I have one laptop which is native Win 10. She was connected to all four computers and was so fast I couldn't keep up--I would be watching one screen and would realize she had opened another setting and was changing something on the computer across the room. I have done many restarts, always after I try to make changes. Hi M8Harry, Good to hear that you have resolved it. That is not the sort of thing that would happen without you being aware of it.
This problem persisted through all subsequent Windows updates, and current Xmas 2017, post-Fall-Update. The rollback also reinstated Homegroup, but homegroup won't let me join, either on my desktop or laptop. In short, Microsoft were no help. I have the same problem. Open your own thread and give us more explanation and details about your issue and then copy paste the link here for following. Not even spell checked and suggesting we only do it to access data we could map drives to, indicating a total lack of understanding as to why we need network browsing.
I am wondering if anyone else is experiencing the same issue. I discovered that the 'Function Discovery Provider Host' service had stopped on one of them. Do what the command tells you to do, Ok lets go. Next tech went back to current win 10, did not fix the issue. This thread is the newest I have found. Your solution was to the point and worked instantly. The desktop cannot see any network devices but Laptop can see all network devices.
I wanted them both to show up in explorer under Network. There is something wrong, can you correct it? I have tried everything I have read. I re-iterate that this is just a short term workaround, Computer Browsing for workgroups is history for Windows 10. In File Explorer I could still see only the computer I was currently one. When the Network and Internet page appears, click HomeGroup from the right pane. How can I undo that would be done by above command on my system. Just like I drive my car and can do basic things, like gas it up, take it to the shop, add oil if necessary, but I don't know how to grease the transmission.
Contact your other vendors and manufacturers if their devices still don't appear in this browse list after the Windows devices appear. Microsoft is killing off the entire notion of HomeGroups, and removing a few other features from Windows 10. The one that wasn't check marked was the client one, after checking that and rebooting, I was able to see all pcs on network. Right click the network icon in the taskbar, select Open Network and Sharing Centre. Although we focus on configuring and managing HomeGroup on Windows 10, you can also connect Windows 7 and Windows 8.
I don't know if I just got a stroke of luck or if what I did solved the problem. Here's how to share your files on the home network without Homegroup. Keep hoping the next update will fix it. There must be a heap of people who have been slugged by this problem. My network only shows shared resources printers, scanners, etc. Help Hi joelula, If you fill out the search field by typing homegroup what do you get? Windows 10 desktop can create a home group but my windows 7 laptop can not see the home group and vice versa.
If you have time, and feel like it, would you please briefly explain why my services would be turned off? Note: After the reboot, Windows 10 automatically re-installed all the Network adapters. Windows Firewall is turned off on all computers right now. I have a secondary identical Windows 10 machine B that runs the application as well and connects to machine A via a shared folder. You can combine this with the msconfig. All settings appear to be the same other than the network name which was automatically changed on all computers. Now the folder will be accessible by anyone joined in the HomeGroup when they browse the Documents folder. They've been networked with no problems for 2 years.
Some people have third party devices on their network they can set to be the Master Browser, all non-1703 can browse. Guest Author: Jeff 07 Oct 2015 Set up Homegroup for 2 boxes running Windows 10 - I am able to see the other user and folders being shared. Go to properties on netwok card. You can use password protected sharing or the new Homegroup system. As soon as I enabled the services, I could see the 'server' box and then I enable the server box's services, I could see them both.
Accidentally I found a workaround. If my additions are helpful and relevant to you then I will continue answering questions and adding info. They are mainly backward compatible with that system but I would disable the computer browser service on the Windows 10 machines so that some other device acts as the master browser. I am not sure what to try next, but it seems perhaps there is a bug in Windows somewhere?? Moderators of this forum are making appear everyone who can restart a computer like an expert. My opinion is that it is a poor software design. Only one computer on my network can see all computers, the others typically only see themselves. Can other things ping the laptop thinking would it return pings? This will work, but exposes you to security problems which Microsoft specifically warns against.