“File sharing over a network” is one of the cool features loved and used by many Windows users because it allows you to share your documents, images, or files easily with another computer or laptop that is connected to the same network. However, some users have reported that Windows 10 network sharing not working. If you’re also facing this same problem, try the simple and quick troubleshooting methods given below to fix it.
The restart process will help you to resolve some hidden problems on your computer. So, as the first step of troubleshooting, restart your Windows 10 computer.
If the “File Sharing” function is disabled on your computer, there is a chance for these kinds of issues to occur. To check and enable the File Sharing function, follow the instructions given below.
If the selected file is shared successfully, it means the problem is fixed. Otherwise, perform the following method.
If you have enabled password protection, you’ve to either share your login access to other members or disable it to access the files. If you have no problems in sharing your login access, share it with the one with whom you want to access your data. Otherwise, temporarily disable the password protection and then try to share your data. The following instructions will help you in disabling password protection on your Windows 10 computer.
Check if the “Windows 10 network sharing not working” problem is fixed. If not, try the next method.
If the firewall function configured on your computer is causing this problem, modify its settings to enable network sharing.
Contact us if none of the methods fix the Windows 10 network sharing not working problem.