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Windows 7: Computer and Media Devices - Network Categories

21 Oct 2009   #11
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Fixed (got rid of the Media Device category altogether).

For some reason i had alot of Justin-PCs listed in the box. So i removed them all. That didn't work (still showing Media Device). I then disabled media streaming and it's gone.

Thanks Iomegaman for helping out.




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21 Oct 2009   #12
Iomegaman

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RTM
 
 

No problem, glad your sorted now.

It's one of those things that is really frustrating I know

Tom
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31 Aug 2014   #13
pmachtem

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Computer showing up only as Media Device in Win7 Network

I had a problem not being able to print to a home network printer. The computer to which the printer was attached was only showing up as a Media Device on the network, and there was no listing for the printer.

I uninstalled iCloud from my computer and the problem cleared up immediately. The computer immediately showed up in the network listing and I could re-connect to the printer no problem.
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