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JSI Tip 2237. The 'Computers Near Me' group is missing from My Network Places?

If you deleted the Computers Near Me group, close any open My Network Places windows. Use Regedt32 to navigate to:


Double-click the Last Domain value name in the right hand pane. Set the data string to 0,0,Unknown.

Open My Network Places. The Computers Near Me group should be rebuilt.

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