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Is there some way I can "see" what other computers (laptops/wireless), that are connected to my network?
I have a Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router 802.11g on Windows XP SP2.
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Hello, and welcome to Geeks To Go.
You can see what devices are connected to your network by opening My Network places.
In Vista it is called Network, and in XP it is called "My Network Places".
You can go here to read the Microsoft article on this subject.
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Hello, and welcome to Geeks To Go.
You can see what devices are connected to your network by opening My Network places.
In Vista it is called Network, and in XP it is called "My Network Places".
You can go here to read the Microsoft article on this subject.


Well, I guess something must be 'wrong', because my computer is the only one appearing there; and I'm "plugged in", yet I've got a laptop in another room on, and it's not appearing, even when I hit F5. The other laptop is wireless.
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Open up the "linkys Easylink advisor"

It will load under My network and you will see-

Internet-modem-Router-(BR)Computes-(BL)Other devices(like PS2 and such)

Edited by Foxxed, 07 February 2008 - 08:13 AM.

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Are all the machines in the same workgroup?
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The laptop may have a Fire wall turned on.
You can set your computer to be hidden on the network so that other computers can not see your computer.
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Are all the machines in the same workgroup?

No
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You need to browse whatever workgroup the other computers are in and you will see them there.
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