same here i am having the same problem, vista will not change the network
discovery to on , i have tried everything microsoft can offer , but no luck,
if anyone can help please feel free. iam now getting fed up.
"unique unused display name" wrote:
> I am also unable to turn on network discovery. I do not get any error
> messages or anything. My problem is that network discovery says "custom"
> instead of on or off. When I expand to the choices and choose "on" to turn
> on Network discovery, it still says custom. Microsoft technical support
> couldn't figure out why either. She said she had never seen that problem
> before. Any ideas?
> "ezduzit94" wrote:
> > I just purchased a Toshiba Satellite A215 S4697 with Windows Vista Home
> > Premium. When I try to turn on Network Discovery (from the Network and
> > Sharing Center) I get the message:
> > "This service cannot accept control messages at this time"
> > When I try to change from PUBLIC to PRIVATE (also from Network and Sharing)
> > I get the following message:
> > "Windows could not set the network settings"
> > "Network name = (my network name)"
> > "You can try to change this setting later in the Network and Sharing Center"
> > I have had many other problems so I reformatted and re-installed the
> > original software. No other software or hardware has been added.
> > Any help out ther