2 Steps To Turn off Protected Password Sharing in Windows 10

Protected Password Sharing is an option from which you can share password protect folder and files and only users who have details of your user account and password can only access your system. However, to give direct access to other users you’ve to turn off password protected sharing in Windows.

There are some of easy step from which you can easily disable protected password sharing with the help of given screenshots in this tutorial.

Turning Off Password Protected Sharing In Windows 10


Follow the below given step by step guides to sucessfully disable password sharing in Windows 10.

Step 1:

Go the Start Menu. Enter “Sharing List” in the search box and select “Manage Advanced Sharing Settings”. To open up Password Sharing Settings.

password sharing windows

Step 2:

Click on the “Downward Arrow” to expand advanced settings of password sharing (shown in screenshot).

Password Sharing

Step 3:

In Password Protected Sharing. Select the “Turn off Password Protected Sharing” and after that hit “Save Changes”.

Password Protected Sharing

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