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Networking problems

May 27, 2018 4:12AM PDT

I have 2 laptops and one desktop, all using windows 10. The latest is a SurfaceBook (SB) and it can see both other PC's. The desktop and other laptop can only see each other and not the SB.
All settings appear to be the same on each.

Can anyone kindly suggest what might be the problem?

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Clarification Request
all this through a router?
May 27, 2018 9:06AM PDT

Is the Surface using Home Group, or the other networking area such as Work Group? Last update, 1803, if you already have it, removed Home Group. It's been deprecated, gone, finished, kaput.

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Re: network
May 27, 2018 4:42AM PDT

Did you check the settings for sharing on the SB?

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thanks
May 27, 2018 4:56AM PDT

Yes - same on all 3 pc's

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Specifically ...
May 27, 2018 8:19AM PDT

- File Explorer>right click on drive>properties>tab share > checkbox checked?
- Any strange things in "advanced sharing"?
- Same username and password on these 3 PC's
- Same workgroup?

Does the SB show itself in File Explorer>Network?

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Good job. Thanks for telling.
May 28, 2018 3:34AM PDT

So it was a settings issue indeed.

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