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Baffling problem: Windows 8/lan can't see Win7/wlan

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    Windows 8.1

    Baffling problem: Windows 8/lan can't see Win7/wlan


    I have a Windows 8 computer and a Windows 7 computer. the Win8 is the primary computer, and the Win7 hasthe printer hooked up to it. Before they could see each other perfectly fine, but now they can't, and they can't even see each other's homegroups (I alternated leaving and trying to join on both computers.

    The troubleshooter suggested syncing times to time.microsoft.com, and that didn't work.

    The Windows 7 computer is connected to the router by Wifi G, while the Windows 8 computer connects to a TV box which then connects to the router by Coaxal/hpna.

    It always worked fine, even when i upgraded my primary computer to Windows 8. but now they can't see each other. help?
    thanks.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 740
    Windows 8.1


    Seems my Windows 8 laptop can't see the other two computers now.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Baffling problem: Windows 8/lan can't see Win7/wlan
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