Network Discovery "custom" problem solved (for me anyway)
I just wanted to inform others that might be having the same problem with the
network discovery saying "custom" instead of on or off. I turned on two
services in the services.msc: SSDP and Universal plug and play. Then I went
back to the network discovery, clicked on and VIOLA it stayed ON. I hope
> same here i am having the same problem, vista will not change the network
> discovery to on , i have tried everything microsoft can offer , but no luck,
> if anyone can help please feel free. iam now getting fed up.
> "unique unused display name" wrote:
> > I am also unable to turn on network discovery. I do not get any error
> > messages or anything. My problem is that network discovery says "custom"
> > instead of on or off. When I expand to the choices and choose "on" to turn
> > on Network discovery, it still says custom. Microsoft technical support
> > couldn't figure out why either. She said she had never seen that problem
> > before. Any ideas?
> > "ezduzit94" wrote:
> > > I just purchased a Toshiba Satellite A215 S4697 with Windows Vista Home
> > > Premium. When I try to turn on Network Discovery (from the Network and
> > > Sharing Center) I get the message:
> > > "This service cannot accept control messages at this time"
> > >
> > > When I try to change from PUBLIC to PRIVATE (also from Network and Sharing)
> > > I get the following message:
> > > "Windows could not set the network settings"
> > > "Network name = (my network name)"
> > > "You can try to change this setting later in the Network and Sharing Center"
> > >
> > > I have had many other problems so I reformatted and re-installed the
> > > original software. No other software or hardware has been added.
> > >
> > > Any help out ther