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Q: Computer not visible in Microsoft Windows Network

I have a mixture of domain and workgroup computers on the network and wan to have them all visible in Microsfot Windows Network My Network Place Group - Machine amp Machine are on workgroupA with its not Computer Microsoft in visible Windows Network own subnet and can see each other fine Group - Machine amp Machine are on the domain and can see each other fine Group - Machine amp Machine are also on the domain however on a different subnet and it too can see each other fine If I am on Machine it only sees Machine When I am on Machine it can not see Machine or however it can see Machine The same goes for Machine can t see any other machine except Machine even though its on the domain I have a WINS server in place in Group and it WINS see all the machines as Active Registrations But when I go into My Network Places on the WINS server it only sees machines in Group which are Machine amp Machine DNS entries are setup correctly with correct hostname and IP so I m lost as to what is happening here Sorry of this sounds confusing nbsp

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A: Computer not visible in Microsoft Windows Network

My understanding is that

a given system(A) may be attached to a domain OR
unattached and accessed in a workgroup; mutually exclusive.
That says your request is not possible

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/computer-not-visible-in-microsoft-windows-network.181851/
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I can't connect to either computer from the other to share files and I've been googling around for a while and I can't find anything to help me.

A:XP computer not visible under "Microsoft Windows Network" and workgroup

Figured it out...
 
Network connections - right-click on the connection
Properties>General
Make sure Client for Microsoft Networks and File and Printer sharing for Microsoft networks are checked

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/616745/xp-computer-not-visible-under-microsoft-windows-network-and-workgroup/
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Hello all,

I have a problem here that I haven't been able to solve. Here is my network setup...


Code:
|--- Brother's Computer(XP)
Internet -- Server(Gentoo Linux) -- Switch -- My Computer(7)
|--- Mom's Computer(7)
From my computer I can see the server and my brothers computer.

From my mom's computer I can't see anything on the network.

My mom's computer isn't visible to any of the computers on the network.

The problem is getting my mom's computer visible on the network because she has the printer attached to her computer and I need to configure the printer to work on my computer.

So my question. How can I get my Mom's computer to show up on My Computer when I click "Network"?

A:Computer not visible on network

  
Quote: Originally Posted by JC99


Hello all,

I have a problem here that I haven't been able to solve. Here is my network setup...


Code:
|--- Brother's Computer(XP)
Internet -- Server(Gentoo Linux) -- Switch -- My Computer(7)
|--- Mom's Computer(7)
From my computer I can see the server and my brothers computer.

From my mom's computer I can't see anything on the network.

My mom's computer isn't visible to any of the computers on the network.

The problem is getting my mom's computer visible on the network because she has the printer attached to her computer and I need to configure the printer to work on my computer.

So my question. How can I get my Mom's computer to show up on My Computer when I click "Network"?



Are you running homegroup?

Can you type ipconfig /all in search and upload the output?

Thanks
ken

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A:Computer not visible on network

Hi fenfolk,

Failure to ping usually is a Firewall blocking. Usually you can completely Disable all Norton Services running (click on Start and type Services) or try to uninstall it completely might help then reinstall after you have resolve the issue.

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A:Computer is ON, but not visible in network.

SP3 was released years ago and Microsoft stopped supporting previous versions last summer. I don't know where to start trying to trouble shoot an XP SP2 system. I guess at a minimum bring it up to date, but after all this time I would install fresh and bring it up to date instead of spending so much time battling fires.
 

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A:Windows XP Machine not visible on Network

I had a similar problem setting up my home network with a mix of OS and from memory in Win 7 you use Homegroups to see other Win 7 machines but that will not show any that are using XP - I think all I did was get the Win 7 ones to see each other then just mapped a network drive from them to the XP one then they all should appear. Apologies if this is not exactly how its done as its been a while since I did it but it may give you a start. I can't comment on the XBOX, as I don't have one, sorry.

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A:Shared folders on Windows 7 computer not visible to other computers

  
Quote: Originally Posted by AncientDragon


I have a homegroup with several Windows 7 and Windows 8 computers. One of them is Windows 7 PC with external My Book that contains several folders I need to share with other computers. I have been able to successfully share two of the folders but no matter what I do I can't get the other two folders to be even visible to other computers. All folders have exactly the same sharing and security options. Is there a limit to the number of folders that can be shared -- I only have 2 and I can't believe that would be the limit

Any suggestions?


Have you tried adding the folders of the drive to a shared Library? There isn't a limit of two folders.

Library - Include a Folder

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Could it be disabled in the BIOS? Have you tried resetting the BIOS to default/safe values?
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If you can use sytem restore from one week before the problem
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A:Network connection not visible

My computer is not showing one of my network connections.Click to expand...

I don't understand. You have a wireless or ethernet or other adapter that shows as OK and enabled in Device Manager but it does not appear in Network Connections?
 

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A:One file not visible over network

You can usually get that file to share by taking ownership of the file, using the take ownership shortcut is the easiest way to do this.

Take Ownership Shortcut

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A:W10 network works one way only (both PCs not visible)

Hello

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A:Personal folders visible on network

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How can I make my wifi SSID really invisible.
 
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A:Network Visible But Can't Share Xp to Win7

Hello gingem,

Try these recommendations:

Create Identical UserNames and Passwords for both computers.

