Re: Why doesn't Vista see other machines?
On Sun, 3 Dec 2006 10:38:09 -0800, "Brett" <public_at_cygen_dot_com>
>I have a small home network that runs through a router. Vista only sees
>itself in Windows Explorer network section. If I typed in \\computername in
>Windows Explorer, that particular machine will show up under the network
>section. However, that same machine doesn't automatically appear in the
>network section when I close/reopen Windows Explorer. The other machines on
>the network are
>- XP SP2 with Link-Layer Topology Discover Responder installed.
>- A NAS running NT 4.5.
>The Vista machine can ping both of the above fine and access as I mentioned.
>I just want them to always show up under the Network section.
>Also, when I click Network in Windows Explorer on the Vista machine, it
>takes a few seconds for anything to appear. On my XP machine, this happens
Do you have the SAME workgroup name?
Share enabled (just checking :0 ) on the XP machine?
No problems here seeing others (98SE, W2K sp4, XP pro SP2) in any CPP
x86 release. Only thing I don't see is my IPX based Netware 4.2 server
and that is a known *not ever being Supported* :-/ device.