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Network Computer Has Stopped Appearing Under Network


The network appears to be fully functional in all other respects, but it does not show up under "network" and i can only access the shared files on the other computer in the home network by clicking on one of the files listed in "recent selections. " Then, the other computer appears under the "network" heading. After navigate away from the shared file, the other computer disappears from under the "network" heading.network discovery is enabled.connection is via wireless router. Internet access and printer sharing are working fine also.

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