Is your Windows 10 computer connected to the network but recently seemed to be unable to find other devices from it? This is troublesome especially when that network is your business or of a business company. There are a lot of reasons why this is happening. And this article will provide you with the solution that you need.
As for the causes of this issue, it could be that a recent Windows 10 update has made some changes to your settings, or that a recent software installation is a culprit.
Since you came here we will assume that you do not know firsthand what to do about it. Worry no more as we have a very good solution to teach you. All you have to do is follow the instructions as it is stated to prevent any errors and making the problem worse.
Moreover, 192.168.1.1 is the login website used my pretty much every router in this world. So, You may check your routers settings at 192.168.1.1, just make sure that everything is ok with your wireless router. After doing this you can proceed with the rest of this guide.
How to Fix Windows 10 Cannot See Other Computers on Network
Having a network access is useful when you are working for a business company. This service can make communication across the devices connected to the network a lot more seamless. It also saves more time than going physically back and forth. All just to deliver a file or a document to your co-worker or boss. So it would be a hassle having this issue in the long run unless we can fix it immediately. And being the worker that you are, you will be the one to fix their problem. Here is what you should do.
- On your main desktop, use the search button on your taskbar or use Cortana’s search function and type Control Panel.
- Find the Network and Sharing Center and open it with a click.
- On the left side of the new window, click on the Change Advanced Sharing Settings.
- Click on the All Networks to show a drop-down menu.
- Tick on the Turn On Sharing.
- On the Password Protected Sharing, it’s up to you whether you want anyone from the network to use a password for access or not.
- Click on the Save Changes and close the Network and Sharing Center window.
- Now restart your PC to make sure that the changes you made have taken effect.
- Do this to other Windows computer connected to the network. And if you want them to gain access to the devices connected to the network.
Aside from the intention of being the hero of the network sharing, be sure to only allow devices that you trust. And if you would ask me, I would refer a password-protected access to every device in the network This way, if someone or anyone unauthorized is ever to infiltrate the network, your Windows devices will not be in immediate jeopardy.
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