Network file access dead in 11 Insider DEV Build 22454.1000


larc919

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I can't access other PCs on the network to get files. When I try from File Explorer, Windows Media Player opens in an offer to play music, etc. I have absolute zero interest in that function. DEV machine files are accessible to other PCs on the network. When I try to check Network and Sharing Center for sharing settings, I can't find that settings page anywhere. Any ideas on where I should look???

UPDATE: I found the problem. Shortcuts I was using to access drives on other PCs are no longer working. I can access some of those drives directly from File Explorer, but even a newly created shortcut won't work. Trying to access drives on 1 PC from File Explorer still causes Media Player to open for some reason. Maybe bugs just in this build.
 
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So, the devices in the Network only show up as media devices?
 

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I can't access other PCs on the network to get files. When I try from File Explorer, Windows Media Player opens in an offer to play music, etc. I have absolute zero interest in that function. DEV machine files are accessible to other PCs on the network. When I try to check Network and Sharing Center for sharing settings, I can't find that settings page anywhere. Any ideas on where I should look???

UPDATE: I found the problem. Shortcuts I was using to access drives on other PCs are no longer working. I can access some of those drives directly from File Explorer, but even a newly created shortcut won't work. Trying to access drives on 1 PC from File Explorer still causes Media Player to open for some reason. Maybe bugs just in this build.
Hi there
I had a problem with File explorer and Networked HDD's -- even with SMB1 enabled --it would show all the HDD's on remote computers but would not display any further directories on these HDD;s -- if you clicked on the disk(s) --nothing - no reaction etc.
This problem only occurred on a FRESH install of W11 -- on an update from any previous W11 version file explorer functioned correctly. Issues the same whether installed on a physical machine or running as a VM.

Cheers
jimbo
 

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Had same problem also on build 22454 I rolled back to 22449 and it works
 

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larc919

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Had same problem also on build 22454 I rolled back to 22449 and it works
I may have to consider that. It's not working in 22458 either.
So, the devices in the Network only show up as media devices?
When I try to open a drive on 1 networked PC from my DEV machine, Windows Media Player pops up instead of the usual File Explorer window showing the drive contents. It doesn't happen on the other 3 PCs. There must be some way to correct that, but I haven't found it yet.
 

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Hrm. Only thing I can think of is maybe that device has allowed network music sharing,, what is that thing we turn off in the Move \Users folder tutorial? Ahh, yes - WMPNetworkSvc

Seriously doubt that is the answer, but *something* somewhere is making Win11 think that one device is a streaming player and not an actual PC....

What devices show in Device manager --> Software devices?
 

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    3x Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe 4 M.2 2 TB SSD (MZ-V8P2T0B/AM)
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    PC Power & Cooling’s Silencer Series 1050 Watt, 80 Plus Platinum
    Case
    Fractal Design Define 7 XL Dark ATX Full Tower Case
    Cooling
    ZXT KRAKEN Z73 73.11 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler (3x 120 mm push top) + Air 3x 140mm case fans (pull front) + 1x 120 mm (push back) and 1 x 120 mm (pull bottom)
    Keyboard
    SteelSeries Apex Pro Wired Gaming Keyboard
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    Logitech MX Master 3 for Business
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    Logitech MX Master 3 for Business
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    Intel(R) HD Graphics 520
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    Intel(R) HD Graphics 520 + RealTek Audio
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    Dell laptop display 15"
    Screen Resolution
    1920 * 1080
    Hard Drives
    Toshiba 128GB M.2 22300 drive
    INTEL Cherryvill 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A 180 GB SATA III SSD
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    Dell
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    Dell
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    Logitech MX Master (shared) | Dell TouchPad
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Tweakfiend

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In common with above, even 22000.194 has a very hit and miss access to shared network folders.

Also on my PC , the default SSID changed to an out of range and removed connection !
 

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