Windows 10: Network Map Detailed view Solved

  1.    11 Oct 2015 #1

    Network Map Detailed view

    I set up a network when I used Windows 7, which has been inherited when I upgraded to Windows 10. It consists of: my PC, printer (wireless), WDTV, Sonos music thing and two routers. The second router simply extends my wireless cover.
    In Windows 7, I could display a network map, using "Network and Sharing Center": how can I display this network map in Windows 10? Windows 10 "Network and Sharing Center" shows the existence of the network, but I can't expand it. Furthermore, the nice little icon I spent ages learning to make is not displayed!
    Any constructive information would be treasured.
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  2.    11 Oct 2015 #2

    This feature was actually removed in Windows 8. You may have to find a third-party tool now.
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  3.    11 Oct 2015 #3

    Thanks very much for replying so rapidly.

    What a bore! I suppose I'll learn to live with it.


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  4.    11 Oct 2015 #4

    Netgear Genie

    A quick trawl through turned up "Netgear Genie". Though it is designed to work with Netgear routers, it did produce a suitable network visualisation very rapidly and is FREE.


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    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       11 Oct 2015 #5

    The closest Thing left In Windows 10 that I have found that will tell you what is connected in your network is to open Network and right click on Name or Category and select IP Address, As you can see it leaves a lot to be desired

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    My favorite Network scanner is SoftPerfect Network Scanner It's free
    Home page: SoftPerfect : software for networks, enterprises and developers

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    Last edited by sml156; 11 Oct 2015 at 13:06. Reason: Beacuse I can
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