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Windows 8 In Depth by Paul McFedries, Brian Knittel

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Network

The Network window lets you determine whether your computer can “see” other computers on your network that are sharing files, printers, or media. Use any of these methods to view the Network window:

• From the desktop, click the File Explorer icon pinned to the taskbar. Then, click Network at the left.

• From the Start screen, type network, and then select Network from the search results.

• Right-click the very bottom-left corner of the screen and select Control Panel. Click the green Network and Internet title. Then click View Network Computers and Devices.

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Other computers will appear only if your Network Location setting is Private ...

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