Net (command)/View

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Net is a Windows command used to view and modify network settings. These activities will show you how to use the net view command.

Preparation[edit]

To prepare for this activity:

  1. Start Windows.
  2. Log in if necessary.

Activity 1 - View Computers[edit]

To view computers on your network:

  1. Open a command prompt.
  2. Type net view and press Enter.
  3. Observe the list of computers in your domain or workgroup.

Activity 2 - View Shared Resources on Another Computer[edit]

To view the shared resources on a given computer:

  1. Type net view \\computer, where computer is the name of one of the computers listed in Activity 1 above. Then press Enter.
  2. Observe the shared resources on that computer.

Activity 3 - View Shared Resources on Your Own Computer[edit]

To view the shared resources on your own computer:

  1. Type net share and press Enter.
  2. Observe the shared resources on your computer.
  3. Close the command prompt to complete this activity.

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