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Old October 20, 2013, 04:07 PM
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I've setup Plex Media Server on my media server, and added content.

My girlfriends laptop can see Plex Media Server under My Computer, and is able to access any files perfectly.

My brothers desktop, and parents laptop don't see Plex Media Server under My Computer, like my girlfriends laptop has. However, it shows up under Network, but if you double click, all it does is open Windows Media Player.

My question is, how do I get the setup that is on my girlfriends laptop, to the other devices? I did not configure anything on her laptop for it to show up that way, so I'm a little confused.
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Old October 21, 2013, 08:16 AM
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We need more info like the OSes involved and the type of network you have running. Most of my PCs (Windows 7) the plex media server shows up in the networks tab as media server but in Windows XP that doesn't happen (I don't think at least).
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Old October 21, 2013, 02:02 PM
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Why not access it directly via your web browser? That should work far more consistently.

It should be http://computername:32400/web, or instead of using the computer name, you could use the IP address too.
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