Search for Network Folders and Printers (All Windows)
This setting controls whether Windows should automatically attempt to locate available file shares and printers by crawling the local network.
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Open your registry and find or create the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value, called "NoNetCrawling" and set it according to the value data below.
Exit your registry; you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
Value Name: NoNetCrawling
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: (0 = Search Enabled, 1 = Search Disabled)
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Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last modified: April 4, 2002
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