Turning off Windows firewall leaves your system open to attacks and is something that should never be done under any circumstance. You have a bunch of 6 to4 adaptors there that can cause this problem, this has cause the exact problem you have in the past. I did some network refiddling to replace a router. It is preventing me from using homegroup. There are various solutions to fix this problem but turning off Windows firewall is definitely not one of them.
I enabled it and now other computers can see my computer including the shared public folder. The list of servers for this workgroup is not currently available , first check the following settings. Thanks everyone for your assistance and input. We can assume that you have network discovery turned on in the Advanced Sharing Settings window. When I turn on network discovery the computer just shuts it off automatically.
Step 2: Select Change advanced sharing settings to move on. Ignore and override any warning messages you receive. Basically, you are using Network Discovery For File sharing between a Domain to clients or Clients to Domain. I add Linux samba version 4. This might be the case for 2 networks, also.
I click to change, then click on turn on netork discovery and file sharing, bur it do nothing, same yellow bar with same message. Occasionally, I would see a few of the other computers, but not all of them. Be sure to enable the Windows firewall then check to see that most of the 6 to 4 adaptors are gone, there should only be a couple of those, then check to see if you can turn on network discovery. I tried removing the homegroup and using the good old fashioned workgroup settings, and that did not help. You can configure Network Discovery to find routers in an ordered list of community names and specify the maximum number of hops within which to find routers. But When I turn off the firewall, network discovery works.
Do you have any other idea about where to look. We are using a domain, not a workgroup. On the Predefined Rules window, do nothing and click Next. The machine is not bridging any networks. If I enter a valid name in explorer, it opens.
In order to Fix Network in Windows 10 again, you have to follow them the same procedures. But if you start fresh with a new copy of Windows, it won't be there. When finished, you can close the Network and Sharing Center. To repair the base filtering engine click on the link and follow directions. I did disable smbv2, up smbv1.
How to Enable Network Discovery via Group Policy? I have tried turning discovery off then rebooting and then back on again and rebooting. So that means, the required services are available. ? From the issue description I understand that you have issues with assessing home group on windows 7 computer. Try to work with group policy and get to learn more about setting and options. Try to expand Forest — Domains and right click on technig. I checked the services you mentioned. I cannot see the other 8.
I will see it underneath the network on the folder view left side , along with my computer, but it will not appear on the right side. Have checked that these services are running as per this YouTube :. Everything will stay there until I close down File Explorer and then they disappear again only shown the home computer. I really need to get this to work. Now you are going to edit this group policy template to enable network discovery via group policy.