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Windows 7: Win7 Homesharing Media Sharing error - Computer Not Showing Up

02 Sep 2011   #1

Win 7 64Bit
Win7 Homesharing Media Sharing error - Computer Not Showing Up


I have 2 desktop computers and 1 laptop. There is 1 main computer that is connected to internet through LAN and the modem serves as a router. The laptop and the 2nd computer are connected wirelessly where the laptop has builtin wifi and the desktop has a linksys stick.

All 3 computers are connected to a homegroup and I can browse through all the files of any of those 3 from any of the 3 computers. The problem I am having is that I am trying to turn on media sharing on all of them so that my ps3 can get the music and videos on it. Regardless of the ps3 connectivity when I turn on media sharing on all 3, only the laptop and the main computer shows up in the network folder for all 3.

I have the exact same settings for all 3 computers (same homegroup, same sharing folders checked, all the connections are allowed, media sharing is on) and all 3 run windows 7 but when you go to the network folder on any computer, under media devices I only see the laptop and the main computer.

Can anyone help me figure out why the computer connected through the linksys stick doesnt show up on my other computers and ps3 (the other 2 show up on the ps3 and all 3 computers just fine). I have tallied all the settings for homesharing and advance network settings and the only thing I can say is that its related to that wireless receiver stick attached to the computer.


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