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[Resolved] I can't find my Network Neighborhoods icon

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by teddytech, Nov 19, 2001.

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  1. teddytech

    teddytech Thread Starter

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    I don't know what happened to my network neighborhood icon. Can someone please help?
     
  2. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

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    Maybe it's hidden. Are you running TweakUI? Is it unchecked on the Desktop tab?

    If not, go to Start/run, and type Regedit.

    Drill down to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer.
    Highlight the Subkey 'Explorer' by clicking it once.

    If you see in the RIGHT pane a value NoNetHood, with a value of 1, you can highlight it, and choose delete.
    Or change the value to 0, of course.

    You may need to reboot.

    Good luck,
     
  3. teddytech

    teddytech Thread Starter

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    It's not hidden. I was simply trying to setup my networking and I chose not to use Microsoft Networking and it simply disappeared.
     
  4. TonyKlein

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    Did you check the registry as well?
     
  5. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

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    Hold on! This is probably normal behaviour!

    Someone please correct me if I'm wrong.
     
  6. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

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    As far as I know, when you install Client for Microsoft Networks,. you get your Network Neighborhood Icon on the desktop.

    So extrapolating, if you remove the C for MS NW, I guess....

    Greetz,
     
  7. teddytech

    teddytech Thread Starter

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    I followed each step. When I get to "Explorer", the only items that appeared on the right are: Default (No Value Set)
    No DriveTypeAuto

    It seems that the problem should not be that complicated to fix. I only deselected Microsoft Networking, I received a message that networking setup was not complete, and the icon disappeared.
     
  8. teddytech

    teddytech Thread Starter

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    I figured it out. I just needed to go to Networking in the Control panel to reset it. After resetting it, I was able to go back and change the settings. Thanks.
     
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