Re: Other computers on network vanished!
Is it possible you setup windows 7 as multihomed computer? Post the result
of ipconfig /all may help. Also make sure you setup network type to private
instead of public.
Bob Lin, Microsoft-MVP, MCSE & CNE
Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
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"Bill" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I have a new Dell netbook running Win7 Starter Edition. I configured
> both wired and wireless networking and was able to see the shared
> drives on other PCs on my home network until today. Today I turned the
> netbook on and I do not see any computer except the netbook itself when
> I expand the Network node in Windows Explorer.
> Selecting the Network node and clicking he Refresh button does not
> help. Searching for other computers by name or IP address does not
> work. When I type a computer name or IP in the Search box and press
> Enter nothing happens. I can ping the other computers on the network
> from the netbook.
> I am moving from XP to Win7 so Win7 is new to me. Any suggestions as to
> why I can no long see the other computers on the network in Explorer?