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remove network devices from under "This PC"

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    remove network devices from under "This PC"


    Do you know if there is a way to remove network devices from under "This PC" in the navigation pane?

    These showed up automatically after installation.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello HDClown, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You might see if this may be able to work for you as well.

    https://www.eightforums.com/network-s...tml#post296300
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello HDClown, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    You might see if this may be able to work for you as well.

    https://www.eightforums.com/network-s...tml#post296300
    No luck with that one. I'm not part of a HomeGroup and they still show up. But to try it, I turned HomeGroup back on and then tried to remove the Sonos device but it tells me it can't remove it because the device is online and that I should turn the device off.
    The Cisco STB didn't even show up under the HomeGroup devices.

    I right-clicked on the device where it showed up in the file explorer window (not in navigation pane) and clicked remove on both and now they are gone. I rebooted and they have not come back as of yet. I guess we'll see if they come back on their own.
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remove network devices from under "This PC"
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