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Can't access files or printer from other networked PCs

2021-06-14, 7:50 AM

IdeaCentre 5 14IMB05

I have a home network. I have enabled about everything I can think of to allow my IdeaCentre 5 14IMB05 to share files and attached printer, but neither other system on the network can see this system. Both the other PCs can see each other and this PC can see them. I have turned on and off everything I can think of to no avail. 


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Re:Can't access files or printer from other networked PCs

2021-06-14, 8:54 AM

Hi JoeBlow123,


Welcome to the Community Forums.



If you are using a HomeGroup, then you need to add the computer to that homegroup to share files and printers. To do this , check out Windows HomeGroup from start to finish.


In the event this is not the case, then have a look at The Differences Between Private and Public networks in Windows



Hope this helps





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