Server service

Published January 23, 2005

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The Windows Server service allows a computer to share printers and files with other computers. It’s a resource hog that you may want to shut down and disable if you don’t plan to share files or printers with others.

However, you may want to enable this service temporarily to share some files. Here’s a quick script I wrote to let you do just that.

@echo off
sc.exe config lanmanserver start= auto
sc.exe start lanmanserver 
echo Server service is ready to go.
sc.exe stop lanmanserver 
sc.exe config lanmanserver start= disabled

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