All methods to turn on network discovery in Windows 10

turn on network discovery in Windows 10

When network discovery is turned off noone can access your shared network folders, download and upload files and even see you PC in the list of network devices. It is okay to restrict access by turning off network discovery when you are connected to the public network at Starbucks, but when you are at home you may want to make your machine accessible by all other trusted devices belonging to you or to your organization. Here is how to turn on network discovery in Windows 10 using different methods.  Continue reading

How to fix ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED error

ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED: what does this error mean?

ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED error means that your PC is unable to find which IP address matches the website hostname that you type in the address bar of your browser (Chrome, Firefox or another one). In other words: this site can’t be reached. Let us talk about all possible causes of emerging the error and methods to fix ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED in the browser.  Continue reading

WiFi Limited. How to fix?

WiFi Limited is a widely spread error in Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 and you can encounter at any time. If you see a network icon with yellow triangle with the exclamation mark it means that you have problems with your wifi network and you have no internet connection. Often the problem occurs after you upgraded your operating system to the new edition or build. But in other cases the error “Limited” or “Limited Access” emerges without any visible reason. Technically, there exist a lot of reasons that can cause Wi-Fi Limited issue. So there is no universal fix. In this article we collected all possible solutions. You need to try all of them, because no one knows which one will help to solve the problem in your case. So, here is how to fix WiFi Limited access problem in Windows. Continue reading

How to reset network settings in Windows 10 using the ‘Network reset’ feature

In some cases we advise to reset network settings in Windows to solve certain issues related to network adapter or Internet access (for example, when you have WiFi connected but no Internet). Earlier you had either to reset network manually (using the command prompt) or use special utilities like this. But since the the Anniversary Update Windows 10 got the feature allowing inexperienced users reset network settings to default in one click without using complicated methods mentioned above. Here is the guide on how to do it. Continue reading