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Hide the Scheduled Tasks and Printers folder in the network share view

When you browse a computer on the network (\\computername), the Scheduled Tasks appears in addition to shared folders and printers.

To hide the Scheduled Tasks from the network share view, try the steps below:

  • Click Start, Run and type REGEDIT
  • Navigate to the following key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \RemoteComputer \ NameSpace

  • Backup the key by exporting it to a .REG file.
  • To remove Scheduled Tasks, delete the following key:


  • To remove the Printers folder, delete the following key:


  • Close Registry Editor.