Internet, Networking, & Security Home Networking How to Disable File Sharing in Shareaza Turn off file sharing while you download from Shareaza by Bradley Mitchell Writer An MIT graduate who brings years of technical experience to articles on SEO, computers, and wireless networking. our editorial process LinkedIn Bradley Mitchell Updated on January 13, 2020 Jagrutiben Patel / Getty Images Home Networking The Wireless Connection Routers & Firewalls Network Hubs ISP Broadband Ethernet Installing & Upgrading Wi-Fi & Wireless Tweet Share Email It's possible to disable file sharing in the Shareaza P2P client while still permitting downloads. Turning off file sharing conserves network bandwidth and prevents accidental sharing of copyrighted material. Instructions in this article apply to Shareaza 2.7 for Windows. How to Disable File Sharing in Shareaza Follow these steps to disable music and other file sharing in Shareaza: Open Shareaza and select Tools > Share Files. Select each of the folders listed, then select Remove. To select multiple files at once, hold the Shift key and select each file. When the folder list is empty, select OK. Select Toos > Shareaza Settings. In the left panel, go to the Internet section and select Uploads. In the Options section, clear the Share NEW partial downloads check box and the Share Preview Files check box. In the Queues section, select each file, then select Delete. Set the Limit per unique host to 0, then select OK.