Some of you may be used to being able to locate other PCs and devices connected to the network through Windows. By default, this function is turned off in Windows 8.1 to ensure security and privacy. However, it can be a pain to locate.

Here's where to find it…

  1. Open the Windows 8.1 option menu on the right and click or tap Settings.

  1. Click or tap on Change PC Settings.


  1. Click or tap on Network.

  1. Locate the active network under the Connections section and click or tap on it to open its properties.

  1. Turn on the Find devices and content selection.