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Windows 7: XP laptop suddenly not showing up in network on windows 7 desktop

26 Feb 2016   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
XP laptop suddenly not showing up in network on windows 7 desktop

I have 3 computers: 1)Desktop running Windows 7 connected to a router. 2)XP Laptop. 3)New laptop running windows 10.

I have sharing between all 3. Suddenly today the XP laptop does not show up in the Network on the Windows 7 Desktop. The new Windows 10 Laptop shows up. The XP laptop does show up in the Network of the Windows 10 Laptop and I can access files.

I would appreciate any help in why this happened and how to get it back.

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26 Feb 2016   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Well, it has suddenly reappeared for no apparent reason. After about 3 hours.
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 XP laptop suddenly not showing up in network on windows 7 desktop

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