On both computers make sure that DHCP is enabled. http://iyogibusiness.spaces.live.com...1ACB!174.entry

Netbios need to be enabled on both computers.
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Click on Start and type \\IPAddress\SharedFolderName then press enter. An alternative to the Shared Folder Name could be C or C$ which is the Local C Drive of the computer if you have the entire drive shared.

Please post an update.

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The red cross in the icon indicates that the adapter isn't connected to a wireless network. Until it does, it isn't going to appear in the "Network & Sharing Center".

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From the computer that you're trying to access using it's computer name rather than it's IP Address, try the following:

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A:Solved: Wireless Network Visible But Still Will Not Connect. ZyXEL P-660HW-T1 V2 & Wi

Ok, panic over. I'm dumb. Nothing to see here, move along!

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Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 is integrated into the Windows 7 operating system and will not appear in Control Panel - Programs And Features.

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A:Solved: Computer not visible to another one in the same subnet

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A:Slow Computer; No Visible Malware

Welcome to the BleepingComputer forum. We are currently studying your log and will have instructions for you shortly. Thank you for your patience.

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A:USB Storage Device not visible in My Computer

Connect the external drive and turn it on before turning on the laptop. Give Windows a minute or 2 to "see" the drive. It eventually will. Once Windows installs the drive, you should be ok.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/usb-storage-device-not-visible-in-my-computer.702064/
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A:Slow Computer - No Visible Malware

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/72329/slow-computer-no-visible-malware/
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Have you examined the drive in disk management (WinKey|type diskmgmt.msc|enter)?

James

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Hello simmyjiff!

If the drive is working on your laptop just fine, then the problem isn't with it. You could be having a hardware issue with your other PC.

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Post back!

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A:OEM visible on Disk Management but not on Computer window. Why?

Quote:
I wanted to change the Windows version


No install files needed.
Only the Upgrade key is need.
Anytime upgrade only adds-on the Programs & Features from version to version.
Windows Anytime Upgrade - How to



   Information
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Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?



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The BSOD is caused by Belkin USB Wireless Adapter Driver.

Code:
*******************************************************************************
* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *
*******************************************************************************

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck A, {0, 2, 0, fffff80002e82e42}

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---------
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Some may have gone on video or other use often this is a setting in the BIOS

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i restarted and the PC started. But now im scared to turn it off...Click to expand...

whilst its working I would take the opportunity to copy all the data you want to keep onto a USB drive

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start>
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/computer-restart-just-after-%C2%93start-windows-normally%C2%94-in-microsoft-windows-xp.1023586/
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In Disk Management, is it showing as "free space" or "unallocated space"?

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A:Visible to the Windows API, but not on disk.

Hi there,The first file is part of a restore point, the second file is part of Avast definitions. I do not recommend deleting them as it can mess up your computer.You mentioned being unable to download anything in IE? Is there an error message when you try to download something?

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ALWAYS VISIBLE [+] [-] BOXES IN WINDOWS EXPLORER... how?

A:Windows Explorer [+] [-] boxes always visible

This is possible using Classic Shell. Open Classic Explorer settings and set the Navigation Pane style to Windows XP Classic. If it doesn't work then follow these troubleshooting steps mentioned in the FAQ: Classic Shell: FAQ

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/336222-windows-explorer-boxes-always-visible.html
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Can anyone help me with this?

I can't actually get into Windows which is why I needed to sort the install out.

Thanks

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A:All of SSD drive not visible on Windows 8 install

at install screen - hit F10 - to bring up a prompt
this is assuming you only have one disk installed in pc

type> diskpart
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close prompt and reboot into windows setup - see if that works..

http://www.eightforums.com/installation-setup/61243-all-ssd-drive-not-visible-windows-8-install.html
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If you have had any infections, even minor ones, then this program will help open the files that can be hidden by some infections -UNHIDEPublisher: BleepingComputerPlatform: Windows | Category: Security Utilities Unhide is a program that reverts back the changes made to your files and Windows Registry by the rogue.FakeHDD family of rogue anti-spyware program. This family of malware pretends to be a hard disk repair and system optimization program for Windows. In reality, though, these programs are computer infections that deliberately hide your files and change certain settings in the Windows Registry to make it appear that you have lost data on your hard drive. It will then prompt you to purchase the program to restore the data.

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A:IDE HDD not found by Windows 7; visible in Bios

Welcome to SevenForums!
Check out this thread.

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Probably moved off screen
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hey dmzta317

If the HD was working in the old computer, you could just them both back, copy the files to the other working HD and then format the one not working when plugged into the new computer. Might save you the trouble of trying to figure out what the problem is with detection .... mind you, I can't say that I know what the problem is.

Spyder_1386
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/hard-drive-not-visible-in-windows.124963/
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It could be possible that when the old power supply took a bite that it might have messed up the BIOS in the computer just a bit. I usually do not recommend doing this because it could be a bit dangerous if anything goes wrong during the update process like any power outages even just for a split second it will trash the BIOS flashing. If you have never done this before I would strongly suggest getting someone to help you that has experience at this type of procedure.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hdd-not-detected-by-bios-but-visible-and-in-windows.637239/
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Hello Cindy, and welcome to Vista Forums.

You might check using the tutorial below to see if Windows Mail may be offscreen, and may be able to move it back to onscreen again.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/5976-contents-cd-dvd-not-visible-windows-explorer.html
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Hello Bibin Babu, and welcome to Seven Forums.

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A:My hard drive is visible to windows or BIOS

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