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Windows 7: No NAS in W7 network

13 Aug 2014   #11
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by binks View Post
I've just logged to my work laptop that I've bought from ebay so have no idea what network settings are there and there in the explorer's network my NAS is visible. Strangely enough I can't see there my home pc which is 2 feet away. If I was rocking server and my computers would be in Active Directory, there wouldn't be any problems, but here... :/ Is something like "workgroup" still exist? I do remember that some time ago when computers wasn't in the domain and if I wanted for them to see each other I was putting them into the same workgroup. Does it still exist?
Unless you have changed the workgroup settings it should be the default of WORKGROUP. Some NAS devices have an option to set the workgroup and you should verify that this is listed as WORKGROUP. This is one of the factors in whether or not it will show up in the network section.

If you had Active Directory all these issues will be eradicated as shares are pushed down via the domain controller.

Josh


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