workstations can't see each other or server....

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hi experts,

 ok so i have 1 server and 5 workstations. when i click on NETWORK in some computers i can see for example computer1 computer2 and computer 3 but i can't see the server. on other computers i can see the server but not the other workstations. BUT if i open explorer and type in \\server AND \\computer1 then it appears under NETWORK??

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ITSysTechSenior Systems Administrator

Commented:
Frank, could you go to a run command and type in ncpa.cpl and hit enter. Then right click your Ethernet device and go to properties, when you scroll down to the bottom do you have "Link-Layer Topology Discovery Responder" checked (on the workstations)?
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hi yes it's checked on all workstations  but multiplexor protocol is uncheck
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In Advanced Sharing Options, you need both Network Discovery and File and Print Sharing enabled - both on all computers.

Is that the case?
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I missed that ok thanks got it now
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You are very welcome and I was happy to help

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