Enable/Disable Admin Share

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By modifying the reg key AutoShareWks key (1 or 0), you can enable or disable the admin share.

Note, this does not require a reboot.

The reg key

Name: AutoShareWks
Data Type: REG_DWORD
Value: 1


A script (to enable the admin share)

@echo on

reg delete "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanManServer\Parameters" /v AutoShareWks /f
ping -n 2>nul
reg add "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanManServer\Parameters" /v AutoShareWks /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
exit /b 0


reg add HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f