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

14 Mar 2012   #1

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?)


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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:

How to 'see' ALL devices on LAN-conn3.png

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.

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