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I have three computers on my home network that I set-up to share files.  The three computers can see each other, but there is a problem sharing.  I will summarize the setup and problem.

PC1:  Desktop, Windows 7, connected to network by cable, sees PC2 and 3, can access shared files from PC 2 and 3

PC2:  Laptop, Window 10, connected to network by WiFi, sees PC1 and 3, can access shared files only from PC3

PC3:  Desktop, Windows 10, connected to network by cable, sees PC1 and 3, can access shared files only from PC2

 

When I try to connect to PC1 I get "Windows cannot access \\PC1"  Network path was not found.

The firewall is set to allow file sharing

I tried mapping the drive using its IP with the same result.

 

Any help would be appreciated.

 

Regards

 

Jon.F.

 


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Sounds suspiciously like homework. 


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