However, for your home network, you may want to customize the defaults. The third configuration item allows you to turn on the so called 'Public' folder sharing. When I tried to turn on Network Discovery using Option 2 or 3, it didn't stick. Access your windows Firewall 2. The Advanced Sharing Settings window appears.
The Advanced Sharing Settings window appears. I will post another set of information for another router that I am having plenty of trouble with, but to do that I have to disconnect and connect to that router. The settings found in that profile will apply to your active network connection and not the others. Click Start and type Services. You can specify that the network card be shut down whenever the computer goes into sleep mode and that the computer wake up periodically to refresh its network state.
The following settings are automatically configured for networks of the Domain network location type:. What do I need to do? The attached image is what I get after I try to save changes. We even had an outside tech guy come in. Therefore it is important to understand when you should change the network location and how. Keep Reading… File and printer sharing This setting allows Windows to share files and printers as well as access files and printers shared by other computers on the network.
I think u should try Vista X64 bit, i ve tried both and conclude tht vista X64 is more stable, reliable and faster then x86. In the above-mentioned three different ways, the first one is newly included in the operating system and thus, the users with the can follow the 1st way quite efficiently through Settings app. Why is this a problem? How to set a network profile using Settings Typically, the first time you connect to a network, Windows 10 will ask you to set a network profile. They said to contact Microsoft which I did, and they wont support me because this Vista came installed on the laptop, and they said Toshiba will have to support me. Based on the network location you choose, Windows will automatically assign a network discovery state to the network and opens the appropriate Windows Firewall ports for that state. Another topic we cover in this lesson is how to change the location assigned to the active network connection. It keeps asking for user name and password, but none of the blasted things have user names and passwords set up! Depending on your network sharing settings, this folder and its contents can also be accessed by all other computers and devices that are part of the same network.
You can turn it on and off, making your computer visible or invisible to other network devices. The following settings are automatically configured for networks of the Domain network location type:. Please understand that just posting here thing I asked for will help thousands of people have their networking problems sold due to tons of threads related to this topic. They are found in the same place, but their order is different and so is their grouping. People on other computers must authenticate themselves using the user account you shared folders and devices with. Network discovery allows Windows 10 to find other computers and devices on a network.
You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to turn on or off network discovery. If you like, and will let you turn on or off network discovery without changing the network location. Windows Network Sharing Settings Before you start configuring all the network sharing settings, it is best to understand what each setting does. Computers or devices with a different operating system will be able to access what you are sharing only if they authenticate using a user account and password that is allowed to access what you are sharing. Select Turn on printer sharing, click on Apply and your printer will be shared with the other computers from your network. To find out, double-click the My Computer icon on your desktop.
Any help is much appreciated. Rory Andriy Digital Support Tech wrote: Looks like some system services are disabled or not started. Firewall has been turned off on individual computers, the firewall is on the T1 line, external to the inner workgroup, so I know it's not a firewall problem. Windows configures these settings automatically so that you should rarely need to fiddle with them. To my knowledge all of that is correct.
What Network Sharing Settings Should I Change? I have not had to address the problem f a Vista machine joining a domain, but you might want to tinker first with the Group Policy settings being downloaded to configure the not jsut Windows firewall from the Active Directory domain. This may be required for network discovery also. I was about going nuts. Either way, the Properties dialog box for the network connection appears. This is the behaviour I'm seeing Behaviour for the Domain Location Type When a computer running Windows Vista joins an Active Directory domain, it automatically configures the existing network for the Domain location type.
To find it, type the word 'network' in the Start Menu search box and click on the appropriate search result. In the next wizard window click on Close. Everybody please, do not Flood in the topic with suggestions to check all of the listed above, i've already done that hundreds of times. Let you know when i have the right settings. Kerry I am having this exact same issue. But we did get the hang of it and we can explain it to you, so that you can set things correctly.
The next configuration option allows you to share your printer. There are three network discovery states: Discovery State Description On This state allows your computer to see other network computers and devices and allows people on other network computers to see your computer. Can actually see the hard drives, see the folders, but when try to access them, cannot access them. Your network sharing settings will be adjusted accordingly and changed to the defaults that have been set for the newly active location. Your network sharing settings have now been adjusted accordingly and changed to the defaults that have been set for the newly active location. Now you will see a list with all the available network sharing settings that are found in Windows, grouped by network location.