RE: Network Discovery State: Custom
Not a bad suggestion, Mick, thanks, but it's waaaay to late for this, the
restore point is just too far in the past.
"Mick Murphy" wrote:
> start>programs>accessories>system tools>system restore
> Take it back to a point in time before you had this prob.
> "Ken M" wrote:
> > Hi there, I'm running OneCare as my security suite, and one day I stupidly
> > assigned my network to a Public location. Since then I've been unable to edit
> > my network connection and I have some strange observable results.
> > * the Network and Sharing Center that takes 5 mintues to open; when it does
> > display I cannot use any of the buttons or features. I have to use task
> > manager to end the process.
> > * My Network is 'unknown' and 'server execution failed'.
> > * 'Network Discovery' shows a value of 'Custom'. According to online help:
> > "'Custom' is a mixed state in which some settings related to network
> > discovery are enabled, but not all of them. Network discovery requires that
> > the dnscache, fdrespub, ssdpsrv, and upnphost services are started, that the
> > Windows Firewall exception for network discovery is enabled, and that other
> > firewalls are not interfering with network discovery. If some but not all of
> > these are true, the network discovery state will be shown as Custom.
> > *I have confirmed that my machine service FDRESPUB is stopped, and I cannot
> > start it.
> > I could use some expert guidance to set this right, Please and thank you!