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Windows 7: Network computers icons won't show


23 Nov 2010   #1

Windows Seven - Ultimate (x64)
 
 
Network computers icons won't show

Greetings traveler!

One of many issues I have with Windows 7 is when I select the Network icon I sometimes don't see the other computers that are in the network. Sometimes I do.

It's just the name and the icon that won't appear. However, if I type \\COMPUTERNAME I connect to it right away. Solutions?


It would be great if it was like in XP - the network computer always appeared. Even if it was offline, but then you'd get an error message saying it's offline or something.

- Tpiom


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23 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 8 Professional
 
 

are the other computers joined to the network? do they have network sharing turned on?
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23 Nov 2010   #3

Windows Seven - Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Well, the other machines are Linux based. But yes - they're connected to the network and they have the similar settings turned on.
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