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Clicking "network" in explorer never finishes

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    windows 8

    Clicking "network" in explorer never finishes


    If I open explorer and click on network on the left side, I get a progress bar that never seems to finish. My network connection seems fine, and I have no problems accessing the internet. I am using windows 8, and I am trying to manually install a network printer by tcp/ip address. I can't get that far because the machine seems to try to figure out the network and just hangs up forever. I also have two windows 7 machines, a vista machine, an xp machine, a linux machine and a couple squeezebox on the network. Everything else seems to be okay.

    What should I check?

    Thanks

    Dave

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    windows 8


    The explorer window is still waiting to finish 3 hours later ...
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    Posts : 4
    windows 8


    The explorer window has still not finished 9 hours later. It has discovered a computer and three media devices so far which I didn't see two hours in to it. By the way, I tested my internet speed and it is 28.27Mb up and 8.77Mb down, so no problems there. Suggestions?
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Clicking "network" in explorer never finishes
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