1.    21 Feb 2016 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 163

    Weird network sharing behaviour.

    So I have many PCs and laptops in my office and they all are connected over the network.

    10 laptops on WiFi and 4 PCs on wired connection.

    Now the problem is that some of these PCs and laptops don't show up on the network, some do, some won't see them selves and a few other, where as others can see those.
    One PC I reinstalled Windows 10 Build 10586 and then it stopped see and showing itself in the network.
    It's completely weird.

    For example, PC1 can see most of the PCs in the network but it cannot see PC4 and 2 or 3 laptops.

    Where as PC4 can see only PC2 and 3 other laptops.

    All the PCs here were clean installed to Windows 10 Pro Build 10586 using one ISO image from the same one pen drive.

    If one PC has this problem, then all the others should have it as well because all PCs have one set of same hardware configuration and the same applies for all the laptops too, they all are of the same model number, all clean installed to Windows 10, same as the PCs.
    All devices have all network visibility settings enabled, they all have a single shared folder on the 'D' drive.
    Even password protected sharing is disabled.

    Does anyone have any solid solution for this?
    I have looked everywhere on the internet but none of the solutions have worked for me so far.

    Please help me, my employees are damn annoyed because of this.
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  2.    21 Feb 2016 #2
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 280
    Windows 10 PRO 64Bit

    I don't have a solution but I feel for you and I only have my main PC and one laptop at home. They see each other but sharing files is a real pain. All I can say it doesn't work and then suddenly on the nth try it does work. I find it faster to just give up and use a USB flash drive.
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