windows 8 do not see devices on my network

Posted on 2014-03-25
Last Modified: 2014-04-03
on my windows 7 pc I could see all the devices on our network - we have several on our home network

on win8 I go to network or network and sharing and ONLY see device physically connected to the win8 pc.

all of our devices are connected to the same router - it is a netgear

is there a way to fix this?
Question by:bkreynolds48
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by:M Roe
ID: 39954141
You need to go into network and sharing and turn on file and print sharing under advanced settings

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ID: 39956425
I went to network and sharing
change advanced network and sharing - this is what I saw

It is turned on for private(current profile)
turned off for Guest or Public
turned off for All Networks

but I still don't see them
MCafee ran and I saw all of the devices when it ran

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M Roe earned 500 total points
ID: 39956948
Turn it on for all networks and see if it works

You can always change it

Make sure network discovery is turned on also

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