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Sharing files is off

What

File sharing allows for the Public folder on your Mac to be publicly accessible. This should only be allowed in rare cases and disabled once finished.

Time to fix

<1 minute

How to fix

  • Open System Preferences, click Sharing.
  • Click the lock icon in the bottom-left, then enter the account password.
  • In the list on the left, uncheck File Sharing.
Sharing files is off
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