To search for a computer on the network

1.

Click Start, and then click Search.

2.

Click Printers, computers, or people

 Important

If you do not see Printers, computers, or people, you have probably changed your default search behavior.

1.

Click Change preferences.

2.

Click Change files and folders search behavior.

3.

Click Standard, and then click OK.

4.

Click Printers, computers, or people.

3.

Click A computer on the network.

4.

In Computer name, type the name of the computer you want to find.

5.

Click Search.

 Note

To begin a new search, type a different computer name, and then click Search.

For information about changing the appearance of Search Companion, click Related Topics.

Using wildcard characters

Search for a printer

Search for people in your Address Book

Search for people and groups on the Internet

Search the Internet

Search for a file or folder

Search for a specific type of file

Change the appearance of Search Companion



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