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Windows 8 slow to find Windows 7 pc on network

  1. #11


    Posts : 29
    Windows 8.1 64 Bit


    Well ... interesting. I disabled my Norton software and guess what. The problem is gone. I will look into it .. thanks for your help on this one. At least I know where to look now.

    It is actually the "Smart Firewall" .. not so smart I guess.

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  2. #12


    Posts : 29
    Windows 8.1 64 Bit


    Problem now resolved.

    Thanks ..
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  3. #13


    Quote Originally Posted by edmscan View Post
    Problem now resolved.

    Thanks ..
    I pretty much figured that was it. Norton is famous for this.
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