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Windows 7: Windows Explorer Doesn't see my 2nd PC?!!! Help!

01 Jan 2010   #1
Jimmmy

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Windows Explorer Doesn't see my 2nd PC?!!! Help!

I am running W7 Ultimate 64bit and I have a nagging problem.. I have networked 2 computers both W7 U 64, one acts as a server so I named it TServer and I can access it through a shortcut I placed on my desktop no problem. When I go to my network and refresh it shows everything except the "TServer" computer, I mean it shows the 2nd computers media servers like Twonky, and Playon but it will not show the 2nd computer on the network? I have all sharing options enabled and again I can access the content through the shortcut but I need it to come up in WE for obvious reasons.. Eventually, after 10-15 minutes the second computer reveals itself but very frustrating. Please help, I can post pics if this isn't clear...


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01 Jan 2010   #2
zay

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

In your services, what startup type are server, workstation and computer browser? Set them all to automatic, and see that helps the server show up faster.
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01 Jan 2010   #3
Jimmmy

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Tried that doesn't seem to help, but thanks for the input..

Here is a pic:Windows Explorer Doesn't see my 2nd PC?!!!  Help!-network.png

I also reset my Router just in case some settings were funky but still the same problem...


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