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Noticed my whole users folders was being shared : danger ?

I am using windows 7 with firewall, zonealamar and avast antivirus. This is on my private home network.

When browsing on my PC I noticed that my whole users folder was available at the network folder. My users folder was being shared and the network discovery option was on with the file sharing one. I thought I disabled all of them !

Either way, I turned off discovery, the file sharing option, then deleted the public user in the advanced sharing options of the user folders and as a result my user/name folder went to unshared.

Could someone have hacked me and changed those options ?

Do I need to do anything else to be entirely safe ?

Is it ok to enterily stop sharing my user folder ?

Thank you very much for any kind of help !

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Usually not.
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But

Thank you !
Would another PC from the network have been able to access my files before I disabled all those options?
(I checked with my discovery on on both PC and laptop and one was not able to see the other - so I feel a bit better about this)
Also, the sharing happens directly from my PC, so there is no "sharing" folder I need to clean up, right ?

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Maybe.

I can't guess if you password protected your shares and accounts.

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That's right.

The Sharing password protection option was on the whole time so I guess I'm kinda safe. Thanks for the help !
My windows 7 account is of course password protected.

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