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Windows 7: Can't turn on network discovery!

22 Apr 2011   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Yes, 100% sure.

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22 Apr 2011   #22

Windows 7 pro (64bit)
Both in the same boat

I just posted right above your entry with the almost the same issue?

If I get anywhere with it I'll let you know?
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23 Apr 2011   #23

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I have resolved this problem. Apparently every service I needed was enabled EXCEPT for UPnP Device Host service started and on automatic.

Thanks for your help, WebMattR!!
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23 Apr 2011   #24

W7 Professional x64

You're welcome. I'm glad I was of assistance to you.
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