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Windows 7: Problems viewing pcs on network

19 Nov 2009   #31
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Can you ping yourself?


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19 Nov 2009   #32
ITGIRL

Windows 7 Pro. 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
Can you ping yourself?
Yep.
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19 Nov 2009   #33
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Have you tried removing your anti-virus application? Disabling doesn't always do the trick, so if you would - please uninstall AVG, restart, and see if things improve.
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19 Nov 2009   #34
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Something else to check - did you supply drivers for the NIC, or did Windows 7 install them automatically? If Windows installed them, check the manufacturer for updated 7 drivers. Next, check the NIC settings in the device manager and see if anything looks out of place.
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19 Nov 2009   #35
ITGIRL

Windows 7 Pro. 32 bit
 
 

Yay! I am now able to see my networked computers! I uninstalled my version of AVG and everything works great. Now all I have to do is get a new security program :-> Thanks to everyone that helped.
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19 Nov 2009   #36
ITGIRL

Windows 7 Pro. 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
Something else to check - did you supply drivers for the NIC, or did Windows 7 install them automatically? If Windows installed them, check the manufacturer for updated 7 drivers. Next, check the NIC settings in the device manager and see if anything looks out of place.

Yesterday I uninstalled the drives and restarted to let Windows 7 find the correct drivers for them.
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19 Nov 2009   #37
patwhatsthat

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Kegobeer:
Great catch on the AVG definite rep you up.
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19 Nov 2009   #38
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ITGIRL View Post
Yay! I am now able to see my networked computers! I uninstalled my version of AVG and everything works great. Now all I have to do is get a new security program :-> Thanks to everyone that helped.
Awesome. Ya, I knew it had to be the router or 3rd party something in effect here. Great call on that Beer. +rep
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19 Nov 2009   #39
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

After I saw the screen shots she posted, I figured uninstalling AVG was worth a shot. Glad it helped!
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19 Nov 2009   #40
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
After I saw the screen shots she posted, I figured uninstalling AVG was worth a shot. Glad it helped!
I can't say in this case if it was AVG or an actual user setting made in it after install- but AVG is wreaking havoc on people's pcs giving all sorts of bsod and other stuff as well, like poor system performance.
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