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    Network Devices


    When i go to see what devices are on my home network. Here's the scenario.

    1) Laptop 1 (W7 only) can see Laptop 2 (W7 dual boot with W8).
    2) Laptop 2 (when booting into W7) can see Laptop 1 AND it can also see itself as W8. This means there are 3 devices when there are only 2.
    3) Laptop 2 (when booting into W8) can only see itself, not Laptop 1.

    This is interesting.

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    Windows 8, x64, DP8102 - Win7 Ultimate x64, Dual Boot


    Thanks, Ted, for the update. Seems like you're having as much fun with Win8 8102 as I am.
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  3. #3


    I havent checked the Devices since but will and see if it has changed. I feel it might have.
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  4. #4


    I can't access any of the other computers on the network in Win 8 Dev, but everything works fine in Win 7.
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  5. #5


    Australia
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    Windows 8 Dev Preview x64


    Well I somehow am able to see my own computer AND my computer as 'other device'.
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  6. #6


    I can see the others on the network. I just can't access them.
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  7. #7


    Australia
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    Windows 8 Dev Preview x64


    Quote Originally Posted by zzdiesel View Post
    I can see the others on the network. I just can't access them.
    Haha. Here, have access to your netwo- LOLJK, wallow in your sorrow!
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    Yeah! Maybe there will be as fix soon.
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    Australia
    Posts : 584
    Windows 8 Dev Preview x64


    I should think so - but it's not all that major, so I'm not expecting it very soon. I think they have other bigger issues to deal with right now. :3
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  10. #10


    OK. Thanks!
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