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Windows 7One of the most “well-hidden” features in Windows 7 is the famous  My Network Places which lets you show and browse the networks available. Such tool is not easily accessible in Windows 7 cause is deeply nested among the operating system options. This brief trick will let you create a My Network Places icon in Windows 7 in order to have the feature only a click away!

  1. Click Start.
  2. In the Search field, type Computer and hit Enter.
  3. Right-click any empty spot in the right-pane of the window.
  4. Select Add a Network Location from the menu (it should be one of the last  ones in the menu).
  5. At this point a wizard should appear on your screen showing you what you have to do.
  6. At the end of the whole procedure a new section will appear on the Computer window. Such option will be named Network Location and should be right after the Hard Disk Drives section.
  7. Done!

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2 Comments to “How to Find “My Network Places” in Windows 7”

  1. rahul chauhan Says:

    you can get my network places back in windows 7 by just following these simple 3 steps at:


  2. vechap Says:

    Actually, if you want the Network folder (not My Network but it is the same thing) on your desktop… Go to Control Panel –> Personalization –> Click on Change desktop icons and select what you want and click OK.

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