I also has a vista ultimate pc and was not able to turn network discovery on. Make sure that the settings of your firewall correspond to the settings here to that file sharing and network discovery will work properly. Similar help and support threads Thread Forum I go into advanced sharing settings and select Turn on network discovery and then I hit save changes and when I go back to advanced sharing settings the selection is back to Turn off network discovery. I bought a brand new Toshiba Laptop, and tried to connect it to my brand new desktop, and I can get internet, but I cannot turn on filesharing, or network discovery, or any of these options. Second way is to go to explorer or thru start menu , on side navi of explorer go to network, you should then get a prompt at the top of the explorer window, like an active X prompt, click that and it should enable discovery. You can also select turn off network discovery option and Save changes to disable this feature. I have McAfee virus protection and have checked the settings there.
Make sure Your windows firewall is active it affects the setting of network discovery if you disable widows firewall you wont be able to change network settings they are linked together strange but thats how microsoft configured it so make sure all these steps are set up to allow networking. There is no definitive answer. When he came back, he said that this functionality was taken away from windows10 and that I would never get it this to work. A window with settings for your network appears. However, the files I was trying to transfer still gave me an access denied error. Select Turn on printer sharing, click on Apply and your printer will be shared with the other computers from your network. .
All forms of file and printer sharing are turned off, including file sharing, printer sharing, public folder sharing, and media sharing does anyone know the registry settings to turn File sharing and network discovery on? Off This state prevents your computer from seeing other network computers and devices and prevents people on other network computers from seeing your computer. Any file or folder that you will copy into the 'Public' folder will be automatically shared with everyone that has access to it. The Advanced Sharing Settings window appears. For one think it seems to have happened with Win 7 thru Win 10 but reading the net more prevelant from Win 8. As anyone got any possible answers this, it is most frustrating. Please could you advise me if these settings are correct? I Try to turn on network discovery or any other settings in the Network and Sharing center but they just go back to off immediately.
The following settings are automatically configured for networks of the Domain network location type:. Let you know when i have the right settings. Matching user accounts have been set up on all three computers, with same names, no passwords, all with administrator privledges, so I know it is not that. In all cases the network drives are accessible. All the devices show up there and everything seems to be set right.
Robert…I have a similar problem: I have the only system on our network running Win-10 - all others are running Win-7 Pro with a 2012 R2 server Network Discovery sees only 6 systems out of 12. Brought in another Win-10 system to test and got same results - in fact both Win-10 systems see only the same 6 workstations. This makes it easier to share files and printers. Your network and Internet related settings are shown. In all cases the network drives are accessible. I have a similar problem: I have the only system on our network running Win-10 - all others are running Win-7 Pro with a 2012 R2 server Network Discovery sees only 6 systems out of 12.
Go figure, but this worked for me. Kerry I am having this exact same issue. Step 3: Choose Turn on network discovery or Turn off network discovery in the settings, and tap Save changes. This is the behaviour I'm seeing Behaviour for the Domain Location Type When a computer running Windows Vista joins an Active Directory domain, it automatically configures the existing network for the Domain location type. To find out, double-click the My Computer icon on your desktop. After that click View full map to see all connected network devices. Note: You can still create a network map in Public network, but you need to change some settings in order to make it works.
You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to turn on or off network discovery. By following this instruction in this video, you can easily get the solution of this advance file sharing problem or network discovery problem. It keeps asking for user name and password, but none of the blasted things have user names and passwords set up! I did a clean install of Windows 10 pro 64 bit, and everything was running perfectly, that is until two days ago when the computers on the network simply disappeared. I have tried turning discovery off then rebooting and then back on again and rebooting. To my knowledge all of that is correct. Custom Search Enabling or Disabling Network Discovery in Windows 7 Network discovery in Windows 7 is the similar feature you can find in Windows Vista, which allows your computer to find and discover other computers and display them in network map. All user accounts registered in Windows have access to it.
After joining the domain, the computer determines that it is on a network of the Domain location type because it can perform a computer-level authentication with a domain controller as part of normal Active Directory operations. In this case, Vista computer test-pc is connected to network wirelessly. I also has a vista ultimate pc and was not able to turn network discovery on. I went into System, changed my computer name, domain and workgroup settings, hit Network Id. We have approximately 1500 machines to migrate to Vista and don't want to have to mannually set file shareing and network discovery. Visit our and let us know what you think. There may be other services I have enabled during troubleshooting as mentioned in other posts.
If you like, and will let you turn on or off network discovery without changing the network location. Also picked up multiple domains. I had the same problem in Vista where I could not turn on file share. Hi, Firstly, please let us know more details about the issue. I have repeatedly gone into network and sharing center advanced settings and changed network discovery to on then check it a few seconds later and it is off. Expand open the Private or Guest or Public network profile for the one you want to turn on or off network discovery. Some of our readers reported having problems sharing files with other computers from their network.