How To FIX Missing Computer Icons In Network Folder
**>>UPDATE: Windows 10 v1803<<**
Since Windows 10 came out, it has the issue of PC icons missing in network folder. One minute they may appear after a restart or Windows update and the next minute they are missing. And one PC may show them and others not.
V1803 may also have issues connecting to other PC's on Network. There is a fix for that here too below in Step C.
For Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10 Network Sharing
For Windows 7, 8 and 10 HomeGroup Sharing: (Excluding W10 v1803)
Do this on all PC's/Laptops:
Open Task Manager>>Services Tab>>>>
More Services>>Open Services (On Bottom).
Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Administrative Tools\Services
*>>Set both Function Discovery Services to Automatic and start them, This will help discover other Devices or PC's and especially if PC ICONS are Missing in the Network Folder. This does not always work though. "IF NOT", then follow below. Also how to set up sharing between PC's and Users below.
Also make sure these 2 below will already be running as they should be, even though they are set to manual, no need to bother with them if they are running. IF NOT, change them to Automatic and Start them.
UPnP Device Host
Now go to:
Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features>>Turn Windows Features On or Off
Find SMB 1.0 CIFS File Sharing Support (Expand)
ONLY select "Tick Box", SMB 1.0 CIFS client, OK
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