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No Network Computers Shown - Windows Explorer

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    Windows 8.1

    No Network Computers Shown - Windows Explorer


    So I had my system running for 10 days without any reboots, but in that time I might have done something to cause issues. I remember trying to remove Homegroup and a few others, without success. Forgot about and went on with my day.

    Finally rebooted, and now within Windows Explorer, The Network icon will not show any computers, I click on it, nothing happens.

    I have checked all Homegroup related tweaks and none seem to be the cause.

    Any ideas? What I may have done, or what could cause this?

    *sidenote, but may be related, a few of my programs didn't start up (even though in Ccleaner they still show as apps that start on boot).

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    If you removed the home group, you will have to create another one or rejoin one for a homegroup to show up again.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by bassfisher6522 View Post
    If you removed the home group, you will have to create another one or rejoin one for a homegroup to show up again.
    Talking about Network, not Homegroup.
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    I remember trying to remove Homegroup and a few others,
    That's what you wrote...is why I wrote what I wrote.
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    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1


    lol

    Read the entire thing, I said I played with Homegroup setttings, and checked them, incase it was causing issues. The issue is no computers under Network.
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    Well alright then....lol. Try a system restore to a previous date before you started messing with the settings. Or use your install media disk and do a system repair. That should get you back to where you were.
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    Posts : 4
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by bassfisher6522 View Post
    Well alright then....lol. Try a system restore to a previous date before you started messing with the settings. Or use your install media disk and do a system repair. That should get you back to where you were.
    lol A system restore? Really?

    The system is brand new, working perfectly, have everything setup as wanted, I am not doing a system restore that may cause more issues, and files/apps not working afterwards to fix a seemingly simple issue.

    I was hoping something here, could cause this, some tweak that maybe I forgot about, or maybe something known here could help.
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