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Windows 7: i can"t turn on network discovery

22 May 2009   #11
adicontakt

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

i don"t have this option How about when going to the "network" folder, do you get the prompt at the top of the explorer asking/telling you to enable network discover "click here"?""
if i connect both computers with a cable tru a router works fine, only in wirless sems to be the problem


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22 May 2009   #12
Digger

XP/win7 x86 build 7127
 
 

yes, i first got the prompt after initial install BEFORE i setup HG... i enabled it that way, yes.


What do you mean by connecting both computers... how are you doing this, by homegroup? or just regular filesharing, or .... ??

secondly... i'm also going to assume that both the wired and wireless adapter are different manufacturers... possibly for both pcs... would need that info... and how did the driver installation process go? did win7 install driver, did you, if so, how? and where from?
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22 May 2009   #13
adicontakt

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

pc network adapter is realtek wired, laptop adaptor wired is also realtek , wireless laptop adapter is atheros. the rouer it is a edimax br-6204wg. the wirless adapter was instaled by windows after that i inssaled the vista driver, and after a few days i updated the soft.
""What do you mean by connecting both computers... how are you doing this, by homegroup? or just regular filesharing, or .... ??"" i don""t know, i just put the cable on lan port the pc (with winxp) ask me about the password and username and thats it
P.S. do u have a software like teamwier to help me? i would let u see whats the problem
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22 May 2009   #14
adicontakt

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

i solved the problem. the antivirus firewall set my network as a public netowork after i set the network as a trusted one i can acces my laptop from my pc with the username and password
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22 May 2009   #15
Digger

XP/win7 x86 build 7127
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by adicontakt View Post
i solved the problem. the antivirus firewall set my network as a public netowork after i set the network as a trusted one i can acces my laptop from my pc with the username and password
yikes! what AV? kas or norton/symantec by chance?
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22 May 2009   #16
adicontakt

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

kaspersky internet security
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22 May 2009   #17
Digger

XP/win7 x86 build 7127
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by adicontakt View Post
kaspersky internet security
i mean this in the best of ways... good luck with that.. i had my own problems with it on 7000
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22 May 2009   #18
adicontakt

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

btw the netowrk discovery in windos is still off but i can navigate to other computer
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23 Sep 2009   #19
Elevate

Windows 7 x64
 
 
follow up with kaspersky

a solution for me was because of 2 things...one my server service was not enabled and the second being that i was recently converted to kaspersky. think i might go back to avast after this idk. ugh lol. but either way. the solution from kaspersky so that i could see the computer in my network and connect to the dang printer was to go to the kaspersky firewall settings and go to the networks tab. for me i had 2 drop down menus this is what it kinda looks like for me

Other Networks
.......Internet.................... Connected........... Public network
Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
.........neo.rr.com.................. Connected .............. Trusted network

what i did was switched the Trusted network to local and the computer and printer showed up. i hope this works for someone who has ran into this problem as well.
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25 Nov 2009   #20
flushgriffo

windows 7 professional
 
 

Hello I am having the same problem with my network. And whenI read the bit about the kaspersky I was so relieved as I am using Kaspersky. But when I changed to settings on the firewall to trusted and local still the network sharing wouldnt stay on. I am using Windows 7 professional 64-bit onmy laptop and then windows xp 32-bit on the pc,Both are wirelessand both with completely different network cards. The printer is connected to the pc andI am unable to add it nore even find the pc on my laptopand vice versa on the pc. I cannot find the laptop on the pc. Should I manually create a network or should it recognise all the computers connected to the router and automatically make them visible. I've had some problem for this for a while now even when I had windows Vista 32-bit on my laptop I was unable to be detected nore detect other pc's connected to the router. Any help would be much appreciated, something so easy and straight forward for most people is becoming a nightmare for me
Thanks
Damian
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