8 things to try if Windows 8 isn’t finding your device

Why isn't Windows finding my device?

“If Windows can't find your wireless device or devices connected to a network, there are a few things you can try.”

1. Make sure sharing is turned on

2. If it is a printer try Advanced printer setup…

3. Make sure Bluetooth is on your PC

4. Make sure your devices are on and discoverable

5. Check network devices are turned on

6. Try one of the inbuilt troubleshooters

7.Double check with the manufacturer for updates etc..

8. Check out the hardware and drivers community forum

Why isn't Windows finding my device?


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