Removal of unwanted network protocols

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I noticed that network services like "Client for Microsoft Networks" and "File and Printer Sharing []" cannot be uninstall anymore, only unticked. Is there a way to get those uninstalled like in Windows 2016 ?


Many thanks,


Kleiner Sack

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Hi. This is documented in:

I don't know the reasoning but I'll see about an answer (no promises).


You can always disable SMB1 and SMB2+ server fully using the steps in