Can not turn "network discovery" on RRS feed

  • Question

  • Have tried most (maybe all) of the suggestions found here w/o any luck.

    HP a6230n

    Windows Vista

    AMD 64X2 2.80 GHs

    3 GB ram

    32-bit OS

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013 11:31 PM


  • Hi,<o:p></o:p>

    Is your computer member of domain? Group policy could prevent you from turning Network Discovery on .Please refer to the following article to enable it.<o:p></o:p>


    Win2008 GPOE prevents vista networking mapping (can't change)




    Make sure that the following dependency services are started:<o:p></o:p>

          DNS Client<o:p></o:p>

          Function Discovery Resource Publication2<o:p></o:p>

          SSDP Discovery<o:p></o:p>

          UPnP Device Host<o:p></o:p>


    Configure the Windows firewall to allow Network Discovery.<o:p></o:p>

    Windows firewall—Advanced setting—Network Discovery<o:p></o:p>


    Hope this helps.<o:p></o:p>

    • Marked as answer by Daniel JiSun Tuesday, August 13, 2013 2:37 AM
    Wednesday, August 7, 2013 12:44 PM