Luckily, by default, Windows 10 is more secure than Windows 7 and Windows 8. I would strongly suggest that you disable it again. From a command prompt I have tried pinging my laptop and it just times out. Yes, that's right folks, after 25 years of being able to browse our networks Microsoft have decided Workgroup users don't need this functionality any more. By default, the slider should be at Notify me only when apps try to make changes to my computer, but you should try Always notify if you can bear it.
Hopefully this will help someone. I also may want to re-enable these services at a later point for sharing. When I first set up the Windows 10 machines they could see all the other computes on the network after I turned on Network discovery. Next, you should click on Allow an app or feature through Windows Firewall to pick the programs that should have free access through the firewall. If you have feedback for TechNet Subscriber Support, contact.
How would I tell if Bitdefender is only enabled on the Public network? The firewall will block most of the apps from connecting from the Internet and disabling some features like file and printer sharing, network discovery and automatic setup of network devices etc. Remember, though, visiting the wrong websites will harm you no matter what security you have on your computer. Shared files can be accessible for reading and writing to others. I literally have everything to Off and only turn something on if I run into an app that requires a certain permission. My experience is that it is currently broken.
If this service is stopped, the computer does not detect other computers on the network. You may even find that a non Microsoft third party device on the network attempts to take over the Master Browser role. Clearly Microsoft have some way to go stop these apparently random malfunctions! I do not trust the newer versions of Windows 10 to do the job. Network browsing is an essential tool for doing a visual check of which computing resources are available in a Workgroup. I would be more likely to do a network reset.
Old win7 updated to win 10 and new computers with win 10 installed. Just been searching for an answer to my constant Windows 10 network problems. Bill Hi, Thanks for your reply. Trying to bail out a small office that's as plain jane as it gets and as stated by others am seeing the same thing with homegroup sometimes working then if left unattended for 10 minutes symptoms change. It took a couple of hours, I never ask for the updates they appear and are installed without my permission. The Advanced Sharing Settings window appears. Accidentally I found a workaround.
A window with settings for your network appears. Im out of ideas and in need of some help. It appear to me that the network issue is only on a computer that were converted from previous win8 etc. This is much easier to do when you first install Windows because you can click Customize and disable everything all at once. Video guide on how to turn on or off network discovery in Windows 10: Steps to turn on or off network discovery in Windows 10: Step 1: Type network in the search box and choose Network and Sharing Center in the list to open it. Your network and Internet related settings are shown.
This type of network will enable most networking features of Windows 10 like file sharing, network device setup, network discovery etc. When network discovery in on, this computer can see other network computers and devices and is visible to other network computers. If you have an older computer, I would probably avoid using encryption unless you upgrade the hardware. I have one laptop which is native Win 10. They used to be able to see each other and share files. Like me, you might find that you never really needed either installed in the first place. To set which computer is the Master Browser you need to make registry modifications on that computer.
Please make your reply as an answer to close the case, or if you need further assistance, feel free to let us know. There are three network discovery states: Discovery State Description On This state allows your computer to see other network computers and devices and allows people on other network computers to see your computer. Been trying to fix it every which way. Moderators of this forum are making appear everyone who can restart a computer like an expert. I'm sure I'm overlooking something.