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Win7 desktop not visible to android devices on LAN

by Machinist60 / August 14, 2017 10:13 AM PDT

I have little understanding of networking. Until recently all worked according to Hoyle. This Win7 Pro sp1 PC is wired to a TP-Link Archer C9 router. This machine shares on the Homegroup and LAN with another wired Win 7 pc ok but is not visible to any wifi android devices. The second PC shares fine with wifi android devices so I suspect this PC is at fault.


Following are the ipconfig reports for both PCs.


At fault(?) PC


Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Johns-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection* 9:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : SurfEasy TAP-Windows Adapter V9
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-FF-3E-F1-1F-BD
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : NVIDIA nForce 10/100 Mbps Ethernet
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-1A-92-D0-F7-F7
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::fd6d:f16d:74b7:2fa7%11(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.102(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, 10 August, 2017 9:40:00 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, 10 August, 2017 11:40:00 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 234887826
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-1F-B9-6E-4B-00-1A-92-D0-F7-F7
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Tunnel adapter Local Area Connection* 11:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Teredo Tunneling Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes


Working PC (visible to android devices)


Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : BARB
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : NVIDIA nForce 10/100 Mbps Ethernet
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 70-71-BC-79-42-16
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::2502:fdbd:1d97:76be%10(Preferred)
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.104(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : 10 August, 2017 8:56:35 PM
Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : 10 August, 2017 10:56:34 PM
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 242250172
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-14-11-60-01-70-71-BC-79-42-16
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.1
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled

Tunnel adapter isatap.{8F626783-6FCB-4345-B1E8-BE70DD14B1BE}:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft ISATAP Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-00-00-00-00-00-00-E0
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes


Any suggestions/help will be appreciated, thanks. John.

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Clarification Request
It appears that you are cross posting and
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 14, 2017 10:18 AM PDT

They are telling you it's too complex for those forums.

Here I usually find this to be a settings issue but where? Firewall, accounts, choice of network sharing (we have workgroup, Homegroup, accounts and the 10 things noted at https://www.howtogeek.com/school/windows-network-sharing/lesson2/all/

I'm not able to check these for you as I'm not at your PC but read the HowToGeek article and you must master all 10 areas.

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Thanks for the reply
by Machinist60 / August 18, 2017 8:55 PM PDT

I have checked the howtogeek link. This will require some serious study on my part. It is sad that one is drawn into the vortex of having to learn this kind of material just to keep stuff working, there are far better things to do with valuable time.

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Data flow of date on a Homegroup
by Cyclops1983 / August 24, 2017 7:49 AM PDT

If one PC can share data, the other PC seems to have an anti-virus application that blocks portable devices to share or view data. This seems to be the case from what you've mentioned.

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First Things First...
by News_at_11 / September 8, 2017 6:34 PM PDT

Before everything gets crazy, make sure file sharing is enabled on the PC you are talking about. If file sharing is enabled, make sure the PCs are in the same workgroup. If they are both in the same workgroup, check if files can be shared between the two PCs. If files can be shared between the 2 PCs, then we can get into some crazy ****.

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