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Windows 7: Cant see devices on network

27 Dec 2010   #1
monkie

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Cant see devices on network

I have 3 laptops connected to a wifi network, an XP Pro, Visa Home and a Windows 7 64bit ultimate.

The XP and Vista machines can see the other two but the windows 7 cant see the XP or the Vista machines.

The XP machine can even see files on the Windows 7 machine shared folders.

But the windows 7 machine can not see other devices.

The windows 7 machine can access printer on the network and the internet.

Windows 7 machine has file and printer sharing on and is set to discoverable on the network.
{the wifi network is in a home group}

I just cant get it to see network drives or even the other PCs.


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27 Dec 2010   #2
andyandrewjim

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

it can be the firewall of the anti virus software check there first to see if it is blocking the sharing of the devices
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28 Dec 2010   #3
monkie

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Some additional info,
I have Microsoft security essentials installed and have switched off the windows firewall.
Im using Windows 7 64bit ultimate.

I don't have any other security or firewall software on the PC.

All the windows 7 help files just tells you to switch on the file and print sharing and have discoverable enabled. This is of course set up as I see it correctly.
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31 Dec 2010   #4
monkie

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I have another windows 7 Ultimate PC but this one is 32bit.

I have even reset the router a couple of times tried different settings on the router but from my Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit PC I can not see XP machines or the readyshare drive on my Netgear DGN2200.

The Vista, XP and other windows 7 pc can..

Any help
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