Windows 10: Problem accessing other devices on my network

  1.    09 May 2016 #1

    Problem accessing other devices on my network

    In Windows 7, if I needed to grab something off the desktop of one of my other boxes, I would just run something like the following...


    and it would open an explorer window to that folder on that box.

    When I try this from the search bar on Windows 10, I get nothing but errors. Is there another way I should be doing this from Windows 10?

    Thanks in advance
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  2. RWOne's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro (Mix of Builds) / Linux Mint
       09 May 2016 #2

    How about listing the errors in detail?
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  3. Posts : 167
    Windows 10 Ent, Pro & Home
       09 May 2016 #3

    Have you tried using the IP address instead of the "Computername". Also, have you enabled file sharing in the Firewall?
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  4. bro67's Avatar
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    Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.5
       11 May 2016 #4

    Why not just open explorer and find the Network share, or just Map it? You are doing three times the work for a one step solution.
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