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Windows 7: Can't see network devices on Windows 7 machine

29 Mar 2015   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
Can't see network devices on Windows 7 machine


I have a networking issue which I am flummoxed by. In my flat we have four devices; a linux box, a NAS, a windows 7 desktop and a windows 7 laptop. All the the devices can share between them with the exception of the laptop.

The laptop cannot be seen by any of the other devices. It sees the other windows machine as a normal machine on which the shared folders can be browsed, but it sees the linux box and the NAS as media servers.

I want to be able to treat all devices as browsable (like I can with the windows desktop machine). Can anyone point me in the right direction?

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02 Apr 2015   #2

Win7 & Win8 64bit

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