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dgorrd

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    Can't see other computers on home network
    « on: July 19, 2018, 06:23:48 PM »
    I changed from a Netgear R8000 router to a Netgear RBR50 router with satellite in order to get better wifi coverage. The wifi and internet connection are working but not I can't communicate with my home network.  The computers/mobiles can't see each other. I thought maybe it was necessary to set the workgroup in the RBR50 setup but I don't see any place to do that.  How can I get my Windows computers and mobiles to see each other and share files?

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    Re: Can't see other computers on home network
    « Reply #1 on: July 20, 2018, 12:23:42 AM »
    Giving them all access to Google Drive is a way to share up to 15GB cloud storage between them which is easiest.

    dgorrd

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      Re: Can't see other computers on home network
      « Reply #2 on: July 20, 2018, 05:29:48 PM »
      The problem turned out to be that on the last Windows update, Windows removed the shares.  I put the shares back in Windows and I could see everything again.

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      Re: Can't see other computers on home network
      « Reply #3 on: July 21, 2018, 06:42:33 AM »
      fruitful investigations then.
      good find. :)