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  1.    17 May 2017 #11
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Nashville, TN
    Posts : 3,143
    Windows 10 Pro

    As others have mentioned, you can still get infected, just not by someone else on your network.

    There is no way to prevent infections where you deliberately run a program. That program will have access to any files you have access to (one of the reasons for UAC is to prevent a virus from infecting system files, or files for other users who also use that PC).
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  2.    17 May 2017 #12
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Nine Mile Falls WA
    Posts : 498
    win 10 pro x64

    what are disadvantages of turning this feature off as i don't no if i even use it windows 10 Pro here??
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  3.    18 May 2017 #13
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Pretoria South Africa
    Posts : 242
    Win 10 Pro Build 1703 15063.332

    I have just checked my PC and found that SMB 1/CFIS is ticked by default. Why is this the case? Sould it not be a feature that is normally disabled instead?
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  4.    18 May 2017 #14
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    S/E England
    Posts : 4,512
    10 Home x64 (1709) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)

    I tried turning off SMB1. I turned it back on again when I discovered I could no longer see the USB HDD that's plugged into my router and shared out. Others have reported the same problem with their NAS drives.
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  5.    18 May 2017 #15
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Maine
    Posts : 38,589
    Windows10Pro 64Bit

    My SMB1 has been turned off for last 3 days, no issues that I can see.
    My advice is turn it off, then see if you have any problems.
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  6.    18 May 2017 #16
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Nine Mile Falls WA
    Posts : 498
    win 10 pro x64

    cool will switch it off here and see if i can still see all my network stuff that's connected.
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  7.    18 May 2017 #17
    Join Date : Apr 2015
    Posts : 12,826
    W10Prox64

    Quote Originally Posted by Bree View Post
    I tried turning off SMB1. I turned it back on again when I discovered I could no longer see the USB HDD that's plugged into my router and shared out. Others have reported the same problem with their NAS drives.
    Does your router manufacturer have a firmware update to fix that?
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  8.    18 May 2017 #18
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Staffordshire
    Posts : 364
    Windows 10 Pro

    You can in theory disable SMB1 via cmd line and enable SMB2/3 only, MS howto for Win8 https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/...ws-server-2012,
    Doesn't appear to be much use on Win10 home though. It appears that unticking SMB1 in Windows features or disabling it by command line removes common files required for Workstation! After about 8 hours of trying to get SMB2/3 working without SMB1 and ending up with a dead Network even after re-enabling it, I gave up and restored the image I took before starting to mess with it, need to be able to talk to the Linux stuff.

    Just disabling SMB1 in Features wiped out my networked Linux PC's.
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  9.    18 May 2017 #19
    Join Date : Apr 2015
    Posts : 12,826
    W10Prox64

    Quote Originally Posted by clam1952 View Post
    You can in theory disable SMB1 via cmd line and enable SMB2/3 only, MS howto for Win8 https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/...ws-server-2012,
    Doesn't appear to be much use on Win10 home though. It appears that unticking SMB1 in Windows features or disabling it by command line removes common files required for Workstation! After about 8 hours of trying to get SMB2/3 working without SMB1 and ending up with a dead Network even after re-enabling it, I gave up and restored the image I took before starting to mess with it, need to be able to talk to the Linux stuff.

    Just disabling SMB1 in Features wiped out my networked Linux PC's.
    That's not good.
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  10.    18 May 2017 #20
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Nine Mile Falls WA
    Posts : 498
    win 10 pro x64

    i just turned it off and i could not see my smart TVs or my xbox one WTF microsoft.
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