Turn on Network Discovery

Posted on 2014-10-12
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Last Modified: 2014-10-12
I'm on my DC and I want to turn on Network Discovery no matter how many times I go into it and turn it on, when I look again it's tuned off.
Any ideas as to why and how can I turn it on permanently?

Network Discovery
Question by:noad
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ID: 40375894
This is due to 4 key services not running/starting.

Go to the Services on the server and change the services below to "Automatic" Start up types and then start the services, make the change to the Network Discovery option and then go back into Network and sharing center and the option should still be enabled.

Services are:

DNS Client, Function Discovery Resource Publication, SSDP Discovery and UPnP Device Host

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ID: 40375898
I will try that

Author Comment

ID: 40375922

That worked perfectly...

Thank you..
for another question to follow on this one plz.

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ID: 40375923
Simple and easy to follow answer

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