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Computer sometimes not visible on network

Discussion in 'Software' started by bob3690, Sep 8, 2007.

  1. bob3690

    bob3690 Private E-2

    Sometimes one computer is not visible in the network and I have to reboot the pc to get it back to being visible. Why is this and is there a quicker way than rebooting to restore it?
  2. Goran.P

    Goran.P MajorGeek

  3. bob3690

    bob3690 Private E-2

    Thanks for fast reply.The Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP option was not selected on one pc so I have corrected that, however this was not the pc that was invisible.

    By the way, I normally configure the software firewalls on both pcs not to allow communication between computers as a default, and change that only when i need to use the network. I wonder if this may be something to do with it?

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