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Windows 7: Storage devices not showing under Computer in Network explorer

31 Dec 2016   #1
LilBro

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 
Storage devices not showing under Computer in Network explorer

I have three computers running over a combo wired / wireless network. The basement unit is connected via a home wiring adapter and the main unit and laptop are connected via 802.11n wireless. The basement and laptop are running Win7 Pro and main is running Win7 Home Premium.
On the laptop and basement units I can see all my NAS devices under Computer (see screen shots)

On the main unit, it is the only one that shows (Black Beauty). All units are set to the same workgroup and network settings. What caused this? I use the NAS units for backup and media servers but can't save to them now because Windows doesn't see them, especially the GoFlex. MS Technet is a big goose egg on solving this.
Thank you.




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01 Jan 2017   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

To install screen shots Go Advance will be needed.

Here is a tutorial by Brink that will guide you.

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

Jack
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01 Jan 2017   #3
LilBro

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

Now I'm really confused. I decided to see if I could restore the GoFlex files from a backup. All of the NAS devices showed in the dialog box up when I went to select the destination for the restoration. After an hour or so I returned to the problem pc and under "Computer" all of the device appeared. Then when I used the back arrow on the window after looking at the GoFlex layout, only the problem child appeared.
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01 Jan 2017   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Now your posting about NAS. I know nothing about NAS.

This tutorial by Golden might help others help you.

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image


Verify all your connection are proper. Do a wiggle test.

Jack
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