How to enable SMB2 on Windows 10?

1. Check if your system can install SMB2

  1. Start PowerShell as administrator. Press the Windows Key+ X and select PowerShell (Admin).
  2. Type Get-SmbServerConfiguration | Select EnableSMB2Protocol in the command prompt of the Window PowerShell and press Enter.
  3. If your system can run SMB2 protocol, type windows features in the Search box and select Turn Windows features on or off.
  4. Once the Windows Features window opens, check SMB1/CIFS File Sharing Support option and hit OK.
  5. Restart your PC and check if the problem with SMB2 is resolved.

2. Use Powershell

  1. Start PowerShell as administrator. We already showed you how to do that in our previous solution.
  2. Enter Set-SmbServerConfiguration –EnableSMB2Protocol $true and press Enter.
  3. Press Y to confirm.

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