Windows 10: File Explorer Does Not See A Network Computer

Discus and support File Explorer Does Not See A Network Computer in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Am using Windows 10 version 10 build 18362l.145 on three machines all on my Private Network. Machines 1 and 2 show each other in File... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Bluewind, Jun 25, 2019.

  1. Bluewind Win User

    File Explorer Does Not See A Network Computer


    Am using Windows 10 version 10 build 18362l.145 on three machines all on my Private Network.

    Machines 1 and 2 show each other in File Explorer/Network. But Machine 3 shows only itself there. 1 and 2 show 3 and can access 3 at will.

    Each machine has Network discovery turned on as well as file and printer sharing.

    I can Ping 1 and 2 from 3 and do some rudimentary things on them from 3's command prompt.

    One other thing. 3's File explorer shows all other network things such as my printers just fine. the network seems to be working as expected as far as I can tell.

    Please help me get 3's File explorer to see 1 and 2.

    Thank you.

    :)
     
    Bluewind, Jun 25, 2019
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  2. newtekie1 Win User

    Windows 7 File Sharing between computers, PROBLEMS!!

    Just do a file transfer in explorer from one computer to the other and see what speed you get. I would suggest avoiding homegroup and using a proper network setup instead.
     
    newtekie1, Jun 25, 2019
    #2
  3. rss81 Win User
    transfer files between computers on a home network


    I don't know why this is so hard to do but I would like to transfer files between a desktop PC running windows 10 pro and a laptop running windows 10 home. I would like to transfer files in both directions. Both computers are on the same home network and are connected wirelessly.

    Could some one provide either specific step by step instructions on how to do this (I googled and found a countless list of instructions that don't work)

    or a link to a reference.

    Thanks,

    I don't know if this is possible but it would be nice to see the computer sending the desired file in the explorer file manager of the computer receiving the desired file and then under the computer see a list
    of shared files and folders.

    Again, this seems like such a reasonable way of sharing files and folders. Shouldn't there be a simple way to do this?
     
    rss81, Jun 25, 2019
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  4. taward Win User

    File Explorer Does Not See A Network Computer

    One computer cannot access other network computers.


    So I've tried every troubleshooting step I know:
    • Double checked that Net Bios was enabled
    • Ran a bunch of network commands:
      • flushed DNS
      • registered dns
      • pinged and located the named computers successfully
    • Reset my router to factory settings

    Nothing works when I try to access via explorer. I'm still baffled by the fact that every other computer can access each other AND access this computer. It's just the outgoing connection from this machine that doesn't work.

    Any thoughts?
     
    taward, Jun 25, 2019
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