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Windows 7: How to 'see' ALL devices on LAN


14 Mar 2012   #1
DextrousDave

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
How to 'see' ALL devices on LAN

Hi all

I would really like to know how to see all the devices that are connected to a specific router. I know in windows, command prompt, you say: net view, and it will display all the pc's connected to the router/in the LAN, but it DOES NOT SHOW the smartphones connected to that same router.
I have 3 laptops connected via WiFi, I can see them, but I cannot see the 4 smartphones I have that is also connected to the LAN. How can I see them as well?

I know that they have IPv6 addresses assigned to them, is that the problem(that they do not have IPv4 adressess?)

Thanks


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14 Mar 2012   #2
Dave Atkin

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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14 Mar 2012   #3
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

your router should have a function which shows you all connected devices, along with the IP addresses.

for example, here's mine:

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unfortunately my router's firmware is a bit buggy, and doesn't always get the device names right - thanks BT!

what router are you using?


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15 Mar 2012   #4
Dave Atkin

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

As Mickey Megabyte suggested, your router will probably have an ARP table showing the mac addresses and IP addresses.


Dave
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